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2011-05-05 15:31:00

APPLETON, Wis., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced that it has hired R. Keith Johnson as vice president of maintenance reporting directly to president and CEO James Rankin. In his new role as leader of the maintenance department, Johnson will assume responsibility for all decisions relevant to airworthiness, serviceability, and flight safety, and will serve as Air Wisconsin's primary maintenance liaison with the FAA and other regulatory bodies....

2011-04-22 13:52:00

APPLETON, Wis., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced it has promoted Bob Frisch to the position of vice president of flight operations, reporting directly to President and CEO James Rankin. In his new role, Frisch will assume responsibility for all flight operations as well as inflight services. "Bob is a strong leader with great operational vision," noted Rankin. "In Bob's former role as managing director of flight operations, he demonstrated...

2010-07-29 16:44:00

APPLETON, Wis., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced it has named Gary Pratt to the position of director of maintenance, reporting directly to Ed Baranowski, managing director of maintenance. In his new role, Pratt will assume leadership of the maintenance operations division, where he will be responsible for decisions relevant to our maintenance operations in Philadelphia, PA, Milwaukee, WI and Norfolk, VA, as well as oversight of sourced maintenance...

2010-06-07 12:21:00

APPLETON, Wis., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced it has promoted Mark Niebauer to the position of director of systems operation control (SOC) reporting directly to Managing Director of SOC and Crew Resources, Jeff Joy. In his new role, Niebauer will assume leadership responsibility of the Dispatch group, where he will be responsible for daily operational control for all decisions relevant to the US Airways Express operations. "Mark has excelled...

2010-05-14 10:35:00

APPLETON, Wis., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced it has promoted Chris White to the position of managing director of safety, reporting directly to President and CEO Jim Rankin. "I am very excited to have Chris as a member of our senior leadership team," noted Rankin. 'Since filling the role of Interim Managing Director of Safety in January, Chris has been instrumental in initiating a strategic review of our numerous safety programs and bringing a...

2009-12-08 16:55:00

APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced it has promoted Rick Edmondson to the position of hub director at their Washington Dulles hub operation, reporting directly to Vice President Customer Service, Vince Portaro. In his new role, Edmondson will assume responsibility for all decisions relevant to the United Express operations. Additional aspects of Edmondson's responsibilities include monitoring and measuring Air Wisconsin's operations to...

2009-04-03 14:22:00

APPLETON, Wis., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation announced today that it has completed its 1,000,000th revenue flight on the CRJ-200, a 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet manufactured by Bombardier. This is the first aircraft type Air Wisconsin has operated to reach this 1,000,000 mark since the company first began service in 1965. When the CRJ-200 was inaugurated in February of 1999, Air Wisconsin averaged 228 departures per day and just over 83,000 per year. Today,...

2009-01-13 17:42:00

APPLETON, Wis., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation reports traffic for December 2008. Air Wisconsin operates as US Airways Express, scheduling nearly 500 departures per day to 69 cities in 26 states and two Canadian provinces. The fleet includes 70 Canadair Regional Jets. TRAFFIC STATISTICS 2008 2007 Change Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 146,648 154,467 -5.1% Available...

2008-12-26 15:25:00

APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced that Kenny Young has been promoted to the position of director of applications and planning, reporting directly to managing director of IT Jeff Main. In his new position, Kenny will be responsible for all application software development, software package selections, application management and IT systems planning at Air Wisconsin. In addition to the software and development and management aspects...

2008-12-07 15:37:00

APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation reports traffic for November 2008. Air Wisconsin operates as US Airways Express, scheduling nearly 500 departures per day to 69 cities in 26 states and two Canadian provinces. The fleet includes 70 Canadair Regional Jets. TRAFFIC STATISTICS 2008 2007 Change Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 147,477 172,994 -14.8 % Available Seat...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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