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INDUSTRY UPDATE
Kentuckians for Better Transportation
Announce New Executive Director
Kentuckians for Better Transportation hired
Jennifer Kirchner as its executive director. She
began her new position on Dec. 1.
An accomplished economic development
and communications professional, Kirchner
most recently was the executive director for the
Danville Boyle County Convention and Visitors
Bureau. She was responsible for leading the
organization and overseeing asset development,
government and public relations, marketing,
event management, the Visitor Center and
preservation and historic site management. Kirchner has also
served as chief communications officer for the Danville Boyle
County Economic Development Partnership.
AviationPros.com/21163048

New FedEx Facility Shines at Ontario
International Airport
The structure on the northwest quadrant of Ontario
International Airport (ONT) is the culmination of a
$100 million investment by FedEx Express, a subsidiary
of FedEx Corp.
The centerpiece of the two-year transformation is a
251,000 square-foot complex that opened in November
and includes a sorting facility capable of handling 12,000
packages per hour. The facility also includes nine wide-body
aircraft gates, 14 feeder aircraft gates and 18 truck docks.
AviationPros.com/21163504

Argus International Inc. Hires Mike McCready
as Senior Vice President of Operations and
Business Development
Argus International Inc., a division of SGS,
announced the hiring of Mike McCready
as senior vice president of operations and
business development.
McCready brings 25 years of experience
in aviation to his role at Argus. In 2019, he
founded World Jet Group, a consulting firm for
aviation industry executives. He served as the vice
president of sales for the Americas at Jet Aviation
based in Basel, Switzerland. Additionally,
McCready spent eight years as senior manager of
business development at The Boeing Company in Englewood,
Colorado. Starting his career managing and building flight
training schools, he has held senior leadership roles at Jeppesen
in Englewood.
AviationPros.com/21163147

CVG Airport Partners with ThorDrive on
Driverless Tech
As another first for CVG, ThorDrive, headquartered
in Cincinnati, is bringing autonomous vehicle (AV)
technology to the airport's campus. Through a recently
enacted airport ordinance, autonomous vehicles and
equipment can now operate on airport property.
The airport is positioning itself for the future by leaning
into AV and other related technologies. This strategy enables
trials of the technology in a live operating environment. By
advancing AV technology, CVG has the added benefit of
modeling for communities given its city-like infrastructure.
The long-term benefits of AV include operational efficiencies
and safety.
AviationPros.com/21163581

Interim Assistant General Manager Made
Permanent at Hartsfield-Jackson
Jai Ferrell - an Atlanta native, Spelman
alumna and global inf luencer - was
named the permanent assistant general
manager and head of marketing at
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
Airport (ATL) on Nov. 18. Ferrell was
awarded the position on an interim basis
in January 2020. Atlanta city leaders
confirmed her permanent placement in
November.
" Jai is a powerhouse, " said ATL General Manager John
Selden. " Her passion, charisma, professionalism, and originality
are ideally suited for this leadership role. "
AviationPros.com/21163914

Fargo Jet Center Welcomes Tricia
Denny as HR Manager
Fargo Jet Center (FJC) and associated
companies welcome Tricia Denny as
the human resources manager. Denny
brings with her 15 years of professional
exper ience in the f ield of human
resources. She is a Concordia College
graduate where she obtained Bachelor of
Arts degrees in Business Administration
and Off ice Administration and has
earned the PHR (Professional in Human
Resources) and SHRM-CP (Society of Human Resource
Management-Certified Professional) certifications.
" A strong human resources department is the cornerstone
of any high-performing culture. We are consistently striving to
keep our team positively engaged and motivated in a fast-paced
environment, " stated President Jim Sweeney. " Tricia brings

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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
januaryfebruary2021 - 1
januaryfebruary2021 - 2
januaryfebruary2021 - 3
januaryfebruary2021 - 4
januaryfebruary2021 - Inside the Fence: Genesis by Necessity
januaryfebruary2021 - Industry Update
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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
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januaryfebruary2021 - 16
januaryfebruary2021 - 17
januaryfebruary2021 - FBOs in a Post-Pandemic World
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januaryfebruary2021 - Clearing the Air on HVAC
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januaryfebruary2021 - Totally Boggus: Catch the Plane!
januaryfebruary2021 - Legal Matters: Is Your Airport Leasehold Taxable?
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januaryfebruary2021 - A Clean and Clear Future
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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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