Captain Mary I. McMillan

Inmarsat announced the appointment of Captain Mary I. McMillan as Vice President, Aviation Safety and Operational Services. A 30-year veteran of the aviation industry, Captain McMillan has recorded over 12,000 hours flight time in aircraft ranging from B747, B767 and Airbus 320.

“The appointment of Captain Mary McMillan to head up our aviation safety services is a real coup for Inmarsat,” said Leo Mondale, President, Inmarsat Aviation. “Mary brings a unique combination of airline, air traffic, regulatory, and international aviation experience, which will be of great benefit our partners, airlines and Inmarsat as we continue to see the introduction of new satcom aviation services, driven by an unprecedented investment programme in our aviation business.

“With live trials of SwiftBroadband safety services underway, the continuing roll-out of our world leading GX Aviation satellite constellation and the development of a unique European Aviation Network, Inmarsat Aviation is strengthening its position as the world leader in mobile satellite-based aviation connectivity services. Inmarsat is supporting airlines from flight deck to cabin by enhancing safety and operational capabilities for flight crews and bringing a new dimension to passenger connectivity.”

Prior to joining Inmarsat Aviation, Captain McMillan was Senior Vice President, Aerospace Safety and Environment at Tetra Tech AMT. In this role, Captain McMillan was responsible for the development of safety risk strategies and safety management systems for air navigation service providers, airports and airlines, and subject matter expertise in the area of aviation safety reporting and data analysis.