SOURCE: JetBlue

January 07, 2015 09:58 ET

JetBlue Appoints Tony Lowery, Vice President Technical Operations

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 07, 2015) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today announces the appointment of Tony Lowery as the carrier's new Vice President, Technical Operations. Lowery joins JetBlue this week to oversee the company's engineering, maintenance, materiel, and quality functions. He will report to Jeff Martin, JetBlue's Senior Vice President, Operations.

Lowery comes to JetBlue from Qantas Airways, where he served as Head of Maintenance Operations since 2011. Prior to Qantas, he was Senior Director of Maintenance Production at Southwest Airlines in Dallas, and served in a variety of maintenance and supply chain roles at US Airways.

"We are pleased to welcome Tony to JetBlue as our next head of Tech Ops," said Martin. "Tony's extensive professional background in the maintenance field coupled with his focus on culture and cultivating talent is a great addition to the senior leadership team." 

Lowery added: "I'm truly excited to be joining a growing company like JetBlue that is broadly recognized for its terrific people and commitment to excellence. I am honored to be leading JetBlue's 1,000+ maintenance and materiel professionals."

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 30 million customers a year to 87 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 825 daily flights. Service to Cleveland will launch April 30, 2015. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

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