Appleton, WI (PRWEB) June 24, 2011
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced it has promoted Edward Spry-Leverton to the position of director of flying and chief pilot, reporting directly to vice president-flight operations Bob Frisch. In his new role, Spry-Leverton will provide leadership for all flight operations personnel, line check airmen and pilots. In addition, he will ensure the implementation of appropriate procedures and standards, and maintain safe and reliable flight operations in accordance with DOT/FAA regulations, the pilots’ collective bargaining agreement, and company policies and procedures.
Spry-Leverton brings extensive knowledge and experience to his new role. Since joining Air Wisconsin in 2005 as a first officer, Spry-Leverton has assumed increasing responsibility in the positions of captain and regional chief pilot.
“Given Ed’s past experience, I am confident that he will be an effective leader of Air Wisconsin’s pilot group,” noted Frisch. “I look forward to working with him as he assumes leadership of our professional team of pilots.”
Spry-Leverton holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Studies from Cass Business School in London. In addition to the Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ), his qualifications include airline transport, CL-65 PIC Type Rating and FAA First Class Medical.
Air Wisconsin, the largest privately held regional airline in the United States, operates as US Airways Express, scheduling nearly 500 departures per day to 70 cities in 26 states and two Canadian provinces. The fleet includes 70 Canadair Regional Jets (CRJ-200). Additionally, Air Wisconsin performs ground-handling services for United Express at United’s Washington Dulles International hub and 22 other cities throughout the country.
Additional information can be found at http://www.airwis.com.
Contact: Corporate Communications