Urban air mobility company, BLADE India has announced the appointment of Payal Satish as the director of commercial.
In her new role, Satish will work towards successfully driving sales and expansion initiatives for the company.
Satish brings over 16 years of experience onboard, a majority of which includes envisioning and invigorating winning commercial strategies for leading organisations including AirAsia India, Indian Hotels Company Limited (Taj), KPMG, Marriott International (Southern Division) and American Chamber of Commerce (Karnataka).
Satish is also the founder of Explorer Travel India – a consulting platform that helps international travel brands with Indian travel buying communities.
“We look forward to having Payal’s expertise in furthering BLADE’s plans in India. Her vast experience in advising and supporting business across brands from the travel and aviation industry will be a great asset to us and will aptly support our growth plans,” said Amit Dutta, managing director, BLADE India on Satish’s appointment.
“Joining a team of thought leaders that are pioneering such a change in the aviation industry is definitely exciting. Within a span of two years that have been superseded with lockdowns majorly, BLADE has achieved and shown tremendous growth, and I look forward to propelling this even further,” said Satish.