Denis Cassidy – BSc (Hons) MMI (Grad)
With over twenty years in the aviation industry, Denis has acquired global experience in the fields of HR and business development management. Denis spent 10 years in marketing with the Irish Government airport management agency Aer Rianta before moving into business development consultancy with Aeroflot in Ireland. In the corporate aviation field Denis became General Manager of Shannon Air CIS, a corporate flight support company affiliated to Rusaero in Moscow.
Through the involvement in the Russian market Denis went on to become Commercial Director of Skynet Airlines, the Irish commercial airline linked to Aeroflot operating daily from Ireland to Amsterdam and Moscow.
Denis moved on to establish two companies in Ireland providing service support and PART 147 type training to MRO’s. In the HR and pilot recruitment areas Denis has worked as a contractor with PARC Aviation and other training organisations in Europe, Russia and the Middle East, accruing over ten years experience assessing both ab initio and graduate pilots for major airline clients.
Denis has over the past 8 years coached cadets pilots leading to their first flying position.