TEMPE, Ariz., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) announced that Paul Wroble has been appointed vice president, maintenance operations. In this new position, Wroble will oversee the company's line and heavy maintenance organizations. Wroble will be based in Charlotte, N.C. and report to David Seymour, senior vice president, technical operations. He starts his new position on Monday, June 25, 2012.
"Paul brings decades of maintenance and engineering experience to US Airways, building on the airline's award-winning technical operations team performance," said Seymour. Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance magazine recently presented US Airways with the 2012 Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of the Year Award for demonstrating outstanding achievement and innovation in the area of technical operations.
Wroble will lead the heavy maintenance organizations, including US Airways' base maintenance operations, all contract heavy maintenance operations, ground service equipment (GSE) operations and the company's line maintenance operations supporting the hub operations in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Phoenix, as well as all other line maintenance stations.
Most recently, Wroble served as vice president, maintenance and engineering for Pinnacle Airlines where he was responsible for all aspects of maintenance and engineering for Pinnacle's aircraft fleet. During his tenure, the maintenance and engineering organization experienced notable operational improvements. Previously, he worked in Northwest Airlines' maintenance and engineering organization for more than 20 years. He started his career there as a powerplant engineer and worked his way up through successively more responsible positions. Under his leadership, the line maintenance and GSE maintenance operations experienced significant performance improvements and reduced costs. Prior to joining Northwest Airlines, he was an aircraft engine technical representative for GE.
Wroble earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Technology from Purdue University and his Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Wroble and his family will be relocating from St. Paul, Minn. to the Charlotte, N.C. area.
About US Airways
US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates more than 3,200 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The airline employs more than 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide, operates the world's largest fleet of Airbus aircraft and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than 20,500 daily flights to 1,293 airports in 190 countries. Together with its US Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million passengers each year and operates hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Phoenix, and a focus city in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance magazine presented US Airways with the 2012 Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of the Year Award for demonstrating outstanding achievement and innovation in the area of technical operations. US Airways was the only airline included as one of the 50 best companies to work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style magazine's 50 Report for 2010 and 2011. The airline also earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index for six consecutive years. The Corporate Equality index is a leading indicator of companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. For more company information visit usairways.com, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at Facebook.com/USAirways. (LCCG)
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