Captain Azlan Zainal Abidin is the Chief Executive Officer, founding shareholder, and is the largest shareholder of Eaglexpress. He is also the Head of Flight Operations.
He has successfully led the team into making Eaglexpress a leading private, global Umrah/Hajj charter operator.
He is a commercial airline pilot with more than 26 years experience. He is qualified to fly a wide range of aircraft, including the B747-400, DC10-30, Airbus A300-B4, B737-200/400/500, and Gulfstream 450/550/650. He served in the national carrier, Malaysian Airlines, as a Captain in its B747-400 aircraft fleet.
In 1978 he obtained a Diploma in Transport Management that includes aviation subjects such as Control & Organization of Transport, Physical Distribution Management, Management Accountancy & Finance, Manpower & Industrial Relation in Transport Quantitative Methods, Transport economics and Transport Technology.