New York-based JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that Captain Charles (Bart) Roberts has been named Vice President, Flight Operations reporting to Jeff Martin, Senior Vice President, Operations. In this role, he will be responsible for leading JetBlue's 2,800 pilots across the network.
A Pacific Northwest aviation professional, Hyde will lead community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States and Hawaii, collaborating with civic leaders and organizations affecting Alaska Airlines.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term, effective immediately.
Mike Campbell, Executive Vice President Human Resources & Labor Relations, has informed Delta's Board of Directors of his decision to retire on October 1, 2014, after 40 remarkable years in the industry.
For the past three and a half years, Hall was Senior Analyst with the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI), supporting DHS S&T, USCG Headquarters, USCG Atlantic Area, and the National Strike Force Coordination Center.
Benjamin Smith, previously Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer, is appointed to the new role of President, Passenger Airlines. In addition to his current responsibilities, Mr. Smith will now have cost as well as revenue oversight for passenger airline activities, with a view to optimizing the operating profitability of Air Canada, consistent with organizational structures at other large U.S. and European airlines. Mr. Smith continues to report to Mr. Rovinescu in this role.
Jack Smith, currently Southwest Airlines' Vice President of Ground Operations, is being promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations, overseeing Technical Operations, Ground Operations, and Cargo and Charters. Jack is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, joining Southwest from AirTran Airways, where he served as Senior Vice President of Customer Service.
The Los Angeles Convention Center is the focal point of the City's tourism strategy: to drive economic development and job creation by attracting convention business, out of town visitors, and the related hotel, restaurant, and entertainment revenue they generate.