Atlas Air further reshuffles management team, effective Jan 2020

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood October 30, 2019 11:08

Atlas Air further reshuffles management team, effective Jan 2020

Atlas Air is promoting James Forbes to executive vice president and chief operating officer of the company, effective January 1, 2020.

Forbes will succeed John Dietrich as chief operating officer.

Back in July, Atlas announced that Dietrich will assume the role of chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2020.

In addition to his role as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Atlas Air Worldwide, Forbes will serve as chief operating officer of the company’s subsidiaries Atlas Air inc and Southern Air Inc.

Forbes has over 30 years of aviation operating experience, including more than 20 years with Atlas Air Worldwide. He is currently senior vice president, chief operating officer for Southern Air. In this role, he has been responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day Southern Air operation, including flight, ground and technical operations, as well as safety, performance and customer satisfaction.

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood October 30, 2019 11:08