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Southwest Airlines names new vice president flight operations

23 May 2014

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) reported that Captain Craig Drew has been named vice president flight operations.

In his new role, effective June 2, Drew will be responsible for the airline´s flight operations functions, which include 10 pilot bases nationwide, crew scheduling, and the flight training center.

Drew began his Southwest career in 1990 as a first officer and was promoted to captain in 1994. He earned a bachelor of science from Brigham Young University and a master of science from California State University.

In its 43rd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), with AirTran, operates more than 3,600 flights a day. Its website is at


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