Erlendur Svavarsson appointed CEO of Cabo Verde Airlines

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Erlendur Svavarsson is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cabo Verde Airlines (CVA), replacing Jens Bjarnason, who has served as CEO since March 1st, 2019.

Erlendur Svavarsson has been appointed CEO by the majority shareholder Loftleidir Cabo Verde, which holds 51% of CVA.

SVP Sales and Marketing at Loftleidir Icelandic since 2010, Erlendur Svavarsson has worked for Loftleidir Icelandic and other Icelandair companies in various senior management and board member roles since 2003, and has been a board member of Cabo Verde Airlines since the beginning of 2019. He was also involved in the process of the privatization of the Cape Verdean airlines, which was concluded in March 2019.