AirAsia India hires Sunmuga Kanaratnam as Head of Engineering

ANI | Updated: Jan 22, 2018 16:23 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (ANI): AirAsia India on Monday announced the appointment of Sunmuga Kanaratnam to its senior management team.

Kanaratnam, who has joined as the Head of Engineering replacing Nantha Kumar, is an industry veteran with over three decades of rich knowledge and experience in engineering, mechanical, avionics and aircraft management.

In the past, he has worked with some of the best players in the industry, viz. British Airways, Malaysian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Monarch Aircraft Engineering, Gulf Aircraft Maintenance Company, among others. At AirAsia he will be leading the engineering department's strategic business objectives and will be responsible for safe operations, establishment, and enforcement of ethical standards and conduct.

"Firstly, we would like to thank Nantha Kumar for his immense contribution and support rendered to AirAsia India during his stint and wish him the very best in his future endeavors. I would like to welcome Sunmuga to our Allstar family. This is a year of continued expansion for us; and we believe Sunmuga's technical expertise will help us take AirAsia to greater heights in India," said MD and CEO AirAsia India, Amar Abrol. (ANI)