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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

Canadian airports are slowly recovering as the world emerges from the pandemic, but many remain in perilous financial straits due to multiple months of very limited passenger traffic. Sam Samaddar, director of Kelowna International Airport (YLW) and incoming chair of Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) (beginning Jan. 1), shared his…

ACI Launches Webinar Series, Discusses State of the Industry

ACI Launches Webinar Series, Discusses State of the Industry

…director of Kelowna International Airport (YLW), spoke with Mike McNaney, president and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, to discuss the dire situation in which the Canadian aviation sector finds itself. McNaney stressed the importance of understanding on behalf of the government. It would be helpful but somewhat…

Carter Elected Chair of Canadian Airports Council

Carter Elected Chair of Canadian Airports Council

…the Kelowna International Airport (YLW). Samaddar will assume a new leadership position as Vice Chair of Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), of which the CAC is a division. Carter joined HIAA in 1999 and was appointed president and CEO in 2014, after serving as vice president of finance,…

YLW Offers Advance Voting For British Columbia Residents

Kelowna International (YLW) has been listed as an advance voting location by Elections BC for all residents of British Columbia – which means travelers going through the airport May 8-11 don’t have to miss the provincial election. “This is a very different event for an airport to host,” says Airport…