Blueberry Aviation has added Jon O’Connell to its commercial aircraft team as Commercial Director Asia-Pacific.
O’Connell has over 30 years’ experience in aircraft leasing, trading, finance, marketing, technical evaluation and management and has worked in senior leadership positions for airlines, aircraft manufacturers and leasing companies in various global locations during his extensive, international career in the commercial aviation industry.
In recent years he was the Dubai-based Chief Commercial Officer for DAE Capital. Before his move to Dubai, as the Managing Director Asia Pacific Sales for AWAS, he had been responsible for AWAS’ regional presence for nearly 15 years having established the Singapore office in 2003. From 1995 to 2001, he was with Airbus’ Commercial Department based in Toulouse as part of the Asset Management team and then in Sydney responsible for aircraft sales in the Asia Pacific region.