one world global airline alliance Governing Board has nominated Alan Joyce, Qantas Group CEO to serve as its Chairman for the next two years, the company said.
Joyce succeeds Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo, who is transitioning from the airline to join Finland´s Metso Corporation as its new CEO. Pekka Vauramo assumed oneworld´s chairmanship in June 2017.
As oneworld Governing Board Chairman, Alan Joyce will chair its Board meetings, oversee alliance governance and work closely with oneworld CEO Rob Gurney and the central alliance team.
oneworld is an alliance of some of the world´s leading airlines, committed to providing the highest level of service and convenience to frequent international travellers, working together to deliver consistently a superior, seamless travel experience, with special privileges and rewards for frequent flyers, including earning and redeeming miles and points across the entire alliance network and access for the most loyal customers to more than 650 airport lounges worldwide.
Earlier this year, it launched a new platform for airlines to link up, with Fiji Airways the first invited to join as a oneworld connect partner.