All posts for the month October, 2011

A Worldview on the Future of Aviation Security

By Christopher Bidwell In the years since 9/11, governments have added more aviation security layers with each new threat. Simply continuing to do things the same way and add even more layers is not sustainable over the long term. Further, there is a general reluctance to rescind measures, even when the threat or countermeasures has [...]

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes….

By AJ Muldoon There are myriad challenges change can present to an organization, particularly an airport. Today’s concurrent session: “Systematically and Strategically Managing Change” covered this topic from two different perspectives. DFW’s Chris Poinsatte and Toronto’s Lloyd McCoomb described implementing organization-wide change in a systematic manner. Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, of St. Louis, described reacting to dramatic [...]

Associates Get an Update on Airport Trends

By Debby McElroy At Tuesday morning’s World Business Partners/Associates Business Breakfast and Airport Directors Roundtable there were some fascinating insights into the challenges smaller airports face in managing their capital programs. Passenger growth in the United States during 2000 – 2010 was only 8 percent, while real GDP was double that rate and population growth [...]

The Most Important Thing To Know About Leadership Is That It’s Not About You?

By Aneil Patel Garry Ridge, president and CEO of WD-40 Company, gave an insightful speech on ten traits of leadership. Before we move onto the leadership tips, let’s leave you with a few interesting facts…did you know apart the conventional use of WD-40, folks spray it on their arms, hands, and knees to relieve arthritis [...]

Airports Honor John Infanger (@airportbusiness) for 25 Years of Service

By Morgan Dye Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) President Greg Principato this morning recognized John Infanger, editorial director for Airport Business Magazine, for 25 years of service to the aviation community at the ACI-NA 20th Annual Conference & Exhibition. Statement of ACI-NA President Greg Principato: “For 25 years, John Infanger has covered the airport and [...]

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