FORA.tv Speaker - David Cush
With over 22 years of management experience at some of the world's biggest airlines, David Cush was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Virgin America on December 10, 2007. In Mr. Cush's time with Virgin America, the Company has experienced record-setting growth and has swept all the major reader-based travel industry best-in-class awards, including "Best Domestic Airline" in both Travel and Leisure's World's Best Awards and CondÃ© Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Cush has held key leadership roles overseeing all aspects of the airline business including Finance, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service and Operations. Prior to Virgin America, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales at American Airlines, where he was responsible for all sales activity worldwide, including Latin America, Europe and Asia. In his career at American, Cush also gained significant operating experience, having held the position of vice-president of American's St. Louis hub, where he ran airport operations for more than 200 daily departures and over 7,000 employees.
06.08.11 | 00:38:16 min
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