Delta Air Lines President Ed Bastian will be the featured guest speaker at the regular bi–monthly meeting of the Atlanta Aero Club scheduled for Feb. 16.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta provides service to 357 destinations in 66 countries on six continents while employing more than 80,000 employees worldwide. Bastian will address the challenges Delta faces operating in a global economy.
Prior to his appointment as president, Bastian served as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He joined Delta in 1998 as vice president of finance and controller and was promoted to senior vice president in 2000. A 1979 graduate of St. Bonaventure University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Bastian serves on the boards of directors of Habitat for Humanity International and the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta.
The meeting is scheduled for Noon on Feb. 16 in the Grand Ballroom of the Capital City Club, 7 Harris St., downtown Atlanta. The cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members and includes lunch. A networking hour begins at 11 am with check in at 11:30 am. Reservations can be made by calling 800-878-7555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Atlanta Aero Club was founded in 1984 by Lockheed Aircraft Co. executives and is one of the oldest continuous operating aviation clubs in the US. With nearly 250 members, the Atlanta Aero Club has operated as a chapter of the National Aeronautics Association (NAA) since its inception. The club meets bi-monthly at the downtown Capital City Club and regularly invites key aviation business leaders as guest speakers. For more information: AtlantaAeroClub.org