JetBlue promotes Checketts to VP, network planning

JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) has appointed John Checketts as the carrier´s new vice president, network planning, effective immediately, the airline said.

Checketts will oversee the execution of the company´s network strategy through the route planning, schedule planning and charter functions. He will report to Scott Laurence, JetBlue´s senior vice president, airline planning.

Checketts joined JetBlue in 2004 and has held various roles in revenue management, financial planning and analysis, and route planning. Most recently, he served as director, route planning.

JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights.