Sr. Vice President, Maintenance
and Engineering

Mesa Airlines, Inc.

Gary Appling joined Mesa in June 2006 as the Director of MRO Services (Maintenance Repair and Overhaul) and was promoted to Vice President of Technical Services and Purchasing in December 2006. Gary began his airline career as a Ramp Agent with Delta Air Lines and later also worked for Continental Airlines, Airborne Express and TIMCO Aviation Services. During his tenure at each of these organizations, he held positions of increasing responsibility, primarily in Maintenance Purchasing and MRO management. 

He served in the United States Air Force from 1981 to 1989 and is a licensed A&P Technician.