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Bart Roberts

JetBlue Airways
Vice President of Flight Operations

Bart is currently the Vice President of Flight Operations for JetBlue Airways. Bart joined JetBlue in this position in May 2014.

Prior to joining JetBlue, Bart was at American Airlines for over 28 years where he served in various key leadership roles which included FAR 119 Chief Pilot on their operating certificate. He also served as a Check Airman on the 727, 737, MD-80 and 777 aircraft during the course of his career while with American.

Bart also served 25 years with the U.S. Navy both in an active and reserve capacity. Highlights of that career included being recalled to active duty during Desert Shield and Desert Storm and serving as the Commanding Officer of VR-59 based at NAS Ft. Worth Joint Reserve Base Carswell Field.

Previous to enlisting in the U.S. Navy, Bart served as a Dallas Police Officer for over 7 years. Bart and his wife Susann have four children and two grandchildren and have joint residences in Grapevine, TX and Long Island City, NY.