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Air Line Pilots Association, International

http://www.alpa.org

The Air Line Pilots Association, International, is the largest pilot union in the world as well as the world’s largest non-governmental aviation safety organization.


Ms. Elizabeth Baker
Director, Government Affairs
elizabeth.baker@alpa.org



Airbus

http://www.airbusnorthamerica.com/

With thousands of employees at dozens of locations around the U.S., Airbus continues to grow its American footprint. Among its key U.S. businesses: commercial aircraft, helicopter and satellite manufacturing; engineering; pilot training; spares and services; air traffic management; and a high-tech think tank.


Mr. Matthew Mazonkey
Vice President, Government Relations
matthew.mazonkey@airbus.com



Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association

http://www.aopa.org/

Since 1939, AOPA has protected the freedom to fly by creating an environment that gives people of all ages the opportunity to enjoy aviation and all it has to offer. As the world’s largest community of pilots and aviation enthusiasts with representatives based in Frederick, Md., and Washington, D.C., and seven regions across the United States, AOPA’s events, initiatives, and services bring current and future pilots together and make aviation more accessible to everyone.


Mr. James W. Coon
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Advocacy
jim.coon@aopa.org



Airlines for America

http://www.airlines.org

Airlines for America (A4A) advocates on behalf of its members to shape crucial policies and measures that promote safety, security and a healthy U.S. airline industry. We work collaboratively to improve air travel for everyone.


Mr. Nicholas E. Calio
President & Chief Executive Officer
ncalio@airlines.org



Alaska Airlines Inc.

www.alaskaair.com

For 90 years, Alaska Airlines and the people who make us who we are, have been guided by integrity, caring, ingenuity, professionalism, and a unique spirit—a spirit that has grown out of our geographical roots.Who we are today is a direct result of our history and the amazing people involved in it; a long list of aviation milestones, paired with countless stories of people being remarkable to help others. All these milestones, good deeds, and community involvement have helped us grow us from a small regional airline to an international carrier. With more than 44+ million customers a year, our route system spans more than 120 destinations and five countries.


Mr. Scott M. Kennedy
scott.kennedy@alaskaair.com



Allegiant Travel Company

https://www.allegiant.com

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is an integrated travel company with an airline at its heart, focused on connecting customers with the people, places and experiences that matter most. Since 1999, Allegiant Air has linked travelers in small-to-medium cities to world-class vacation destinations with all-nonstop flights and industry-low average fares.


Mr. John Pepper
Vice President, Corporate Development
John.Pepper@allegiantair.com



Allied Pilots Association

http://www.alliedpilots.org

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the Allied Pilots Association (APA) serves as the certified collective bargaining agent for the 15,000 professional pilots who fly for American Airlines. APA was founded in 1963 and is the largest independent pilots’ union in the world. APA provides a broad range of representation services for its members and devotes more than 20 percent of its dues income to support aviation safety.


Capt. Johnathan Benton
Chairman, Government Affairs
jbenton@alliedpilots.org



American Airlines

http://www.aa.com/

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members serve more than 1,000 destinations with about 14,250 daily flights to over 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines


Mr. Nathan Gatten
Executive Vice President, Chief Government Affairs Officer
nate.gatten@aa.com



Association of Flight Attendants - CWA, AFL-CIO

http://www.afacwa.org

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) is the flight attendant union organized by flight attendants for flight attendants. AFA represents nearly 50,000 flight attendants at 19 airlines, serving as a voice for flight attendants at their workplace, in the industry, in the media, and on Capitol Hill. Simply put, the goal of flight attendants who become part of AFA-CWA is to negotiate better pay, benefits, working conditions and work rules at their airline, and to improve their safety on the job.


Mr. Stephen Schembs
sschembs@cwa-union.org



Atlas Air

http://www.atlasair.com

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is the parent company of Atlas Air (Atlas), Titan Aviation Leasing (Titan) and the Majority shareholder in Polar Air Cargo Worldwide (Polar). We are a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation services for commercial and military customers, operating the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighters, as well as Boeing 747 and 767 passenger aircraft and Boeing 767 freighters. Our next generation747-8Fs offer the industry the latest in technology and efficiency and we now provide Boeing 777 Freighters to the dry lease market.


Mr. Gary Wade
Vice President, Global Security
gwade@atlasair.com



Avis Budget Group, Inc.

http://www.avis.com/AvisWeb/home/AvisHome

Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services through its Avis and Budget brands, with 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 28,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J.


