Air Berlin Appoints General Manager For China

Dieter HofeleDieter Hofele has joined the international team of Air Berlin as general manager for China to set up the operations of the Berlin-based carrier in Beijing and Shanghai.

The 47-year-old has been working in the aviation industry for 26 years. He joined Air Canada in Germany in 1982 and moved to Delta Air Lines in 1986. For the past 22 years his sales career with Delta took him on management assignments to Switzerland, Britain, Brazil, Germany and India.