Malaysia Airlines Promotes Amit Mehta as the Regional Manager- South Asia, Middle East, and Africa

Civil Aviation

New Delhi: Malaysia Airlines has promoted Amit Mehta as its Regional Manager – South Asia, Middle East, and Africa effective May 1, 2023. He will now be responsible for augmenting the airline’s operation in Southern Asia, Middle East, and Africa.


Amit has been working with Malaysia Airlines since 2007 and brings over 20+ years of extensive managerial and commercial experience in the aviation industry. He has successfully managed diverse portfolios, including profit center operations, sales, marketing, and revenue management, equipping him to excel in this new role.

Commenting on his promotion, Mehta said I am excited to continue my journey with Malaysia Airlines in this new role, where my primary focus will be on fostering new opportunities and strategic alliances to bolster the business in these pivotal regions. Additionally, I aim to prioritize augmenting customer relationships and loyalty to deliver an exceptional travel experience to our customers.”

Amit Mehta also intends to guide and mentor team members in these crucial regions to guarantee that both the commercial and operational action plans are successfully carried out.

The leadership and strategic vision of Amit Mehta has been with Malaysia Airlines for 21 years and will continue to be crucial in enhancing the brand presence in the key regions and also delivering value to the flyers.

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Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) is a global aviation organisation comprising three focused business portfolios from Airlines, Loyalty and Travel Solutions (LTS) and Aviation Services. Its current Airlines business portfolio that serves the global, domestic and  segmented market comprises Malaysia Airlines – the national carrier of Malaysia, Firefly and MASwings – the regional airlines focused on serving communities across Malaysia, and AMAL by Malaysia Airlines – leading one-stop pilgrimage travel solutions centre.

MAG also focuses on Aviation Services business such as maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), cargo, ground handling and training that houses MAB Engineering, MASkargo – one-stop cargo logistic and terminal operations service provider, AeroDarat – one-stop ground handling solution provider and Malaysia Airlines Academy – one-stop Aviation and Hospitality Centre of Excellence.


The Loyalty and Travel Solutions (LTS) business portfolio focuses on providing end-to- end travel solutions and loyalty programs, complementing its established strength and expertise in the airline and aviation service businesses. It comprises Journify – the integrated one-stop travel and lifestyle digital platform, Enrich – the award-winning Travel & Lifestyle Loyalty Programme of Malaysia Airlines; and MHholidays and Firefly Holidays – the tour operating arm for the Group.