Aircraft Maintenance Exec Named President Of UPS Airlines

Bill Moore

Bill Moore has been promoted to president of UPS Airlines.

Credit: UPS

UPS Airlines has promoted longtime executive Bill Moore to president, effective Oct. 1.

The 30-year UPS veteran, previously president of its Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering District and VP of UPS Airlines, will succeed Jim Joseph.

“We’re confident his excellent track record leading our aircraft maintenance and engineering teams will serve him well in ensuring we remain a global leader in safety and performance,” said Nando Cesarone, UPS EVP and President-U.S.

In his new role Moore will be responsible for managing the company’s global air operations and its global air hub, UPS Worldport, in Louisville, KY.

After a year and a half in the post, Joseph will move to a new role leading UPS efforts to build out its “Network of the Future,” using technology and automation. He is credited with “play[ing] a major role in the expansion of our weekend service offerings, time-in-transit improvements and the deployment of multiple operational technologies that bolstered our service capabilities,” Cesarone said. 

At the end of 2022 UPS Airlines operated a fleet of 291 aircraft comprising Boeing 757-200Fs (75), 767-300Fs (72), 767-300BCFs (5), 767-300BDSFs (4), 747-400Fs (11), 747-400BCFs (2), 747-8Fs (28), MD-11Fs (42), and Airbus A300-600Fs (52). The company employs approximately 3,500 pilots under a collective bargaining agreement with the Independent Pilots Association which becomes amendable on Sept. 1, 2025, and approximately 1,800 airline mechanics covered by a collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 2727 becoming amendable on Nov. 1, 2026.

Christine Boynton

Christine Boynton is a Senior Editor covering air transport in the Americas for Aviation Week Network.