Andy Wirth Chosen to Improve Air Service to Resort Area

Andy Wirth was recently announced as the newly elected chairman and president of Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation. He is the CEO and president of a company that operates the Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts. The company is called Squaw Valley Ski Holdings.

RASC is the group that is responsible for increasing air service into the Reno-Tahoe area airport. Board members include hotel, casino and tourism companies in the area around the cities of South Lake Tahoe, North Lake Tahoe and Reno. Wirth said he is honored to serve in his new role. He believes air service is very important to a thriving economy in the area.

Andy Wirth has previously worked to get air service to various communities and resorts. Colorado and Quebec are two places that benefited from his expertise in this area.

He recently helped to get air service running from JFK Airport to Reno-Tahoe International Airport through JetBlue Services. Andy Wirth also helped work out a deal to have Alaska Airlines provide flights into Reno-Tahoe from John Wayne Airport and other airports.

Andy Wirth has worked as the CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings to make his resort one of the best vacation spots in the world. He also works with community service and environmental groups to improve the Lake Tahoe area. Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfSquawValley/posts/10152191670133708

After a serious skydiving accident in October 2013, Wirth was inspired to co-found an Ironman racing team to raise funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation. The team is called “Wounded Warrior Support.” The foundation helps Navy Seal members and their families after the special operations members return home.