SkyWest Airlines names new VP to oversee airport operations

Utah-based SkyWest Airlines has announced it has named aviation industry veteran Greg Wooley to the new position of Vice President — Airport Operations, effective September 6, 2019, the company said.

In this position, he will be responsible for airport ground operations at all SkyWest and vendor-handled locations, as well as the development and implementation of their respective operational procedures and policies.

He will oversee ground equipment, corporate real estate, ground personnel training, and will work with our partners to support a reliable and positive customer experience. Wooley assumes the role as Steve Black retires after 28 years with the airline.

Wooley takes on this new role with more than 25 years of aviation experience, including leadership positions in airport services, inflight and maintenance training and standards, as well as flight standards and regulatory compliance. He served most recently as Vice President of Flight Operations for ExpressJet Airlines, where he oversaw the safe operations of more than 400 daily departures.

SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), has nearly 14,000 aviation professionals operating 2,500 daily flights that connect millions of passengers each month to 261 destinations across North America.