Doherty Joins Etihad Airways Engineering as Head of Sales

David Doherty has joined Etihad Airways Engineering as the head of Sales. Etihad Airways Engineering says Doherty will be responsible for implementing their commercial strategy, strengthening their international customer portfolio and exploring new partnership opportunities worldwide. Doherty has more than 20 years of aviation experience, and most recently was at Monarch Aircraft Engineering as head…

Golan Joins Universal Avionics as Rotorcraft BD Manager

Tal Golan has been appointed to the newly created position of Rotorcraft Business Development manager at Universal Avionics (UA). Tal joins UA with an extensive aviation and business development background and 20 years of experience in the commercial aviation industry as a pilot of both rotor and fixed wing aircraft. “The addition of Tal signals…

Alaska Airlines Names Von Muehlen SVP Maintenance

The Alaska Airlines board of directors has selected Constance von Muehlen to be senior vice president of maintenance and engineering. Beginning Jan. 21, von Muehlen will lead Alaska’s maintenance and engineering employees, and all safety, compliance and operational performance of the airline’s mainline Boeing and Airbus fleet. Most recently, von Muehlen led Horizon Air’s operational…

Brumitt Appointed VP, Aerospace and Defense of Maine Pointe

Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe announced the appointment of Christopher Brumitt to its industry leadership team as vice president, Aerospace & Defense. He is taking over the role previously held by David Kleine, who recently retired. Brumitt is a seasoned professional who has worked within the implementation consulting industry for more…

ManaAir Acquires ExpressJet

ManaAir announced the successful completion of its acquisition of ExpressJet Airlines. ExpressJet flies for United Airlines as a United Express carrier. In 2019, ExpressJet will grow its fleet with 25 new dual-class Embraer E175 aircraft. The first delivery is scheduled for April. Subodh Karnik will serve as president and CEO of ExpressJet. Karnik has more…

Claude Alber to Head Collins Aerospace in Europe

Claude Alber has been named vice president of Collins Aerospace in Europe. Alber will create Collins Aerospace’s enterprise strategy for Europe which the company says is to deliver new growth and provide innovative solutions to customers. He was previously vice president and managing director, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Rockwell Collins. “Alber’s ability to…

C&L Names Salim Regional Sales Mgr. for Asia

C&L Aerospace announced that Isham Salim has joined C&L Aerospace in the new position of Regional Sales manager, Asia. Salim will lead sales and marketing activities in the commercial and regional airline segments for Asia. “Isham is an accomplished and well-known sales leader in the Asian airlines market,” said Martin Cooper, senior vice-president Sales.” We…

Wall Colmonoy Aerobraze OKC Adds Lockbaum to Nicrocraft Aircraft Exhaust Roster

Wall Colmonoy Aerobraze Oklahoma City has added Jim Lockbaum as business development manager for Nicrocraft Aircraft Exhaust Systems. Lockbaum is responsible for developing business opportunities for Nicrocraft. This includes developing relationships with new and current customers and markets to grow the Nicrocraft product line including new and overhauled aircraft parts, mufflers and exhausts. Lockbaum has…

Proudfoot Makes Key MRO Appointments

Proudfoot, an operational transformation consultancy, has expanded with three new team members: Michael Howard, executive vice president, MRO Americas, Aaron Heidel, vice president of Operations, MRO Americas, and Jonathan Robinson, vice president of Operations, MRO Americas. This follows the appointment of managing director, Dennis Santare in April 2018 who is in charge of Proudfoot’s MRO…