Ms. Anne D. Morrison
Vice President, Properties & Facilities
anne.morrison@avisbudget.com



Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

http://www.bakerdonelson.com/

As the 80th largest law firm in the U.S., Baker Donelson gives clients access to a team of more than 650 attorneys and public policy advisors representing more than 30 practice areas, all seamlessly connected across 22 offices to serve virtually any legal and policy need. Lawyers in Baker Donelson's Aviation and Aerospace Team bring deep experience in these industries to the legal and business advice they provide to clients. We counsel individuals and companies throughout the aviation and aerospace sector, including airlines, individual aircraft owners, charter operations, private management companies and foreign operators, as well as airframe and component manufacturers and suppliers.


Mr. Michael Reynolds
Senior Public Policy Advisor
mreynolds@bakerdonelson.com



Boom Supersonic

https://boomsupersonic.com/

Our mission is to make the world dramatically more accessible onboard our airliner Overture -- optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability. When we fly twice as fast, cities rarely visited become major travel destinations. We can attend meetings in far-off places and return for evenings with loved ones. Global leaders can solve crises in-person and children grow up in a world where nothing is foreign.


Ms. Rachel Devine
SVP, Global Policy
Rachel.Devine@boom.aero



Cargo Airline Association

http://www.cargoair.org/

The Cargo Airline Association is the nationwide voice for members of the all-cargo air carrier industry, and others in the air cargo marketplace that depend on these services. Located in Washington, D.C., the Association is responsible for representing the industry before federal and state regulatory bodies, the United States Congress and, when necessary, in the federal and state courts.


Mr. Stephen A. Alterman
President
salterman@cargoair.org



Carlyle Airport Group

www.cagholdings.com

CAG Holdings, LLC is The Carlyle Group’s dedicated U.S.-based investment platform for airport infrastructure investment opportunities globally and is a portfolio company of the Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund. CAG is led by an experienced management team with a track record of more than 70 airport projects globally combined with a deep, localized understanding of the U.S. airport market. We develop strong partnerships with airport owners to develop tailored solutions to transfer risk, promote growth and produce strong innovation.


Mrs. Ginger Evans
Chief Strategy Officer
gevans@cagholdings.com



CAVU / MAG USA

http://www.magworld.com

Formed from the union of MAGO, MAG USA and our network of direct-to-consumer brands – who together drive market leading passenger spend for airports across the world, we have combined our resources to address evolving passenger needs today and exceed them as we move forward into tomorrow. Pre-book, online or in the airport, our solutions make travel more seamless and enjoyable for passengers and more profitable for our clients and partners.


Mr. Sid A. Higgins
Vice President, Operations
sid.higgins@ca.vu



Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA)

http://www.capapilots.org

Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) is a trade association based in Washington, DC representing more than 30,000 professional passenger and all-cargo airline pilots. CAPA addresses both international and domestic safety, security, legislative and regulatory issues affecting the professional flight deck crew member and the safety of the traveling public.


Ms. Maryanne DeMarco
Executive Director
mdemarco@capapilots.org



Coffman Associates, Inc.

http://www.coffmanassociates.com

Coffman Associates is celebrating 40 years as a full-service airport planning firm that specializes in airport master planning, noise and land use compatibility planning, environmental documentation, sustainability planning, and airport-friendly AGIS applications. We work only for airports, with our focus on objective and innovative Planning for Your Success!


Mr. Dave Fitz, AICP, LEED GA
Chief Executive Officer
dfitz@coffmanassociates.com



Conrac Solutions

http://www.conracsolutions.com/

The Conrac Solutions family of companies specializes in private delivery, finance and facility operations via the Tenant Development Approach of consolidated rent-a-car facilities. Since 2003, Conrac Solutions has grown to become a nationwide industry leader in solving complex design, monetary and operational challenges while providing unmatched expertise and solutions for consolidated and shared facilities.operations of consolidated rent-a-car facilities. Since 2003, Conrac Solutions has grown to become the industry leader in solving complex design, monetary and operational challenges while providing unmatched expertise and solutions for consolidated and shared facilities.


Ms. Amy B. Barnes
Chief Development Officer
abarnes@conracsolutions.com



Crossroads Strategies

https://crshq.com/

Crossroads Strategies (CRS) is a bipartisan, federal relations firm offering a comprehensive suite of services ranging from congressional affairs to agency and regulatory lobbying. Our transportation and aviation practice is led by former senior appropriators, authorizers, and FAA/DOT officials. CRS specializes in securing funding and policies that are beneficial to our clients.


