8 June 2023
Sunshine Coast Airport today announced the appointment of Carl Jones as its new Head of Aviation Development reporting to the General Manager Aviation and Commercial.
Carl is an aviation executive with over 20 years of airport management, government, and commercial experience working with several leading airports around the world. Carl has specialised in air service development, hub development, strategic partnerships, destination marketing and commercial negotiations in aviation commercial roles at Melbourne, Vancouver, and Brisbane International Airports.
Sunshine Coast Airport General Manager Aviation and Commercial, Scott Norris welcomed Carl and said his knowledge and experience would help Sunshine Coast Airport reach new heights.
“The experience Carl has demonstrated over many years in the industry will greatly benefit Sunshine Coast Airport as we continue to grow and develop,” Mr Norris said.
“During his career, Carl has overseen record breaking aviation growth projects at multiple airports, resulting in new destinations and new airlines, while helping grow and sustain existing airline partners across both domestic and international networks.
“Carl’s experience and knowledge working with existing and new airlines, government, and industry partners will help build our aviation business.
“I want to welcome Carl to the team, and we look forward to having him start with us in July.”
Mr Jones said he was excited to join Sunshine Coast Airport and relished the opportunity to join one of Australia’s fastest growing airports.
“I am excited to join the Agilis Airports Group and Sunshine Coast Airport management team to build on the already impressive growth that has occurred recently,” Mr Jones said.
“I know from previous experience how integral a strong team approach is to the success of air service development and I look forward to working with airline, government and industry partners to help shape and grow our aviation business.”
Carl will also have oversight of aviation development at Coffs Harbour Airport as part of the Agilis Airports Group and will join the team on 4 July 2023.
For further information:
Contact: Sunshine Coast Airport Corporate Communications
(07) 5373 1901