Q&A Profiles

In Conversation With IATA’s Nick Careen

Nick Careen Senior Vice-President Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security IATA Nick Careen succeeded Tom Windmuller as IATA’s senior vice-president for Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security on October 1, 2015. Prior to IATA, Careen started his career in the industry with… Read more

APEX in Profile: Hiroko Kawamoto

Hiroko Kawamoto Executive Vice-President, Member of the Board Director for Promotion of ANA Group Diversity and Inclusion, Promotion Officer for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games All Nippon Airways  Hiroko entered All Nippon Airways in 1979 as a cabin attendant… Read more

In Conversation With Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air

Patee Sarasin Chief Executive Officer Nok Air Patee has been the CEO of Nok Airlines since 2004. Prior to that, he served as CEO of Bates Advertising Thailand and as general manager of Multi Media Orbit, among many other roles…. Read more

APEX in Profile: Juha Järvinen

Juha Järvinen Chief Commercial Officer Finnair Juha is an executive board member at Finnair, and Joint Venture Executive Board member for Atlantic Joint Business and Siberian Joint Business. With more than 18 years of aviation experience, he’s held positions in… Read more

APEX in Profile: Maria Walter

Maria Walter Managing Director, Product and Brand Strategy United Airlines Maria is a global marketing and merchandising expert who has been connecting people and products through technology for more than a decade. As managing director of Product and Brand Strategy, she… Read more

APEX in Profile: Michael Small

Michael Small Chief Executive Officer Gogo Michael has served as Gogo’s president and CEO, as well as a member of the board, since 2010 and has more than 30 years of experience in the communications industry. Before joining Gogo, he… Read more

APEX in Profile: Ryanne Van Der Eijk

Ryanne Van Der Eijk Senior Vice-President Customer Experience KLM Ryanne has an extensive background in the hospitality and travel business in the Netherlands and abroad. As a results-oriented people manager and executive, she maintains a continuous focus on changing an… Read more

APEX in Profile: Dante Dionne

Dante Dionne Senior Innovation Technology Manager Korean Air Alongside his position at Korean Air, Dante is an Organizational Leadership PhD candidate and adjunct faculty member at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He has more than 25 years of industry… Read more

6.3 June/July Issue

This issue, colored LEDs, YouTube and TV box sets entertain us en route to summer destinations. At the airport, beacons beckon and GPS ensures luggage doesn’t get lost. Opting for a staycation? Travel vicariously to Italy to taste United’s new and improved coffee,… Read more

APEX in Profile: Blake Emery

Blake Emery Director, Differentiation Strategy, Commercial Airplanes The Boeing Company Blake directs differentiation strategy for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. His goal is for stakeholders to prefer Boeing aircraft. He leads research with the flying public on both exterior and interior design,… Read more