PHOENIX—Elise Eberwein is joining America West Airlines as its vice president of corporate communications. Eberwein will be responsible for overseeing the company’s media relations and employee communications.
According to America West chairman and chief executive Doug Parker, “As we continue the transformation of America West, Elise will lead the development of strategies to increase and improve communications with customers, business partners and the communities we serve. Most importantly, and a key component of our turnaround, is our quest to improve our internal communication with our employees. Our employees have worked diligently to successfully distinguish America West operationally and financially, and we will continue to build upon that momentum by fostering a culture of teamwork working toward one shared vision.”
Eberwein has more than 17 years combined airline experience, most recently with Frontier Airlines where she spent five years leading that company’s media relations, employee communications, customer relations, community relations and government affairs activities.