William Douglas Parker was born in 31st October, 1962 in Michigan and received a BA in Economics from Albion College. He is an American finance manager who is the current Chairman and CEO of American Airlines Group, Inc., the parent organization of American Airlines. Parker was a monetary investigator at American Airlines from 1986 to 1991, where he was an individual from then CEO Robert Crandall's "brat Pack", close by Thomas W. Horton (previous CEO President and Chairman of American), C. David Cush (previous CEO of Virgin America), and Ben Baldanza (previous CEO of Spirit Airlines).
Parker lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife, Gwen Parker, and three kids. . He then, at that point got a MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University (1986), where American Airlines extended to him an employment opportunity after a grounds meet. In 2007, Doug Parker confessed to his third DUI and was condemned to 1 day in prison. After his conviction, investors addressed if the organization ought to have revealed Parker's two past DUI arrests. Parker supported Democratic competitor Hillary Clinton in the run-up for the 2016 U.S. presidential election. He and his family are dynamic individuals from Highland Park United Methodist Church. Moreover, in 2019, Parker gave to $2,500 to Democrat Steny Hoyer.
America West and US Airways converged in 2005, with Parker proceeding as CEO of the combined organization. In 2012, US Airways launched a push to converge with American Airlines, while American's parent organization, AMR Corporation, was in liquidation security. US Airways likewise endeavoured a consolidation with United Airlines in 2008 and in 2010, yet United at last converged with Continental Airlines. US Airways made the extraordinary stride of protecting conditional agreements with American's work gatherings, while AMR was all the while pushing to leave bankructcy. That arrangement shut on 9 December 2013, and Parker was named CEO of the joined organization, which turned into the world's biggest airlines.