Patrick Fennell is a seasoned airline industry executive with over 20 years of operational expertise gained around the globe. He has a wide-ranging skill-set developed at almost a dozen airlines in every business model from LCC to 'legacy', and charter to cargo and VIP.
To-date, he has been involved 6 start-up airlines, most recently AirAsia India, and REDjet in the Caribbean prior to that
After 3 years spent as head of operations at Air Asia, he has recently arrived at Oman Air to take part in an ambitious turnaround initiative where he is applying some LCC cost consciousness to a variety of vital projects including fuel efficiency, EFB, operations integration and business resilience, among numerous others.
He is regularly invited to speak and lecture at industry events and Universities, and holds a Master's degree in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University with whom he still collaborates on several projects in the area of leadership and executive development.