Aviation industry veteran Ken Haley has been named executive vice president of Scottsdale-based Commuter Air Technology. Effective April 11, Haley will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s non-government business, including new product development and sales and marketing.
The company, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, has delivered more than 100 of its signature CATPASS 250 airplanes to a variety of customers, including commuter and regional airlines. The CATPASS 250 is a King Air 200 equipped with a special package of 18 enhancements installed by Commuter Air Technology. The aircraft enhancements, which range from cargo pods to wilderness tires, may also be purchased separately, enabling King Air products to do more while operating more effectively and efficiently. Commuter Air Technology has delivered more than 1,800 individual enhancements to a variety of King Air operators.
Most recently, Haley managed the service department at Cutter Aviation in Phoenix, where he supported a variety of light and medium jets and turboprop aircraft, including King Airs. In addition to aircraft maintenance and inspection, he has a strong background in aircraft sales, customer service and management.
“Ken is well known and respected in the aviation industry,” said Sharon Thuell, president. “His specialized experience and knowledge will be invaluable as we take Commuter Air Technology to the next level of success.”
In addition to its success in the commercial marketplace, Commuter Air Technology has opened new markets for CATPASS 250s, delivering aircraft to government and special mission operators for surveillance, maritime patrol, search and rescue, counterterrorism and electronic reconnaissance roles around the world.
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