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Emirates airline's CCO Thierry Antinori resigns after dip in profits

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The Dubai-based airline said its profits fell nearly 70 percent in the past fiscal year, reaching lows of $237 million largely due to higher fuel costs, a strengthened US dollar and stagnant passenger growth.

Emirates airline's CCO Thierry Antinori resigns after dip in profits
The chief commercial officer at Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, has resigned after profits dipped to their lowest level in years.
Emirates on Sunday confirmed Thierry Antinori's resignation.
It said Adnan Kazim, who currently oversees a division tasked with revenue optimisation and strategic planning, has been named acting CCO in addition to his current responsibilities.
The changes come days after the Dubai-based airline said its profits fell nearly 70 percent in the past fiscal year, reaching lows of $237 million largely due to higher fuel costs, a strengthened US dollar and stagnant passenger growth.
The Emirates website says Antinori joined Emirates in 2011 as executive vice president for passenger sales worldwide.
He held the post of CCO at Emirates for six years.
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