SkyTeam Cargo appoints John Engelaan as vice president cargo

John Engelaan SkyTeam Cargo, Vice President Cargo

SkyTeam Cargo has welcomed John Engelaan on board as its new Vice President, effective immediately.

Engelaan, a Dutch national, brings more than 35 years’ international experience to his role at SkyTeam Cargo.

Prior to joining the global cargo alliance, he was Vice President of Global Fleet at Swissport where he was responsible for the management of 60, 000 ground support equipment (GSE) assets across 275 airports in 45 countries.

In addition to supporting ground handling, cargo and fueling operations, he also played a key role in developing long-term sustainability objectives such as reducing CO2 emissions and increasing the electrification of GSE.

Before joining Swissport, Engelaan worked in various senior roles at Air France-KLM and Martinair Cargo, including Director Spain and Portugal, based in Madrid, and Director Gulf, Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, based in Dubai.

Teddy Zebitz, Chair of SkyTeam Cargo’s Executive Board and CEO of Saudia Cargo said: “John’s extensive international experience and hands-on approach to everyday Cargo operations will be invaluable to our alliance as we continue to focus on delivering the most seamless and responsible service through innovative products and technology.

“We are delighted to welcome him on board.”