Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs

Mike Minerva is vice president, legal and government affairs. His responsibilities include overseeing the company’s interactions with state and local governments, the acquisition and disposition of the airline’s corporate real estate and the development and construction of all improvements to the airline’s properties and facilities.

Minerva has more than 16 years of aviation industry experience all within US Airways. After three years in private law practice, he started his airline career in 1994 as vice president of human resources for Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of US Airways Group, Inc. In 1999 Minerva joined US Airways as director, labor relations and most recently held the position of vice president and deputy general counsel, where he was in charge of handling a variety of legal issues facing the company.

Minerva holds a Juris Doctor from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla. and a bachelor’s degree from Lake Forest College in Illinois.