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Dillman to oversee flight operations at Airlines for America

Washington DC-based industry trade organisation Airlines for America said it has named Don Dillman to the role of Managing director of flight operations.

Dillman joins A4A after holding management positions in flight operations and operations control at two major US carriers.

Most recently, Dillman served as vice president of network operations control at United Airlines (NYSE: UAL), where he led the integration of the Continental and United Airlines operations control centers after the carriers merged in 2010.

Dillman also held various management positions, including Managing director of flight operations and systems operations control for American Airlines (OTC: AAMRQ), where he was also a Captain and a Federal Aviation Administration-certified check pilot.

At A4A, Dillman will represent member carriers on operational issues, including pilot qualification and training and international standards and procedures. He will also serve as one of A4A´s primary liaisons with key government agencies, including the FAA, the National Transportation Safety Board and the Transportation Security Administration.

Dillman joins A4A on Aug. 26. He will report to Paul McGraw, vice president of operations and safety.

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