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ARI mourns the passing of Alan Edwards

John ‘Alan’ Edwards

With great sadness ARI announces the sudden death of John ‘Alan’ Edwards. Alan was engaged by ARI’s Middle Eastern division as Senior Retail Consultant at Qatar Airways Duty Free in Doha, Qatar.

“It is with profound sadness that ARI advises of the sudden and untimely death of our colleague John ‘Alan’ Edwards,” said ARI CEO Jack MacGowan

“Alan was very well known within the travel retail industry and had worked with a number of organisations stretching back some 30 years, including Alpha, Scorpio, Virgin Atlantic and ARI. A popular and respected colleague, Alan will be remembered not only as a dedicated and consummate professional but also as one of the most convivial and engaging characters in our industry.

“Alan’s death has come as shock to everyone at ARI and Qatar Airways Duty Free. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Lesley, their children Rebecca and Chris and all their extended family and friends at this sad time.”

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