July 8 - Coyne Airways has appointed Darrin Quern as managing director of its hub operation in Dubai, writes Alice Davidson.

Quern began his aviation career with Northwest Airlines, but for the past 12 years prior to joining Coyne Airways he has worked for TNT. 

Larry Coyne, Coyne Airways CEO, said: "Darrin has the all-round airline and logistics experience that we need for our hub in Dubai. His government and military experience will be especially beneficial in helping to expand our operations from all over the world via Dubai into Iraq and Afghanistan." 

Coyne Airways has 16 years of unbroken service to the Caspian, delivering 175 million kg of cargo during this period.