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President & CEO
Linda Markham

Linda Markham

Cape Air’s President & CEO

Linda A. Markham is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cape Air, leading over 700 employees in four regions worldwide. Cape Air, along with sister airline Nantucket Airlines, is the largest commuter airline in the United States, flying to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world.

Linda joined Cape Air in 2002 as the Director of Human Resources. She was instrumental in developing a strategic plan and building a team to support the airline's rapid expansion, focusing on operational excellence, growth, and sustainability. 

In 2004, Linda was named Chief Administrative Officer and in 2013, Linda was promoted to President and named to the airline’s Board of Directors. In late 2021, Cape Air announced that Linda would serve as the airline’s CEO, effective January 1, 2022. Linda is the only female CEO of a major or regional airline in the United States, and is only one of two female airline presidents in the nation.

Passionate about the advancement of women in the industry, Linda serves on the board of Women in Aviation International. Linda was the first woman to serve as Chair of the Board for the Regional Airline Association and currently serves on the Association's Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Linda is a past Board Chair for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. In April of 2020, Linda was appointed to Governor Baker's State Reopening Advisory Board to address the COVID pandemic.

A native of Massachusetts, Linda resides on Cape Cod and loves to travel.

Travel Destinations

Cape Cod & the Islands

Cape Cod was where it all started for Cape Air, and we still have our roots planted in Hyannis with our corporate headquarters. We're proud to serve the beautiful Cape & Islands year-round.


Our wings cover the best of the Northeast, with daily, year-round flights from our hub in Boston to VT, NH, ME and NY.


We fly Chicago - O'Hare to Manistee, Michigan.

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If time is money, save both. Our fast flights across Eastern Montana from our hub in Billings will get you to your destination in a fraction of the time it takes to drive. Later Lonesome Road!


With up to 100 flights a day in Puerto Rico, the USVI, West Indies, and the BVI, you have the flexibility to fly when you want to, and easily connect with major carriers.


Our "first flight of the day" is always from our hub in Guam. Operating as United Express, we serve the islands of Guam, Rota and Saipan. To book Micronesia flights, visit

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