Travelport appoints new manager in the Middle East and Africa
Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has today announced a strategic new addition to its Middle East and Africa (MEA) management team.
Mouna Moussi has joined the global distribution system (GDS) provider’s Airline Services Group as Senior Business Development Manager responsible for handling key airline relationships across the Middle East and North Africa, with a specific focus on the Levant and Maghreb countries.
She has been tasked with managing existing airline relationships in the region, as well as identifying new commercial and partnership opportunities with carriers to support the overall growth plans of Travelport’s GDS business.
Having established a solid reputation and wide-reaching network amongst various travel industry stakeholder groups, Mouna brings a wealth of experience to the role.
Over the past 12 years, she has held various positions with airline-related organisations, including Sabre Airline Solutions, and played a key role raising the international profile of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) and its member airlines during her tenure as Executive Director.
“With her in-depth knowledge of the aviation sector and extensive airline industry relationships in the region, I am confident that Mouna will be a valuable asset to the team, bringing the right skill-set to complement our on-going airline efforts,” said Will Owen Hughes Senior Director of Travelport’s MEA Airline Services Group.
A multi-lingual Lebanese national based in Beirut, Mouna has a Master’s degree of Science in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University in the UK and a BA in Business (Finance and Marketing) from Balamand University in Lebanon.
Travelport is the technology company that makes the experience of buying and managing travel continually better for everyone. It operates a travel commerce platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. The Company facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel platform.
Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and distribution, car rental, mobile commerce and B2B payment solutions. The Company also provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions. With net revenue of over $2.5 billion in 2018, Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K., has over 3,700 employees and is represented in approximately 180 countries and territories.