Christina joined Sydney Airport in the role of Business Development Manager in September 2013. As part of her role, Christina is responsible for driving aviation growth through attracting new airlines to Sydney as well as working with incumbent airlines to develop their existing services to Sydney. Christina’s work is carried out in the key markets of South East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Africa, Middle East, and Central and South America. Christina has extensive experience in her field, having previously worked for 8 years at Munich Airport in Traffic Development. As Director of Traffic Development, Christina drove aviation growth into Munich Airport from a portfolio of airline clients in Southern Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Key achievements during her work at Munich Airport included doubling seat capacity and passenger numbers from Asia-Pacific to Munich Airport, as well as expanding passenger volumes and capacity from Southern Europe. Christina has continued to drive aviation growth in Sydney Airport, successfully delivering a number of new airlines and routes to Sydney, including a five weekly Cebu Pacific service from Manila to Sydney as well as a daily Qatar Airways service from Doha to Sydney which she’s since grown to a double daily service. At the same time, Christina has successfully managed existing relationships at Sydney to develop increased services from incumbent airlines to Sydney including Emirates’ fourth daily Dubai – Sydney service and Singapore Airlines’ fifth daily Singapore – Sydney service. Since joining Sydney Airport, Christina has overseen a period of extensive growth in international passenger numbers and capacity from the Middle East, leading to the utilisation of previously untapped revenue streams for airlines, Sydney Airport and the respective economies of the two regions.