George R. Paul
Director of Technical Services
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George Paul is responsible for all government interactions that affect operations, maintenance, and safety issues. He acts as a liaison with the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, and Environmental Protection Agency, and is a member of the commercial aviation safety team (CAST) and OpsSpecs working group (OPWG).). He interacts with the Chair and Vice Chair of NACA's Maintenance, Safety and Security, and Operations Councils in preparing the meeting agendas and arranges for guest speakers to address current issues that affect NACA members.
Prior to re-joining NACA in 2010, Mr. Paul served NACA in this role from 2002 until 2007 when he departed to become Chief Operations Officer for MAXjet Airways, which was an all business class B767 operator headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. Before joining NACA in 2002, he served as Senior Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering, Material/Purchasing and Ground Handling for Gemini Air Cargo, which was also headquartered in Dulles. He was instrumental in certifying Gemini Air Cargo as a part 121 flag, domestic and supplemental operator in 1996. Before joining Gemini, he served as the Director of Maintenance for Burlington Air Express based in Toledo, Ohio. In 1981, he worked for People Express Airlines based in Newark, New Jersey as Director of Maintenance Control. Continental Airlines acquired People Express in 1987; he remained with Continental until 1989. Mr. Paul served in the United States Marine Corps from 1975 to 1979.