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Cutié Named MIA Director/CEO

Cutié Named MIA Director/CEO

Following a stint as interim director, Rafael (Ralph) Cutié has been named the director and CEO of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, operator of Miami International Airport (MIA). Cutié served as MIA interim director since June and worked in public positions in Miami-Dade County for more than three decades, earning the…

MIA To Employ COVID Sniffing Dogs

MIA To Employ COVID Sniffing Dogs

MIA to detect prohibited currency, drugs, explosives and agriculture. “The COVID-19 detector dog pilot program is the latest effort by MIA to serve as a test bed for new innovations in safety and security,” said Ralph Cutié, MIA interim director. “We are proud to do our part in the fight…

Sola Resigns, Interim Director Appointed At MIA

Sola Resigns, Interim Director Appointed At MIA

Lester Sola, the director of Miami International Airport (MIA) since February 2018, resigned this week, according to a memo to county commissioners from Miami Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. The Miami Herald reported that the resignation came abruptly and follows months of “friction” regarding MIA contracts and agreements. Ralph Cutié, the…

MIA Inks Sister Airports Agreement with ASU

MIA Inks Sister Airports Agreement with ASU

The Miami-Dade Aviation Department and the Civil Aviation Authority of Paraguay last week officially signed a Sister Airports agreement between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Asunción Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU), establishing a commitment by both airports to assist each other in improving their passenger and cargo operations. The agreement…

MIA Adds Wheelchair Charging Stations

MIA Adds Wheelchair Charging Stations

MIA is making the joy of air travel even more accessible and convenient for all our customers,” said Lester Sola, MIA Director and CEO. “Thanks to our new charging stations, travelers using wheelchairs now have more freedom and independence to move around MIA without worrying about low batteries.” Last November,…