No longer considered public utilities, airports have become multi-dimensional for-profit businesses. Robert W. Moorman examines the training component of these cities with wings.
With the promise of vaccines on the way, the demand for career and hourly airport staff will likely climb in 2021, according to industry prognosticators. And that will trigger a corresponding need to educate and train airport professionals in a variety of fields, from the airport general manager on down.
Educators and trainers tell CAT that airports are looking for candidates with expertise in finance and accounting, environmental management, human resource management, information technology, security, marketing, traffic flow (groundside, airside), airport planning, emergency management and other fields.