Airport Authority hires Will Livsey as senior manager of air service research and development
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the hiring of Will Livsey as its new Senior Manager of Air Service Research and Development.
Livsey will be responsible for researching, developing and executing a significant increase in air service at Memphis International Airport (MEM). His duties will include working to identify markets for additional air service, as well as presenting data and working with airlines in order to maintain existing service and add additional routes. Livsey will also serve as a liaison between Mid-South passengers and the airlines, including meeting with regional corporate, leisure and convention travel executives in order to help the airport target appropriate destinations.
He will start work December 18 and will attend the Airport Authority’s Board of Commissioners meeting that morning.
Livsey has worked for American Airlines since 2008, most recently as a Senior Analyst, Network Development, in which he was responsible for new domestic route identification and forecasting. He previously worked in American Airlines’ Sales and Regional Partnerships departments, and his career with the airline includes experience at airports such as McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Pittsburgh International Airport and O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.
Jack Sammons, Chairman of the MSCAA Board of Commissioners, said, “Will’s experience as a network planner with the world’s largest airline combined with his native roots in our community make him the perfect choice to lead our relentless pursuit of frequent, affordable air service.”
“Will has a tremendous combination of education, experience, vision, personality and energy and is a welcome addition to my management team,” said Scott Brockman, MSCAA President and CEO.
Livsey holds a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Language and World Business from the University of Tennessee, and a Masters of Business Administration in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.