Wings of Alaska promotes former COO Rob McKinney to presidency

Posted: Sunday, February 21, 2010

JUNEAU - John Beardsley, CEO Wings of Alaska is proud to announce the appointment of Rob McKinney to the title of President Wings of Alaska.

"Rob is instrumental to the success of our company. He has consistently demonstrated a high skill level in both operations and business, along with a strong work ethic. He understands safety is our number one priority followed closely with superb customer service," reports Beardsley.

McKinney is a graduate of Purdue University - Aviation Technology and holds an MBA from Ellis College. He is also trained and experienced as a commercial pilot. "We're very proud to be providing service in Alaska," McKinney said. "We want service to all communities to be safe, and reliable. This is our focus."

"The opportunity before me is one that complements my background and I'm eager to continue leading this company towards a direction of expansion and outstanding customer service. I look forward to continuing the tradition that Wings has of providing an efficient model for safe and cost effective travel connecting Southeast Alaska."

Wings of Alaska is a dba of Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, an FAA Part 135 certified scheduled air carrier founded in 1983. In 2008, AJA expanded business to provide service to additional smaller communities. They now operate 115 daily scheduled flights during the weekdays to Gustavus, Skagway, Haines, Hoonah, Kake, and Excursion Inlet from Juneau, as well as five Pacific Northwest cities, and five Mid-South cities dba SeaPort Airlines in the Lower 48. For more information, visit www.wingsofalaska.com or call 789-0790.



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