Calling It A Career: American Eagle President And CEO Announces Retirement Plans | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 10.31.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.31.14 **
** Airborne 10.29.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.29.14 **
** Airborne 10.27.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.27.14 **

Sat, May 22, 2010

Calling It A Career: American Eagle President And CEO Announces Retirement Plans

AMR To Announce Successor In Coming Weeks

American Eagle President and CEO Peter Bowler has chosen to retire after a distinguished 26-year career with American and American Eagle, AMR Corp. announced Thursday. "It has been the highlight of my airline career to be the President and CEO of American Eagle," said Bowler. "I am grateful for the opportunity to have served with the wonderful people of American Eagle and am proud of the fact that we have successfully navigated more than 11 years of constant change."

Bowler added, "We responded quickly to the dramatic events of our times - from 9/11 to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; from epidemics to oil spikes and the global financial crisis. Unlike many competitors, American Eagle avoided bankruptcy or labor strife, established an excellent safety culture and safety record and revitalized our fleet and facilities."

"For more than a decade, Peter has led the American Eagle team through one of the most challenging periods in our industry. He has also been a key member of American's Executive Committee during this period," said AMR Chairman and CEO Gerard Arpey.

Arpey added, "With a comprehensive understanding of the airline business and a deep concern for Eagle's people, he has overseen the transition of American Eagle to one of the largest regional jet operators in the world, offering over 1,600 flights a day to destinations throughout the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico. I offer my sincere thanks for his leadership and many contributions to American and American Eagle."

Bowler joined American in 1984 and held a variety of staff and line positions in the Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, and Information Technology departments at American before moving to American Eagle in 1998. He will stay on in his current role until a successor is named.

FMI: www.aa.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 10.31.14: SpaceShipTwo Lost, GAMA's 3Q/14 Report, AEA Counters FAA

Also: More TFRs, Pelton on Aviation Outreach, Type Clubs Speak Out, NGPA Leader Lost, KICT King Air Accident In a statement posted on the Virgin Galactic website, the company said:>[...]

SpaceShipTwo Suffers An 'In Flight Anomaly'

Two Pilots On Board, Witnesses Report Seeing One Parachute Virgin Galactic says that SpaceShipTwo suffered a serious 'in flight anomaly' during a test flight Friday.>[...]

Airborne 10.31.14: SpaceShipTwo Lost, GAMA's 3Q/14 Report, AEA Counters FAA

Also: More TFRs, Pelton on Aviation Outreach, Type Clubs Speak Out, NGPA Leader Lost, KICT King Air Accident In a statement posted on the Virgin Galactic website, the company said:>[...]

Airborne 10.29.14: Antares Launch Failure, GAMA Responds, Another 'Roadable'???

Also: Dragon Returns, Quadcopter Flown At Airliner?, Classic Aero-TV: Redhawk, Diesel Flt School Airplanes, WWII Bomber Found The unmanned Antares rocket built by Orbital Science C>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.01.14)

Craig Baker's F-105 Site A well done site featuring all things Thunderchief. Great combat stories, photos, audio and video clips.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC