Envoy Air Names Seasoned Airline Executive John D. Nicks Senior Vice President, Corporate Services

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Envoy Air Inc., the largest wholly owned regional airline subsidiary of American Airlines Group (AAG), has named John D. Nicks to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Services.

“With more than 40 years of experience in this industry, John is an incredible leader and asset to Envoy,” said President and CEO Pedro Fábregas. “His extensive knowledge of airport operations, scheduling, procurement, Information Technology and Human Resources has contributed to the growth of Envoy, as the industry has evolved over the years.”

Nicks joined American Eagle in 1988 as Vice President of Administration, managing the Human Resources, Information Technology and Corporate Real Estate departments for what was then a multi-carrier regional airline group. In 1998, he played an instrumental role in combining the original five airlines to form American Eagle, Inc., one of the largest regional airlines in the world. Prior to joining American Eagle, Nicks served as Vice President Schedules and Planning and Vice President Customer Service for Air Virginia.

Nicks’ responsibilities include leading a group of multifaceted departments for Envoy including Purchasing, Contracts, Inventory Control and Logistics, Stores, Vendor Relations Management and Product performance. Additionally, he oversees the airline’s Trade Compliance and Regulatory programs, as well as Corporate Real Estate functions.

“John brings many years of operational insights to the table, and is highly respected by colleagues, vendors and suppliers alike,” added Fábregas. “Envoy is fortunate to have someone with John’s background and experience guiding our organization.”

Envoy Air Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, operates over 170 aircraft on about 1,000 daily flights to 150 destinations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas and Caribbean. The company’s 15,000 employees provide regional flight service to American Airlines under the American Eagle brand and ground handling services for many American Airlines Group flights. 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 hubs in Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, Miami and New York, with a large ground handling operation in Los Angeles. Connect with Envoy on Twitter @EnvoyAirCareers, on Instagram @EnvoyAirCareers, and on Facebook at Facebook.com/envoyaircareers and Facebook.com/EnvoyPilotRecruitmentACN

SOURCEAero Crew News, August 2018
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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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