GoAir, the low fare airline run by the Wadia group’s Go Airlines (India) Ltd, has named Wolfgang Prock-Schauer as the new chief executive officer (CEO). Prock-Schauer was CEO of larger rival Jet Airways (India) Ltd between 2003 and 2009. With more than 34 years of experience, Prock-Schauer has served as the CEO of some of the major airlines across Europe and Asia. Prock-Schauer, an Austrian will take charge of GoAir with effect from June, the airline said in a statement. Prior to joining GoAir, Prock-Schauer held the position of CEO and executive director of Air Berlin, a German airline carrying over 32 million passengers annually, with 140 aircraft operations. “We are delighted to have Prock-Schauer on board. With his rich experience of 34 years in the industry we are confident Wolfgang will add immense value to our business,” said Jeh Wadia, managing director of GoAir.
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