Alaska Airlines elects Kurt Kinder VP of maintenance and engineering
Previously, Mr. Kinder served as Alaska's managing director line maintenance for more than ten years.
In addition, he has led in labor relations efforts, strengthening trust within his department.
His first job with Alaska came in 1988 when he began washing aircraft tails.
Mr. Kinder started his career in general aviation in Kent, Washington, performing electrical and structural modifications on small aircraft. ■