• Beth Nichols

Network Planning and Airline Operations Practices Expand

DALLAS – April 8, 2021 – Four airline industry veterans, experts in building and running complex transportation networks, and operations are joining the growing team at Dallas-based Hospitio Consulting & Services, the transportation industry consulting firm announced today.


Hospitio Executive Principal John Wickson today welcomed Scott Grosso, Glenn Martin, Randolph Perkins and Jose Luis Sepulveda as senior consultants in Hospitio’s expanding Network Planning and Airline Operations practices. The team works with air, ground, leisure and transportation clients on every aspect of maximizing the potential and profitability of their networks and operations.


“Each member of this team brings decades of hands-on experience in every aspect of designing, planning, building and operating transportation networks, which are the bedrock of any successful transportation endeavor,” Wickson said. “They will bring tremendous value to Hospitio’s current and future clients and I’m delighted to welcome them to the team.”


Network Planning and Airline Operations practices are just two of many offered by Dallas-based Hospitio, which was established in 2018 to offer consulting services in aviation, ground transportation, hospitality, cargo and logistics, tour and cruise, and travel technology.

The team members announced today are:


Scott Grosso – Scott joins Hospitio after many years with Sabre, American Airlines, US Airways and America West. He is an experienced global aviation operations consultant, helping airlines around the world with their international and domestic operations strategy. Scott identifies gaps within operations, and implements new strategies and processes to improve efficiencies. He aligns best practices and current operational trends with clients' needs and logistics.


Glenn Martin – A recognized network planning expert, Glenn leads both strategic network planning and routine flight scheduling projects. He develops and executes winning global and domestic corporate strategies. Glenn fosters innovation that inspires action and leads change to make a meaningful difference for companies. He spent 20 years at US Airways and American Airlines, where he last served as managing director of strategic schedules.


Randolph Perkins – Randolph brings a depth of expertise in designing networks that enhance the customer experience while maximizing network efficiencies and profitability. His career includes strategic roles at Air Canada, Etihad Airlines and Sabre Airline Solutions, with extensive international experience in network planning and scheduling, commercial strategy, revenue management and operations planning.


Jose Luis Sepulveda – Jose Luis joins Hospitio after almost three decades in network planning, fleet planning, scheduling, pricing, revenue management, planning processes and change management. In his role at Sabre Airline Solutions, Jose Luis exceeded the expectations of some of the biggest names in global airlines, including Aeromexico, Continental, Northwest, American Airlines, Delta, America West, US Airways, Qantas and Etihad airlines.


John Wickson – John began his airline career with Delta Air Lines in 1992. An expert in strategy, network management, commercial effectiveness, and finance, John led strategic growth programs at Delta Air Lines and at Sabre Airline Solutions. He served airlines on six continents as a network planning and scheduling consultant, developing a deep understanding of how airline networks stimulate economies and bring communities closer together.


ABOUT HOSPITIO

Hospitio is a global consulting firm with offices in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia offering consulting services in aviation, transportation, hospitality, cargo and logistics, travel technology, and tour and cruise. The firm specializes in strategic commercial consulting, operations consulting, as well as with organizational staffing and development. You can learn more about Hospitio at www.hospitio.com


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