Gary Hammes is the Vice President – Engineering and Quality. His team is responsible for Delta’s Engineering, Engineering Technical Specialists and Technical Services, Reliability, Inspection, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
Prior to joining Delta Air Lines, Gary was the President of Delta Private Jets. He was responsible for overall safety, efficiency and growth of the wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, Inc. His responsibilities included both financial and operational performance, growing the Delta Private Jets brand and providing a seamless travel solution for both private aviation consumers as well as commercial customers, transforming the customer service platform. As the Chief Operating Officer at Virgin Australia, Gary managed all operational functions of the airline, including Flight Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Catering, Safety, Training, Crewing, Ground Operations and System Operations. He also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at both World Airways and ASTAR Air Cargo Inc.