The chief executive of low-cost start-up Macau Asia Express is Ed Winter, who retired from the role of chief operating officer at UK low-cost carrier easyJet last year.

Air Canada has appointed Daniel Shurz vice-president network planning, and Charlie McKee vice-president marketing. Shurz replaces Benjamin Smith, who became president at Air Canada Vacations.

Gordon Bethune, the ex-head of Continental Airlines, has joined Aloha Airlines as chairman.

India’s Jet Airways has added former IATA director general Pierre Jeanniot and Indian film star Shah Rukh Khan to its board.

European airports group ACI Europe has appointed Olivier Jankovec as its new director general replacing the retiring Roy Griffins.


Herbert Bammer, the former chief executive of Austrian Airlines, has died after a long illness at the age of 66.

US Airways vice-president and chief administrative officer Jeffrey McClelland died on 10 September after a four-year battle against cancer.

Source: Airline Business