MEET OUR TEAM:

 

UK Director

 

 

 

​ I Colin Stewart 

Colin joined Air Europa as UK General Manager in February 2009 from EOS airlines, where he held the position of European Director of Marketing.

Having held senior positions at BAA London Stansted and Heathrow, Colin's extensive knowledge of domestic and international aviation marketing campaigns provides Air Europa with a sound basis for the airline's goals of global expansion.

Since his appointment at Air Europa, coinciding with the launch of Air Europa's twice daily flight from London Gatwick to Madrid, Colin has set about growing the UK office from the ground-up, recruiting new commercial, reservation and back office teams to support the increase in flight sales throughout the UK, Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Head of Sales

 

 

 I Sarah Hurst 

Sarah brings a wealth of knowledge to Air Europa with over 20 years' experience in the travel sector in a variety of top level sales, management and commercial support roles.

Sarah joined Air Europa from The Crown Group where she held the position of Group Sales Manager, delivering impressive sales targets for the group through developing new relationships within the corporate market. In her role as Head of sales, Sarah is responsible for working with the UK's large travel corporations, online travel companies and tour operators to increase sales and brand awareness.

 

Sales Manager

 

 

 I Alvaro Florez

Alvaro Florez is a travel industry specialist with over 20 years' experience and competence in various areas of the business.

He has managed various roles in the industry as Trade and Corporate Account Manager, Business Development and Sales Manager whilst working with diverse markets and Airlines including Iberia, BA, Arik Air and Air Astana.

Alvaro is a market specialist with excellent communication skills, multilingual and an outstanding commercial acumen.

 

 

 

Marketing Manager

 

 I Laura Alemany

Laura joined Air Europa in 2018 as a Marketing Manager. With a clear objective of increasing brand awareness and generating leads, she develops, implements and monitors advertising campaigns, corporate events and sponsorship agreements.

Her qualifications include a Master's degree in International Project Management from Sorbonne University in Paris and a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing. Her experience in the travel industry includes Marketing and Communications Assistant roles at Air Europa and Bateaux de Paris.

Laura is trilingual and fluent in English, French and Spanish. 

 

Trade & Groups Reservations Supervisor, UK

 

 I Silvana Orlandi 

Silvana is an experienced professional in the tourism industry, and has a degree in Tourism from the Unversity of Morón in Argentina. She is also a trained air stewardess and has worked in customer service for Southern Winds Airlines and Costa Cruises.

Her previous roles include Sales Support at Air Europa, where she kept track of sales targets and managed a portfolio of Leisure and Ethnic Agencies in UK. She is currently our Reservations Supervisor, providing frontline service to Travel Agents in the UK.

As well as her native Spanish and excellent English, Silvana also speaks basic Italian and Portuguese.

 

Station Manager 

 

 I Alejandra Sanchez Plaja

Alex Joined Air Europa from her position as Operations Coordinator at Air Partner PLC, where she provided logistical support to clients including ATC slot management, ground handling and liaised with high profile passengers.

Alexandra graduated from London South Bank University with a BA in International Tourism and Hospitality Management. As well as her native Spanish, Alexandra also speaks fluent English and brings over 15 years' experience in the aviation industry.

In her role as Station Manager, she is responsible for managing all activities related to airport customer handling. She must ensure all staff follow policies, procedures and regulations of airport functions and processes. 

 

 


 

 I About us

Air Europa, the Latin America specialist, is the airline division of the Globalia Corporation and for over 35 years has focused its efforts on achieving outstanding  customer service and exceptional value.  Air Europa has established itself as one of Europe's most modern carriers, and the first private Spanish airline to operate scheduled flights.

Air Europa's UK office was established in March 2009, with the introduction of a twice daily service from London Gatwick (South Terminal) to Madrid with onward connections to Latin America, the Caribbean, mainland Spain, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands and the US.