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COVER STORY
AUTHOR Joe Petrie

ALBANY INTERNATIONAL Airport (ALB) has been
proactive addressing cleaning and sanitizing efforts
throughout the pandemic with an emphasis on
technology.
ALB CEO Phil Calderone said
the airport installed fresh air filtration
systems and implemented intensive
sanitization protocols as well. It's using
UV lighting to sanitize touch surfaces
and other protocols, and was one of the
first in the nation to require masks and
social distancing along with putting up
barriers at contact points throughout the
terminal.
" It's an interesting time to say the
least, " Calderone said. " It's challenging
for all the obvious reasons, but while
we're putting into place protocol and
safety measures so the public feels safe
in the airport, I'm also encouraging folks
to not travel. "
Calderone put together a COVID
Task Force in 2020 to look at the
airport's preparedness and determine

how technology can be part of its master
plan. GE was invited along with other
key health and emergency preparedness
members of the community, local
aviation officials and airport tenants.
" What could we do to ensure
travelers that not only the experience
of being on an aircraft, but being in the
airport terminal was as safe as possible
for them was our primary focus and
concern, " he said.
GE brought in partners from its
aviation division in Texas and they
focused on block chain technology. This
became the Wellness Trace app, which
ALB put into service in November.
The app allows airports and airlines
to track COVID-19 screening for both
passengers and employees and set
protocols for tracking the cleaning of

Airports should also look at how to keep bathrooms clean,
well maintained and stocked in addition to the safety.
BRADLEY CORP.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of januaryfebruary2021

Inside the Fence: Genesis by Necessity
Industry Update
How General Aviation is Helping Support Commercial Aviation and Prop Up Tourism in Specific Markets, Amid COVID-19 Resurgences
Pioneering PCAs in Salt Lake City
FBOs in a Post-Pandemic World
Clearing the Air on HVAC
Totally Boggus: Catch the Plane!
Legal Matters: Is Your Airport Leasehold Taxable?
A Clean and Clear Future
Passenger Experience in the Time of COVID-19
Don't Leave Hygiene Up in the Air
Airport Guru: Airport Development 101: Will an Investment be Profitable?
Product Profile: Stress Test
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januaryfebruary2021 - 2
januaryfebruary2021 - 3
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januaryfebruary2021 - Inside the Fence: Genesis by Necessity
januaryfebruary2021 - Industry Update
januaryfebruary2021 - 7
januaryfebruary2021 - 8
januaryfebruary2021 - 9
januaryfebruary2021 - How General Aviation is Helping Support Commercial Aviation and Prop Up Tourism in Specific Markets, Amid COVID-19 Resurgences
januaryfebruary2021 - 11
januaryfebruary2021 - 12
januaryfebruary2021 - 13
januaryfebruary2021 - Pioneering PCAs in Salt Lake City
januaryfebruary2021 - 15
januaryfebruary2021 - 16
januaryfebruary2021 - 17
januaryfebruary2021 - FBOs in a Post-Pandemic World
januaryfebruary2021 - 19
januaryfebruary2021 - Clearing the Air on HVAC
januaryfebruary2021 - 21
januaryfebruary2021 - 22
januaryfebruary2021 - 23
januaryfebruary2021 - 24
januaryfebruary2021 - Totally Boggus: Catch the Plane!
januaryfebruary2021 - Legal Matters: Is Your Airport Leasehold Taxable?
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januaryfebruary2021 - A Clean and Clear Future
januaryfebruary2021 - 29
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januaryfebruary2021 - Passenger Experience in the Time of COVID-19
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januaryfebruary2021 - Don't Leave Hygiene Up in the Air
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januaryfebruary2021 - Airport Guru: Airport Development 101: Will an Investment be Profitable?
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januaryfebruary2021 - Product Profile: Stress Test
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