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Watterson appointed VP Planning and Revenue Management

MEDIA RELEASE

Hawaiian Airlines has announced the appointment of Andrew Watterson as its vice president of planning and revenue management. He began work April 11.

Andrew Watterson

Watterson is responsible for Hawaiian’s flight scheduling, route planning, revenue management,and ticket pricing. He reports to Glenn Taniguchi, Hawaiian’s senior vice president of marketing and sales, and fills the position previously held by Avi Mannis, who was appointed to an expanded role as vice president of marketing in Hawaiian’s recent corporate realignment.

Taniguchi said, “Andrew brings to Hawaiian the kind of in-depth, broad-based aviation planning experience and industry knowledge that will be essential to the continued success of our growth and expansion of services.”

Before joining Hawaiian, Watterson spent the past 12 years with the prestigious consulting firm Oliver Wyman in Dallas, serving as a partner in the aviation, aerospace, and defense practice.

His aviation experience included working with several U.S. and European airlines to overhaul their pricing and yield management models, increase ancillary revenues, and improve revenue management.

Prior to that, Watterson spent three years with Ernst & Young in their Atlanta and Paris offices serving clients in various industries as an operations management consultant.

His background also includes four years of service in the U.S. Army as an intelligence analyst and operator while stationed in the Republic of Panama.

Watterson graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, earning a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in European business. He later attended Vanderbilt University where he earned a Masters in Business Administration in operations management and ranked in the top 5 percent of his class.

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