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World Aviation Announces New Regional General Manager For Virgin Atlantic Airways

October 15, 2014 Appointments No Comments Email Email

World Aviation Systems (WAS) is pleased to announce Gia Acitelli as Regional General Manager for Virgin Atlantic Airways, following the airline’s recent appointment of WAS for the Asia Pacific region. 

image003Acitelli joins WAS from Virgin Atlantic Airways, where she has held the position of Sales and Marketing Manager for Australia and New Zealand, for the past 14 years.

With over 20 years of experience in travel, tourism and airline distribution, Gia has held senior executive management roles including, Head of Sales and Marketing at Consolidated Travel and Head of Sales at Concorde International Travel.

Gia has a wealth of knowledge and experience in travel distribution across national and international markets.  In her new position, Gia will oversee all operational sales and marketing strategies for Virgin Atlantic in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, with plans to expand into South East Asia.

“I am excited to join the World Aviation team as the representative for Virgin Atlantic in the Australian and New Zealand market.  The opportunity to grow our revenue and further develop relationships with our industry partners, will be my immediate focus.  I look forward to working with the World Aviation team to deliver a new and dynamic business model to the market,” says Acitelli.

James Vaile, Group General Manager of World Aviation Systems, says he is thrilled to welcome such a high calibre professional to the WAS team.

“As a well-known and respected figure in the Australian and New Zealand airline and travel industries, Gia will play an integral role in our ongoing relationship with Virgin Atlantic Airways.  Gia’s strong leadership skills and proven business acumen will be a valuable asset to WAS.  We are delighted to welcome Gia to the team,” says Vaile.

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