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American Airlines Appoints Scott Laurence as Carrier’s New SVP of Partnership Strategy

American Airlines has today named Scott Laurence as Senior Vice President of Partnership Strategy. Mr. Laurence will begin his new role later this month, reporting to American’s Chief Commercial Officer, Vasu Raja.


American Airlines' New Senior Vice President of Partnership Strategy, Scott Laurence - Courtesy American Airlines

Today (March 8, 2022) American Airlines announced the appointment of Scott Laurence as the airline’s new Senior Vice President of Partnership Strategy. Mr. Laurence has over 25 years of airline industry experience, starting his career at U.S. Airways and later holding key leadership roles with United Airlines. He joined JetBlue in 2008 and has held various management roles within the airline’s commercial organization. Since 2019, he served as Head of Revenue Planning with JetBlue, where he led a team responsible for revenue planning and optimization. Laurence holds a B.S. in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He will begin his new role later this month and will report to Vasu Raja, American’s Chief Commercial Officer.


In Tuesday’s announcement, American Airlines’ Chief Commercial Officer, Vasu Raja, said,


“Scott will oversee the team responsible for all of American’s commercial partnerships, including distribution strategy, currency and loyalty partnerships, and global airline partnerships. Scott is a bold and innovative leader and we are eager for him to take all of our enterprise partnerships to the next level for our customers and our airline.”


American Airlines’ purpose is to “care for people on life’s journey.” Shares in the American Airlines Group, Inc., trade on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol AAL and the company’s stock is included in the S&P 500.



Source: American Airlines