Jet Airways has appointed aviation industry veteran Subodh Karnik as its chief operating officer. Karnik will oversee commercial and sales functions of the airline. He takes over from Hameed Ali, who will join the airline's board. Jet Airways' chairman Naresh Goyal's wife Anita, too, will join the board.
Karnik has worked in senior roles in marketing, strategic planning and finance departments of North West, Continental and Delta Airlines and was president and CEO of Global Aero Logistics, the largest provider of private air charter service to US military. Before joining Jet Airways, Karnik worked as a vice-president with consultancy firm ICF International.