Alaska Airlines appoints Shane Tackett as new executive vice president of planning and strategy

Alaska Airlines announced Tuesday the appointment of Shane Tackett as executive vice president of planning and strategy, which will lead this new division of the airline as part of the strategy of market optimization.

The airline has also announced that it will integrate the commercial section under the leadership of the president and operations director, Ben Minicucci. This change will ensure that the business strategies and operations of the company are blended.

Tackett, with 18 years of experience on Alaska Airlines, will oversee financial planning and revenue analysis, e-commerce and business transformation, as well as leading the labor relations team.