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GoAir Appoints Praveen Iyer as its CCO

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GoAir Appoints Praveen Iyer as its CCO

CEO Insights team, Press Release

India-based airline GoAir appoints Praveen Iyer as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). With over two decades of experience in revenue growth and business strategy, Praveeen as the CCO will be reporting to the CEO Vinay Dube. At GoAir, he will be superintending commercial strategy, revenue, sales and network planning among others.

Praveen is a PGDBA in Finance & Marketing from SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai and Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University. Prior to GoAir and after working with Jet Airways for prosperous 14 years, Praveen had been with visa enabler VFS Global as its COO. At Jet Airways, Praveen was responsible for Planning, Distribution, Pricing, Revenue Management, Ancillary and Sales. He has even headed teams in developing new market segmentation, implementing new customer acquisition strategies and forming global alliances and partnerships.

Speaking on Praveen’s appointment as the CCO, Vinay says, “I welcome Praveen to the ever
growing GoAir family. His strong domain knowledge and deep expertise in formulating commercial strategy and driving revenue, sales and network planning will play a key role in GoAir’s next phase of growth and overall profitability.”

Prior to GoAir and after working with Jet Airways for prosperous 14 years, Praveen had been with visa enabler VFS Global as its COO


GoAir is the aviation foray of 283-year-old Wadia Group that constitutes leading brands like 156-year-old Bombay Burmah, 140-year-old Bombay Dyeing, 101-year-old Britannia Ltd., 65-year-old National Peroxide Limited, a decade old Bombay Realty and many others.

GoAir currently operates 325+ daily flights and the airline has carried 80 million passengers since its inception in 2005. GoAir flies to 35 destinations that include 27 domestic destinations namely Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kochi, Kolkata, Kannur, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Ranchi, Srinagar, Varanasi and 8 international destinations namely Phuket, Male, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bangkok, Kuwait and Dammam.
Source : Press Release

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