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Ex-Travel Weekly Editor Joins 80:20 Communications

Miscellaneous - 9th July 2013

S Longbottom_8020 Comms 3aGuildford, 9 July 2013 – Following a number of client wins, aviation, travel and transport PR consultancy 80:20 Communications ( is expanding its team with the addition of Sarah Longbottom as associate director.

Sarah brings more than 16 years’ experience of aviation and travel to the agency. She is a former editor of ‘Travel Weekly’ and ‘TTG Middle East & North Africa’ – travelling extensively in the region to interview senior industry figures – and was deputy editor of ‘Air Cargo Week’. Since moving into public relations, Sarah has served as head of PR, UK & Ireland, for Italian operator MSC Cruises, and as a senior account director at travel PR firm Rooster.

As well as leading several of 80:20 Communications’ largest accounts, Sarah is joining the company’s management team to help drive continued growth.

80:20 Communications’ founder Marc Cornelius says: “Our clients look to us for sector knowledge, an insider’s grasp of the media and great programme execution. Sarah is a superb fit on all fronts.  With wide-ranging experience that includes airlines, travel agencies, destinations, cruise lines and aerospace manufacturers, she really deepens our talent pool and we are delighted to welcome her to our senior team.”