Tumas Group director Raymond Fenech has been appointed chairman of Air Malta, succeeding Louis Farrugia, who in January announced he would not be continuing in the position.
Mr Fenech has been involved in the hospitaltiy industry for years, and in 1999 was appointed executive director of the Tumas Group property division, which he was entrusted to reorganise. He is a director in all the group companies and under the previous government was chairman of the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Schools and of the Malta Tourism Authority.
The new Air Malta board, the government said yesterday, is made up of people from the business, tourism and aviation sectors.
Apart from chairman Fenech, the board’s members are Joseph A Gasan, Norman Spiteri, Eric P. Fenech Pace, Karen Bugeja, Joseph Borg, Chris Grech, and George Micallef.