President & CEO
NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC)
David Barger is the Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the board of directors of JetBlue Airways. He joined the board in September 2001 and served as President from August 1998 - September 2007.
Between 1998 and 2007, Mr. Barger also served as the company's Chief Operating Officer. From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Barger served in various management positions with Continental Airlines, including Vice President, Newark hub. He held various director level positions at Continental Airlines from 1988 to 1995. From 1982 to 1988, Mr. Barger served in various positions with New York Air, including Director of Stations.
Mr. Barger is Chair of the RTCA NextGen Advisory Committee, serves on the Executive Committee and the Board of Governors of the Flight Safety Foundation, as well as with Pencil, a non-profit organization devoted to improving public education in New York City. He is the immediate past president of the Wings Club, an aviation group, and is on their Board of Governors.
Mr. Barger attended the University of Michigan.
Keynote: The NextGen Advisory Committee - Paving the Way for NextGen
Panel: The NextGen Advisory Committee - The Path Forward