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GoAir Airbus A320 VT-WAI lands at Mumbai airport. Photo by Devesh Agarwal.
GoAir Airbus A320 VT-WAI lands at Mumbai airport. Photo by Devesh Agarwal.

GoAir appoints Cornelis Vrieswijk as CEO

Cornelis VrieswijkLow cost carrier GoAir has announced the appointment of Cornelis Vrieswijk as its new Chief Executive Officer effective June 4, 2018.

Vrieswijk has over 25 years of experience in aviation and travel industry. He has experience in driving ventures, transitions, turnarounds and large-scale projects for diverse and multifaceted organizations with emphasis in aviation/travel and aircraft maintenance industry in Europe. He also has significant expertise in international business development, operational streamlining, aircraft engineering & maintenance and process automation.

He has held positions in various roles in Thomas Cook, EasyJet and Transavia Airlines.

Jeh Wadia, Managing Director, GoAir
“On behalf of the board members, I welcome the appointment of Cornelis Vrieswijk as CEO of GoAir. Cor will work with the Board and leadership team to expand and implement a range of strategic initiatives to lead the airline into its next phase of growth. I am confident that Cor will help scale GoAir further and establish it as a most profitable low cost carrier in the highly competitive Indian market.”

Cor Vrieswijk, CEO, GoAir
“I believe GoAir has tremendous potential in the aviation market today. I am truly honoured and overwhelmed to join this dynamic airline and see myself closely working with the entire GoAir team in realising its objectives. My primary focus will be to grow the airline to a strong position and modelling the desired changes for further growth and expansion.”

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