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S1:E237 | 10th June 2021

TURBULENCE with Mr. David A Banmiller, Retired Airline Executive and Author (Chapter 10)

Turbulence – David Banmiller

Session 12 – Chapter 10 – Managing 747 Sized Ego’s
• How ego’s can crucify a business, person or a department
• The difference between having a big ego and being confident
• Old school vs new school
• Airline daily operation conferences
• Composure during a crisis
• Approaches to working together and creating success
• Cultural issues
• Successful leadership stories

Ending with another great quote!
“While others may try to influence your attitude, it is important to remember that only you control your feelings and emotions nobody else, never ever give someone else power or control over your feelings “



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Chris Notter started his career with H.M.Customs & Excise before moving into Freight Forwarding. He then entered the Airline side of the business, spending 29 years with German Carrier Lufthansa. Chris always references Lufthansa as being “the best possible training platform that anyone could have been given in their early career years.” Since leaving Lufthansa, Chris has held senior leading industry roles including -Head of Cargo with Etihad, both VP of Operations at the HUB and VP of Network with Qatar Airways. More recently and during some 5 years with Saudi Cargo, he has held the position of VP Network Operations as well as Chief Ground Handling Officer. Since early 2019, Chris has once again returned to Consultancy as well as hosting the EVA Podcast series.