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Samaddar Takes Over as ACI-NA Chair

Samaddar Takes Over as ACI-NA Chair

Kelowna International Airport (YLW) Director Sam Samaddar this week became Chair of Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), succeeding Lew Bleiweis, executive director of the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority. “Our industry’s recovery is underway, but a clear path forward remains elusive as we continue to navigate the challenges…

Canadian Airports Model Under Scrutiny

Canadian Airports Model Under Scrutiny

…“Unlike the PFC, you can set the rate to support your business model in terms of capital programs …” Samaddar said, noting the rate is variable. In fact, Samaddar noted that while U.S. airlines remain vociferously opposed to a hike in the PFC cap in the United States, “they’ve never…

ACI Launches Webinar Series, Discusses State of the Industry

ACI Launches Webinar Series, Discusses State of the Industry

…increase traveler demand has come with the challenge of how to connect in a changed world, both within the industry and with travelers. “That process may look a lot different than it did a year ago, but our industry remains indispensable.” Airline Perspectives Sam Samaddar, vice chair of ACI-NA and…

Carter Elected Chair of Canadian Airports Council

Carter Elected Chair of Canadian Airports Council

Joyce Carter, president and CEO of the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), is the newly elected chair of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC), becoming the first woman in the post in the organization’s history. Carter, who had been serving as CAC’s Vice Chair since 2018, succeeds Sam Samaddar, director of…

YLW Offers Advance Voting For British Columbia Residents

…Director Sam Samaddar. “However, it’s an important occasion. This is a great opportunity to assist British Columbians no matter where they are from. Not only will this benefit travelers flying in and out of the airport, but we have almost 2,000 employees at the YLW campus and with residents in Quail…