Marilyn Andre is the Senior Manager Campus operations of Boeing Flight Services Australia (BFS). Marilyn is responsible for leading the overall performance of the campus to provide flight-crew and maintenance training services to aircraft operators in the region.
BFS is a strategically located network of campuses providing training and support services to customers on a global scale. BFS Australia has been formed in partnership with Virgin Australia. The training centre is located at Melia Street, adjacent to Brisbane International Airport in Queensland. BFS Australia delivers flight-crew and maintenance training to a wide regional base of customers operating aircraft platforms such as: B777, B737, B717, E190 and AEW&C 737 (modified).
Prior to joining the BFS Australia organization, Marilyn held senior leadership positions in training and education as well as in the aircraft industry. She has worked as a qualified pilot (domestic and international). Marilyn founded Skyclass Aviation in Johannesburg, offering both airline charter and cargo flights throughout Southern Africa. Since her arrival in Australia, she has held the position of Aviation Course Coordinator at Swinburne University of Technology and the Operations and Program Manager of RMIT University Flight Training School. Marilyn has also worked as the Director of Studies and Trainer in China for the Australian Vocational Institute.
Marilyn is a Bachelor of Commerce graduate (Honors), holds Pilot type ratings in Airbus A319/A340, Boeing 747-400 and Jetstream J41 and training and educational qualifications.
Marilyn is a member of the Boeing Australia Holdings Board of Directors, Managing Director of Boeing Flight Services Australia. She is a council member of The Women in Aviation Australian Chapter and The Air Force Cadets National Council.