Galiak, Pawel

Director of Aviation and Commercial Services, Krakow Airport

Galiak, Pawel

Director of Aviation and Commercial Services, Krakow Airport

Biography

Pawel has a broad expertise in global managing of business activities with particular emphasis on aviation market. He has been working with Kraków Airport since August 2003. Within this time, he has held various positions in commercial related activities at the airport. His success in pursuing the airport’s aviation strategy allowed Pawel to successfully acquire new airlines, new routes and further develop air traffic at Kraków Airport. Whilst working as Head of Aviation Services and then as Director of Aviation and Commercial Services at Kraków Airport for its marketing strategy the airport has received Routes Airport Marketing Awards two times in a row and has been nominated at World Routes for a Marketing Award.
In order to better understand customer needs in 2006 Pawel introduced Kraków Airport to the Airport Service Quality program and has been supporting the idea of passenger experience, which in 2017 resulted in awarding Kraków Airport as Best Improvement by Region – Europe.
His professional experience and qualifications are closely related with international trade and business relations. Previously to Kraków Airport Pawel has worked in Polish leading advertising / consulting companies, being responsible for launching international brands and products to the Polish market.
Pawel has participated in a number of specialist and professional training courses in aviation, market research, leadership and strategy development. In 2018 Pawel completed Executive MBA at the University of Economics in Kraków in cooperation with Ecole de Management de Normandie.