Mr. Scott Brenner
Senior Vice President
sbrenner@crshq.com



Crown Consulting Inc.

https://www.crownci.com

Crown innovators bring decades of experience working closely with the FAA, NASA, states and industry to advance air transportation. We create cross-cutting, enabling solutions that leverage information, technology and people to solve complex challenges, ushering in aviation’s new frontier of smart, intermodal, manned and unmanned aircraft and systems.


Mr. Justin Towles
President
jtowles@crownci.com



Delta Air Lines, Inc.

https://www.delta.com/

More than 4,000 Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) flights take off every day, connecting people across more than 275 destinations on six continents with a commitment to industry-leading customer service, safety and innovation. More than 80,000 Delta people lead the way in delivering a world-class customer experience, and we're continuing to ensure the future of travel is personalized, enjoyable and stress-free. Our people's genuine and enduring motivation is to make every customer feel welcomed and respected across every point of their journey with us. Delta has served as many as 200 million customers annually. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta operates significant hubs and key markets in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Seoul-Incheon and Tokyo. Powered by innovative and strategic partnerships with Aeromexico, Air France-KLM, China Eastern, Korean Air, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic and WestJet, Delta brings more choice and competition to customers worldwide. Connect with Delta on Delta News Hub or delta.com




Elevate Government Affairs

https://elevatega.com/

Washington D.C. government relations firm specializing in transportation, aviation, technology and energy. Elevate has a long history of working with the aviation sector, the Administration and Capitol hill to produce real results.


Mr. Samuel E. Whitehorn
Principal & Co-Founder
sam@elevatega.com



Empire Consulting Group

Empire Consulting Group (ECG) is a minority-owned and operated public policy consulting firm specializing in government relations and corporate/regulatory law and public affairs. In addition, ECG provides strategic guidance to clients on matters involving corporate citizenship, diversity, equity and inclusion.


Mr. Mike McKay
Managing Partner
mckay@ecg-us.com



Envirosuite

https://envirosuite.com

EVS Aviation offers world leading, comprehensive airport environmental management software. Our flagship ANOMS software provides deep analytics on top of rich datasets, delivering insights that reduce environmental impact, while improving operational efficiency. As the world’s leading supplier of solutions and services for airport noise management for over 30 years, we understand that accurate data integrity and noise measurement is essential for airports to demonstrate compliance with local regulations and provide precise information to maintaining trust within the community.


Mr. James P. Clinnin
Director Aviation - Americas
james.clinnin@envirosuite.com



FedEx Corporation

http://www.fedex.com/us/

FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services.


Ms. Kathryn L. Kennedy
Staff Director, Government Affairs
Kathryn.Kennedy@fedex.com



GE - Aviation

http://www.geaviation.com/

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, as well as integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. We rise to the challenge of building a world that works.


Ms. Darby Becker
Executive Counsel, Government Affairs and Policy
darby.becker@ge.com



General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

https://gama.aero/

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is an international trade association representing more than 120 of the world’s leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, and components.


Mr. Paul Feldman
Vice President, Government Affairs
pfeldman@gama.aero



Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.

https://www.hawaiianairlines.com

Now in its 93rd year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai'i’s biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers approximately 130 daily flights within the Hawaiian Islands, daily nonstop flights between Hawai'i and 15 U.S. gateway cities – more than any other airline – as well as service connecting Honolulu and American Samoa, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Tahiti.


Ms. Margaret Cummisky
Managing Director, Federal Government Affairs
margaret.cummisky@hawaiianair.com



Helicopter Association International (HAI)

http://www.rotor.org

For more than 70 years, HAI has provided support, services and set the industry safety guidelines for the international helicopter community.


Mr. Cade Clark
Vice President of Government Affairs
cade.clark@rotor.org



HMSHost

http://www.hmshost.com/

Global restaurateur HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. HMSHost operates locations all over North America, and is part of Autogrill Group, the world’s leading provider of food & beverage services for people on the move.


Mr. Steve L. Johnson
President & Chief Executive Officer, HMSHost Corporation
steve.johnson@hmshost.com



Holland & Knight LLP

http://www.hklaw.com/

Holland & Knight LLP is an international law firm with more than 1,600 lawyers and other professionals in 32 offices throughout the world. United States offices are located in cities such as New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., and Miami.


