WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Air Transport Association, the trade group representing major U.S. airlines, has named David Castelveter as vice president of communications. Castelveter, former director of corporate communications for US Airways, will oversee all of the association’s external and internal communications efforts.
Castelveter joins ATA with 28 years of airline industry experience. He began his aviation career in 1977 with Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Airlines, which became US Airways and has held a variety of positions at the airline, including management roles in operations, sales, marketing, and public relations. He most recently served as US Airways’ managing director of corporate communications, responsible for the company’s external and internal communications and investor relations.
Castelveter also served on active duty in the U.S. Navy, and in Army National Guard and Army Reserve. A Vietnam veteran, he recently retired as a master sergeant and chief of Army Reserve public affairs at the Pentagon.