Alaska Airlines execs named to Alaska's leadership team

Alaska Airlines´ board of directors elected Todd Sproul and Shane Jones to its growing leadership team in Seattle, the company said.

Sproul will serve as vice president of system operations, a new position, and Jones will be vice president, airport real estate and development, filling a recent vacancy.

In his new role, Sproul will oversee Alaska Airlines´ systems operations control and coordinate with Horizon Air and other regional partners to deliver excellent operational results.

Jones comes to Alaska most recently from Delta Air Lines, where he served as vice president of corporate real estate and airport development.

Alaska Airlines, together with Virgin America and its regional partners, flies 44 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica. With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide.