Published On: Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013

DAE hires new Chief Commercial Officer

Carlos TaitWILLEMSTAD – DAE has added to its top management team, Carlos Tait, as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr Tait is an experienced airline executive and for over 25 years has served in  executive positions at American Airlines.

Mr Tait managed from 1998 to 2001, American Airlines Latin American and Caribbean Sales Group and had the responsibilities for the regional sales and marketing operations in Mexico and seven Central American countries. From 2001 to 2012, Mr Tait was responsible for sales and marketing activities in fourteen countries. Prior to 1998 Tait worked for American Airlines in New York. The new Chief Commercial Officer will be responsibility for all sales and marketing activities at DAE .

"Carlos is bringing with him a vast experience in creating impactful and successful revenue generating programs, developing high performing teams, managing multiple locations in domestics USA and international markets, launching new services and growing market share in existing areas. He is an asset to our team," Ramiz commented.

"In preparation for our expansion this year, were we will add new destinations and additional aircrafts. DAE is also opening telephone sales offices in Caracas Venezuela and Coral Gables Florida. Our Caracas office will serve Venezuela and all South American markets including Colombia were the airline will operate flights to Bogota and Barranquilla. Coral Gables Telephones Sales Team will cover all USA markets leaving our Curaçao Office covering the ABC Islands, the other Caribbean islands and Surinam," Ramiz further informed.

DAE will increased its fleet from six aircraft today to nine by April of this year adding two additional ATR 72-200 and One additional MD83.

The Airline has contracted a Mexican repair station to perform complete overhaul and paint two of its Fokker 100. The aircrafts will be returning to operation in mid March with the new DAE livery and colors. By June of this year all our nine aircraft will be showing DAE new livery and colors as the MD83’s are showing today.

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