Miami, Florida (July 6, 2020) - Global Crossing Airlines Inc. (TSXV: JET) (the "Company" or "GlobalX") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Christian Toro as Vice President of Technical Operations and Director of Maintenance.
Mr. Toro comes to Global X with 35 years of experience and following successful tenures at both Southwest Airlines, where he served as Chief Inspector and Allegiant Airlines, where he served as both Chief Inspector and later Vice President of maintenance and Engineering.
During his tenure at Allegiant, Toro was instrumental in working through the airline's MD-80 reliability issues, and then successfully transitioning the airline to a modern fleet of Airbus A320s. At Allegiant he oversaw the induction of over 60 Airbus A320 aircraft.
Prior to Allegiant he was Director of Quality Control/Chief Inspector at Southwest Airlines where he instituted an industry-leading quality culture to enhance and improve compliance, safety, as well as, fleet dispatch reliability.
Mr. Toro started his career in maintenance management positions at UPS Airlines. His excellent relationships across the industry and reputation with the FAA will be valuable assets to GlobalX as the A320 certification process continues.