Christine Ourmières-Widener

CEO - appointed 16th January 2017

Christine Ourmières-Widener has had a lengthy career in the aviation and travel sectors, having first started in the maintenance department of Air France before working her way up to become the airline’s UK and Ireland General Manager and later Vice President in New York. She was Chief Executive of CityJet between 2010 and 2015 and then Chief Global Sales Officer for American Express Global Business Travel before joining Flybe as CEO in January 2017. Christine has a Masters in Aeronautics from the École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique (ENSMA) and an MBA from ESSEC Business School. In June 2018 she was voted onto the IATA Board of Govenors.

Ian Milne

Chief Financial Officer - appointed 2nd November 2017

Prior to joining Flybe Ian had a twenty-year career at British Airways/International Airlines Group, culminating in serving as IAG's Group Financial Controller and BA's Director of Integration. Earlier in his career, Ian worked in the London office of Ernst & Young and later wrote a book on international airline accounting, 'Bridging the GAAP'. He left IAG in 2016 to set up his own consulting business.

Luke Farajallah

Luke Farajallah, Chief Operating Officer – appointed 1st April 2015

Luke is responsible for the key operations functions (flight operations, crew planning, operational control centre, ground operations, engineering, and Flybe’s maintenance and repair organisation). Luke joined Flybe from Bond Offshore Helicopters where he held the position of Managing Director. He has previously held senior operational roles with British Airways (where he spent 17 years), easyJet (where he was the Regional Operations General Manager for the UK), Wizz Air, as Chief Operations Officer, and more recently, roles in Spain with Spanair and Volotea.