Centerlines - December 2008 - (Page 15)

O N T H E HIL L A N D O N T H E S T U M P 2008 ACI World/North America Conference and Exhibition The late Walter A. Burg, former chief executive of Tucson Airport Authority, was honored with the 2008 William E. Downes Jr. Memorial Award. Current Tucson CEO Bonnie Allin hugs Burg’s wife Sue as ACI-NA Board Chair Randy Walker and ACI-NA President Greg Principato prepare to present the crystal award. “The industry in the last 30 years gave the public something it had not received before: high quality, space, and low cost. It catered to a variety of demands and abilities today so that we had an enormous spread of fares.” — Dr. Alfred E. Kahn, father of de-regulation, 2008 Keynote speaker Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World John Clark III, Jacksonville, 2009 ACI-NA Chairman, present a keepsake gavel to Randy Walker, Las Vegas, 2008 ACI-NA Chairman. The staff of XpressSpa eases the tensions of conference attendees. There were 155 exhibitors in more than 281 booths in Boston’s John B. Hynes Convention Center. Members of the delegation from the Beijing Capital International Airport meet with Thomas J. Kinton, Jr., CEO of Massachusetts Port Authority (second from left), and Jim Cherry, of Aéroports de Montréal and Chair of the ACI World Board (third from left) outside the Exhibit Hall. | CENTERLINES 15

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Centerlines - December 2008

Centerlines - December 2008
President’s Message
Canadian Airports
Associates’ Corner
Policy Center
On the Hill and On the Stump
Cover Story: Airport Belt Tightening
On Management: Pooling DBE Resources
Revenue Arena: New Revenue Streams
Griesbach Concessions Award Winners
Security: Employee Screening Pilot Tests
New Technology: Wireless Growth
Now Underway
Grand Openings
New Members
Index of Advertisers/
Box Scores

Centerlines - December 2008