CAPTAIN ADRIAN JENKINS
Captain Adrian Jenkins is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of AirAsia’s aircraft, overseeing pilot and cabin crew recruitment, training and operations as well as ensuring compliance with national and international regulatory requirements and procedures.
Captain Jenkins joined AirAsia in 1996, when the airline was still owned by HICOM Holdings Berhad.
Since then, he has served AirAsia in various positions including instructor and Company Check Airman, Assistant Chief Pilot of Training and Standards and Assistant Chief Pilot of Operations. He was also closely involved in setting up AirAsia Thailand’s flight operations and pilot training. In 2006, he was made Regional Head of Flight Operations before his appointment as Group Director of Flight Operations on 2 January 2015 and as Group Chief Operating Officer on 13 December 2017.