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Stephen Chung steps into key role at Hahnair to bolster airline partnerships in APAC

written by Newsdesk | February 26, 2024

Stephen Chung steps into key role at Hahnair to bolster airline partnerships in APAC

Hahnair has officially appointed Mr. Stephen Chung as the new Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific (APAC). This significant appointment took place in Dreieich on 22nd February 2024, marking a promising move to strengthen its operations within the region. Tasked with a myriad of responsibilities, Stephen is set to play a pivotal role in bolstering the partnerships of Hahnair’s partner airlines by providing comprehensive support that encompasses guidance during the implementation phase, technical assistance, strategic consulting, and sales optimisation in indirect distribution channels.

Stephen will also extend his expertise to advise on potential interline opportunities within Hahnair’s vast network, which includes more than 350 partner airlines, and will contribute to the acquisition of new partner airlines. Operating from Hong Kong, he will collaborate closely with Mr. Angus Chang, Account Manager for Hahnair’s Airline Business for APAC, ensuring the seamless execution of strategies and strengthening the company’s presence in the region.

With a rich background in tourism management, Stephen holds a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Strathclyde in Scotland. Prior to joining Hahnair, he gathered over twenty years of invaluable experience in the commercial sector through various roles at leading international airlines such as Qatar, Finnair, and Royal Jordanian. His most recent position as Commercial Manager at the Cathay Pacific Group saw him overseeing the commercial division’s operations for three of Cathay’s subsidiaries, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role at Hahnair.

Adriana C. Carrelli, Vice President Airline Distribution at Hahnair, expressed delight over Stephen’s appointment, stating, “We are pleased to welcome Stephen to our team of experts”. She highlighted Stephen’s extensive experience in the industry, his strong network in the APAC region, and his expertise in airline distribution as invaluable assets that will drive the optimisation of distribution strategies for both new and existing partner airlines with Hahnair’s solutions.


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