Archive | January, 2009

Cow emissions not cool

The environmental debate has been one of very deep concepts and very long, nay sesquipedalian, words. So, it was quite pleasing to hear the issue brought down to monosyllables, and by none other than Allan McArtor, the former FAA administrator who is now chairman of Airbus Americas. McArtor explained why airlines are such an easy […]

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Airports get new lobbyist

As the new administration readies to lead the United States, Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) named Jane Calderwood its chief lobbyist. Calderwood is currently vice president for lobbying firm Brown and Company. She will begin working for ACI-NA on 26 January. As ACI-NA vice president of government and political affairs, Calderwood will monitor congressional actions […]

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Battaglia to oversee all JetBlue airports

After leading JetBlue Airways’ move to Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International airport this fall, Alex Battaglia has been named vice president of airports. Most recently vice president of Kennedy operations, Battaglia’s responsibilities have been expanded to include all airport-related functions across the low-cost carrier’s network. Marisa von Wieding, previously JetBlue’s director of Kennedy […]

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