Carty said, “I am happy to join friends and peers in support of ID90T and its vision for improving—in fact, remaking—the airline-employee travel space.”
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
ID90T, which provides airlines with a SaaS platform to automate airline employee space-available travel, announced that Donald J. Carty has joined the company’s Board of Advisors. Carty joins other industry leaders in supporting ID90T’s strategic plan to expand the company’s suite of products and increase its global sales efforts in the second half of 2013.
ID90T’s CEO Mike Stacy said, “We are delighted to welcome Don Carty as he joins a distinguished group of advisors to ID90T. “Having recently announced a successful new round of funding, and anticipating a busy second half of the year, we are grateful for Don’s partnership and support, along with that of all our advisors.”
ID90T’s Advisory Board members include Montie Brewer, former CEO of Air Canada, and Don Birch, former CEO of Abacus, among others.
Carty said, “I am happy to join friends and peers in support of ID90T and its vision for improving—in fact, remaking—the airline-employee travel space.” He concluded, “I look forward to being an active participant in the company’s plans for expanding its business in the second half of 2013 and beyond.”
The announcement comes as ID90T continues to build momentum in the 22 million-strong market for employee-related airline travel. The company’s suite of SaaS products helps airlines reduce costs in ticketing and helps employees book discounts that make the travel experience more cost-effective, enjoyable and rewarding. ID90T’s clients include airlines such as Aeroflot Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, among others.
About Donald J. Carty
Donald J. Carty is a renowned executive who serves as chairman of Virgin America, Porter Airlines and eRewards. In addition to these chairmanships, Mr. Carty is also a director of Dell, Barrick Gold, Talisman Energy, CN Rail and Gluskin Sheff.
Carty was chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, from 1998 to 2003. He is a past director of Hawaiian Airlines, Sears, Placer Dome, CHC Helicopters and Brinker. He is also a past chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, a former member of the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University and of the board of directors of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation and the Dallas Theater Center. Carty also currently serves on the Executive Board of the SMU Cox School of Business.
ID90T provides airlines around the globe a SaaS platform that automates and reduces costs associated with airline employee travel programs. It is a one-stop solution for airlines’ employee-travel needs: ID90T provides online ticketing for employees to fly for leisure or company business on multiple carriers and technology that allows airline employees to list on other airlines’ flights. In addition, ID90T is the first company in the global airline industry to provide employee pass travel programs with the ability to seamlessly book discounted hotels and rental cars, and purchase trip insurance policies tailored to the needs of non-revenue travelers. For more information, visit http://www.id90t.com