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  • Joe Breitfeller

JetBlue Appoints Melinda Maher as VP, Financial Planning & Analysis and Structural Cost

JetBlue has named Melinda Maher as the company’s new Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis and Structural Cost. Ms. Maher joins the carrier from Amazon, where she served as Senior Finance Manager at Amazon Transportation Services.

JetBlue’s New Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Structural Cost, Melinda Maher - Photo Credit: JetBlue / Businesswire

On Monday (July 18, 2022), JetBlue announced the appointment of Melinda Maher as the airline’s new Vice President – Financial Planning & Analysis and Structural Costs, reporting to JetBlue’s CFO, Ursula Hurley. Ms. Maher joins JetBlue from Amazon, where she served as Senior Finance Manager for Amazon Transportation Services since 2020. Prior to joining Amazon, she served as a Director in Financial Planning & Analysis at Alaska Airlines for a period of four years. Between 2013 and 2016, Maher was also a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis at JetBlue.

In Monday’s announcement, JetBlue’s Chief Financial Officer, Ursula Hurley, said,

“At JetBlue we’re deeply committed to setting our company up for long term success by having a competitive and sustainable cost structure. Melinda and her impressive finance experience both in and outside of our industry will be a significant asset to our work in this key foundational area for JetBlue.”

JetBlue’s new VP – Financial Planning & Analysis and Structural Cost, Melinda Maher, added,

“I’m so honored to step in to lead the FP&A and structural cost teams as the company continues to expand and diversify. JetBlue has an incredible brand, great people, and many competitive advantages that will help us continue to win over the long term.”

Melinda Maher is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has also earned her MBA from Babson University. Additionally, she is a licensed commercial pilot and flight dispatcher.

JetBlue is ‘New York’s Hometown Airline®’ and a leading carrier in Boston (BOS), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO) and San Juan (SJU). The airline carries guests to destinations across more than 110 destinations across the U.S., Caribbean, Latin America and the United Kingdom (London Heathrow and Gatwick). JetBlue Airways Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBLU.

Source: JetBlue / Businesswire

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