Mr. David C. Whitestone
Partner
david.whitestone@hklaw.com



Hudson A Dufry Company

http://www.hudsongroup.com

Hudson, one of the largest and most recognizable travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental United States and Canada. Anchored by our iconic Hudson brand, we own and manage over 1,000 duty-paid and duty-free stores in 89 locations, including airports, commuter terminals, hotels and some of the most visited landmarks and tourist destinations in the world.


Ms. Courtney C. Thornton
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development
cthornton@hudsongroup.com



Jacobs

http://www.jacobs.com/

Providing environmental graphics, engineering, architecture, construction management and related services from offices nationwide. Clients are airlines, commercial airports, developers, contractors and military installations. Our environmental services include: environmental stewardship; sustainability, and resiliency; environmental assessment and planning; waste management and planning; wildlife management; PFAS and contaminated soil/ groundwater management; air quality; environmental Investigation, remediation, and beneficial reuse.


Mr. Stephen M. Pelham
Vice President, Aviation
steve.pelham@jacobs.com



JBT Aerotech, Jetway Systems

http://www.jbtc.com/aerotech

JBT® AeroTech is a global leader in the design and manufacture of ground support equipment, such as loaders, pushback tractors and deicers; and airport gate equipment, featuring Jetway® passenger boarding bridges, Jetaire® preconditioned air units, and Jetpower® 400Hz ground power units. JBT also supplies airport asset management, including iOps monitoring and reporting.


Mr. Garrett Macfarlane
Regional Sales Director
garrett.macfarlane@jbtc.com



JetBlue Airways

http://www.jetblue.com/

JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles, Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries customers across the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America, and between New York and London. For more information, visit jetblue.com.


Mr. Jeffrey C. Goodell
Vice President, Government & Airport Affairs
jeffrey.goodell@jetblue.com



Joby Aviation

https://www.jobyaviation.com/

Joby is a California-based company building quiet, all-electric aircraft to connect people like never before. With up to 150 miles of range and the ability to take off and land vertically, the Joby aircraft will change the way we move while reducing the acoustic and climate footprint of flight. The aircraft, which has a maximum range of 150 miles (241 kilometers) on a single charge, can transport a pilot and four passengers at speeds of up to 200 mph (321 km/h).


Mr. Max Fenkell
Policy and Government Affairs Lead
max.fenkell@joby.aero



Jviation, Inc., A Woolpert Company

http://www.jviation.com

Jviation, a Woolpert Company is a recognized leader in aviation planning, architecture, engineering, geospatial, and construction management services. With offices throughout the country, we’ve completed hundreds of major projects for federal, military, state, county, and local agencies, as well as private projects for corporate clients.


Ms. Hilary Fletcher
Director, Community & Governmental Affairs
hilary.fletcher@jviation.com



McCarthy Building Companies

https://www.mccarthy.com/

McCarthy is one of the nation’s leading builders. We provide an array of design-build services to owners in markets including healthcare, education, commercial, laboratory, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, manufacturing, industrial, aviation and renewable energy. Over 3,700 salaried employees and craft professionals are committed to building excellence and delivering an exceptional experience for clients.


Mr. Mark A. Crosby, A.A.E.
Vice President, Aviation
mcrosby@mccarthy.com



McFarland-Johnson, Inc.

https://www.mjinc.com/

McFarland-Johnson, Inc. is 100% employee-owned, is a leader in the planning, engineering, and construction services of innovative aviation, transportation, civil/facilities, and environmental projects. With office locations throughout the United States, we have been providing infrastructure solutions for 75 years. “Innovative Solutions / Sustainable Results” is more than just our motto, it is a frame of mind that allows our employee owners to offer out-of-the-box ideas that provide long-term, viable solutions to our clients’ greatest challenges. To see all of our Career Opportunities visit www.mjinc.com


Mr. Chad Nixon
President & Chairman of the Board
cnixon@mjinc.com



Mead & Hunt, Inc.

http://www.meadhunt.com

Mead & Hunt is a full-service aviation consultant providing expertise in engineering, planning, architecture, environmental, air service, sustainability, noise, wildlife, financial planning and program management. We have been active in airports since the 1940s, serving a national audience with a local perspective. Consistently placing in Engineering News Record’s “Top 25 in Airports” list.


