The Compagnie Boutique Airlinewho had still left the group previous December adhering to the relationship of the French enterprise's announcement of August 16, 2017 confirms the arrival at its head of the previous manager of The latter with XL Airways France . According to Aigle Azur, the forty one-year-previous guy “has a reliable administration working experience in air transport, obtained predominantly in France and the United States”. Mr. Yvelin had developed “the previous two independent airlines independent of France”, recollects his new enterprise: L'Avion (2006), then La Compagnie (2013), but also Dreamjet [ ] Participations (2013), the French holding enterprise which owns La Compagnie due to the fact its inception and obtained 100% of XL Airways France.
The new president of Aigle Azur He stated: “ I am incredibly delighted to choose orders of the oldest non-public airlines of France, Aigle Azur. All of our shareholders, whom I thank for their assist, are earning the choice of an entrepreneur, and it is a good honor for me to adhere to a path traced for much more than 70 years, initial by Sylvain Floirat , Then by Arezki Idjerouidene. It is obviously in the logic of a swift return to equilibrium and a bold advancement of the second airline of our place that I am for that reason concerned from now on. In this respect, several challenges await us, but I see an remarkable chance to assemble, and it is with all the teams of Aigle Azur, on the ground as in the air, that we will choose them up . “
Passionate about aerial, Frantz Yvelin “is for the initial time in command of a plane at the age of fifteen years, ahead of acquiring his license of Pilot Qualified at 21 years. He is certified on Airbus A320, Boeing 737, 757 and 767, Cessna Citation and McDonnell Douglas MD80. He initial labored as a advisor in personal computer science (GFI Informatique, CS Communication & Units) ahead of producing and co-directing the Avion. Following the resale of L'Avion to the British Airways Group in 2008, he is the Director of Strategy for the renowned OpenSkies enterprise. He then devoted himself to an aerial consultancy action for three years. At the very same time, he also taught at the ENAC (Learn's degree module) and participated in the advancement of a US-based aircraft testing and conveying enterprise. Ultimately, this extensive-haul professional, appreciated by his teams, has been President of Compagnie Boutique Airline and Dreamjet Participations for just about 4 years until eventually the conclude of 2016. “
Established in 1946, Aigle Azur now serves Algeria, Portugal, Mali, Senegal, Guinea and Lebanon from six French towns. Aigle Azur is owned by Weaving Group, Lu Azur and HNA Group. Aigle Azur carries just about 2 million passengers on board its Airbus fleet (A319 and A320) every single year, thanks to just about three hundred scheduled flights every single 7 days.