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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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Minnesota Council of Airports & MNDOT Honor State’s Finest!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) honored those who have made significant contributions to the Minnesota air transportation system during the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 18-20, 2018 at the … Continue reading

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MAC Turns 75 In 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) marks its 75th anniversary in 2018, but the idea of creating a single government entity to own and operate Twin Cities’ airports only came about with some diplomacy … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Airports Commission Names New Chief Operating Officer

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN.  – Long-time Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) employee, Roy Fuhrmann, has been selected as the organization’s new chief operating officer, overseeing everything from airport planning and facility improvements, to the … Continue reading

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MAC Paint Shop’s Work Is Everywhere, Embracing Sustainability

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – Some paint jobs are so big they seemingly never end. At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), the paint shop is responsible for keeping a clean coat on thousands … Continue reading

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Bridget Rief Named Vice President – Planning and Development At Metropolitan Airports Commission

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL – Bridget Rief, a 20-year veteran of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), has been promoted to the position of vice president – planning and development, effective July 1, 2017. In … 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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Going Green Is A Win-Win!

It is now commonplace for businesses and industries to seek out new and different technologies that provide or produce greater efficiencies and lower costs. This saves the company money, while increasing efficiencies of production and operation. It also adds to … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Airports Commission Executive Director/CEO Jeff Hamiel To Retire – America’s Longest-Serving Major Airport CEO

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL—Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) Chairman Dan Boivin today announced he has received notice that the organization’s longstanding executive director and chief executive officer, Jeff Hamiel, will end his service to the organization on May 16, 2016. As the MAC’s … Continue reading

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AOPA & NATA Presidents Address Aviation Business Community At Minnesota Trades Conference

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Mark Baker, President of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and Tom Hendricks, President of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), were featured speakers at the Minnesota Aviation Trades Conference, March 21, 2014 in Bloomington, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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