SpiceJet appoints Kaneswaran as CCO

Written by fe Bureau | Chennai | Updated: Feb 8 2014, 10:31am hrs
Kalanithi Maran-promoted low-fare airline SpiceJet on Friday announced the appointment of Kaneswaran Avili (Kanesh) as its chief commercial officer (CCO). Avili has worked for 12 years in the low cost airlines in Asia and was part of the start up team of AirAsia in 2001.

At AirAsia, Avili played an important role in its cross-border brand expansion into Thailand and Indonesia. He then partnered the founders of AirAsia to start no frill hotel chain TuneHotels and financial services business Tunemoney.

After successful launch of TuneHotels and Tunemoney, Avili went on to become an independent aviation consultant and took up various consultancy assignments in Macau, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia, before joining Tigerair in Singapore as its commercial director in 2012.