Stefan Pichler

President/CEO, Royal Jordanian


Stefan Pichler was named the new president and chief executive officer of the Royal Jordanian Airlines in May of 2017.

Pichler has an extensive over 30-year experience in the aviation industry.

He previously served as the CEO of Air Berlin, the Chairman and Managing Director of Fiji Airways, the CEO of Al Jazeera airlines, the Chief Commercial Officer and Deputy CEO of the Australian Virgin airlines and the CEO of Thomas Cook leisure group.

Pichler began his career in sales at Lufthansa Airlines.

RJ Chairman Said Darwazah welcomed Pichler expressing his confidence he will take Jordan's national carrier forward through human capital investment, innovations and creating marketing techniques enhancing the airline's revenues and competitiveness.

Pichler holds an MBA from the Augsburg University in Germany and has participated in several specialized and multidisciplinary courses and programs in the airline industry including commercial, operational, services, management, finance and tourism fields.