About Olivier hours, iata

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Olivier Hours, IATA

Head Industry Adoption - Distribution Programs

Olivier Hours is Head Industry Adoption - Distribution Programs. In this role he is responsible for defining NDC and One Order scope, business case, industry impact, engaging industry (airlines, travel agencies, IT providers, corporate buyers) and ensure adoption, understanding barriers and proposing solutions.

Olivier is graduate from ESCP Europe, leading French management school.

He has 25 year experience mostly in the airline industry. He held various managerial positions in Air France KLM, in Sales, Revenue Management, Distribution.

Oliver at a glance:

25 years’ work expertise in multicultural arena, managing international teams within a complex environment. 

Studied and/or worked in France, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Hungary, Switzerland

Expertise in Sales, Distribution, Revenue Management and Pricing

Career summary:

  • 1994-1995 AF

  • 1996-1998 Disneyland Paris

  • 1998-2015 AF and AF/KL

    • Head of Pricing

    • Commercial Director North Europe

    • Director Distribution Systems and Strategy

    • General Manager Central and Eastern Europe

  • 2015-date IATA

    • Head Industry Adoption - Distribution Programs

About IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.