IRVING, Texas, – 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.
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