CommutAir names director of quality control and chief inspector

Fast-growing CommutAir has appointed Vernon Berry as Director of Quality Control and Chief Inspector (14 CFR 119), the company said.

Vern will report to CommutAir´s Chief Operating Officer, Joel Raymond, and be based at the company´s main maintenance base in Albany, NY.

Vern will lead CommutAir´s Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Maintenance Records, and CASS functions during a period when it will more than double its fleet of Embraer ERJ145 jet aircraft.

Founded in 1989, CommutAir operates as United Express and is majority-owned by Champlain Enterprises, Inc. and 40% owned by United Airlines, Inc. CommutAir operates ~900 weekly flights to 30+ destinations, using the Embraer ERJ145 aircraft, from bases in Newark, NJ, and Washington-Dulles. CommutAir´s 900+ employees are well-known in the industry for fostering a family culture and a friendly work environment.