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    Port of Seattle
    Dawn Hunter, Director of Aviation Commercial Management, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    Concessionaire & Retail

    The Right Keys for Success

    Aug. 18, 2022
    SEA's Director of Aviation Commercial Management Dawn Hunter explains how the airport is building a successful concessions program to meet the traveler experience for years to...
    NATA
    For airports looking to find the lowest qualified bidder, an RFP may be sufficient. However, for airports pursuing optimal solutions, an RFP is not always the best method.
    Airports

    Airport RFPs: Pathways or Barriers to Success?

    Aug. 18, 2022
    Government agencies, private businesses and even some non-profit organizations utilize the request for proposal (RFP) process to solicit bids from qualified proposers and select...
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    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Tips for Navigating Hangar and Leasehold Acquisitions

    Aug. 18, 2022
    The record-setting demand for business aircraft has been widely reported. The demand continues to exceed the aircraft available on the market; many of the purchasers are first...
    INFORM GMBH
    Remote Airport Project Implementation
    Airport Technology

    Remote Airport Project Implementation Takes Off

    Aug. 18, 2022
    Understanding the latest trends in remote project implementation can enable an airport to derive important benefits throughout the process.
    Desert Jet
    While Desert Jet put a lot of work into creating an architecturally pleasing space trimmed with features to enhance the clientele’s stay, the FBO's main focus is on customer service because that’s what keeps existing and new clients coming back.
    Airports

    Desert Jet’s Newest Palm Springs Facility Sets the Bar High

    Aug. 18, 2022
    Amidst a global pandemic, Desert Jet looked to the future in July 2019 with the completion of their newly remodeled, state-of-the-art FBO in Thermal, California.

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    Metropolitan Airports Commission
    MSP airport Employee success week
    Concessionaire & Retail

    MSP Builds a Proactive Approach to Employee Recognition

    Aug. 18, 2022
    The MSP Nice program gives incentives to employees across the terminal to enhance the passenger experience with top quality customer service.
    Rick Phillips
    The Davidson County Airport's installation of a Runway 6 Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System (MALSR) took 10 years to complete and was the first of its kind in North Carolina, crossing a major interstate.
    Lighting, Signage, Closure Markings

    Davidson County Airport Completes 10-Year MALSR Installation Project

    Aug. 18, 2022
    To better enhance safety and increase traffic at the airport, EXX installed a Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System (MALSR), providing pilots with enhanced visual guidance...
    Foth
    Adam Wilhelm
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Moving an Aircraft Hangar: 4 Steps to Complete the Creative Solution

    Aug. 18, 2022
    Airports are expected to manage complex logistical, regulatory, safety and consumer-related requirements — all while remaining as efficient as possible. When infrastructure challenges...
    Courtesy of Salt Lake City International Airport
    Market-Street-Grill Salt lake airport SLC
    Concessionaire & Retail

    A 10-Year Plan to Success

    Aug. 18, 2022
    Salt Lake City earns Richard A. Griesbach Award of Excellence for its new concessions program.
    Schweiss Doors
    The 50-foot-by-50-foot hangar (shown here) is equipped with a Schweiss Doors bifold lift-strap door, complete with remote opener and automatic latching system.
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Schweiss App Opens Hangar Doors and New Possibilities

    Aug. 11, 2022
    Have you ever forgotten or lost your keys and found yourself locked out of a building? Probably just about everyone has. Last year Schweiss Doors introduced a smartphone app that...
    Laguardia Gateway Partners
    LGA Arrivals and departures hall Terminal B
    Airports

    LGA Opens Final Two Gates and Remainder of Taxiway at New Terminal B

    July 27, 2022
    LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the private entity managing and redeveloping LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, and The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Wednesday...
    Door Engineering and Manufacturing
    Rare Air Hangar Centennial Airport 3
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Smart Rail Hangar Door System

    The “Smart Rail” Bottom Rolling Hangar Door System maximizes the hangar opening. The “Smart Rail” system does not require door pocket space. Operators on the leading and trailing...
    ADK Consulting & Executive Search
    Susan Gennoe Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA)
    Airports

    The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority Appoints Susan Gennoe, CPA, CMFO, as Vice President of Finance

    The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA) has named Susan Gennoe, CPA, CMFO, as vice president of finance. MKAA operates McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) and Downtown Island...
    Salt Lake City International Airport
    The Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) has appointed Melyssa Trnavskis as the Director of Airport Design and Construction Management.
    Airports

    SLC International Appoints Director of Airport Design and Construction Management

