Rick Salanitri, President of Delta Flight Products, has spent his career working to improve the onboard experience for commercial airline passengers. He has held various engineering and leadership roles for the U.S. Department of Defense and a major U.S. airline, as well as commercial airplane interior modification and manufacturing companies.
In 2015, Rick joined the Onboard Product team at Delta Air Lines, where he led the company’s Wi‐Fi and In‐Flight Entertainment initiatives pertaining to the onboard customer experience. In his current role, Rick oversees all aspects of Delta Flight Products, a Delta Air Lines subsidiary created to design, develop, manufacture and certify aircraft interior components.
Rick earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from Wake Forest University.