Posted on: 30 June 2014
Frontier Airlines has named Rick Zeni as its new chief information officer (CIO), with responsibility for the airline’s information technology and operations, including computer systems, networks and data security.
“We are pleased to have Rick’s depth of experience in both technology and aviation on our team,” remarked David Siegel, CEO, Frontier Airlines. “I am confident he will provide the right level of leadership for our business as we seek new ways to utilise technology to improve our customer service experience and operational efficiency.”
A 30-year veteran of the aviation industry, Zeni brings expertise beyond technology with experience in revenue management and operations research. Previously, Zeni was an executive at JetBlue Airways for nearly seven years where he served most recently as vice-president – IT business solution delivery, having joined the company as vice-president revenue management. Previously, he held the position of managing director, pricing and revenue management development at US Airways. Zeni began his career working the ramp at Newark International Airport for Piedmont Airlines.
“This is an exciting time at Frontier as the airline continues its evolution into an ultra-low cost carrier,” Zeni commented. “I am happy and eager to join the team that is bringing low fares and more travel opportunities to its customers.”