The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has appointed Montserrat Barriga as its new Director General.
- Barriga brings with her a wealth of experience from within the aviation industry and in particular the regional sector.
- Barriga will be taking up her position at the association on 1 November 2017.
Montserrat Barriga, who previously worked for ERA member airline Binter, where she was Director, International Development & Industry Affairs, has substantial experience within the aviation industry. Barriga comments: “I am delighted and honoured to have been appointed as the new Director General of ERA and I hope to meet most of ERA’s members at the forthcoming ERA General Assembly in Athens. ERA is a well-established and respected association and I look forward to continuing the great work carried out on behalf of its diverse members in the future.”
Boet Kreiken, ERA’s President, comments: “Montserrat, who previously worked for ERA airline member Binter, brings with her a wealth of knowledge from the regional airline industry and the corporate travel/leisure business. She has the right experience required in a dynamic European aviation arena to take ERA forward to the next stage of its development and to further enhance the success of its many members in the European community, in the UK and of Europe en-large.
“Regional carriers play a vital role for European regions, cities and islands. With their point-to-point and feeder services, they serve millions of passengers in a safe, highly frequent and affordable way. ERA is a long-standing European airline association and with Monserrat’s appointment, we further strengthen our genuine European purpose and diversity”, Kreiken continues.
ERA head office, 21 September 2017