British Airways promotes new area manager for the Levant
Rory Black has been promoted from his post as British Airways country manager Jordan and Syria to become the airline’s area manager for the Levant, covering operations in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.
Rory, a 33-year old Englishman, was previously business development manager for Deutsche BA, area business manager Southern Africa for British Airways, and commercial planning manager responsible for all BA commercial activities in sales, marketing and cargo for alliances and subsidiaries.
Rory said, “British Airways is leading the way in bringing tourists to the Levant as more people find out about the wealth of fascinating places to visit in the region. At the same time, as the market opens up to outsiders, businessmen are starting to arrive here to take up the opportunities for investment and begin operations here.
Rory will oversee and the British Airways Levant operation, which features a linked service, with five weekly flights between Amman and London, four of them going via Beirut, eight weekly flights between Beirut and London, and five flights between Damascus and London, with this schedule providing for three connecting flights between Aleppo and London.
The routes are covered by Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft, with Club Europe and Euro Traveller cabins, operated by British Airways franchise partner British Mediterranean Airways. — (menareport.com)
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