Martin IslerExecutive Vice-President Airline
Martin Isler, born in 1956, Zürich (Switzerland), graduated in business administration, School of Economics and Business administration in Zurich. Mr Isler began his career in 1973 in the tourism trade, working first in a travel agency, then as manager of the New York office with the Swiss National Tourist Office.
Since 1985 his career blossomed with Swissair Nestlé Swissôtel (VP Marketing - Zürich), Swissair France (Assistant Route Manager – Paris), Swissair USA (General Manager USA Southern Routes – Atlanta).
Now with 10 years experience with Swissair, Mr Isler is invited back to Swissair HQ, Zürich and offered the job of General Manager, Marketing, Switzerland. A short 3 years later, in 1998 he graduates to VP Sales & Market Development.
From 2003 to 2005 he occupies the position of Executive VP, Network & Strategy of Swiss International Airlines Ltd.
Mid-2005, Martin Isler feels the need for change and new challenges and accepts the position of Executive Vice-President and Chief Operations Officer of the Luxair Luxembourg Airlines activities where he is to this day.
Over the years and his world-wide postings, Martin Isler has perfected his language skills and is fluent in English, French and Spanish aside from his native German.
Mr Isler is the proud father of two young adult daughters.
In his free time, Martin Isler practices a variety of sports; and as a native Swiss, of course loves mountain hiking. He is also a family man and enjoys good books.