Emirates Expands Corporate Sales Team

Emirates Expands Corporate Sales Team

Emirates has announced the appointment of Filippo Rocchi to the corporate sales team in Ireland.

Filippo Rocchi

Filippo Rocchi


Filippo, originally from Italy and now living in Dublin, has over 14 years aviation and travel industry experience, working in the areas of sales and marketing, business development and key account management with airlines including Alitalia, Malev Hungarian Airlines and Ryanair, and travel agents including FCm Travel solutions and BCD Travel.

Located at the Hume Street office in Dublin, Filippo will support Sales Manager, Anita Thomas, under the management of Margaret Shannon, Country Manager, and her team, in the ongoing development of relationships with corporate travel agents and companies in ROI.

Margaret Shannon said: “We are very pleased to welcome Filippo to our corporate sales team in Dublin and he has already established himself as a great contributor, with what I am sure will be a very bright future at Emirates. He is very hard-working and the wealth of experience he brings to the role can only be an asset to Emirates as the airline continues to grow.”

Filippo said: “I am very much looking forward to representing Emirates, especially at such a crucial time for the brand with the impending launch of the double daily service from Dublin-Dubai in September. I have always thoroughly enjoyed working in the aviation industry and I am thrilled to work for an airline with a product and service offering of such high quality that is internationally recognised as a leader in its field.”

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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