Christina Cassotis began her career in commercial aviation with Massachusetts Port Authority, operator of Boston Logan International Airport. She went on to serve as Managing Officer for Airport Services for ICF-SH&E, leading a global team of aviation consultants.
As CEO of Allegheny County Airport Authority, Christina has led a dramatic turnaround at Pittsburgh International Airport – a near doubling of non-stop destinations served, four years of record passenger traffic growth, and a recently announced billion-dollar 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. Christina 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.
With her staff and a team of regional partners, she continues to transform Pittsburgh’s airports to serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. A frequent speaker at national and international aviation events, Christina holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from the University of Massachusetts.