Changes Ahead For Envoy Leadership Team

Kara McKinney named Vice President Finance & Planning

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Envoy Air Inc., the largest wholly owned regional airline subsidiary of American Airlines Group (AAG) announced a change to its leadership team.  

With the retirement of Patricia Delgadillo, Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer, the company announced that Kara McKinney will succeed Patricia and serve as Vice President Finance & Planning.  

Kara previously served as Director of Ground Handling & Financial Planning, leading the team that oversees Envoy’s budget and financial obligations. She has worked on a number of key initiatives over the past few years and is both experienced and capable of stepping into this leadership position.

“Kara will be a great addition to our leadership team,” said Pedro Fábregas, President and Chief Executive Officer at Envoy. “She’s an energetic and experienced professional that will have new opportunities to contribute in a leading role – just one example of the opportunities for growth we provide at Envoy.”   

Kara joined the company in 2009 as a Financial Analyst and has served in a variety of roles, including Manager of Cooperative Advertising & Marketing and Controller for Envoy’s Flight Operations. ACN

SOURCEAero Crew News, March 2019
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Envoy Air Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) operating nearly 180 aircraft on about 900 daily flights to more than 150 destinations. The company’s more than 14,000 employees provide regional flight service to American Airlines under the American Eagle brand and livery and ground handling services for approximately 15 airlines, including American. The company was founded in 1998 as American Eagle Airlines, Inc. following the merger of several smaller regional carriers to create one of the largest regional airlines in the world. Envoy is headquartered in Irving, Texas with large operations in American’s hubs, including Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles. On April 15, 2014 the company changed its name to Envoy Air Inc. to distinguish the company from the American Eagle brand, under which several carriers operate regional flight service for American. American Airlines Group is the holding company for American Airlines, US Airways, and Envoy. Together, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 339 destinations in 54 countries.


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