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In a recent article on, it was announced that Andy Wirth has been elected as the Chairman and President of Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation (RASC. In addition to his newly elected position, Andy Wirth is also the President & the Chief Executive Officer of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings.

The Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation is charged with the responsibility of promoting air service into Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The Regional Air Service Corporation was originally established as a way to unite both public and private businesses and organizations in an effort to earn their marketing dollars. This is a huge responsibility, not just to the airport, but to the entire local economy. Learn more about Andy Wirth:

Upon being appointed to his new position, Andy commented “I am honored to serve in this role for the Regional Air Service Corporation. I believe that the landscape of, and future for our region, including the greater Reno-Sparks area and all of Lake Tahoe, is replete with opportunity. Air service into our region is and will continue to be one of the central elements of our growing and thriving economy.”

Prior to the election, Andy Wirth has made the development of airports and of air service for large resorts, as well as, communities in other areas of both the United States and Canada a major priority. He has played a vital role in getting air service to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport with JetBlue service from JFK Airport established.

So far, the public’s response to Wirth’s newly appointed position has been mostly positive. One area local stated “Wirth seems to have previous experience & a real concern for the environment. I believe that Wirth is the ideal person to become chairman of the RASC.

No doubt that with him in this position, things will only flourish”. Another local (in response to the press release) said “Wirth seems like a stepping stone in what could very well be a lot of positive changes in this area. Once people like him are put in charge jobs are created, more light is brought in on important changes, tourism picks up and more revenue is made for employees and families. Having good, knowledgeable individuals like Andy Wirth in power snowballs into positive economic changes beyond the initial concerns”.

If you are interested in learning more about the Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Committee, or would like to read the original press release in its entirety, you can do so by visiting