MELBOURNE, Fla., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveTV, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), today announces that Chris Collins will join the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Chris will report to Glenn Latta, LiveTV's President and co-founder.
"We are excited that Chris will be joining the LiveTV Team," said Glenn Latta. "I have known and worked closely with Chris for many years; both when he was Vice President at JetBlue and also when he was COO of Frontier, one of LiveTV's customers. His capability and knowledge of airline operations will be invaluable as we launch our Ka-band broadband connectivity service later this year."
"I am honored to be joining LiveTV, a well-positioned global leader for IFEC," said Chris Collins. "I have seen LiveTV's product impact on customer loyalty first-hand and look forward to sharing my knowledge and expertise at this very exciting time of growth for LiveTV."
Mr. Collins comes to LiveTV with domestic and international aviation experience spanning more than 25 years. Most recently, Chris was COO of Wizz Air headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. Chris has previously served in leadership positions at JetBlue and Continental Airlines.
LiveTV is the world's leading provider of live in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems for commercial airlines. Founded in 1998 in Melbourne, Florida, LiveTV has installation and maintenance locations around the world to support the more than 700 aircraft equipped with its products. Current customers include JetBlue, United, Frontier, Alitalia, Virgin Blue, WestJet and Azul. For a full listing of products and partners, or for more information, please visit www.livetv.net. LiveTV is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways.