The Chair of the Global Airlines Advisory Board, HGC Kevin Billings, has been appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the King’s New Year Honours.
The appointment is in recognition of Kevin’s lengthy service to the Royal Air Force and the US Air Force.
It is also in recognition of his work focused on environmental commitments with over 50 Air Forces from all around the world.
James Asquith, Global Airlines Founder & CEO said “This is a very special and well-deserved honour that demonstrates the value of Kevin’s work and leadership, especially with both the Royal Air Force and the US Air Force.
“Kevin is dedicated to working on aviation safety and environmental commitments and it is great to see him recognised in this way.
“I am absolutely in awe of Kevin and his accomplishments. We can all take inspiration from him and we are so proud that he is the Chair of our Advisory Board as we head into what will be a very exciting and demanding 2024.
“His experience, leadership and counsel will no doubt play a pivotal role and the whole team joins me in congratulating Kevin on his appointment as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.”
Honorary Group Captain Kevin Billings OBE, said “I am humbled beyond words to receive this recognition.
“It’s an Honour that I willingly share with all of the incredible people I have worked with in the Royal Air Force and the US Air Force and I thank each and every one of them for their service, dedication and support.
“It’s hard to express what this really means to me and my family, but it has inspired me to redouble my efforts in the future and I hope to be able to serve in one way or another for many years to come.”