Peter Barry

Vice President The Americas at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Peter Barry has extensive work experience in the aviation industry. Peter currently holds the position of Vice President The Americas at Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Prior to this, they worked as a Director at PB Aviation and Business Consulting, specializing in providing expertise and collaboration in the aviation, ground handling, and logistics industries. Additionally, they served as the International Development Director for Africa at Tive Africa.

Peter also held several roles at different organizations. Peter was the General Manager/Head of Commercial for Zimbabwe and South Africa at fastjet, where they significantly expanded the airline's fleet and routes. As the Regional Director for West, Central, and East Africa at Travelport, they were responsible for managing the Travelport Global Reservations System and acquiring new customers.

During their tenure at Menzies Aviation, Peter served as the Vice President Commercial Southern Africa. In this role, they established strong relationships with global, regional, and local airlines, negotiated contracts, and launched new products and services.

Before joining Menzies Aviation, Peter worked at Virgin Atlantic as the General Manager for South Africa and General Manager for Nigeria. Peter successfully managed and grew the business in both countries, achieving substantial passenger and revenue volumes.

Peter's career in the aviation industry began at British Caledonian Airways Limited, where they held various sales, marketing, and commercial roles. Peter then transitioned to British Airways following its acquisition of British Caledonian.

Overall, Peter Barry has a wealth of experience in aviation management, business consulting, customer relations, and market development.

Peter Barry attended Salesian College from 1966 to 1974. No specific degree or field of study is provided.


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  • Vice President The Americas

    April, 2022 - present