Discussing :: Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

Former Kiwi Air CEO Ewan Wilson knows what it feels like when you’re flying high in business – but also what it feels like to fail. The former CEO of Kiwi Air launched his ‘nuts and cola’ airline during the early 1990s with immediate success – but then the problems started.  In his bestselling novel Dogfight Ewan outlined the behind-the-scenes drama that led ultimately to the demise of Kiwi Air. Now in his new book Help! My Plane’s On Fire he talks about how he rebuilt his life.  He talks about his rise from public and catastrophic business failure and complete financial collapse to his new start as a pilot, city... read full article

#1

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

looks fascinating :)

#2

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

Right from the start Ewan Wilson opened the doors - literally - for Hamilton to be creative and unique. A step that has not only helped Hamiltons' economy but in turn developed an International service for alot of people not only in the Waikato to be available on their door step. A unique individual that deserves much more recognition.

Thanks Ewan.

#3

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

this is on my must read list

#4

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

Great piece of advice - always have a grey haired person to bounce ideas off... nothing is 100% original, everything has been seen before in one sense or another

#5

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

They say to make a small fortune in the aviation business, you have to start with a large one.
Sounds like a really interesting book.Will have to check it out!

#6

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

Dogfight was a fantastic read and I cant wait to get hold of this one as Ive no doubt it will be just as good if not even better....

#7

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

Ewan has some very heartening words of wisdom especially learning from mistakes and getting back up after failure - I'm following his advice on the latter and can't wait to read the latest book.

#8

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

this guy sounds amazing, not letting things get him down. Wish I could be more like him. Its great that after losing it al he stil helped others instead of hiding nad giving up. Good on him.

#9

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

Awesome!

#10

Former Kiwi Air CEO Still Putting Out Fires

Looks great. Great advice considering the economic climate we are living in.Will definately read.

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