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Seaborne Airlines Appoints Mike Bradley Vice President Maintenance and Engineering

by User Not Found | Nov 01, 2018

San Juan, Puerto Rico. (November 1, 2018) – Mike Bradley is returning to Seaborne Airlines as Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering. In the new position, Bradley will serve as the airline’s FAA Part 119 director of maintenance (DOM).

Bradley, who started his aviation career as an aircraft maintenance technician for the U.S. Air Force and who previously served in maintenance management roles at Seaborne, re-joins the airline with more than 40 years of leadership and aircraft maintenance and engineering experience.

Most recently, Bradley served as the Director of Maintenance and Engineering for Silver Airways, who recently acquired Seaborne Airlines, and also previously served as Lead Inspector and CASS Manager for Silver. Previously, Bradley was Managing Director of Maintenance for Island Airlines and has served in maintenance roles at Island Airways USVI, Air Wisconsin Airlines, Mountain Air Express, Mesa Airlines, Weststates Airline and Jet Express. Bradley was a part of the Seaborne maintenance team when the airline was headquartered in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Bradley graduated with honors from East Coast Aero Tech in aviation management and studied aviation at the Community College of the Air Force.

“We are delighted to have Mike Bradley re-join Seaborne Airlines,” said Seaborne COO Captain Jesus Medina. “Mike’s deep knowledge of regional airline technical operations and experience with land-based and amphibious aircraft will help us raise the bar in improving our level of performance.”

Silver Airways + Seaborne Airlines

About Seaborne Airlines

Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for over 25 years and is one of the largest regional carriers in the Caribbean with over 1,500 monthly flights. Seaborne serves San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, St. Thomas airport and seaplane base, St. Croix airport and seaplane base, Anguilla, Antigua, Tortola, Dominica, Saint Maarten, St. Kitts and Nevis with convenient online check-in and TSA pre-check offered in most destinations.

Seaborne was recently acquired by Silver Airways. The acquisition has brought together the two strongest independent regional airlines with similar Saab 340B fleets, complementary route networks, and common codeshare and interline partners. With the upcoming deployment of Silver’s recently announced new fleet of state-of-the-art ATR-600s across both networks, the combined airline will have an expanded range, allowing it to better serve passengers and markets.

The combined airline continues operating Silver Airways’ route network in Florida, the Bahamas and beyond under the Silver Airways brand and Seaborne’s route network throughout Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean under the Seaborne name. The total fleet now consists of 31 aircraft, including Saab 340s and de Havilland Twin Otter seaplane aircraft. Silver is also the North American launch customer for the new eco-friendly ATR-600 aircraft in the U.S. For additional information, visit

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