STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC: PSSR), an aviation business intelligence, big data, and software solutions company, announced the appointment of Leo Prusak as Vice President of Air Traffic Management Products and Strategy.
Mr. Prusak joins PASSUR after retiring from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) where he spent 33 years, most recently as the Deputy Director of System Operations and Manager of Tactical Operations. In that capacity, Mr. Prusak led programs to evaluate National Airspace (NAS) performance and provide recommendations to FAA air traffic organization management and senior leadership for optimizing efficiency, and served as the primary interface between the FAA and airlines (and other NAS users) on air traffic services, operational outcomes, and improvements in operational performance and accountability. Mr. Prusak also provided expert leadership on NextGen development, airspace management and development, and efficiency enhancements, including increased NAS capacity. Earlier in his career with the FAA, he was responsible for 100 management, supervisory, and administrative staff, 300 air traffic controllers, and airport operations that served approximately 10,000 flights a day and 120 million passengers annually.
Mr. Prusak is recognized as one the leading national and international experts on air traffic management, and is being honored at this year's Air Traffic Controller's Association Annual Conference with The Chairman's Citation of Merit Award, for "development, operation, or maintenance of the worldwide air traffic control system for outstanding achievement."
At PASSUR, Mr. Prusak will be responsible for the leadership and growth of PASSUR's Air Traffic Management Products and Solutions. He will also join PASSUR's Aviation Intelligence Center of Excellence. The PASSUR Center of Excellence generates advanced, integrated solutions in key focus areas related to aviation efficiency, including surface management, flight predictability, traffic flow management, diversion management, and aviation rates and charges.
"Leo has had an outstanding record of performance at the FAA and is a nationally recognized leader in air traffic innovation – he is a smart, data-driven leader who is determined to improve the efficiency of our airspace, and we are proud to welcome him to PASSUR," said Jim Barry, President and CEO of PASSUR Aerospace. "Leo's unmatched experience, analytical skills, and bold leadership will make him a key contributor to the growth of our global Air Traffic Management solutions."
About PASSUR® Aerospace
PASSUR® Aerospace is an aviation business intelligence and big data company that provides predictive analytics built on proprietary algorithms and the concurrent integration and simultaneous mining of multiple databases. PASSUR® Aerospace considers itself to be the industry standard in business intelligence dashboards and predictive analytics for aviation organizations. PASSUR® Aerospace serves more than 125 worldwide airlines (including all of the top North American airlines), more than 60 airport customers (including 22 of the top 30 North American airports), and approximately 200 corporate aviation customers, as well as the US government. PASSUR® Aerospace's system provides coast-to-coast coverage and is driven by proprietary, patented, business intelligence software, which is powered by a unique company-owned North American network of over 180 passive radar systems, with other PASSUR® Aerospace systems located worldwide. Supplementary, detailed coverage is also provided at 98 of the top 100 North American airports. Flight tracks are rapidly updated between 1 and 4.6 seconds, thereby making available a system that is user-friendly and useful for decision-making. Visit PASSUR® Aerospace's new website at www.passur.com for updated products, solutions, and news.
The forward-looking statements in this press release, including statements relating to management's expectations and beliefs, are based on preliminary information and management assumptions. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a wide range of risks and uncertainties that could cause results to differ in material respects, including risks and uncertainties related to customer needs, budgetary constraints, competitive pressures, the success of airline trials, the profitable use of PASSUR Aerospace's owned PASSURs located at major airports, PASSUR Aerospace's maintenance of above average quality of its product and services, as well as potential regulatory changes. Further information regarding factors that could affect PASSUR Aerospace's results are contained in PASSUR Aerospace's SEC filings, including the October 31, 2014 Form 10-K and July 31, 2015 Form 10-Q. PASSUR Aerospace undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements for any reason, even if new information becomes available, or other events occur in the future.
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