Jul 19, 2017: Delta Private Jets, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, named Gary Hammes as President. Hammes will be responsible for DPJ’s financial and operational performance as well as growing the brand and finding opportunities to provide customers flawless travel options on Delta.
Hammes comes to DPJ from Virgin Australia, where he served as chief operating officer, managing a 130-aircraft fleet and a global airline operation. He also worked at World Airways and ASTAR Air Cargo Inc.
“I am pleased to join Delta Private Jets and work with a strong team of leaders to create an even more dynamic, innovative and service-oriented culture to transform our position in the industry,” he said.
In recent years, Delta Private Jets has grown its private jet charter fleet to more than 70 aircraft in the light, mid-size, super-midsize and large aircraft categories, all with in-flight Wi-Fi and other customer amenities. The unique Delta Private Jets Card permits customers the opportunity to purchase travel on a private jet as well as on commercial Delta flights around the globe.