Flag carrier Royal Jordanian has appointed Captain Haitham Misto as the airline’s president and CEO. Since October 26, 2014, he has been serving as acting president/CEO, according to a release.
Suleiman Al Hafez, chairman of the Royal Jordanian board of directors, conveyed the board’s trust in Misto’s capability to lead the airline in the coming period, in addition to his competency to implement the company’s strategic plan to enable it to overcome the challenges ahead.
Misto has 33 years of experience at Royal Jordanian. During his career, he held several managerial and technical responsibilities. He was head of the Flights Operations Department before being appointed acting president. Misto holds an MBA in aviation management from Maastricht University, Netherlands.