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Major Commercial Airport Contends With Pandemic

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2020 MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – How does a major commercial airport contend with a pandemic that has all but shut down operations? Answer: Cut any non-essential expenses; temporarily close any … Continue reading

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Brian Ryks Elected To National Airport Executives Board

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Brian Ryks, executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) in the Twin Cities, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). … Continue reading

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From Airports To People, The Minnesota Airports Conference Showcased Excellence In The Industry!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The annual Minnesota Airports Conference held April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minnesota, featured everyone from the managers of large commercial service airports, to the smallest … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Airports Pull Off Another Super Bowl-Like Win With Final Four

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Not since Super Bowl LII, February 4, 2018, have the airports in the Twin Cities metropolitan area been tested with such a large influx of aircraft … Continue reading

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New Artwork At KMSP

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 Issue St. Paul, Minn. – The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), along with Airport Foundation MSP and Arts@MSP, welcomed world-renowned artist Jen Lewin to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP, November 19, 2018, to present … Continue reading

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MATA Holds Annual Meeting At South St. Paul Municipal Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) held its annual meeting May 7, 2018 in the terminal building at South St. Paul Municipal Airport in South St. Paul, … Continue reading

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Head of 16th Largest Airport Retires… Minnesota Native Appointed New Executive Director

by Dave Weiman Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – The executive director of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), Jeff Hamiel, bid his friends, staff and business associates a fond farewell at a retirement galla held May 25, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Native Selected To Head Metropolitan Airports Commission

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota native, Brian Ryks, is being recommended by the executive committee of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) to replace Jeff Hamiel as Executive Director/CEO, who will retire May 16, 2016. The full commission will meet March … Continue reading

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