Vice President, InFlight Services
Hector Adler joined US Airways in April, 2009, as vice president, inflight services. Adler oversees the airline’s flight attendants, the inflight dining department and leads all facets of onboard products and services.
Adler brings 35 years of airline and inflight services experience to US Airways. Prior to joining US Airways, Adler served as senior vice president, guest experience for the former Eos Airlines where he was responsible for the onboard and airport experience. Before joining Eos Airlines, Adler was vice president, inflight services for Northwest Airlines where he was responsible for onboard service operations, including catering services and product development, and where he had direct line management of more than 10,000 flight attendants. Adler also worked for United Airlines as a director of international inflight services and Pan American World Airways as vice president of inflight and dining services. He started his career as a flight attendant with American Airlines and held a variety of positions with the carrier over a 15-year period, the last being regional manager of international flight service.
Adler earned a Master of Arts in literature from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in liberal arts from City University of New York. He is fluent in Spanish and Italian and conversational in French and Portuguese.