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Chapman Freeborn appoints Frank Mattern as Manager Private & Commercial Jets D-A-CH

Frank Mattern

Chapman Freeborn Airmarketing GmbH has restructured the passenger business in Cologne and appointed Frank Mattern as Manager Private & Commercial Jets D-A-CH. Under his leadership, Frank will manage VIP and Executive Charter products as well as developing and expanding charter flights for MICE groups for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Frank Mattern took over the management of Chapman Freeborn’s German passenger division on the first of January 2022. He has worked at Chapman Freeborn for three years as a passenger charter broker. However, Frank Mattern has been active in the aviation industry for over 15 years.…

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