United Airlines has appointed Mike Hanna as Senior Vice President of Airport Operations.
In this role, Mike will oversee the carrier's
worldwide airport operations, including United Ground Express, a
wholly owned subsidiary of United.
Mike most recently served as Vice President of
United's Chicago O'Hare hub and has more than 25 years of aviation
He has held roles in all areas of airport operations,
including cabin cleaning, lavatory servicing, fueling, ramp and
Prior to overseeing the airline's team at O'Hare,
Mike held positions of increasing responsibility at United's San
Francisco hub, ascending to Vice President of Airport Operations
where he led both the airline's San Francisco and Los Angeles
hubs. He has also served as General Manager of United's operations
in Seattle, Salt Lake City and Ontario, California.
Mike will continue to lead operations at O'Hare
until the airline names his successor.
"In his 22-year career with United, Mike has led
from the heart, empowering employees and making strategic
decisions that have continually fueled and supported United's
success," said Jon Roitman, the airline's senior vice president
and chief operations officer. I look forward to his leadership of
the airport operations team as we help the best employees in the
business navigate the challenges of the pandemic and begin to
return our airline to the kind of culture, growth and prosperity
we all want to see."
Mike holds a dual degree in marketing and
management from Humboldt State University and a certification in
human resources from Loyola Marymount University. He is married
and has three children.
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