Mr. Olson most lately served as managing director for American Airways’ built-in operations middle and has been on the airline together with two predecessor carriers, US Airways and American West. He started his profession within the airline trade as a customer support consultant at America West in 2004.
In his new place, Mr. Olson will report back to Joanna Geraghty, JetBlue’s president.
“I’m excited to welcome Steve to JetBlue together with his expertise throughout so many facets of aviation from upkeep and dispatch to the airport and the ops middle,” she stated in a press release.
Alex Battaglia, Mr. Olson’s predecessor at JetBlue, lately introduced his retirement after 15 years on the New York-based airline and 40 years within the trade.
Mr. Olson, who’s a licensed business pilot, studied at Emory-Riddle Aeronautical College. He’s additionally a licensed plane dispatcher.
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