Following the recent launch of Crystal Luxury Air, and in anticipation of Crystal AirCruises taking flight in fall 2017, Crystal CEO and President, Edie Rodriguez, has appointed Marc Cavaliere.
Mr. Cavaliere is longtime air industry executive, appointed as Senior Vice President of the company’s aviation ventures.
Effective July 1, Cavaliere will oversee all operations, sales and marketing efforts for the luxury air travel sector which features a lavishly outfitted 12-seat Bombardier Global Express XRS jet and an 88-seat Boeing 777-200LR that will fly 14- and 28- day around-the-world itineraries.
“We are delighted to welcome Marc to the Crystal team and are confident that, with such a well-rounded expert in this leadership role, Crystal Luxury Air and Crystal AirCruises will mark an extraordinary new standard of luxury air travel,” says Rodriguez.
Bringing with him to Crystal a distinguished 36-year career, Cavaliere has acted in several executive roles – most recently as Executive Vice President for the Americas for South African Airways. He has led global teams in commercial strategy development, sales and marketing, international operations, global alliances, distribution, tour operations, e-commerce and government affairs with various esteemed airlines including Pan Am, Spirit Airlines and American Airlines.
Cavaliere will lead Crystal Luxury Air and Crystal AirCruises from the company’s Miami branch office, reporting directly to Rodriguez. He resides in South Florida with his wife and son.