Mr Stevan Sipka
Casual Lecturer

About Stevan


Stevan is currently the Executive Manager Aero-Partnerships for Western Sydney Airport. Stevan is responsible for developing aero relationships, acting as the primary liaison with commercial and cargo airlines, looking to expand their services and access to the growing population and economy of Western Sydney.

Stevan has over 22 years of airline experience. He commenced his career in the airline industry as a Revenue Planning Analyst at Qantas Airways in Australia. In his Qantas managerial positions, he developed a wealth of knowledge across revenue management, commercial strategy, alliances, marketing and strategic planning. Throughout his career Stevan has leveraged his economic knowledge and business experience to successfully launch new distribution channels, exceed all revenue, brand and PR targets and ensure excellent cost savings.

After 17 years with Qantas, Stevan joined Virgin Australia as General Manager Revenue Planning where he successfully formed a new department to drive the organisation’s commercial strategy through revenue forecasting and target setting.

Stevan joined Air Serbia in August 2013 as part of the transformation project from Jat Airways to Air Serbia, including the re-launch and rebrand of the airline. Stevan was PMO/Commercial Executive, tasked with reshaping the commercial functions of the airline to align with world best practice. In late 2014 Stevan returned to Australia, as VP for Asia Pacific for Air Serbia with the responsible for implementing and developing sales and marketing plans within the region, along with designing and developing a regional business development strategy.

 

Teaching Responsibilities


  • AVIA2501 - Airline Marketing Strategies