Senior Vice President Flight Operations/InFlight
Captain Ed Bular is US Airways’ senior vice president, flight operations. Bular oversees the airline’s flight operations, flight training, simulator engineering, flight technical publications and contract training. Prior to his current role, he held the position of vice president, flight operations, from 2002 to 2006.
Bular began his aviation career in the Air Force and flew T-37s, T-38s, T-33s, A-7s, B-52s and KC-135s. He hired on as a line pilot with USAir in 1980, and has subsequently held the positions of check airman; designated FAA examiner; manager, flight training; assistant chief pilot; senior director, flight operations and vice president, flight operations. Bular has been flight qualified on the Boeing 727, 737, 757 and 767 as well as the McDonnell Douglas DC9, and is currently qualified to operate the Airbus A330.
Bular retired from the military after seven years of active duty and 13 years in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla.