TUS Airways, Cyprus’ largest airline, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ahmed Aly as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Ahmed will be responsible for driving the transformation, growth and strategic direction of the company as it aims to deliver on truly ambitious goals as Cyprus’ leading airline.

On behalf of the Board and shareholders, Ken Woolley and GKL (Global Knafaim Leasing) said, “We are thrilled that Ahmed has joined TUS Airways as CEO. We firmly believe his extensive industry experience and innovative approach to growing airlines will lead us to achieve our highly ambitious goals of being the carrier of choice and strengthening the airline’s leadership position not only in Cyprus but the wider Mediterranean region.”

Ahmed is a seasoned aviation leader with extensive experience in the transformation & growth of international airlines and realising their true potential through innovative strategy design & implementation, developing strategic partnerships and embracing digital transformation. Ahmed’s extensive airline and consulting experience spans aviation-leading companies including British Airways, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and as CEO of Egypt’s largest private airline Nile Air.

On his appointment Ahmed Aly said: “I am extremely excited to be joining TUS Airways as CEO. Although the industry has gone through a challenging period, TUS Airways is very well positioned in a resurgent Cypriot market & capitalising on a unique geographical hub at the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East, Africa & Asia to play a pivotal role in the recovery of air travel & tourism. As the airline embarks on the next chapter of its development, my focus will be to strengthen the airline’s leading position in Cyprus & the Mediterranean by offering a raft of exciting & innovative products and destinations to our customers.”