Southern Airways Promotes Mark Cestari to Chief Commercial Officer

Southern Airways has promoted longtime airline industry executive Mark Cestari to Chief Commercial Officer.

Cestari, who has more than 25 years of airline industry experience, previously served as Executive Vice President for Business Development at Southern. In his new role, he will be responsible for strategic planning, community and government relations, revenue growth, and route development.

 He began his career on Madison Avenue working with the iconic Eastern Airlines brand. Cestari was also a Vice President for US Airways Express carrier Shuttle America.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College, and is a private pilot.