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TURBULENCE with Mr. David A Banmiller, Retired Airline Executive and Author (Chapter 11)

S1:E242 | 24th June 2021

Our journey through the book and interaction with David Banmiller is coming to an end. Session 13 – Chapter 11

Another great opener – ‘Let’s get engaged’ an actual statement made over dinner and link up of AA & Air Cal
• A quick look back – deregulation
• LCC’s
• Some pearls of wisdom:
o Controlling your ambition
o Begin with the end in mind
o What and where do you want to be?
o Education – education – learning – learning
o Listen
o Take all jobs
o Save 10% of everything you earn as a minimum
o Negotiation skills are worthwhile embracing
o Public speaking – be brave and persevere

Next session – Weathering the storms of bankruptcy!



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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.