17. Antonoaldo Neves

Company: Etihad Aviation Group
Designation: Group CEO
Nationality: Brazilian
Sector: Airlines

Neves was appointed the Group CEO of Etihad Aviation Group in October 2022. In March 2023, Etihad Airways launched interline and codeshare partnerships with six African, Asian, and European airlines, including Philippine Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Airlink South Africa, Biman Bangladesh, Air Seychelles, and ITA Airways. Neves was previously the CEO of TAP, the national airline of Portugal. He was also the President of Azul Airlines in Brazil and a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he developed the long-term plan for the aviation sector in Brazil.