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Jet Airways gets security nod for Vinay Dube's appointment as CEO

Dube's appointment also comes at a time when the airline is facing challenging business conditions

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Vinay Dube
Vinay Dube, Jet Airways new CEO

After waiting for over two months, on Wednesday received of the government for the appointment of as the chief executive officer.
 
The full-service carrier said Dube's appointment will be effective today. An Indian American, Dube's appointment was approved by the airline's board of directors on May 30. has been without a full-time CEO since Cramer Ball quit in February 2016.

The ministry, through a letter today, "granted for the appointment of as the CEO of the company," said in a filing to
 
Consequently, Amit Agarwal ceases to be the acting CEO of the company, the filing added.
 
Since the exit of Ball last year, there have been two acting CEOs - Gaurang Shetty and Amit Agarwal. Prior to this appointment, Dube was senior vice-president (Asia Pacific) at Delta Air Lines and was associated with the US-based carrier since 2007.

In a release on May 31, the airline had said Dube would be responsible for strengthening the airline's overall business performance and its position in the domestic and international markets. He would also head the executive management team that had been tasked by the board with driving the airline's growth and future strategy "by leveraging its enduring partnership with our equity partner Etihad Airways", the release had said.
 
Dube's appointment also comes at a time when the airline is facing challenging business conditions. 

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