SalamAir Announces New CEO

Newly launched Omani LCC SalamAir has appointed Mohamed Ahmed as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 2, succeeding founding CEO, Francois Bouteiller, who was dismissed suddenly in August.

Ahmed was formerly Group Director of Operations & Maintenance at regional LCC Air Arabia. SalamAir said he had played a major role in helping set up Sharjah-based Air Arabia, as well as most of its subsidiaries. Air Arabia has hubs in Morocco, Egypt, Jordan and Ras Al Khaimah, one of the constituent emirates of the UAE.