Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has appointed Wael Mattar as senior manager for cargo at the airline’s hub in Bahrain.
The appointment is in line with its Bahrainisation programme and its efforts to promote local Bahraini talents and human assets.
Mattar has a long experience in airline sales and having managed Gulf Air’s stations in the GCC and Egypt.
The airline said he will transfer his years of knowledge and practice to manage one of the main revenue generating departments that has “big growth potentials”.
The airline operates an average of 1,000 flights on a weekly basis to approximately 50 destinations and it continues to grow its fleet and network with more passenger seats and cargo space.
Mattar is charged with taking on the challenge of further strengthening Gulf Air’s cargo growth globally.
“I feel proud to be assigned in charge of the Cargo department as the airline has an opportunity to grow its cargo sales and operations and I am glad the management showed confidence in me to lead this,” said Mattar.