Henry Sunley is appointed Managing Director of Travel Republic and Netflights

London, UK, 13th February 2024: dnata Travel Group UK announced the appointment of Henry Sunley as its Managing Director for travel brands Travel Republic and Netflights. Having successfully led Netflights in the UK as Managing Director for nearly four years, Henry will now also oversee operations for Travel Republic with immediate effect. He will be based between the travel service provider's offices in London and Leyland, and report into Lesley Rollo, CEO of dnata Travel Group UK.

The dnata Travel Group represents the travel division of dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider. Part of the Emirates Group, the group’s history is rooted in Dubai and consists of more than 15 leading international travel brands, with coverage across the world. Its UK portfolio includes B2C brands Travel Republic, Netflights, and Travelbag, and B2B brands Gold Medal, Pure Luxury, Cruise Plus, and Incredible Journeys.

Henry has been part of dnata Travel Group UK for almost five years in various roles within Netflights. Prior to joining the Group, Henry held senior roles for Thomas Cook for almost two decades, with a focus on driving excellence in sales, product, and ecommerce.

Henry Sunley, Managing Director of Travel Republic and Netflights, commented: “I’m really privileged to be taking on the position of Managing Director of Travel Republic, alongside my role within Netflights. This opportunity allows me to utilise my varied travel and online experience to deliver on ambitious growth plans for Travel Republic. I know there are lots of opportunities ahead for these exciting brands, and I look forward to working with my brilliant teams to provide exceptional holidays and flights for our customers.”

Lesley Rollo, CEO of dnata Travel Group UK, added: “In his new role, Henry will leverage his expertise and experience to drive continued growth and innovation across both Netflights and Travel Republic. Henry has been with the dnata Travel Group since 2019 and brings a wealth of experience. He has created a great culture in Netflights, with a focus on delivering an exceptional customer experience, and we look forward to his continued success with Travel Republic.

“As he embarks on a new chapter, we would also like to thank Antonio Fellino for his instrumental role in Travel Republic’s growth and enhancements as a booking platform for UK travellers, setting the business on the right trajectory for future success. On behalf of our teams across the UK and Middle East, we wish Antonio all the best for the future.”

Find out more about the dnata Travel Group and its range of global travel brands at www.dnata.com/travel.