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Like the airfields and aircraft hangers that also serve as
gathering areas for festivities and community get-togethers
in rural areas, our Aerodrome page is also a gathering spot
for images of the various slices of aviation life.
Here is a collection of photos of people in organizations and
events contributing to their companies, sharing in social responsibilities,
participating in volunteer activities and just
Father Chris Piasta blesses Augustino Marte of Copa Airlines on Ash
Wednesday along with hundreds of others that gathered at
Terminal 4 JFKIAT for the holiday ritual.
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“plane” having fun.
Sheltair customer service rep Krystle Grygo enjoys Pie~Pi Day at MacArthur
The Ark Managing Director Elizabeth Schuette speaks with Customs Border Protection Officers Williams,
Muto and Huss about the difficulties of preventing illegal shipments of improperly documented and often
poorly crated animals enroute to the USA ostensibly as pets but often to be sold on the black market. Photos
by Jeff Yapalater
Carolyn Rosario, Yvonne Rodriguez, and Domenic Scala represented Worldwide Flights Services as past of
the CAO Spring Career Fair with CAO Verdia Noel, Business Development for NY and Jenifer Morales, intake
and registration coordinator.
The Town of Islip executives celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Southwest Airlines at MacArthur Airport. Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter shares anniversary treats with the
Southwest Crew. (Left) Town IDA Executive Director Bill Mannix, Airport Commissioner Shelley LaRose, (top middle) VP Southwest Raphael Weiner, Southwest Ed Consiglio, Deputy
Airport Commissioner Bob Schneider and 20 year Southwest crewmember Patty Sauderlin. MacArthur Airport (ISP) is the fastest growing US domestic “hub” airport (as defined
by the U.S. Department of Transportation) based on airline seats for 2018 .The number of seats airlines invested in the market grew from 1.70 million in 2017 to 2.17 million 2018, or
27.6% year-over-year. ISP’s airlines include Southwest Airlines - American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines.