A strategic move welcoming Ricardo Pilon to ASI’s management team

Montréal, February 2, 2021 – Aviation Strategies International (ASI) recently welcomed Dr. Ricardo Pilon as its Vice President, Consulting Solutions. An experienced airline economist, strategist, and air transport transformation executive with specialist expertise in commercial strategy, restructuring, corporate strategy and business management, in the last 25 years, Dr. Pilon has worked in strategic planning, organization and governance, revenue management and pricing, profitability enhancement, alliances, marketing, distribution, network, Ai/ML applied insights in both passenger services and air cargo management.

ASI’s President, Dr. Pierre Coutu commented, “We just crossed the one-year mark of the global pandemic which continues to wage havoc and has crippled our industry as well as our daily lives. The struggles we have all been subject to are symbiotic in nature in that none of us can really afford for our productivity to suffer even at a time when we are faced with unexpected, unprecedented losses. At ASI, our team has been valiantly practicing what we preach, by challenging ourselves to think outside of the box and innovate with the competency development and consulting solutions that we can offer to our clients to remain nimble and relevant for the path forward. Ricardo’s professional experience and perspectives are complementary to ASI’s core mission and we warmly welcome him to the team.”

About ASI

Aviation Strategies International (ASI) provides assessment, strategic advisory and competency development services in the field of civil aviation. ASI Clients comprise executive leadership groups of airports, airlines, air navigation service providers and civil aviation authorities.

The ASI Institute (ASI-I), the firm’s professional training and development division, is integral to the ASI approach. ASI-I is an ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Full Member and has earned the reputation for being a world-class leader in delivering executive education for the aviation industry. ASI is also a Corporate Partner of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a Corporate Member of The International Air Cargo Association.

Founded in 1998, ASI operates under the leadership of its President, Dr. Pierre Coutu, and a senior management team vastly experienced in all facets of the aviation industry. ASI’s main offices are located in Montreal, with regional representations in Beijing, Melbourne and Ottawa.

For more information, please contact:

Jason Poirier Lavoie

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