Aubrey Swift appointed as Air Pacific interim CEO

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 6, 2013
The new Air Pacific CEO will be in charge of a renewed fleet and new identity as Fiji Airways takes delivery of A330s to replace its 747s. (Rob Finlayson)

Air Pacific, soon to be flying as Fiji Airways, has announced Aubrey Swift has been appointed as Acting CEO for the airline as the search for a permanent CEO continues. Swift who currently serves as the airline’s chief commercial officer, assumes the role following David Pflieger’s planned departure.

Before joining Air Pacific, Swift served in senior commercial roles at British Airways, Virgin Blue and most recently at V Australia, where he helped design, launch and grow, that start-up carrier from Brisbane.

The Air Pacific Board said it expects to conclude its search for a permanent CEO to within the next month, noting there has been world-wide interest in the role.

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