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Expatriate Leadership in the Airline Industry

For decades, leaders in the airline industry have primarily been local nationals, despite the highly international nature of the sector. But today, an increasing number of expatriates are assuming airline leadership roles, particularly in the low-cost carrier segment.

In this article from Aviation Executive Monthly, Spencer Stuart consultants explore the reasons for the trend, what it might portend for the future of the industry, and the questions both airlines and expatriate executives should ask when considering expat leadership.

Read the full article from Aviation Executive Monthly that first appeared online on March 1, 2009.

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