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Author: Edward J. Garcia
Ed Garcia is a Navy Veteran with more than 37 year experience with TWA and American Airlines at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK). During his career at JFK, Mr. Garcia held positions in sales, service, management and marketing. Mr. Garcia most recently has been the director of sales for a local newspaper. Mr. Garcia has a bachelor’s degree from St. Francis College. Mr. Garcia spent 10-years as the sales director for the Airport Press.
On June 27, the Pan Am Museum Foundation presented, Civil Rights, Race, & Gender Equity: Pan Am’s Diversity in Flight at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY. The Foundation hosted a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University. The panel featured Pan Am veterans, Dr. Sheila Nutt, Captain Perry Jones (via video feed), Bonnie Jones Moon, and Ed Moon. The program explored how racial diversity changed the airline industry through the stories of African American employees and was produced in collaboration with Dr. Sheila Nutt, a diversity, equity, and…
The Silver Wings is an organization for retired TWA Flight Attendants. The annual conventions keep the TWA name alive and showcase the pride its members had in working for a world class airline. The event also offers the opportunity to meet old friends who had worked together for years. The venue, Kansas City, was especially relevant as all TWA Flight Attendants were trained here. A nostalgic city tour visiting old training sites, followed by an outstanding Kansas City barbecue, concluded at the TWA Museum located at the old Airport. The TWA Museum is a treasure trove of memorabilia and even…