Iron Maiden Singer Nails Job at British Airline

September 16, 2010  |  5:09pm

Bruce Dickinson, beastly metalhead, former frontman of Iron Maiden and … long-time pilot gets a promotion.

The raucous rocker now boasts the title as marketing director of Astraeus, a Gatwick Airport-based charter airline in London.

“In a demanding industry he is a man who can cope with pressure,” Astraeus’s chief commercial officer, Shaun Monnery told the Guardian. “Whether as a 757 captain or in front of 50,000 Iron Maiden fans, or senior airline and aviation managers.”

And how metal is that?

Get airborne with Iron Maiden’s 1983 jam “Flight of Icarus” below:

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