Christine Ourmières-Widener, future director of Dubreuil Aero Group which brings together, among others, the airlines Air Caribbean And french beewill present at the end of October a three year plan,
Appointed at the end of June for a term beginning on October 31, 2023, the outgoing director of TAP Air Portugal revealed a few of her desires in an interview with L’Echo touristique, starting with a ” three year plan which will be presented when he officially takes office. A ” very important step according to Christine Ourmières-Widener, who wants to review the whole program. Find out if the destination will be scheduled year-round or just seasonally “. The only certainty at this stage, the new CEO “ wish retake Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, after Punta Cana which we never stopped “.
The future leader says she “already has her hands on certain files” including this plan, but intends to keep her ” focus on strategy and program », for example, by regularly going to the West Indies, in particular to negotiate the price of kerosene. And she should get down to the work of the norm NDC and the renegotiation of contracts with GDS ” by the end of 2023 “.
The one who was previously at the head of TAP Air Portugal (until TAPgate), Flybe or previously CityJet underlines without surprise that she will count on Marc Rochet, who remains president of the structures of the Air Pole of the Dubreuil group, and who is ” always there, if necessary, to give an opinion “.
It should be remembered that during the start-up phase, Christine Ourmières-Widener will have, according to the Dubreuil Group, “the best of guides in the person of Marc Rochet”, who joined Air Caraïbes in 2003 and remains Chairman of the division’s structures for a year; he “will accompany Christine during this handover period, an important step in giving all the keys and transmitting knowledge”. As of October 31, Christine Ourmières-Widener will become Chairman and CEO of Air Caraïbes, Air Caraïbes Atlantique, French bee and Hi line Cargo. Marc Rochet will then be appointed Director at GDA and in the companies “to continue to bring his expertise to a sector he knows by heart”.