HONOLULU – April 25, 2014 – Hawaiian Airlines has appointed Christopher Keen to the position of director - network strategy. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing and developing Hawaiian Airlines’ route network as it expands into new destinations.
“Christopher brings in-depth, broad-based aviation planning experience and industry knowledge to Hawaiian Airlines that will be key in the continued success of our growth and expansion of services,” said Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines executive vice president and chief commercial officer.
Keen has more than a decade of experience in consulting with airlines on expansion strategies and network planning. Prior to joining Hawaiian Airlines, he served as senior associate at Oliver Wyman, an international management consulting firm, where he consulted with different airline clients on strategic growth plans. Other previous positions include senior manager at SH&E in Boston, Mass. and consultant at GCW Consulting in Arlington, Va.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Brown University and Master of Business Administration degree in marketing and operations management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Keen is filling a position previously held by Timothy Liu, who was promoted to senior director, international sales - Asia.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 10 years (2004-2013) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i.
Now in its 85th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014, subject to government approval. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands.
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