    The Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) has appointed Melyssa Trnavskis as the director of airport design and construction management. She replaces Director of Engineering...
    The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority has named Zachary Shaw as Director of Maintenance. In this role, he will direct and oversee the maintenance function for Memphis International Airport (MEM), and General DeWitt Spain, and Charles W. Baker airports.
    Airports

    Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Appoints Zachary Shaw as Director of Maintenance

    July 18, 2022
    The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority has named Zachary Shaw as director of maintenance. In this role, he will direct and oversee the maintenance function for Memphis Internationa...
    San José International Airport (SJC)
    The City of San José Aviation Department has named Rosalyn Bond as Deputy Director of Operations for the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC).
    Airports

    The City of San José Aviation Department Appoints Rosalyn Bond as Deputy Director of Operations

    July 18, 2022
    The City of San José Aviation Department has named Rosalyn Bond as deputy director of operations for the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC). As a member of ...
    PowerLift
    28' tall by 102' wide PowerLift Door
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Hydraulic Doors

    July 14, 2022
    Whether you own a plane, jet, or helicopter or whether a smaller, midsize or extra large door is needed, PowerLift has a door solution. PowerLift’s very low headroom requirement...
    Rubb Building Systems
    Thermohall is Rubb's patented insulation system, which boosts the energy efficiency of hundreds of Rubb’s structures across the globe.
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Thermohall Insulated Buildings

    July 13, 2022
    Thermohall is Rubb's patented insulation system, which boosts the energy efficiency of hundreds of Rubb’s structures across the globe. The system is comprised of non-combustible...
    QLess
    Charlie Meyer
    IT Software

    Flying Warp Speed Towards a Digital Transformation

    July 13, 2022
    Talk of the digital transformation has been abundant among stakeholders of any industry for years if not decades. What, in exact terms, encompasses digital transformations remains...
    Hi-Fold Door
    Bifold Door Planes
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Hi-Clearance Hangar Doors

    July 11, 2022
    Hi-Fold Door manufactures custom, high-clearance, bi-folding and single-panel hydraulic doors to withstand high winds, open with minimal deflection, and to last. Hi-Fold's products...
    Clopay Corporation
    Model 3728
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Extreme Series Door Powered by LiftMaster

    July 7, 2022
    Clopay Corporation, has partnered with LiftMaster, a top brand of professionally installed residential garage door systems and commercial door operators, to launch the Extreme...
    Ontario International Airport
    James Kesler.
    Airports

    Chino Resident James Kesler Named Ontario International Airport Chief Operations Officer

    Ontario International Airport (ONT) announced the appointment of James Kesler as chief operations officer, a position intended to strengthen the airport’s strategic and business...
    Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) has named Jacob Simpson as Assistant Director of Operations & Maintenance.
    Airports

    Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport Appoints Jacob Simpson as Assistant Director of Operations & Maintenance

    July 1, 2022
    Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) has named Jacob Simpson as assistant director of operations & maintenance. In this role, he will direct the operations and maintenance...
    The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has named Timothy O’Donnell as Airport Director for Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport and Toledo Executive Airport.
    Airports

    The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority Appoints Timothy O’Donnell as Airport Director

    July 1, 2022
    The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has named Timothy O’Donnell as airport director for Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport and Toledo Executive Airport. As a member of ...
    RS&H
    Roddy Boggus, AIA, NCARB, Vice President of Aviation, RS&H
    Airports

    Supply Chain Issues, Disruptions and Their Effect on Aviation Infrastructure

    June 29, 2022
    Supply chain issues creates challenges with meeting federal funding timelines.
    Margaret Martin.
    Concessionaire & Retail

    Airport Strategies for Thriving Concessions

    June 22, 2022
    At the 2022 ACI-NA Business of Airports Conference, I just had the pleasure of attending, several sessions focused on how challenging it is to successfully build-out, open, and...
    AviationPros.com
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    Opinions

    A Southern Gentleman and a Great Man

    June 13, 2022
    Ralph Hood was a great man and a greater influence.
    Aviation
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Bi-fold Doors

    March 26, 2021
    Midland Door Solutions manufactures and installs durable, long-lasting bi-fold doors for large aviation buildings. The company custom designs each door to fit any new or existing...
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    Airport Technology

    Hangarstack Software

    March 23, 2021
    Hangarstack digitizes hangar and ramp space so that companies can move aircraft around digitally to determine best utilization, preventing unnecessary aircraft movement and expensive...
    Groome Industrial Service Group
    Door Engineering Bottom Rolling Doors From Groome Industrial
    Hangar & Hangar Doors

    Bottom Rolling Doors

    Groome Industrial Service Group cost-effectively repairs, installs, maintains and upgrades all aspects of a hangar’s interior and exterior structural systems. The company services...
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    Hangar & Hangar Doors

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