Director Flight Operations Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways has appointed Chris Kempis, currently General Manager Flying, as Director Flight Operations with effect from mid-2018. He will oversee all aspects of the airline’s flight operations. Kempis takes up the position after 25 years of service at Cathay Pacific; his last two years as General Manager Flying, where he was responsible for managing the airline’s flying standards, including check and training activities. He is the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) holder for training at Cathay Pacific. He joined Cathay Pacific in 1993 as a First Officer on the Boeing 747 fleet, later becoming a Training First Officer on the Airbus fleet and received his command in 2002.