Friday, 28 July 2017

Announcement

GENERAL: AIA: AIA New General Manager of Aeronautical Commercial

04 Jul 2017 09:05NZX
Media Release 4 July 2017

Auckland Airport announces new general manager of aeronautical commercial

Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Scott Tasker as its new
general manager aeronautical commercial.

Adrian Littlewood, Auckland Airport''s chief executive, says, "Scott will be
responsible for our route development and tourism strategies and our focus on
sustainably growing airline services to New Zealand."

"Scott''s brings 21 years of experience in the travel industry to the role,
including eight years working in sales for Lufthansa and Emirates -
ultimately as the head of passenger sales for Emirates in New Zealand. Prior
to joining Auckland Airport in 2015, Scott was the general manager for the
New Zealand operations of an international travel services business."

"For the past two and half years, Scott has led our aeronautical commercial
activities in the Americas market and overseen significant growth in new
carriers and additional capacity, including the arrival of American Airlines
and United Airlines last year."

Scott has recently been Auckland Airport''s acting general manager
aeronautical commercial and I am delighted to confirm his appointment today,
which also reflects the strength of the wider team we have working at
Auckland Airport," says Mr Littlewood.

Scott Tasker says, "The strong passenger and airline growth which Auckland
Airport has experienced in recent years has helped fuel New Zealand''s tourism
boom and bring real economic growth to our cities and regions. It has also
helped to make travel much more affordable and provided more travel options
for Kiwis."

"I look forward to leading Auckland Airport''s aeronautical commercial team as
it continues to promote Auckland as a destination for new international
airlines, helps existing airlines to grow their markets, and supports the
amazing work of the New Zealand tourism industry," says Mr Tasker

Ends

For further information please contact:
Simon Lambourne
+64 27 477 6120
simon.lambourne@aucklandairport.co.nz
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