Airport Business Editor Joins AiriT

Brad McAllister was a key part of Airport Business' print and digital operations


February 12, 2013, Orlando, FL – Air-Transport IT Services, Inc. (AirIT), a key provider of diversified information technology products and services to the air transportation industry, today announced Brad McAllister has joined the AirIT management team as their Director of Marketing.

McAllister spent four and a half years as a key part of the editorial production of Cygnus Business Media’s Airport Business magazine, as well as, the launch and ongoing content management of the AviationPros.com Web portal. McAllister is a regular presenter at industry events on topics including trends in airport terminal design and facility development; airport digital communication and marketing strategy development; dynamic display solutions at the airport setting; and airport non-aeronautical revenue enhancement. He developed and managed the social media efforts for several aviation-related media properties during his time with Cygnus, and was instrumental in spearheading the launch of the AviationPros.com Web portal and the ongoing content management and delivery of multiple daily aviation e-newsletters.

“The growth of AirIT during the last several years has been significant,” said Betros Wakim, Chief Executive Officer of AirIT. “We believe this strategic investment in a concentrated marketing effort will enable further growth for the company, enhance and improve communication with our customers and help continue to position AirIT as a leader in airport technology.”

Since its founding in 1999, AirIT has been extremely successful in growing market share in the United States, providing airport technology and software solutions to commercial airports world-wide. In 2013, the company is focused on strategic brand reinforcement and the further development of solutions that better utilize and manage resources, enhance the passenger experience, reduce costs and optimize revenue generation.

“I am very excited to be taking this new step in the aviation industry,” said McAllister. “The rate at which technology is transforming all aspects of air travel and airport operations has interested me greatly since my introduction to the industry. I am proud to join this progressive organization and look forward to contributing to its continued growth.”

McAllister holds a Bachelor’s degree in print journalism and English from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and participated in a global communications program based in Dublin, Ireland in 2008.

About Air-Transport IT Services, Inc.

Air-Transport IT Services, Inc., with corporate offices in Orlando, Florida, offers airlines and airport IT systems that enable them to deliver, display, manage and employ information that improves operations, customer satisfaction and revenue generation. The company’s airport operational, passenger processing and revenue management solutions are the most comprehensive offerings available to the global air transportation industry. In addition to its product offerings, AirIT also provides consulting services, networking and installation and 24 x 7 support. AirIT is proud to be one of the top 100 best companies to work for in Florida, according to Florida Trend Magazine’s annual issue of “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For.”

Press Contacts: Chris Keller Phone: 407-370-4664 Email: ckeller@AirIT.com

 

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