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JFKIAT, the operator of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport announced the appointment of James May as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective February 1, 2020.  Mr. May joins JFKIAT from Phoenix Services LLC, a global leader in steel...

Yvette Greene-Dennis

Yvette Greene Dennis, Executive Vice President of Program Management for The Crescent Companies, is a 42-year veteran of the construction industry. She is currently working on the contract with PANYNJ to manage compliance for the JFK Redevelopment Project.  Yvette is known for her contribution to the industry...
The JFK Air Cargo Association has named a new President for 2020 after the passing of long time President, Joe Badamo last year. Veteran member and Board Member/Treasurer Dayna Harap will lead the JFK Air Cargo Association into the new year and beyond. Dayna is Vice President...
The Port Authority of NYNJ has appointed James Gill General Manager of Newark Liberty International Airport.  Gill is an aviation veteran with 20 years of senior leadership experience in the industry. Effective Monday, January 27, Gill, will take over the reins of Newark Liberty...
The ARK at JFK announces the appointment of Vincent DiCicco, DVM who will be joining the management team as Veterinary and Bio-Security Compliance Officer, effective January 2, 2020. In this role, DiCicco will be responsible for ensuring The ARK’s compliance with best bio-security and animal welfare practices throughout...
The ARK at JFK is pleased to announce that Michael Falacara, formerly COO of dnata USA, Aviation Services, will be joining its senior management team as Chief Operating Officer effective January 2, 2020. Mike will be responsible for day-to-day operations and interactions with air carriers, cargo agents,...
After a successful 25-year tenure, the founder and CEO of LATAM Airlines, Enrique Cueto, will step down from the helm of the largest carrier in Latin America in March 2020. Cueto will be replaced by Roberto Alvo, current Chief Commercial Officer at LATAM Airlines.
Gerald M. Holland, Chairman, CEO and Founder of Sheltair Aviation, has announced that Lisa Holland, is the President of Corporate Strategies, a new position. Lisa Holland is the daughter of the founder and has recently had a greater presence throughout the entire company.  For...
The Carlyle Group's global airport investment platform, CAG Holdings, today announced the appointment of Dr. Gerrard P. Bushell, former President and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), as Executive Chair of The New Terminal One Development Project at JFK and Chair of CAG Holdings....
After 33 high-flying years of Port Authority service, Lysa Scully, General Manager of LaGuardia Airport, will be retiring on September 6. Upon Ms. Scully’s retirement, Anthony Vero, current Deputy General Manager of John F. Kennedy International Airport, will serve as Interim General Manager of LGA.