Cathay Pacific appoints Vishal Pillai as the Regional Cargo Services Manager for SAMEA.
Cathay Pacific Airways, a Hong Kong-based airline, has recently announced the appointment of Vishal Pillai as the Regional Cargo Services Manager for South Asia, Middle East and Africa effective from 1st October, 2019. Mr. Pillai replaces Karthik Radhakanthan to take the plunge of new and diverse responsibilities. He will be responsible for the business of Cathay Pacific Cargo handling the regional operations for cargo, safety, contracts, compliances, regulatory affairs and quality for the said regions and will be based in Mumbai, India.
Mr. Pillai joined Cathay Pacific Airways in Hyderabad on May 2014 as a Manager on Duty and after almost 4.5 years of servicing the airline in the city, he moved to Mumbai on 1st November 2018 as the Airport Operations Manager. With over a decade of experience in the aviation industry, Mr. Pillai has worked with some of the renowned airlines such as British Airways, Lufthansa German Airlines and Kingfisher Airlines.
Vishal started his career in the aviation industry in 2008 with Kingfisher Airlinesin the Guest Services and RAMP division. Before joining Cathay Pacific Airways, he was a part of the on-ground operations team at British Airways.