Mr. Jon Faucher, P.E., PMP
Vice President, Aviation Group LeaderServices
jon.faucher@meadhunt.com



National Business Aviation Association

http://www.nbaa.org/

NBAA is the leading organization for companies that use general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. NBAA advocates for the importance and value of airports, offers support on issues at the regional and national levels and helps airports be good neighbors through its Noise Abatement Program.


Ms. Kristie G. Johnson
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
kgregojohnson@nbaa.org



Neste US, Inc.

https://www.neste.us/

Neste is the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) refined from waste and residue materials. Additionally, Neste is developing sustainable feedstock for plastics. Our range of renewable products help cities, businesses and consumers reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, achieve circular economies and meet their climate goals. Over the past five years, we’ve helped our customers reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 40 million tons of CO2 equivalent. Neste has consistently been ranked as one of the most sustainable companies in the world on the Global 100 list, is the first energy company to sign The Climate Pledge, and has committed to reach carbon neutral production by 2035.


Mrs. Edelana C. Van Marter, A.A.E., I.A.P.
Commercial Development Manager
lana.vanmarter@neste.com



NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots

http://www.njasap.com

The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots, more commonly referred to as NJASAP, represents the professional interests of the 3,000-plus pilots who fly in the service of NetJets Aviation, Inc. An independent labor advocate, NJASAP is based in Columbus, Ohio where it maintains an office located just minutes from the Port Columbus International Airport.


Mr. Coley George
Chairman-Industry Affairs
cgeorge@njasap.com



NetJets Inc.

http://www.netjets.com

NetJets is the world's largest private jet company, offering fractional aircraft ownership, private jet leases, and private jet card programs.


Mr. Matt Sturges
Vice President, Government and External Affairs
msturges@netjets.com



PANGIAM

https://pangiam.com/

Pangiam was founded by a team of customs and security professionals with decades of collective senior-level executive experience. Through innovation, emerging technologies and the power of data, we solve the security, facilitation and operational challenges you face today — to get your world moving.


Ha McNeill
Executive Vice President, Commercial
hmcneill@pangiam.com



Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO

http://www.passnational.org/

Since 1977, the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) has represented more than 11,000 employees of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Defense (DoD) who install, maintain, support and certify air traffic control and national defense equipment, inspect and oversee the commercial and general aviation industries, develop flight procedures, and perform quality analyses of complex aviation systems used in air traffic control and national defense in the United States and abroad.


Ms. Jana L. Denning
Director, Government Affairs
jdenning@passnational.org



Regional Airline Association

http://www.raa.org

RAA provides a unified voice of advocacy for North American regional airlines aimed at promoting a safe, reliable, and robust regional airline industry.


Ms. Faye Malarkey Black
President & CEO
black@raa.org



Ricondo & Associates

http://www.ricondo.com

Ricondo & Associates, Inc., is an aviation consultancy specializing in the needs of airport owners and operators, airlines, and federal/state agencies. Ricondo provides technical, strategic, and project management services related to airport facility planning studies; master planning; feasibility studies; airport development programs as part of our wide-ranging on-call consulting services.


Ms. Renee Oliver
Senior Manager, Marketing & Advertising
roliver@ricondo.com



RS&H

http://www.rsandh.com

RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 100 design firms and have worked in over 50 countries across the globe.


Ms. Tracie Blaser, C.M.
Senior Aviation Associate
tracie.blaser@rsandh.com



Signature Aviation

http://www.signatureflight.com

Signature Flight Support, a BBA Aviation plc company, is the world’s largest fixed-base operation (FBO) for business aviation services. Services include fueling, hangar/office rentals, ground handling, maintenance and crew/passenger amenities. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Signature operates at 200+ locations worldwide.


Ms. Mary M. Miller
Vice President, Industry & Government Affairs
mary.miller@signatureaviation.com



SITA

http://www.sita.aero

SITA is the air transport industry's IT provider, delivering solutions for airlines, airports, aircraft and governments. Our technology powers more seamless, safe and sustainable air travel.


Ms. Kristin Lindsey
Chief of Staff & Director, Sales Enablement
kristin.lindsey@sita.aero



Smiths Detection

http://www.smithsdetection.com

Airports, airlines & authorities globally trust Smiths Detection’s expertise in delivering integrated solutions that provide security, operational efficiency & scalability needed to keep passengers, customers & infrastructure moving & safe from threats. Tailored for checkpoint, air cargo, checked baggage & commercial security operations.


