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Crystal hires veteran airline executive to lead its aviation ventures

Marc Cavaliere brings 36 years of airline experience
Following the recent launch of Crystal Luxury Air, and in anticipation of Crystal AirCruises taking flight in fall 2017, Crystal Cruises appointed Marc Cavaliere as svp of its 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.

Cavaliere recently served as evp for the Americas for South African Airways. Over a 36-year career, 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 carriers 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 Crystal president and ceo Edie Rodriguez.