Tuesday 2 November 2021


Sean Doyle

Chairman and CEO of British Airways

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Sean Doyle

Sean was appointed Chief Executive of British Airways in October 2020, and Chairman in April 2021. He sits on the Management Committee of BA’s parent company, International Airlines Group.

Sean first joined British Airways in 1998, where he began his career as a financial analyst. During his time at British Airways Sean held a number of senior roles including Finance Director BA Cargo, Head of Corporate Strategy and Executive Vice President British Airways Americas. In 2016 Sean was appointed to the airline’s executive Management Committee as Director of Network, Fleet & Alliances. As part of this role, Sean was accountable for network and fleet planning, airline partnerships and oversight of British Airways’ business units at London Gatwick and BA CityFlyer.

Prior to his appointment as Chairman and Chief Executive of British Airways, Sean was Chief Executive of Aer Lingus from January 2019.