Meeting Recap: October

The IABSC October meeting was held via Zoom and drew a large audience to discuss baggage contingency operations and critical infrastructure planning. Southwest Airlines Director, Jeremy King, shared his concerns about the ineffectiveness of current contingency plans and illustrated some of the extraordinary efforts required by airline staff to make sure bags and passengers make…

Optimizing the Passenger Journey (in the era of coronavirus)

Swanson Rink Whitepaper Steve Bennett, PE, Senior Vice President Any frequent traveler will tell you that air travel has always had its challenges, and now the risks associated from outdated technologies are intensified by COVID-19. From the airport’s perspective, implementing efficiency upgrades to improve the passenger journey will prove even more challenging because the pressure…

Meeting Recap: September

Sustainability within Airports David Delaney – Vice President Airport, Beumer Group The IABSC had a fantastic turnout on September 10 for our monthly meeting, which was held through Zoom. Our first speaker was Mr. Andy Mena, the chair of our Government Relations committee. Andy shared some insight and a sneak preview on the soon to…

Meeting Recap: August

O&M Feedback on BHS Design Mike Conner – Chief Financial Officer, JSM & Associates The IABSC’s monthly Members meeting for August was held on Thursday the 13th, holding to the traditional placement of “2nd Thursdays”.  The meeting was held in what has become the new COVID-19 tradition of a virtual, on-line Zoom meeting.  This month’s…