American Airlines has added to its technical operations teams.
Bill Cade is promoted to vice-president of base maintenance and engines, replacing Bill Collins who leaves the airline.
Cade will oversee teams managing aircraft repairs, overhaul and modification at AA’s heavy maintenance bases in Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Dallas/Fort Worth and Tulsa.
AA has also appointed Craig Barton to vice-president – technical services.
Barton will be responsible for the planning and resource management for all line and heavy maintenance and manage all strategic project planning for technical operations.