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Senior exec at UAE's Air Arabia retires

Paul Suckling will be replaced by former Air Asia CFO Andrew Littledale

Senior exec at UAE's Air Arabia retires

Air Arabia’s chief financial officer Paul Suckling has retired from his position after 11 years, the airline has announced.

A statement from Air Arabia noted that Suckling will continue to fulfill a number of non-executive roles, including as a board members with Air Arabia Maroc and Cozmo Travel.

“He will remain available to support the company as required,” the statement added.

According to Air Arabia, Suckling will be replaced as CFO by former Air Asia CFO Andrew Littledale, who been at Air Arabia October 2017.

In November, the UAE-based budget carrier reported a third-quarter net profit of $102 million, a 27 percent increase on the $81 million reported in the same period of 2016.

Revenue also increased 4 percent to $316 million, up from $305 million in Q3 2016.

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