Air, Freight News

Virgin Atlantic Cargo Appoints New Regional Sales Manager USA

[ April 13, 2016   //   ]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed John Giannitelli as Regional Sales Manager USA as it commences its biggest-ever transatlantic summer schedule.
Based at New York JFK in his new role, John joins Virgin Atlantic from Aer Lingus, where he ran the airline’s sales and reservations operation for the USA. Prior to Aer Lingus, he spent 9 years at Qantas covering the East Coast USA. As Regional Sales Manager USA he will be responsible for developing and driving Virgin Atlantic’s revenue performance.
Virgin Atlantic has been one of the most consistent providers of transatlantic cargo capacity for over 30 years and in 2016, in conjunction with JV partner, Delta Air Lines, it will have a 27% market share of capacity on one of the world’s busiest and most competitive trade lanes.
John Lloyd, Senior Vice President, Cargo at Virgin Atlantic, said: “Given our significant presence on the transatlantic market and the broad range of destinations we offer, we are delighted to be welcoming John to our team. His experience and contacts in the U.S. will be invaluable as we look to increase our share of the market.”