John Beavers was named vice president - Engineering, Quality and Training in March 2017. He is responsible for aircraft maintenance and fleet management including engineering, quality control/inspection, quality assurance, technical training and reliability.
Since 2008, John served as managing director - Powerplant, APU & Component Engineering, responsible for engineering specifications, reliability and operation of the airline's engines, auxiliary power units and components, as well as tooling. Prior to that, he served as senior manager of 737 systems and structures engineering. John began his career in 1975 with TWA as a senior engineer, and he has held many technical and leadership roles within the maintenance and engineering organization.