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THE EVA PODCAST HOSTED BY CHRIS NOTTER
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Welcome to the EVA Podcast
Featuring such compelling characters as Desmond Vertannes & Mervyn Walker, each episode is sure to have you hooked from the start. With new episodes released every week, you can get your regular fix of aviation wisdom by subscribing to our YouTube and Apple Podcasts channels. Nice to have you along for the ride.
Chris and Patrik talk about colourful characters in the industry, outdated processes and how to balance the industry between different players. The pair also discuss
Chris talks to Steven about the problems facing airports in Europe, gives his thoughts on some of the awards won by Brussels Airport and discusses
Welcome Marva Richards, Operations Manager at Airport Services Antigua, a true and dynamic force of energy and enthusiasm
We welcome Marva – a true and dynamic force of energy and enthusiasm. A very engaged Lady and one with a genuine focus on Customer
Chris and Sam talk training, raising awareness of fire safety processes and how to deal with panic in the event of a blaze. Sam also
Chris and Robert discuss their shared cargo history, alongside their views on managements style, soft cargo volumes and standardisation across the industry. Robert also talks
Chris talks to Sebastiaan about his time as chairman of TIACA, his views on digitisation and why he thinks more young people should be attracted
This episode we have Rickie Sehgal – no relation to the martial arts man of danger and intrigue. However, he is a man of discipline
Woo Kam Weng, Born, CEO at POS Aviation, bred and polluted: the story of Pos Aviation’s ‘Elephant Man’
Chris is joined this week by Woo Kam Weng, CEO of Pos Aviation, as they discuss the ‘tsunami’ of e-commerce, aviation’s technology adoption challenge and
Chris and Walid discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by the air cargo handling industry, including automation, pharmaceuticals and bringing the next generation into the
Chris speaks to Omar Hariri, the young CEO of Saudia Cargo – a man with a gift for leadership, a fondness for rock music and
Chris and Olivier diagnose their shared illness – the cargo virus. Olivier Bijaoui, President at OB Invest
Chris Notter and Olivier Bijaoui diagnose their shared illness – the cargo virus – and explore the life of a “man of wealth and taste.”
Steven Dickson – most definitely one of the brightest and most energetic of young men in the business. His memory and his focus on solutions
Chris and Mervyn throw eggs and catch up: hear the pair look back on the black part of the Guinness. Join them as they cry
Captain finance – PHD. A marathon. Atilla Korkmazoglu, President – Ground Handling & Cargo (EMEA) at Celebi Aviation
Here is a man who always looks good, carries a certain style very well. Always in a snappy suit and has a great sense of
Here is a big man with a gentle approach to all that he does — Always present and always willing to help and support. A
Chris and Nadia chat about mentors, presenting awards and, of course, the topic of cosmetic surgery on big toes. Nadia also discusses her extensive experience
Chris and Martin talk growing up near Heathrow, near motorway misses in their youth and why being called peasant can be something of a compliment.
From Fleet Street to flight deck: a Feltham lad’s story. Roy Gadsby, Manager Baggage Services at Bahrain Airport Company
Chris and Roy reminisce about well-spent redundancy packages, playing on the pitch at Wembley and entertaining soldiers in Yugoslavia. Also in this episode, learn which
A Happy Man. Stewart Angus, Divisional Senior Vice President, International Airport Operations at dnata
Chris and Stewart on how to make decisions in business, the most valuable asset a person can have, and the problems associated with going viral.
Running to succeed, I don’t see, I don’t hear, but I have no fear! Adel Sallam, Marketing & External communications at Saudia Cargo
Chris talks to Saudia Cargo’s Adel Sallam about the wide-ranging potential of the podcast vehicle: why it is the most effective medium to reach young
Lionel van der Walt (paycargo.com) • President and CEO – Americas • Ex South African Air Force • IATA President of CNS • Supporter of
Saturday show now just one short of a full year – Incredible how quickly this last year has now gone looking back. Next week will
David Banmiller chapter 5 Session 6 and still going strong! Moving the Iron • Planes and Engines – 70-30 ratio of cost • Evolution of
James Foster – COO Vertis Aviation We discuss the wonderful description and statement ‘ Let the architects of Charter design your next flight’ • Major
Another week and one of the fastest it seems! Lots of cricket ‘analogies’! – Apologies in advance. Quick ref to Royal Family and the pending
Holger Ostheimer – MD of DC Aviation Al Futtaim based in Dubai. We started by going off-piste regarding Holger playing professional American Football – a
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.