UPDATED: Captain Clifford Chetcuti resigns as Chief Executive of Air Malta
Air Malta is to open a public call for the post of Chief Executive with the national airline. This follows the earlier revelation by TVM that Captain Clifford Chetcuti has handed in his resignation from the post of Chief Executive of the national airline, citing personal reasons.
Captain Chetcuti had started his career as a cadet with Air Malta in 1987. He became a Captain with Emirates and served in managerial posts both with this airline and later with Qatar airways.
Economy, Investment and Small Businesses Minister Silvio Schembri thanked Clifford Chetcuti for his good work to strengthen the airline over the past two years. Minister Schembri praised Captain Chetcuti for his resilience and personal commitment to lead the airline during challenging times.
The Minister said that even as the Maltese Government has full confidence in Captain Chetcuti, his decision is being respected.
Captain Chetcuti will continue to support the company until Air Malta appoints a new Chief Executive. He has offered unconditional support to the national airline, and this without any remuneration.