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Hahn Air hires sales chief for Southeast Asia


DREIEICH, Germany, 27 March 2023. Hahn Air introduces Arsenio (Zen) Cabanilla Jr as its new regional vice president of agency distribution for Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines and Thailand.

In his new position, he will assist travel agents in the designated markets on how to use Hahn Air’s ticketing solutions to increase their sales. In addition, he will provide support with training and presentations, as well as targeted sales and marketing activities. His responsibility will also be developing strategic alliances with local trade.

Arsenio (Zen) Cabanilla.

“We are happy to welcome Arsenio to the team,” said Haha Air vice president of agency distribution Kimberley Long. “He complements our sales team, and he will work closely with the regional vice president agency Distribution An Ngo, who is responsible for East Asia and Vietnam.”

His track record includes seven years of sales and client service management (B2B and B2C), focusing on business development, key account management and product marketing. His experience in tourism includes positions at Legend Hotels International, Philippine Airlines and an online travel agency. Arsenio speaks Filipino and English.

“Having worked in the tourism sector for several years, I am familiar with Hahn Air and its distribution solutions for travel agencies and airlines. But I also understand the needs of travel agencies and OTAs about selling flights through the GDSs. Therefore, I am very excited to join the Hahn Air team, to communicate the Hahn Air benefits to travel agents and to support them in growing their revenues”, said Cabanilla.

Hahn Air is the market leader in ticketing solutions worldwide, providing 100,000 travel agencies in 190 markets with access to the flights of more than 350 partner airlines via the HR-169 ticket. It also allows them to choose from various payment options and enables them to book over 90 carriers under the codes X1 and H1 that would otherwise be unavailable through the GDS.

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