Peter Carter has been promoted to E.V.P. External Affairs, expanding his role leading Delta Air Lines’ (Delta) legal, regulatory and government affairs functions to oversee the airline’s international, innovation and sustainability strategy. Carter will remain on the Delta Leadership Committee.
Carter joined Delta in 2015 as E.V.P and Chief Legal Officer with a focus on ensuring Delta’s freedom to operate, protecting Delta’s brand and advocating for the airline’s interests with policy makers around the world. Under his oversight, government affairs ensured CARES Act support for Delta and the aviation industry in the form of payroll grants, saving thousands of jobs and positioning the U.S. air travel industry to continue to provide essential services. He also oversaw the COVID-19 vaccination response in Delta’s key markets nationwide, accelerating the delivery of lifesaving vaccines throughout local communities.
On the international front, Carter provided strong support to Delta partners during their restructurings, ensuring they and Delta are poised to maintain the best global network.