Air Partner - 04 apr 2019
Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Oscar Thwin as Asia Pacific Vice President of Freight.
He will join the Group’s recently opened office in Singapore as it looks to expand its offering in the Asia Pacific region. He will report directly to Mike Hill, Director - Group Freight. This expansion in Singapore follows growth in the US, with the opening of offices in Los Angeles in 2018 and Houston in mid-February.
Oscar has 36 years of experience working in the aviation industry and has held a wide variety of roles in management, sales and operations. Prior to joining Air Partner, he held the role of Station Manager for Airline Network Services in Chicago and has also previously worked for Singapore Airlines, Cargo Airport Services and Nippon Cargo.
Commenting on his appointment, Oscar Thwin said: “I am delighted to be joining Air Partner’s Freight team and heading up its Asia Pacific Freight division. The region is an exciting one and offers a number of opportunities. I look forward to working closely with Mike to build on the Freight team’s success globally and deliver the outstanding service that our clients have come to expect from us.”
Mike Hill, Director – Group Freight at Air Partner, said: “I am pleased to welcome Oscar to Air Partner. His experience and strong freight forwarder relationships will be invaluable as we look to grow our client base in Asia Pacific, so that even more organisations can benefit from our wide range of cargo services – from outsize shipments to On board courier (OBC) requests. This latest milestone of expanding our regional reach follows a record 2017 and strong performance in the first half of 2018.”
Air Partner Freight charters aircraft of every size to fly cargo anywhere, at any time, whatever its weight, size or shape. Serving freight forwarders, governments, relief and humanitarian organisations, the Freight team provides bespoke air charter solutions to meet a wide range of cargo charter needs. From urgent ‘go now’ requirements moving small quantities of automotive spare parts, through to the most complex project cargo shipments taking several months to plan, Air Partner Freight has the skills, experience and expertise to ensure shipments are handled securely and reliably. Its offering includes On board courier (OBC) services, delivering quick and reliable solutions across a wide network of experienced couriers. Air Partner Freight has cargo specialists in the UK, USA, Germany, France and Turkey, who provide strength of knowledge by utilising all types of aircraft for tailored cargo charter services.