ABOUT Rajendran Vellapalath
C Level Aviation Executive and Entrepreneur with international hands on experience in Aviation, Travel & Business Setup. Highly experienced in start up of airlines, travel management companies, online travel agencies, Travel applications, Interior Fit-Out Companies, track record of building sizeable businesses from scratch, delivering high growth and high performing teams. Expertise in developing bankable business plans and Setting up operational & commercial services from scratch. Aviation Consultant with over 19 years of corporate airline experience gained internationally in Senior Positions.
Broad-based airline operating knowledge and Commercial managerial experience, gained as a seasoned airline operating executive across a number of areas. Exposure to low-cost/low-fare airline & legacy airline sector.Experience working within airlines of scale and complexity with small & large fleet. A successful track record of consistent performance improvement and delivery, minimizing the cost of operation while delivering high levels of customer service. A track record of continually challenging the status quo, and pursuing new ideas and initiatives to reduce costs while enhancing customer service. A track record of working in a productive and collaborative manner with aviation regulatory authorities, with a strong reputation and working effectively as a board member and in an executive management role.
Innovative strategist with board level exposure. Experience in Commercial (Passenger Sales, Cargo, Holidays & Ancillary Sales), IOSA, Corporate Strategy, Operations, Business Planning & transformation, Strategic alliances & business development.
Hands on experience in setting up Business to Business organisations especially in the Travel and Leisure segment, both B2B and B2C.
IATA NDC consultant. Successfully launched IATA NDC Platform for Rotana Jet