Senior Vice President, Operations
David Seymour is senior vice president, operations reporting to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Robert Isom. In this capacity, Seymour oversees the airline’s operations control center, crew resources and operations planning and analysis. He is also responsible for all of the airline’s technical operations which include the aircraft line and base maintenance operations, aircraft engineering, supply chain, technical planning and the quality assurance groups.
Seymour brings more than two decades of logistics and operational experience to US Airways. He began his career as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army followed by numerous management positions in purchasing, inventory management, distribution and finance. Seymour’s aviation career began with the former America West Airlines in 1999 as director of materials. He was later promoted to senior director, materials and planning, which included oversight of all aircraft material requirements and the management of all repairs and vendors. From December 2002 to April 2008 Seymour served as vice president, operations control and planning, overseeing the airline’s operations control center and the crew resources and scheduling functions. From April 2008 to August 2012, he served as senior vice president, technical operations.
Seymour holds a master's of management in marketing and transportation from Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematical science of operations research from the U.S. Military Academy.