US Airways has promoted Managing Director InFlight Services Sherri Shamblin to vice president, InFlight services. She succeeds Ron Cole, who announced his retirement in September. Shamblin will report to Captain Ed Bular, senior vice president Flight Operations/InFlight.
Captain Bular said, “Sherri’s dedication to excellence, stellar work ethic and aptitude for enabling the success of others will serve our airline well. She will oversee our outstanding flight attendant group as well as all facets of on-board products and services.”
Before joining America West Airlines as a flight attendant in 1986, Shamblin served as an operations specialist in the United States Navy stationed in Japan. She held numerous other positions at America West including customer service manager—baggage, station manager at both Burbank and Indianapolis as well as ground operations manager at Los Angeles International Airport. Shamblin is a graduate of the human resources management program at Western International University. Her new position is subject to approval of the US Airways Board of Directors.