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Matteo Curcio, S.V.P. - Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India (EMEAI)

Matteo Curcio is Senior Vice President for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India (EMEAI) based in Paris. He is responsible for overseeing all commercial activities across the EMEAI region and developing long-term growth opportunities with Delta’s joint venture partners Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic.

Prior to his current position he served as Vice President – Asia Pacific where he was instrumental in implementing our successful joint venture with Korean Air. In addition, Matteo spent more than seven years leading Delta’s commercial transformation in the Asia Pacific region, including significant expansion of our trans-Pacific network in Korea, Japan, and China.

Matteo joined Delta as General Manager for Transatlantic and Transpacific Network Planning, leading Delta’s unparalleled expansion in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East during 2006-2008. Then, he was promoted to Director of Alliance Strategies where he had key responsibility in the development of Delta’s Joint Venture with Air France-KLM, as well as the implementation of many strategic bilateral partnerships with other carriers.

Matteo began his career with KPMG Consulting, Rome, Italy, as a Business Strategy Consultant. In this role Matteo led various business plans and restructuring projects in the transportation industry.

Matteo then moved to Alitalia S.p.A., the largest Italian airline, where he served as Manager/Director in network planning, revenue management and corporate strategy.

Originally from Naples, Italy, Matteo has a B.A. in Economics from the Universita’ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II.