Tim Clark to retire
Emirates confirmed the end of an aviation era just before Christmas, announcing the upcoming retirement of the airline’s President, Sir Tim Clark, who will formally step down on 30 June this year. Clark was instrumental in the creation of Emirates, having worked with the carrier since its inception in 1985. Emirates CEO, Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, hailed Clark’s achievemtns in growing EK into the world’s largest international airline.
“His brilliance as an airline manager and planner, as well as his dedication to quality and innovation has been fundamental to the success of Emirates, as well as to the success of Dubai as a global aviation hub and destination,” Al Maktoum said.