Terminal 4 and the Tri-Faith Chapel New Year Celebration

(L.-R.) Roel Huinink, CEO of JFKIAT, Reverend Romeo Dabee, Rabbi Ari Korenblit, and Father Chris Piasta.

The T4 JFKIAT/JFK Chapel New Year’s celebration was held in appreciation of the employees, sub-contractors, vendors and others who work to provide superior passenger services in a safe and secure environment. Reverend Romeo Dabee began with a prayer for all present with Father Chris Piasta and Rabbi Ari Korenblit in attendance as well.

Roel Huinink, CEO of JFKIAT welcomed everyone and thanked them for making T4 a premium travel experience at a world class airport. He noted some new services from T4: A partnership with Google, providing real time translation in 29 languages, the first terminal in the world to do so, an enhanced biometrics system, and additional enhancements to assist blind passengers in navigating the terminal.

Other notable milestones include the 100th anniversary of KLM and Avianca, and the opening of the Flagship American Express Centurion Lounge.

Mr. Huinink also noted an considerable increase towards achieving the Go Green goals, providing a healthy and sustainable environment for passengers and employees alike, and the corporate giving program which raised $170,00 from employees and passengers and is used to aid the local community.

In conclusion, Mr. Huinink pointed out that the achievements in 2019 towards providing exceptional customer service  were made possible by the employees and partnerships at T4, and thanked everyone for joining in to celebrate a great year and looking forward to the next.

T4 Holiday Party 2020
After graduating from Bard College with a major in languages, Roberta spent a year in Germany and France before joining Trans World Airlines in the early 70’s. At TWA she became the Ambassador and Constellation Club supervisor at JFK. An interest in food fostered by her international travel lead to “Deliciously Dunn”, her catering and gift basket business for 20 years, while still working at TWA. After the demise of the airline, Roberta became the North American sales rep for La Source, a 5 star resort in Grenada. When hurricane Ivan destroyed the island, she went on to work for Airport Press. Most recently Ms. Dunn is the Skating Director at the City of Long Beach, NY skating rink. Roberta is a US Figure Skating Gold Medalist in ice dancing and has skated since she was 17. Another of her passions is photography and her photos have been used in several publications. Roberta still travels extensively, enjoys cooking and entertaining and skates practically every day.


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