Airlines for America Names Jeffrey Miller, Managing Director, Flight Operations

WASHINGTON--()--Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today named Capt. Jeffrey Miller as Managing Director of Flight Operations. Miller joins A4A from Ameriflight where he is Vice President of Operations.

Miller will provide flight operations leadership and strategic direction to the A4A Operations Council, A4A Airlines Operations Committee, A4A Training Committee and related work groups and task forces. He will also liaise with A4A members, industry stakeholders the Federal Aviation Administration and other governmental agencies to advocate on flight operations issues.

“Jeff’s strong background in flight operations and safety make him an excellent addition to our team,” said A4A Vice President of Operations and Safety Paul McGraw. “As a pilot with years of flight operations leadership, Jeff understands well our industry’s commitment to safety and to improving the efficiency of the national air space for our customers. We look forward to working with him to best represent the U.S. airline industry.”

“I look forward to joining A4A and working with the member airlines, the governmental agencies, industry, and organizations associated with flight operations,” said Capt. Miller. “I can’t imagine a better time to be in the airline industry or a better organization to be working for.”

He begins on May 4, and will report to McGraw.

Prior to joining Ameriflight in 2014, Miller held several operations positions with National Airlines, AirTran Airways, as well as the U.S. Air Force where he ended his 20-year career as the Deputy Operations Group Commander for the 89th Airlift Wing. Miller was a check airman on the C-141 for the Air Force and a captain on the Boeing 717 for AirTran. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy; a Master of Science degree from the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and was the Certificate Director of Operations for two Part 121 carriers and one Part 135 carrier.

ABOUT A4A

Annually, commercial aviation helps drive nearly $1.5 trillion in U.S. economic activity and more than 11 million U.S. jobs. Airlines for America (A4A) vigorously advocates on behalf of the American airline industry as a model of safety, customer service and environmental responsibility and as the indispensable network that drives our nation’s economy and global competitiveness. Our member carriers and their affiliates transport more than 90 percent of all U.S. airline passenger and cargo traffic.

America needs a cohesive National Airline Policy that will support the integral role the nation’s airlines play in connecting people and goods globally, spur the nation’s economic growth and create more high-paying jobs. A4A works collaboratively with the airlines, labor groups, Congress and the Administration to improve air travel for everyone.

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Contacts

Airlines for America
Melanie Hinton, 202-626-4034
Managing Director, Airline Industry Public Relations and Communications
mhinton@airlines.org
or
Victoria Day, 202-626-4141
Managing Director, Corporate and Member Communications
vday@airlines.org
or
Vaughn Jennings, 202-626-4209
Managing Director, Government and Regulatory Communications
vjennings@airlines.org
or
Jean Medina, 202-626-4033
Senior Vice President, Communications
jmedina@airlines.org

Release Summary

Airlines for America named Capt. Jeffrey Miller as Managing Director of Flight Operations.

Contacts

Airlines for America
Melanie Hinton, 202-626-4034
Managing Director, Airline Industry Public Relations and Communications
mhinton@airlines.org
or
Victoria Day, 202-626-4141
Managing Director, Corporate and Member Communications
vday@airlines.org
or
Vaughn Jennings, 202-626-4209
Managing Director, Government and Regulatory Communications
vjennings@airlines.org
or
Jean Medina, 202-626-4033
Senior Vice President, Communications
jmedina@airlines.org