Monday, May 6, 2019

Robert Binns appointed president of Air Wisconsin

Robert (Rob) Binns has been appointed president of Air Wisconsin. The announcement came in a company press release on Monday. Binns will oversee all aspects of operations and performance initiatives for Air Wisconsin and will report directly to Christine Deister, the airline's chief executive officer.

Binns brings over 25 years of airline and industry-related experience to his new role, including chairman and CEO of Global Aviation Holdings, a holding company for World Airways and North American Airlines. He has also held CEO, CFO, CMO and other executive roles at Hybrid Enterprises (Lockheed Martin), TransMeridian Airlines, Pegasus Aviation and Trans World Airlines.

Binns holds a Master of Business Administration as well as a BA in history and political science from the University of Kansas, and an MA in political behavior from the University of Essex (England). He is also a Certified Internal Auditor. Since 2007, Binns has served on the Carter Center Board of Councilors in Atlanta.

Air Wisconsin Airlines, founded in 1965, operates over 300 departures daily to 32 states in partnership with United Airlines. With service to approximately 70 cities throughout North America, Air Wisconsin carries nearly five million passengers annually.

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