Hussein Berry is vice president of– Airport Operations at Detroit’s Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and oversees the day-to-day operations for the Delta hub and its 455 peak-day departures to 127 destinations worldwide. In this role, his responsibilities include all customer service areas, ramp and baggage operations, and the Airport Control Center. He oversees approximately 2,500 Delta employees.
Most recently, Berry was Delta’s vice president of Airport Operations at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, responsible for 225 peak-day departures serving 97 destinations worldwide. Prior to this, he was Delta’s managing director of Below Wing Operations at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and led a team of more than 4,300 employees.
He started in the aviation industry in 1995 as a frontline baggage handler and held various positions with increasing levels of responsibility in both finance and airport operations. Berry completed a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from Davenport University and received an MBA from Wayne State University with a concentration in Manufacturing and Information Systems.