Mesa Airlines adds vice president to senior staff

Mesa Airlines, Inc. said that Jameson Año will join the Company as its next Vice President of Inflight Services.

Jameson brings more than 25 years of airline industry experience to the role.

Año began his career as a flight attendant at both Northwest Airlines and United Airlines. In his 20 years at United, he held numerous inflight and station management positions with increasing responsibility, most recently serving as Senior Manager of United Express Performance.

Kenley Brown, who joined Mesa in 2003 as a line flight attendant and has served as Vice President of Inflight Services since 2006, will assume the Texas-based position of Vice President of Customer Service and Station Operations. Prior to joining senior management, Brown served as an IOE instructor and inflight supervisor overseeing numerous Mesa crew bases.

Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines operates as American Eagle from hubs in Phoenix and Dallas/Fort Worth and as United Express from Washington Dulles and Houston. Founded on a mesa in New Mexico in 1982 by Larry and Janie Risley, Mesa currently operates 122 aircraft, with more than 616 daily system departures to 105 cities, 37 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico. The company has approximately 2,800 employees and plans to hire an additional 1,000 in the next two years