Rhett Workman
Rhett Workman
Managing Director, Europe and Asia-Pacific
American Airlines

Rhett Workman is Managing Director for Europe and Asia-Pacific, he is based in London. In this role, Workman oversees the company’s passenger and cargo operations across the region and manages the oneworld® alliance and Atlantic and Pacific joint business partnerships, community relations initiatives and political and business partnerships. He is American’s highest-ranking employee in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Previously, Workman was Managing Director for London Heathrow. Prior to moving to London in 2017, Workman was based in Philadelphia and oversaw American’s international and Philadelphia corporate real estate, facilities and government affairs matters. Prior to joining US Airways (now a part of American Airlines) in 2004, Workman was the Director of International Affairs for Airlines for America in Washington, D.C., the principal trade association for the U.S. airline industry. Prior to that, he was an associate for a Washington, D.C. based law firm specializing in telecommunications, transportation and energy law.

Workman graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor’s Degree in History and English from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama. He has a Juris Doctorate from Duke University and a Master of Arts Degree in English, also from Duke University. He is a member of the Bars of the Supreme Court of the United States, Pennsylvania and Washington.