Delta Air Lines has appointed Nicolas Ferri as vice
president for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, effective 1 November.
Based in Paris, Ferri will oversee strategic commercial and
customer experience initiatives in the region, working closely with Delta’s
European joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic, as the
airline focuses on rebuilding its transatlantic network.
Prior to this appointment, Ferri has served as chief
commercial officer at Delta’s partner carrier Aeromexico since August 2019. He
has been with Delta for 10 years and in addition to his secondment to
Aeromexico, he previously held roles such as vice president of Latin America
and vice president of alliances in the Americas.
Ferri is fluents in English, French, Spanish, German and
Alain Bellemare, president – international at Delta, said: “…Nicolas’
vast international and alliances experience will be vital to our continued
success as demand picks up and we reopen travel corridors across the region. With
customers returning to the skies, we look ahead to 2022 and the rebuilding of
our international portfolio with optimism.”
Ferri commented: “It’s a pivotal moment joining the EMEAI
team and leading our regional efforts as the US reopens to international travel.
I’m looking forward to meeting our customers and working closely with our
partners to grow our business and build on Delta/Air France/KLM/Virgin Atlantic’s
leading transatlantic joint venture.”