Captain Antonios Efthymiou has been nominated chief executive and accountable manager for Hi Fly, a widebody aircraft wet lessor operating worldwide.
Cpt. Efthymiou has shown a strong dedication to the aviation sector since he started his career 38 years ago, having accumulated almost 18,000 flight hours, with a significant 15,000 hours as a Captain.
His journey began in 1985 with Olympic Airways (as it was then known), the Greek Flag Carrier, where he stayed until the company ceased operations in 2009.
He joined Hi Fly in 2010, where he held a number of senior positions. Prior to this nomination, he held the position of head of flight operations for Hi Fly Ltd. since January 2017 and served as the fleet manager for the A340 fleet since November 2014.
His expertise extends to a variety of aircraft, as he is type-rated on Airbus A330, A340, and A380, where he also contributes as an instructor and examiner.