Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has appointed airline industry
executive Adam Rowe as General
Manager, Business Development and Marketing to oversee the
groups marketing efforts across its four airports.
Mr Rowe joins QAL, which owns and operates Gold Coast,
Townsville, Mount Isa and Longreach airports, after close to 10
years with Virgin Australia and more recently Tigerair Australia,
where he was Commercial Director.
Mr Rowe has worked across numerous business functions in his
career in aviation, including network planning, revenue management,
sales, IT, communications, marketing and digital.
QAL CEO Chris Mills said Mr Rowe would work closely with QAL
Executive General Manager Business Development and Marketing, Paul
Donovan, to grow passenger volumes through QALs airports.
Adam brings to QAL an extensive and intimate understanding of
how our airline partners operate, Mr Mills said.
He can see the challenges and opportunities from an airlines
point of view and from our perspective that is invaluable insight
as we seek to strengthen and expand our airline partnerships.
We are thrilled to welcome Adam to QAL and look forward to
working with him.
Mr Rowe said he looked forward to working with the QAL team and
its stakeholders to grow the groups market share and pursue new
opportunities both domestically and internationally.
I have seen the QAL team in action over many years and I
appreciate the company dynamic and its values, he said.
I look forward to working with Paul and his team to continue
QALs great work in growing passenger volumes and promoting our
airports and destinations.
Mr Rowe is a born and bred Gold Coaster, who attended Somerset
College and the University of Queensland, and for the past 18
months has commuted to Melbourne for work at Tigerairs head
I have a 10 minute commute to work now, which is the shortest
Ive had in my career, he said.
Im looking forward to the opportunity to spend more time with my
family and enjoy the Gold Coasts wonderful lifestyle.
A record number of passengers moved through Queensland Airports
Limiteds (QAL) four ports in the 2016 calendar year, with in excess
of 8.2 million passenger movements across its airports. The result
represents growth of 5.3 per cent compared to the 2015 calendar
QAL continues to roll out its capital investment program across
all ports, including major projects underway and planned on the
Gold Coast and in Townsville.
QAL is an Australian owned, Queensland based regional airport
specialist group with a vision to engage customers, connect
communities and provide exception...