Christina CassotisCEO at Allegheny County Airport Authority
As CEO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority, Christina Cassotis has led a dramatic turnaround at Pittsburgh International Airport – a near doubling of nonstop destinations served, five years of strong passenger traffic growth, and an ambitious Terminal Modernization Program.
During her tenure, Pittsburgh International was named Air Transport World’s 2017 Airport of the Year and Regional Airport of the Year by the CAPA Centre for Aviation. Fast Company magazine named Pittsburgh International Airport as One of the Most Innovative Companies in the World as well as a finalist in its World Changing Ideas awards, both in 2020
Ms. Cassotis also received the 2017 Excellence in Visionary Leadership Award from Airports Council International – North America, and was named the 2017 Director of the Year for medium-size airports by Airport Revenue News.
A frequent speaker at national and international aviation events, Ms. Cassotis holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from the University of Massachusetts. She is also a member of the board of directors for S&T Bancorp.