PremiAir, the UK´s leading executive helicopter service provider, has today announced the appointment of Neil Gibson to lead the company´s highly successful Charter & Management business. The appointment will be effective at the end of November 2009.
"We are delighted Neil is joining PremiAir´s senior management team," said David McRobert, PremiAir´s Group Managing Director. "Neil has a huge amount of experience in the business aviation industry, gained in a long and highly successful career, both in the UK and overseas. Our company has many exciting plans for the future and Neil´s experience and enthusiasm will be a great asset to PremiAir and our senior team."
Neil brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge having joined TAG UK in 2000 after a career in the Royal Air Force and then with Air Partner as a charter broker. In 2004 Neil was promoted to Managing Director of TAG´s UK operation, which in 2006 was followed by a move to Australia to join Hawker Pacific. He subsequently re-joined TAG to form TAG Aviation Australia and in 2008 Neil became CEO of TAG Aviation Asia, headquartered in Hong Kong.
"I am very proud to be joining PremiAir," said Neil Gibson. "PremiAir has a great reputation in the business aviation world and I´m really looking forward to leading their aircraft charter & management business."
PremiAir, which is part of the von Essen Group, is recognised throughout the business travel industry for the first class service it provides. Accolades include Buying Business Travel´s Diamond Award Winner in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 for ´Best Executive Aviation Provider´ and the winner of Luxury Travel´s 2008 award for ´Best Private Charter Company´.