Since 2019, Mr Dunkerley serves as Non-Executive Director of Spirit Airlines Inc., a NASDAQ listed US airline, and, since 2018, of Volotea Airlines, a privately-owned low-cost airline operating in Europe.
Between 1989 and 1999, he held various senior positions at British Airways Plc. in a corporate strategy capacity as well as in regional roles in Europe and the USA encompassing notably the management of sales, marketing, customer services, operations, finance, industrial relations, human resources and alliances. Thereafter, Mr Dunkerley successively served as President and COO of Worldwide Flight Services, a leading multinational ground handling business, as Executive Vice President at the San Francisco-based aviation consultancy firm, Roberts Roach & Associates and as COO at Sabena Airlines Group.
In 2002, he joined Hawaiian Airlines, first as President and COO and from 2005 as President and CEO where he led the transformation of the company from bankruptcy into one of the world’s most successful airlines from which he retired in 2018.