Fiona McCarthy


Fiona McCarthy holds the position of Business Development Director for Starlite Operations. With over fifteen years’ experience in aviation, she has spent the past decade learning the intricacies of the aviation industry.

Born and raised in Durban, South Africa, Fiona joined Starlite in 2006, in the role of Operations Manager for charters and local contracts. After the Company was restructured in 2009, she accepted the position of Regulatory Compliance Manager, responsible for contractual compliance, project management and the implementation of Starlite’s global operational contracts.

Fiona studied Advanced Project Management through the University of Cape Town, South Africa and went on to become Director of Operations in 2017, implementing and streamlining procedures and systems. She spearheaded numerous key projects in an operational capacity.

Her role as Business Development Director encompasses the development and management of new business opportunities, primarily in Africa, to achieve growth, profitability and the capital management goals of the Company.


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