Lufthansa Group Airlines has appointed George Ettiyilas its new Senior Director Sales South Asia with effect from February 2019. He will oversee all commercial activities of the Lufthansa Group Airlines, including Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, and Brussels Airlines, in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

Ettiyil has held several key positions within the Lufthansa Group for more than 20 years. He was Head of Global Sales Products & Programs for Lufthansa Group Hub Airlines and was responsible for the management of different stations and the field of business controlling in Germany and India at the Lufthansa headquarter in Frankfurt.

Alain Chisari, Vice President Sales, Lufthansa Group Airlines Asia Pacific said, “We are pleased to have George Ettiyilon board in India. His experience within different departments of the Lufthansa Group, combined with his know-how of the local business and culture are a valuable asset for our Group in Asia Pacific. I am convinced that he will play a relevant role in driving our company’s success in South Asia.”

“I am very much looking forward to be back in one of the most important markets for the Lufthansa Group and to actively participate in one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Together with a strong team we will continue to drive innovation and digitalisation to serve not only our B2C but also B2B customers in South Asia better,” said George Ettiyil.