Jon Danks is stepping down as UK and Ireland chair of the Star Alliance country marketing and communication group after five years in charge.
A new chair of the airline grouping’s unit is due to be elected later this month.
Danks, of South African Airways, has been responsible for the delivery of the a business plan for the region and leading a virtual team of airline members.
He was behind the successful corporate and trade engagement strategies that introduced Heathrow Terminal 2 as the home of Star Alliance carriers at the London hub.
He has also steered a customer, digital and commercial focus, driving the recent launch of a new mobile-optimised website in the UK.
Danks will oversee the election of a new chair of the alliance’s country marketing and communication group to ensure continuity.
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