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Geoffrey O’Byrne White appointed to IAA Board

Posted: 10 January 2011 | CANSO | No comments yet

The Irish Aviation Authority is pleased to announce the appointment by the Minister for Transport of Geoffrey O’Byrne White to the Board of the Irish Aviation Authority…

The Irish Aviation Authority is pleased to announce the appointment by the Minister for Transport of Geoffrey O’Byrne White to the Board of the Irish Aviation Authority for a four year term.

Geoffrey O’Byrne White

Geoffrey O’Byrne White

Mr O’Byrne White has over 30 years experience in the aviation industry. He started his career as a pilot with the Irish Air Corps and advanced to the position of head of operations for the Government Air Transport Service in 1985. From there he moved to PARC Group, becoming Director of PARC Aviation and establishing and growing the Maintenance and Consultancy divisions. He was the chief executive of CityJet. from 2000 to 2010 and during his time with the airline it grew from operating with five BAe146 jet aircraft to a fleet of 45 aircraft flying to most of the major cities in Europe. Mr. O’Byrne White is currently involved in Pilot Training.

Commenting on the announcement and in welcoming the appointment of Geoffrey O’Byrne White, Anne Nolan, Chairman of the Irish Aviation Authority, said “The Authority and Irish aviation will benefit greatly from this appointment. Geoffrey’s aviation experience will be invaluable to the Authority in meeting the growing challenges in the years ahead”. Chief Executive Eamonn Brennan welcomed the appointment and said that Geoffrey O’Byrne White’s experience with airline operations will be a tremendous asset to the Board.