ARLINGTON, Va., April 23, 2002—US Airways today named Dan McDonald as its new vice president of fleet planning. US Airways also broadened Jeffery McDougle’s responsibilities to vice president of finance and treasurer, consolidating what was previously two officer-level positions into one. They begin their new roles on April 25, 2002.
McDonald, who has spent 10 years in airline planning, most recently was director of fleet planning at Delta Air Lines. He will be responsible for all aircraft planning and acquisitions, as well as fleet product management. McDonald will report jointly to senior officers in finance and marketing. He holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of North Dakota.
McDougle’s responsibilities will include managing US Airways’ capital markets and aircraft financing, insurance, risk and cash management, pensions and investment programs. He also retains responsibility for US Airways’ purchasing and fuel functions.
“Both of these individuals have extensive aviation knowledge and experience and bring a tremendous amount of talent and energy to these important positions,” said David Siegel,
US Airways president and chief executive officer. “Dan and Jeff will play an extremely vital role in helping to chart the company’s future direction.”
McDougle previously was treasurer of US Airways from 1999-2001. Prior to joining US Airways in April 1998 as assistant treasurer, McDougle held various senior-management positions at other airlines. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Biology, both from West Virginia University.