DAVID MARK KINNERSLEY — FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS AND DON’T FORGET TO HAVE FUN
A330 Captain at SmartLynx David Mark Kinnersley’s career journey has been anything but conventional. Despite his childhood dream of becoming a pilot, life took him through other careers before he finally landed in the aviation industry. However, David says he has gained valuable skills with each experience and always felt unconditional support from his family, which helped him become the professional he is today.
PETER HODUR — A PILOT CAREER IS WORTH ALL THE HARD WORK
Peter Hodur’s journey into the aviation world began as a childhood dream and ended in a B737 Captain seat at our subsidiary AirExplore. In fact, it’s still ongoing — and Peter couldn’t be happier about having an opportunity to do what he always wanted.
MATIAS NIEMI — EXEMPLARY COURAGE AND A COMMITMENT TO PROFESSIONALISM
Matias Niemi, a Ramp Agent at our subsidiary Aviator, has recently been named the Employee of the Year in the category of Safety Guardian of the Year. And for a good reason. This award recognized Matias’s outstanding judgment, courage, and ability to react fast in an emergency, which he demonstrated in 2023. But let’s start from the very beginning.