Surf Air names Sullivan President of Air Mobility

Former operations boss Jim Sullivan is returning to Surf Air as President of Air Mobility.

By Doug Gollan, June 13, 2024

Jim Sullivan will become President of Air Mobility at Surf Air, starting July 15th, returning for a second stint.

Sullivan has recently served as Interim CEO and COO of Lynx Air, a Canadian commercial airline.

Previously, he was vice president of flight operations at JetBlue Airways and Frontier Airlines and COO of Great Lakes Airlines, a regional airline.

Sullivan brings two decades of executive experience in the industry, including as a pilot for Frontier Airlines.

He was SVP of Surf Air Operations from 2014 to 2017.

As President of Air Mobility, Sullivan will be responsible for the entire scope of air operations and commercial strategy of its air travel brands and scheduled and on-demand charter services, including safety, compliance, dispatch, reliability, crew management and training, network planning, and aircraft maintenance.

“Jim brings with him his decades of experience across operational functions in aviation as both a pilot and a C-suite executive, giving him the unique ability to lead our air mobility team, upholding the highest standards of safety, reliability, and passenger experience,” said Deanna White, Interim CEO and COO of Surf Air Mobility.

Sullivan will oversee Surf Air, Southern Airways, and Mokulele Airlines in his new role.

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