Sir John Holmes, Advisory Board Chairman of British all-cargo carrier CargoLogicAir has announced the appointment of David Kerr as the airline’s new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 January 2018.
“David is a highly respected, experienced and well-known air cargo industry executive who will bring new insight into the business and lead CargoLogicAir towards our strategic goal of recognition as one of the leaders in the European airfreight industry,” Sir John Holmes stated.
David has more than 20 years of experience in the airline sector, holding senior roles for world-leading companies in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. His career-to-date has embraced the fulfilment of strategic goals, overall performance improvement, and the successful enhancement of aircraft fleets and networks, coupled with accountability for commercial and operational issues.
David’s career path has been in varied industries including FMCG, Banking and Travel. His first job in the aviation industry was with American Airlines and most recently Etihad Aviation Group.
In his new role of CEO of CargoLogicAir, he will be responsible for the successful implementation of the airline’s strategic development plans, orchestrating the growth of its freighter fleet and its network, with the focus on specialized logistics solutions for different industries.
CargoLogicAir is Britain’s only all-cargo airline, headquartered at London Stansted Airport and currently operating a fleet of three modern Boeing 747 cargo aircraft capable of transporting up to 135 tonnes of cargo. Since being awarded an Air Operator Certificate by the UK Civil Aviation Authority in January 2016, the airline has been providing global charter services, outsourced cargo capacity to other airline partners, and has recently introduced the first scheduled route linking the UK and Mexico via Atlanta and Houston.