CEO Today - Middle East Awards 2022

About Con Korfiatis Con Korfiatis has a deep and varied background in the aviation sector that goes back almost 30 years in a number of airlines and countries across 3 major geographies in Australia-Pacific, Asia and now the Middle East. He has held leadership roles across the different airline models with various airline industry leaders including Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Jetstar. His broad career path through aviation has led to holding roles of Chief Financial Officer, Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operating Officer before his first appointment as CEO in 2003. More recently Con has been one of the pioneers in the Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) sector having founded as Chief Executive Officer 4 LCCs; Jetstar Asia (Singapore), Citilink (Garuda Indonesia Group), Viva Macau (Macau SAR) and most recently flyadeal, the Middle East’s newest low-cost airline based in Saudi Arabia which commenced operations on 23rd September 2017. flyadeal is the LCC arm of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation group. CEO of flyadeal Korfiatis Con - 61 - CEO Today Mi dd l e Ea s t Award s 2022 - SAUDI ARABIA -

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