IAG Cargo promotes new head of sales, restarts flights to Tokyo

Last week IAG Cargo restarted its London Heathrow (LHR) and Tokyo Haneda (HND) service, which will run year-round, three times per week


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Darren Peek, Head of Sales, IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo has appointed Darren Peek to the newly created role of head of sales from his prior role as regional commercial manager for Europe & Africa. 

Darren has held many senior roles with the group and has over 25 years’ experience in the industry. His extensive knowledge will be paramount in leading IAG Cargo’s global sales team helping the business to achieve further success worldwide, the release read.

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John Cheetham, chief commercial officer, said: “Darren has made a positive contribution during his time at IAG Cargo. Boosting our team with the right calibre of people during this time will ensure that we maximise opportunities to deliver for our customers. As the trading environment develops at pace, we must remain creative and focused on customer solutions. Darren has demonstrated these attributes throughout his career.  

“I am confident that his expertise will continue to drive IAG Cargo further through this challenging period and beyond.”  

Darren Peek, head of sales at IAG Cargo said: “I’m delighted to be stepping up to this role at IAG Cargo at such a pivotal stage in the business’s development, as we restart many routes that were paused due to the pandemic and service customers in new markets, there continues to be significant opportunities for business growth. I’m looking forward to being instrumental in the next phase of IAG Cargo’s journey.”

Last week the cargo carrier restarted its London Heathrow (LHR) and Tokyo Haneda (HND) service. Aside from automotive and manufacturing goods, this particular trade route for Tokyo and London ensures movement of Japanese pharmaceuticals, which IAG Cargo handles through its Constant Climate service. Cargo flights between the two cities will run year-round, three times per week.



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