-- Former ExpressJet Executive Joins JetBlue University --
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today
announced the appointment of Brad Sheehan to the role of Vice President,
JetBlue University. Sheehan joins JetBlue effective today and will
report to JetBlue's Senior Vice President Safety, Security and Training,
In his new role, Sheehan will be responsible for leading JetBlue’s
training programs. He will play a critical role overseeing JetBlue’s
education, training and development for crewmembers across the entire
"With Brad's vast experience and depth of knowledge he will be well
suited to lead our training team at JetBlue University," said Christie.
"We are committed to continuing to provide industry-leading training
programs and learning initiatives for our crewmembers. I am pleased to
have Brad supporting us in these ongoing efforts at JetBlue University."
"I'm excited to join JetBlue and step into this new role," said Sheehan.
"I look forward to working with JetBlue’s training team on continuing to
deliver programs that are empowering, effective and inspiring at JetBlue
Brad comes to JetBlue from ExpressJet, the world’s largest regional
carrier, where he most recently served as the airline’s Senior Vice
President – Operations, responsible for the carrier’s flight operations
and system operations center.
In his 18 years with ExpressJet, Brad has also served as a line check
airman, instructor pilot, training program manager, chief pilot,
director of corporate safety and as vice president of flight operations,
overseeing the airline’s 4,000 pilots. His two decades of experience in
a variety of roles at ExpressJet (and Atlantic Southeast Airlines, with
whom it merged with in 2010) position him well to lead our learning
initiatives at JetBlue University
A native Philadelphian, Brad graduated from Auburn University with a
B.S. in Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™, and a leading carrier
in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando,
and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 32 million customers a year to
96 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of
900 daily flights. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.
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Source: JetBlue Airways