Airport Business - 8
Aviation Industry Leader William J. McShane
Dies at 61
William J. McShane has died at the age of 61
after a long illness.
Prior to his passing, Bill was vice president
of business development & special projects for
Sheltair Aviation. His tenure was the capstone to
a lifelong career in aviation that included serving
as past president of the New York Aviation
Management Association (NYAMA), where
he remained a board member.
For the last dozen years he applied his insight
and expertise to positioning Sheltair as one of
the most respected FBOs in the New York metro area
and oversaw the approval and construction of their new
multimillion dollar hangar complex at Republic Airport.
Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Selects New CEO
Daren Griffin was named the next president/CEO of the
Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA).
Griffin has been at Portland's airport for 16 years. He
has served as the interim director of business properties,
the director of operations and the general aviation
manager for the Port of Portland. He has also served as
the state airports manager for the state of Oregon and
the director of Yuma International Airport in Arizona.
sits on 4.2-acres and features 351
rooms with 22 suites, 14,435 square
feet of well-appointed meeting and
event space, two distinct culinary
concepts and an art collection that
was curated exclusively for the
hotel by the San Francisco Arts
LAX Introduces New Food Donation Policy
The Los Angeles Board of Airport
Commissioners (BOAC) approved the
LAX Food Donation Policy. The policy
enhances Los Angeles World Airports'
sustainability efforts by requiring all
food-serving businesses and organizations
at Los Angeles International Airport
(LAX) to donate a portion of their unsold or unused,
high-quality foods to local nonprofit organizations.
Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
Chooses New Parking Guidance System
Park Assist has been awarded the Parking Guidance
System (PGS) contract for Louisville Muhammad Ali
International Airport (SDF).
Park Assist's M4 smart-sensor system will serve the
airport's 3,000 space parking structure. With the goal of
enhancing the user experience, the Louisville Regional
Airport Authority was eager to install a PGS that offered
predictability and security, as well as a VIP parking
journey for each patron.
Skanska USA Celebrates Opening of New
LaGuardia Airport Terminal B Headhouse
On June 10, Skanska USA celebrated the opening of
the new LaGuardia Airport Terminal B Arrivals and
The new Headhouse is the central entry point for travelers
f lying out of Terminal B, with integration to passenger
concourses and gates, the new parking garage and the
Central Hall that connects to Terminal C and the planned
future AirTrain. The building, which spans four levels, will
transform the customer experience and streamline airport
operations, unimaginable with the old facility.
Grand Hyatt at SFO Named a Real Estate
Deal of the Year
The San Francisco Business Times named the Grand Hyatt
at SFO among its "Real Estate Deals of the Year," which
honors significant deals and projects throughout the San
Francisco Bay Area completed in 2019.
As the only on-airport hotel at San Francisco
International Airport, the $237 million luxury hotel
TAC Air Promotes New
General Manager To Fort
TAC Air promoted Christina Lang
to lead its FBO in Fort Smith,
Arkansas as general manager.
Lang officially stepped into this
role in May.
John Wayne Airport Helping Hands' Program
Receives NACo Achievement Award
The National Association of Counties (NACo) presented
John Wayne Airport with an Achievement Award for Best
in Category - Human Services for the Airport's "Helping
Hands" program. The program provides individualized
assistance, easing the stress associated
with airport travel for individuals with
an autism spectrum disorder and other
8 \ AIRPORTBUSINESS / AUGUST | SEPTEMBER 2020
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Airport Business
Inside the Fence: Statistically Speaking...
The FBO Customer Experience Beyond COVID-19
Switching Seats: COVID-19's Impact on the Terminal
Data Security and Privacy at Commercial Airports
A Private Affair
Creating Quality Customer Service
Designing the 'Airport of the Future'
Will Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing be the Next Disruptor?
An Airport Takes Off
Totally Boggus: Clearing the Air
Proactive Technology Strategies for Airlines to Succeed Post COVID-19
Looking to Upgrade Your Sustainability Practices? Ask These Questions First
Product Profile: Runway Reliability - Stable Soils Make the Difference
Airport Business - 1
Airport Business - 2
Airport Business - 3
Airport Business - 4
Airport Business - 5
Airport Business - Inside the Fence: Statistically Speaking...
Airport Business - 7
Airport Business - Industry Update
Airport Business - 9
Airport Business - The FBO Customer Experience Beyond COVID-19
Airport Business - 11
Airport Business - Switching Seats: COVID-19's Impact on the Terminal
Airport Business - 13
Airport Business - 14
Airport Business - 15
Airport Business - 16
Airport Business - 17
Airport Business - Data Security and Privacy at Commercial Airports
Airport Business - 19
Airport Business - A Private Affair
Airport Business - 21
Airport Business - 22
Airport Business - 23
Airport Business - 24
Airport Business - 25
Airport Business - Creating Quality Customer Service
Airport Business - 27
Airport Business - Designing the 'Airport of the Future'
Airport Business - 29
Airport Business - Will Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing be the Next Disruptor?
Airport Business - 31
Airport Business - An Airport Takes Off
Airport Business - 33
Airport Business - 34
Airport Business - Totally Boggus: Clearing the Air
Airport Business - Proactive Technology Strategies for Airlines to Succeed Post COVID-19
Airport Business - 37
Airport Business - Looking to Upgrade Your Sustainability Practices? Ask These Questions First
Airport Business - 39
Airport Business - Product Profile: Runway Reliability - Stable Soils Make the Difference
Airport Business - 41
Airport Business - 42
Airport Business - 43
Airport Business - 44