January 21, 2012 1 Comment
ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AEROSPACE PROFESSIONALS BOARD MEMBER NAMED FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN CHIEF PILOT AT THE WORLD’S LARGEST AIRLINE – UNITED AIRLINES
Captain James Simons, Jr.
Chicago, IL(BlackNews.com) –United Airlines, the world’s largest airline, has named an African American chief pilot of one its five U.S. regions. Captain James Simons, Jr., a United Airlines pilot for 22 years, will manage 1,450 pilots for the Chicago-based airline’s Northeast Region, which is headquartered at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va. He is a member of the board of directors of the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP). Read more of this post