CommutAir appoints Subodh Karnik as president & CEO
announced the appointment of Subodh Karnik to President and CEO,
effective immediately. Karnik's appointment follows the finalization,
upon receiving regulatory approvals, of the previously announced
agreement with United Airlines for the introduction of Embraer
50-seat jet aircraft at CommutAir.
has strikingly impressive qualifications for the job of leading our
company into the new role which United has entrusted to us",
said CommutAir's Chairman, John Sullivan, in a company press release. "His career has
spanned over thirty years of direct leadership responsibility in
operations, finance, marketing and planning at some of the largest
airlines in the world, including senior corporate officer positions
at Delta, Continental and Northwest. He has headed up global
airline consulting at ICF-SH&E; one of the world's leading
aviation consulting firms and has been part of the consulting
practice at Ernst & Young. He was President and CEO of
Global Aero Logistics, parent company of World Airways, North
American Airlines and ATA. The list continues to several
turnaround projects, including Jet Airways (India), Air Pacific
(Fiji) and Air Jamaica".
operating as United Express, is majority owned by Champlain
Enterprises LLC, an airline holding company. Today,
CommutAir operates a large fleet of Bombardier Q200/Q300 aircraft
with more than 650 weekly flights to 29 airports.