Mr. Kevin Schmidt
Vice President, Government Relations
Kevin.Schmidt@smiths.com



Southwest Airlines

https://www.southwest.com/

Southwest Airlines operates one of the world’s most admired airlines, offering its one-of-a-kind value and hospitality at 121 airports. Celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2021, Southwest took flight in 1971 to democratize the sky through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel, and now carries more air travelers flying nonstop within the U.S. than any other airline.


Mr. Jason Van Eaton
Senior Vice President Governmental Affairs & Real Estate
jason.vaneaton@wnco.com



Southwest Airlines Pilots Association

http://www.swapa.org

The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) is the sole bargaining unit for the almost 10,000 Pilots of Southwest Airlines. Southwest Pilots are leaders in aviation industry productivity and are the world's leading experts on flying the Boeing-737.


Capt. Casey Murray
President
cmurray@swapa.org



SSP America, Inc.

http://www.foodtravelexperts.com

SSP America is a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage concessions in travel locations, operating restaurants, bars, cafés, food courts, lounges and convenience stores in airports, train stations, motorway service stations and other leisure locations. We operate in approximately 180 airports and 300 rail stations in 36 countries around the world and operated more than 550 international, national, and local brands across our c. 2,700 units.


Mr. Patrick Murray
Deputy CEO
pat.murray@foodtravelexperts.com



Thales

http://www.thalesgroup.com/

Thales is a global technology leader with more than 81,000 employees on every continent. Thales invests in the digital and "deep tech" innovations — connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum technologies — crucial to the development of a society where humans are at the heart of the decision-making process.


Ms. Sandra Schilling
Business Development Support
sandra.schilling.e@thalesdigital.io



The Boeing Company

http://www.boeing.com/airports

As a leading global aerospace company, Boeing develops, manufactures and services commercial airplanes, defense products and space systems for customers in more than 150 countries. As a top U.S. exporter, the company leverages the talents of a global supplier base to advance economic opportunity, sustainability and community impact. Boeing's diverse team is committed to innovating for the future, leading with sustainability, and cultivating a culture based on the company's core values of safety, quality and integrity.


Mr. Scott Wolf
Chief of Staff-Federal Legislative Affairs
scott.wolf@boeing.com



Transportation Trades Department

http://www.ttd.org

As the largest transportation labor federation in the country, the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO represents 37 unions and millions of workers who build, operate, and maintain U.S. transportation systems and infrastructure. TTD is devoted to protecting middle-class jobs, expanding collective bargaining, and ensuring modern, safe, and secure transportation operations and infrastructure.


Mr. Greg Regan
President
gregr@ttd.org



Uber

https://www.uber.com/

Uber is a technology company that connects the physical and digital worlds to help make movement happen at the tap of a button.


Ms. Kate McMillan
Head of Business Development, US & Canada Airports
kate.mcmillan@uber.com



United Airlines

http://www.united.com

United's shared purpose is "Connecting People. Uniting the World." From our U.S. hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., United operates the most comprehensive global route network among North American carriers. United is bringing back our customers' favorite destinations and adding new ones on its way to becoming the world's best airline. For more about how to join the United team, please visit www.united.com/careers and more information about the company is at www.united.com. United Airlines Holdings, Inc., the parent company of United Airlines, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL". For further information about our environmental impact, review United's Corporate Responsibility Report and Annual Report on Form 10-K, available at crreport.united.com and ir.united.com


Ms. Karen Kuhlman
Managing Director, Congressional Affairs
karen.kuhlman@united.com



United Parcel Service (UPS)

https://www.ups.com

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the air transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business.


Mr. Dontai Smalls
Vice President, Global Public Affairs
dsmalls@ups.com



Vantage Airport Group

https://www.vantageairportgroup.com/

For more than 25 years, Vantage Airport Group has invested in, developed and managed airports around the world – making them more efficient, more profitable, more sustainable and more connected. We know the complex world of P3s and high-stakes, high-profile infrastructure deals that enable us to deliver large-scale airport development projects on time and on budget.


Mr. Patrick Heck
Vice President, Business Development
pheck@vantageairportgroup.com



Woodward & Associates

Woodward & Associates, a woman-owned business, represents clients by providing comprehensive administrative, legislative, regulatory, and public affairs services. Based in Sarasota, Florida, Woodward & Associates specializes in assisting private industry, airports and other government entities with transportation and legislative issues.


Ms. Woodie Woodward
President
woodwardwsh@aol.com