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Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation Names New Director of Maintenance

19th November 2008 - 05:20 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced that Kevin Gordon has been promoted to the position of director of maintenance, reporting directly to managing director of maintenance Ed Baranowski. In his new position, Kevin will be responsible for maintenance control, planning; heavy maintenance; technical stores; powerplant operations, and production control at our Philadelphia, Norfolk and Milwaukee maintenance facilities. Kevin's qualifications for this position include extensive experience in maintenance operations as well as excellent program management, continuous improvement, and implementation skills.

"Air Wisconsin's engine reliability statistics rank among the best in the industry due in large part to Kevin's exceptional competence and leadership skills," noted Baranowski. "I look forward to the leadership and innovative business and process development skills Kevin will bring to this position."

Gordon brings extensive knowledge and experience to his new role. After joining Air Wisconsin in 1983 as an airframe and powerplant mechanic, Gordon was promoted to a maintenance supervisor. Additionally, some of the positions Gordon has held while at Air Wisconsin include: member of the startup team creating maintenance control (1985); manager of powerplant operations (1998) and director of powerplant operations (2001 to present).

Gordon received his Airframe and Powerplant License from Colorado Aerotech in Broomfield, Colorado in 1981.

Air Wisconsin, the largest privately held regional airline in the United States, operates as US Airways Express, scheduling nearly 500 departures per day to 69 cities in 26 states and two Canadian provinces. The fleet includes 70 Canadair Regional Jets. Additionally, Air Wisconsin performs ground-handling services for United Express and Northwest Airlines at over 30 locations throughout the country.

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