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Speaker Profile

Nick Ashton

Head of Partnerships & Industry Affairs, Dohop

Nick Ashton has recently joined Dohop after spending the last 15 years working for different airlines, primarily in Alliance and Partnership functions.

Starting as a graduate on British Airways Leaders for Business programme, he gained experience as a Customer Service Duty Manager at Heathrow, before working in Network Planning, Marketing and Alliances.

Subsequent experience included developing Qatar Airways Network & Partnership Strategy, managing Virgin Australia's EMEA partner portfolio primarily focused on equity stakeholder Etihad, before moving to Vueling as their Head of Alliances.

With an Alliances background covering Legacy, Hybrid and LCC airlines across the globe, Nick is well placed to understand the different models and dynamics associated with airline partnerships. In addition, he has been a member of IATA's Interline and Intermodal working groups, representing the views of ticketless airlines and working towards the future of interline.