Following the forging of an alliance with Sabre, AirSphere, a Web-based technology provider for the aviation industry, has announced that Peter A. Pappas has joined the company as Chairman.
Using a web-based platform, AirSphere`s products provide vital links that join major players such as Airlines, Ground Service Providers and Airports, enabling them to share and synchronize all imperative information involved in flight operations. Commenting on the appointment of Mr Pappas, Niv Schwartz, CEO of AirSphere said, “Pete`s vast experience in the airline industry along with his knowledge of airport operations will contribute to AirSphere`s rapid growth. His direction and guidance will greatly strengthen our management team and will enhance our ability to reach a wide variety of customers.”
Mr Pappas has more than 30 years experience in the aviation industry, with the majority of those years coming as an executive and officer at American Airlines. His assignments have encompassed all phases of airline operations to include strategic planning, operations, marketing, sales and services. At American, he also served as the President of several subsidiaries including the AMR Consulting Group and AMR Services. Prior to joining AirSphere, Peter Pappas was Chairman and CEO of Worldwide Flight Services. During his three years at Worldwide, he successfully repositioned and grew the company into the largest independent provider of aviation ground handling services.
“I am excited about joining a cutting-edge company like AirSphere,” said Peter Pappas. “AirSphere`s unique web-based technology is a giant step forward for improving efficiencies and operational accountability in the aviation services industry as a whole. Companies utilizing the AirSphere product will achieve a strategic advantage by increasing productivity, reducing costs and enhancing their customer service offerings,” he added.
AirSphere`s product for the aviation services industry, the Aviation Services Sphere, is currently being deployed with several customers in 6 leading airports around the world. AirSphere and Sabre customers can access Sabre`s suite of resource management solutions through AirSphere`s Web-based platform. AirSphere is headquartered in New York with R&D facilities in Israel.