maintenance and asset management will yield more
predictable financial outcomes. When a clear path of
communication is maintained between the airports and
airlines, customers and communities benefit.
WORKING TOWARD THE FUTURE
Airlines and airports recognize the value of each
other’s skills and experience. Each entity knows that
employing consultants who understand how airlines
and airports engage in business is imperative to success
for all key stakeholders. Leveraging these consultants’
and contractors’ technical training and third-party
perspective creates new opportunities for the execution
of programs and projects.
Roughly 900 million passengers travel through U.S.
airports every year, and that number is expected to
increase significantly. As we move further into the 21st
century, airlines and airports will need to continue
partnering together to drive new developments that
answer the issues of increasing capacity within the aging
Yvonne Bilshausen: linkedin.com/in/yvonnebilshausen
J. Somer Shindler: linkedin.com/in/jsomershindler