Posted on: 21 April 2010
Aircell has promoted John Wade to the post of executive vice president and general manager, business aviation services.
Wade is responsible for overseeing the success and direction of the company’s rapidly growing business aviation services division in Broomfield, CO. He reports to Michael Small, Aircell’s president and CEO.
Since Wade joined Aircell in November 2008, the company has launched two significant new inflight connectivity products in the business aviation market – the Aircell High Speed Internet system and its SwiftBroadband solution.
Wade has more than 22 years of experience in avionics and inflight communications. Prior to joining Aircell, he served as chief technical officer and general manager at inflight mobile phone and internet provider OnAir. He has also held senior executive positions at Tenzing Communications, PRIMEX Aerospace Company and GEC Marconi In-Flight Systems, among others.