Aviation body appoints new CE

2007-12-14 00:00

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Captain Colin Jordaan as their new chief executive, the authority announced yesterday.

The appointment took effect on December 10, they said in a statement.

This comes after the announcement that the position of chief executive and commissioner of the CAA would be merged into one.

Jordaan, an aeronautical engineer, was previously general manager of flight operations at South African Airways, which he joined in 1980. He was responsible for managing 800 pilots, 2 100 cabin crew and 200 administrative staff.

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