Kaushik Khona

Kaushik Khona is the Chief Executive Officer of Go First. He has over 32 years of corporate experience and all at CXO level.

He first served as the CEO of Go First (then Go Air) from April 2009 to June 2011 when the airline signed the first 72 NEO aircraft deal at the Paris Air Show. Go Air in May 2021 rebranded itself as Go First “to fully embrace the ultra-low-cost airline model” to gain an advantage over its peers.

Prior, he worked at Dunlop in Germany, UK and India. He started his professional journey in 1989 at Ahmedabad and served for the first five years at Vadilal Icecream Group and then the next 14 years at Gujarat Ambuja Exports.