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Patricia Odida

CCO, Astral Aviation

I am an ambitious and determined individual who is passionate about what I do. Possessing excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial internal and external relationships. Able to use own initiative and work as part of a team. High level of self-motivation with attention to details in order to reach company objectives and goals on time and within budget requirements. Good team player, committed to service excellence and delivery of results.

I have a diverse experience in the airfreight Industry from being in charge of Cargo Sales in Kenya to being in charge of Pricing and revenue management for the whole network 18 years in Kenya Airways and 2 years and on going at Astral Aviation
I am well versed with intricacies of maximizing passenger belly capacity, freighter capacity and handling charters. I understand the supply chain farm to supermarket for horticulture , factory to door for general cargo and e-commerce.
I have handled various teams over the years even across the business and implemented various projects both revenue generating projects, route start ups like New York and compliance projects like E-AWB implementation in Kenya with the support of IATA given Kenya Airways as the flag carrier had to spear had it.
I have interacted with 80% of the international airlines through interline movements of their cargo on the airlines I have worked with, that is Kenya Airways and now Astral Aviation currently.
I am well travelled to all the continents except Australia
I look forward to contributing more to the industry