Long-serving SAS executive Gunnar Reitan is leaving the company at his own request. He was latterly executive vice-president of SAS and headed up its affiliate airlines business area.

Former Alitalia, Air One and Virgin Express executive Marco Comani has been appointed by Spain's Vueling Airlines as its new director of network planning.

Ex-Qantas, Jetstar Asian and Singapore Airlines manager Con Korfiatis has been promoted by low-fare international carrier Viva Macau as its new chief executive, replacing Andrew Pyne, who has stepped down for personal reasons.

Spanair has named Mexicana's Sergio Allard Barroso as its new chief commercial officer.

Start-up low-cost executive jet operator JetBird has picked up Stefan Vilner from Danish low-cost carrier Sterling Airlines as its chief executive.

Source: Airline Business