Bandet was appointed CEO of HOP! on 1 July 2019. With over 23 years of experience with Air France/Air France-KLM, he has served in various positions: operations research, network and fleet, marketing, crew rostering and cargo. Bandet was the Head of Public Affairs for Air France for four years, between 2013 and 2016. He is a member of Air France’s executive committee and sits on the boards of Transavia France and Air Corsica. He is also a Vice President of the FNAM (the association of French airlines, airports and ground handlers).