As Director of Engineering for UPS Airlines, Ed Walton is responsible for the coordination of engineering activities for one of the largest airlines in the world. A management professional with more than 30 years of airline engineering experience, Walton became the Director of Engineering for UPS Airlines in 2012.
Walton began his UPS career in 1993 as an Aircraft Structures Engineer. He also had Manager roles with the DC-8 Fleet Team, Structures Engineering andLiaison Engineering.
In 2004, Waltonwas promoted to Avionics, Systems and Liaison Engineering Division Manager. Two years later, he accepted the assignment as the Structures and Liaison Engineering Division Manager, which he held for six years. He then assumed additional responsibilities as Fleet Management Division Manager before being promoted into his current position as Director of Engineering.
Prior to UPS, Walton spent time with Eastern Airlines and Northwest Airlines completing roles as an Aircraft Structures Engineer, Aircraft Interiors Engineer, Project Engineer and Manager of Aircraft Structures Engineering.