-- Ale Flint Chosen in Small/Medium Airports Category for her Role Overseeing Oakland International Airport --
OAKLAND, CA – October 9, 2013 – Airport Revenue News (ARN) has selected the Port of Oakland’s Aviation Director, Deborah Ale Flint, as the 2013 Director of the Year in the small/medium airports category. Director Ale Flint oversees Oakland International Airport (OAK), which is owned and operated by the Port of Oakland.
“I am honored to share this recognition with the employees and partners at OAK who demonstrate their commitment to customer service excellence on a daily basis,” Aviation Director Ale Flint said. “Our future continues to look bright with the team’s ongoing dedication to keeping OAK the airport of choice in the San Francisco Bay Area.”
Director Ale Flint was selected by ARN’s editorial staff from a pool of highly qualified candidates for excelling in key areas such as leadership, community work, service and efforts to advance the airport industry. Appointed Director of Aviation in 2010, Ale Flint previously had served the airport in the roles of Assistant Aviation Director and Aviation Capital Program Manager. Additionally, Ale Flint sits on the Aviation Consumer Protection Committee created by the US Department of Transportation and is an Airports Council International-North America board member.
“ARN is proud to recognize and celebrate Deborah’s achievements,” stated Ramon Lo, editorial director for ARN. “Her efforts both locally and on a national level during her tenure at OAK makes her the perfect candidate for this year’s award.”
Ale Flint will be interviewed in and featured on the cover of the November issue of ARN.
About Airport Revenue News:
Airport Revenue News, a division of Urban Expositions, is a monthly trade magazine devoted to coverage of all revenue-generating issues affecting the airport industry. The ARN Revenue Conference & Exhibition is a three-day event featuring powerful speakers, timely industry sessions and an expansive exhibit hall showcasing new and established companies.
About the Port of Oakland:
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport and Oakland International Airport. The Port's jurisdiction includes 20 miles of waterfront from the Bay Bridge through Oakland International Airport. The Oakland seaport is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.