Dothan, Alabama – July 21st, 2015 –Commercial Jet Services LLC (CJ), a leading provider of heavy Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) to the passenger and cargo aviation industry appoints Mr. R. Keith Johnson to the position of General Manager, taking the place of Mr. John Schildroth who resigned to pursue other interests.
Johnson started his career in aviation as an Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent while serving in the United States Air Force in the late seventies, where he received the Meritorious Service Medal. Since then he has served in progressive management positions with companies including Delta Airlines, Comair, Air Wisconsin and recently AAR where he served as Vice President Operations for one of their repair stations.
“We are very pleased that Keith has joined our team and truly believe he will make a significant contribution towards our continued growth,” says David Sandri, President and CEO of Commercial Jet. “Black Belt Six Sigma certified, Keith brings with him an impressive track record in operations management including many years as General Manager, Continuous Improvement for Delta Airlines,” concludes Sandri.
Commenting on his appointment, Keith Johnson said; “I recognize what has been achieved here in Dothan in such a short period of time and I am very excited about our growth opportunities and to work with our team in enhancing execution and service delivery for our customers.”
About Commercial Jet
Commercial Jet is an FAA and EASA approved repair station that specializes in scheduled and unscheduled heavy maintenance; line maintenance; modification services; complete airframe inspections; freighter conversions; interior modifications; avionics upgrade programs and complete aircraft painting. The company product offerings also include lease return services, and refitting passenger and cargo aircraft for return to market. With a combined of over half-a-million square feet (46,000 square meters) of multi-bay hangar facilities in Miami (MIA), Florida and Dothan (DHN), Alabama, Commercial Jet provides quality MRO services to passenger and cargo airlines, owners, lessors and military customers. Aircraft types supported include B717, B727, B737, B757, B767, DC8, DC9, DC10/MD-11, MD80/90, A320, A300 and the Bombardier CRJ family.
Commercial Jet Contact:
David M Sandri
+1 (305) 341-5150