Published on : Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Mohamed Rafi Mar has been appointed General Manager United Kingdom and Ireland at Singapore Airlines. Mar replaces Sheldon Hee, who has been posted back to head office in Singapore, having held the role since 2016. Mar will be based at the Singapore Airlines London office in Chiswick and brings with him an array of experience from the aviation and travel industry.
Most recently, he has held the posts of Vice President Cargo Sales and Marketing and Vice President Commercial at SilkAir. During his time, the integration of regional subsidiary SilkAir into Singapore Airlines was being planned, and is now being implemented. In his 27-year Singapore Airlines career to date, Mar has held positions in a variety of disciplines across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
There are a number of immediate tasks that Mar will be engaged with in his new role, not least due to the current global pandemic. Singapore Airlines’ London Heathrow-Singapore passenger and cargo flights have continued throughout but planning for ongoing careful expansion of these services continues. Likewise, planning is ongoing for the eventual relaunch of Manchester services.