Andrea Piai Walpot

Andrea started his career in the charter airline industry in Milan MXP in the mid-1990s, working for Lauda Air, the company of his childhood hero, Niki Lauda. After an exciting couple of years travelling the world for this charter airline, he then moved to a multinational Temporary Employment Agency and was appointed Branch Manager for Milan Malpensa Airport in 1998. At the turn of the century, March 2000, he was offered a position at the newly-opened cargo warehouse handler ALHA at Milan Malpensa Airport. 20 years down the line, ALHA has grown to become a group of companies and the biggest Air Cargo Service Provider in Italy employing 1000 members of staff in 4 Italian Airports and 11 Off line Stations. Andrea is now in charge of all ALHA Group commercial aspects, ranging from Warehouse Handling, Freighter Ramp Service, Trucking Services and the new Startup “A+Tech” Ground Support Equipment (CoolBox).