Michael Trestl began his career within Lufthansa Group in the corporate development department at Edelweiss Air AG in Zurich in 2011, which he headed from 2014 to 2017. He then moved to Swiss International Air Lines and took over as Head of Strategy and CEO Office. From 2018 to 2020, Trestl was responsible for the Swiss flag carrier's network planning as Head of Network Management. With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, he additionally took over management of the "RESTART Commercial" programme. Since 1st January 2021, Michael Trestl has been a member of the Executive Board of Austrian Airlines as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In this role, he is responsible for the corporate areas Network Management & Revenue Steering, Sales, IT and Austrian Brand Experience.