Amit Mehta appointed as Malaysia Airlines’ Regional Manager for South Asia, Middle East, and Africa


Amit Mehta has been appointed as Malaysia Airlines’ Regional Manager for South Asia, Middle East, and Africa effective immediately where he is responsible for augmenting the airline’s operation in the three key markets. Previously, he was the Country Manager for South Asia.

Amit has been working with Malaysia Airlines since 2007 and brings over 20+ years of extensive managerial and commercial experience in the aviation industry. He has successfully managed diverse portfolios, including profit centre operations, sales, marketing, and revenue management, equipping him to excel in this new role. 

Commenting on his new appointment, Amit said “I am excited to continue my journey with Malaysia Airlines in this new role, where my primary focus will be on fostering new opportunities and strategic alliances to bolster the business in these pivotal regions. Additionally, I aim to prioritise augmenting customer relationships and loyalty to deliver an exceptional travel experience to our customers.”

Amit will continue providing leadership and mentoring team members in these crucial regions, ensuring the successful implementation of both commercial and operational action plans, while enhancing the airline’s brand presence in the key regions by providing memorable experiences onboard Malaysian Hospitality.

About Malaysia Airlines 

Malaysia Airlines is the national carrier of Malaysia, offering the best way to fly to, from and around Malaysia through its premium and full-service offerings. Malaysia Airlines carries up to 40,000 guests daily on memorable journeys and embodies the incredible diversity of Malaysia; capturing its rich traditions, cultures and cuisines via its inimitable Malaysian Hospitality. The airline is part of the Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), a global aviation organisation that comprises of different aviation business and lifestyle travel solution portfolios aimed at serving global air travel needs.

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The airline is committed to facilitating safe and seamless travels by placing safety and hygiene as the anchor across all end-to-end consumer touchpoints in line with its MHFlySafe initiative. Via its alliance with oneworld®, Malaysia Airlines offers superior connectivity to more than 900 destinations in 170 territories across the globe. In India, the airline operates 55 weekly flights across six cities including New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kochi.  For more information, please visit