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America West Airlines President and Chief Executive Offiver Doug Parker unveils the new aircraft paint scheme to be used by his company on August 23, 2005 at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., during a cross-country promotional flight. America West and US Airways are in the process of merging and will keep the name US Airways. Parker will be the head of the merged company. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)
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William Douglas Parker is the current chairman and Chief Executive Officer of US Airways.

Parker has been with US Airways since June 1995, when he joined as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of America West Airlines. He additionally held titles as Executive Vice President, corporate group, and Chief Operating Officer before being elected Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of America West in September 2001. He continued as CEO of US Airways following the merger with America West Airlines in 2005. Under his tenure as CEO, he made an unsuccessful bid to merge US Airways and Delta Air Lines in 2007.

Before joining America West Airlines, Parker was at American Airlines from 1986-1991, and was Vice President and Assistant Treasurer at Northwest Airlines from 1991-1995.

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