JetBlue names David Campbell as vice president
Mr. Campbell has more than 30 years of experience in line and staff positions in commercial and military aircraft operations.
He joined American Airlines in 1988 as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician and held several roles of increased responsibility, including Managing Director of Quality Assurance and Vice President Base Operations.
He also held the position of Vice President, Technical Operations, and Chief Operating Officer at American Eagle.
Mr. Campbell most recently served as Vice President of Safety and Operations Performance for American Airlines and oversaw the development and refinement of safety, security and environmental management systems as well as the regulatory relationships with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) and other agencies such as International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Mr. Campbell succeeds Dave Ramage, who will retire from JetBlue later this year after more than 10 years of service. Mr. Ramage will serve as an advisor to Mr. Campbell during this transition.
Mr. Ramage has served as JetBlue's Vice President of Technical Operations since September of 2003. He joined the airline following at a 31 year career at Air Canada where he held a number of different senior positions in the Maintenance and Engineering department, the most recent being Vice President, Operations of the Technical Services business unit. ■