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Brussels Airlines to introduce new management structure in its operations departments

27-Sep-2013 9:27 AM

Brussels Airlines announced (26-Sep-2013) plans to introduce a new management structure for its operational departments which will report directly to Brussels Airlines CEO Bernard Gustin. Brussels Airlines COO Peter Kranich plans to leave the airline on 30-Sep-2013 with existing Brussels Airlines employees Dirk Vrebos and Thibault Demoulin succeeding Mr Kranich on 01-Oct-2013. From 01-Oct-2013 Mr Gustin will take over legal responsibility for the airline's activities. All ground operations including maintenance, airport services and security will fall under the responsibility of VP operations, deputy accountable, responsible for ground operations, security and maintenance Dirk Vrebos. This structure currently consists of around 1100 employees. VP operations, deputy accountable, responsible for flight operations Thibault Demoulin will be responsible for the airline's flight operations and will head the pilots, cabin crew and the operations centre of the company, amounting to around 1700 employees. [more - original PR]