oneworld Alliance Welcomes Nathaniel Pieper as New CEO

oneworld Appoints Nathaniel Pieper as CEO

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The oneworld® alliance announced the appointment of Nathaniel (Nat) Pieper, a seasoned airline industry professional, as its new CEO.

Currently Senior Vice President of Fleet, Finance, and Alliances at Alaska Airlines, is set to helm the oneworld® alliance as its new CEO starting April 1, 2024.

I’m thrilled to join the oneworld family and collaborate with these best-in-class carriers,” said Pieper upon his appointment. “With a bright future ahead, I’m ready to drive the alliance toward even greater success in its next 25 years.


oneworld highlighted Pieper’s focus on strengthening partnerships and ensuring a seamless, unparalleled travel experience for customers worldwide during his leadership.

Celebrating 25 Years of oneworld®

This year, oneworld® celebrates its 25th anniversary, having launched on February 1, 1999.

The alliance was established by its founding members – American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and Qantas – with the aim of enhancing connectivity and flexibility for passengers.

It also sought to reward frequent flyers with special benefits and privileges. Over the past 25 years, oneworld® has served nearly nine billion customers across its member airlines.