A Conversation with Alaska Airlines' President: Regional Transportation and Connectivity | December BDA Breakfast

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  • Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 7:30 - 9:00am

A Conversation with Alaska Airlines' President: Regional Transportation and Connectivity

There is no question: our region is growing and the effects are felt both on the ground and in the air. So how can we as a region respond and adequately prepare? Alaska Airlines - Puget Sound’s hometown airline and BDA member - will provide the audience with the “30,000-foot view” on growth and its impacts on the Downtown core. Ben Minicucci, President of Alaska Airlines, will share regional trends in aviation, opportunities, and challenges facing commercial air service. Secure your seat today for our December BDA Breakfast.  

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About the Speaker

Ben Minicucci | President - Alaska Airlines

As president of Alaska, Ben is responsible for both operations and commercial functions. He’s leading the execution of the company’s strategic plan including a focus on Alaska’s network, flight schedule, sales, revenue management, safety and operations, marketing and real estate.  Ben has contributed in various roles of increasing responsibility at Alaska since starting in 2004.

Before joining Alaska Airlines, Ben spent seven years serving in a variety of roles at Air Canada and served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Ben holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada. He’s currently on the board of directors for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business Center for Leadership & Strategic Thinking.


Jill Scheuermann
SVP and Washington Middle Market Sales Leader - KeyBank
2020 Incoming BDA Board Chair


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