TULSA, Okla.--Air Transport Services Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: ATSG) today announced the appointment of David Ray as president of Omni Air International, Inc., an airline subsidiary of ATSG, to succeed Dan Orcutt.

Ray joined the airline in 2018 as its director of training before being promoted to vice president of operations in 2019 and chief operating officer in 2021. His prior experience includes senior executive level roles in the aviation, construction, and medical industry. Ray is a licensed Airline Transport Pilot with over 13,000 flight hours.

"David's contributions at Omni over the past five years cannot be overstated," said Rich Corrado, president and chief executive officer of ATSG. "His operational leadership -- particularly during the pandemic -- has been crucial to the airline's success. His industry knowledge and business acumen make him the ideal leader to guide Omni into the future."

Ray succeeds Dan Orcutt, a 26-year veteran of the US Air Force who served as president of Omni since 2021.

"I am excited about David’s appointment to lead this incredible airline," said Orcutt.

"We wish Dan well in his new endeavors and thank him for his service to the company and to our nation," said Corrado.