Alaska Airlines hires vice president, sales

Alaska Airlines has named David Oppenheim vice president of sales, responsible for strengthening and growing relationships with Alaska´s corporate travel customers, the company said.

His role will help the airline further its business growth, develop new products and services and guide expansion into key corporate markets nationwide. Alaska added 44 new routes last year, on top of its 38 new routes from its acquisition of Virgin America.

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. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North America Satisfaction Study for 10 consecutive years from 2008 to 2017. Learn more about Alaska´s award-winning service at and Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).