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Airport Trading Cards: A Mint-Condition Marketing Opportunity

by Maureen Riley Executive Director Salt Lake City Department of Airports More than 20 million people travel through Salt Lake City International Airport each year. For many of our passengers, the airport plays a big part in their imaginations. From first-time fliers to the most well-versed aviation geeks, airports have an instantaneous appeal. They represent […]

ACI-NA Puts Airport Priorities at Forefront in Infrastructure Week

Note: This blog was originally published on May 15 in Aviation Daily. By Kevin M. Burke Since joining Airports Council International – North America in January as its new President and CEO, I have spent the last few months meeting with airport stakeholders and policy makers all around North America.  I went into this listening […]

Small Airports Are Gateways to America’s Many Tourism Attractions

by Kevin M. Burke President and CEO ACI-NA As National Travel and Tourism week in the U.S. comes to a close, I’d like to offer a special salute to our robust network of smaller airports that our large hubs depend on to provide millions of international visitors with convenient access to America’s many wonders. We’ve […]

Earth Week 2014: Earth Day is Every Day for Our #GreenAirports

by Kevin M. Burke President and CEO ACI-NA While airports are committed to advancing sustainability and the environment year-round, we carve out some special times to mark accomplishments and celebrate environmental excellence. This week is one of those times. The ACI-NA Environmental Affairs Committee just finished its Spring Conference jointly with ACI-NA’s Business Information Technology […]

Getting Our Message Out There

By Kevin M. Burke Over the last couple of days, I have had the chance to tell the airport story in several local and national forums.  My consistent message: Airports need greater funding flexibility and the ability to generate local dollars for local capital projects with a higher PFC ceiling. In an interview with CNN […]

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