Vinay Dube is senior vice president – Asia Pacific for Delta Air Lines. Vinay has overall responsibility for Delta within the Asia-Pacific region.
Since 2010, Delta has profitably expanded its Asia-Pacific business by more than 60 percent, entering new markets in Japan, China, Hong Kong and Korea. Under Vinay’s leadership, Delta has diversified its network and customer base and has grown into one of the largest premium airlines across the Pacific.
Vinay previously served as vice president – Alliances and Industry Affairs responsible for Delta’s participation in SkyTeam and Delta’s partner and industry relationships. In 2009, he played a pivotal role in establishing Delta’s industry leading joint venture with Air France, KLM and Alitalia, a $10 billion enterprise and the first of its kind across the Atlantic.
Prior to that, Vinay served as Delta’s vice president and chief information officer and chief executive officer for Delta Technology. In this role, Vinay and his team helped architect the technology footprint for Delta’s acquisition of Northwest Airlines, leading to one of the most successful mergers in aviation history.
Vinay began his career with American Airlines as an Operations Research analyst and soon progressed to manager of Network Forecasting Systems. He then moved to Sabre Inc., a global leader in technology solutions and marketing services for the travel industry where he held various leadership positions in strategy, sales, marketing and consulting.
Vinay has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from Knox College and a master’s degree in Operations Research from the University of North Carolina.