Alton Aviation Consultancy appoints global Airline Practice Lead

posted on 12th October 2021 by Eddie Saunders
Alton Aviation Consultancy appoints global Airline Practice Lead

Alton Aviation Consultancy is pleased to announce the appointment of Umang Gupta as global airline practice lead.

Gupta brings 20 years’ experience in airline strategy and revenue growth, having held leadership positions at United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, US Airways, and Sabre.

His expertise extends across revenue management and pricing, planning, sales and distribution, marketing, brand management, advertising, non-airline partnerships, ancillary products, alliances and joint ventures, customer service, experience and loyalty.

John Mowry, managing director, says: “Umang’s track record in driving strategic growth and performance improvement across a wide range of carriers speaks for itself.

“We are delighted to welcome him to the team as an invaluable asset to our airline clients.”

Gupta will be based at Alton’s New York office and will oversee the consultancy’s support to airlines as they tackle their most challenging commercial, financial, and operational issues.

“Alton has built an enviable reputation as thought leaders with industry-wide expertise,” says Gupta.

“I am excited to be joining the firm at a critical moment for the airline industry, bringing Alton’s clients strategic thinking and state of the art best practices to chart the way towards renewed profitability in a post-pandemic environment.”