JetBlue has announces the appointment of William Cade as the carrier’s new Vice President, Technical Operations. Cade joins JetBlue early next month to oversee the airline’s maintenance, materials, quality, engineering and technical purchasing functions.
A 30-year industry veteran, Cade most recently served as Vice President, Base Technical Operations for American Airlines. Cade has held several leadership roles at American serving as Technical Operations Managing Director for various regions for over 15 years.
Prior to American Airlines, Cade worked at Trans World Airlines holding numerous positions, including Director Maintenance in Los Angeles. Cade began his aviation maintenance career with Pan American World Airways as a sheet metal mechanic and is a licensed Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) technician.