Flybe has announced Roy Kinnear will be joining the company as its new Chief Commercial Officer effective January 2018. Kinnear stepped down from his role as Chief Executive of Air Seychelles earlier this month. Prior to Kinnear's arrival at Flybe, Ronnie Matheson, currently Director of Revenue Management and Distribution, will hold the role of Interim CCO.
Kinnear will have overall responsibility for heading up the airline’s commercial activities with its revenue management, network, scheduling, ancillary, sales, marketing, e-commerce, customer care and loyalty teams all reporting to him.
Kinnear possesses a wealth of commercial airline experience gained from over 30 years in the industry having previously held various senior management roles with carriers that have included bmi, Gulf Air and Etihad.
Also announced, Flybe Chief Revenue Officer, Vincent Hodder has moved to take up the position of Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, Hodder will be fully focused on looking for new strategic opportunities that will drive profit growth.