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JFK, building 208 D, West Hanger Road, Jamaica NY, 11435
IAWA International Aviation Womens Association Advisory Board
Founded in 1988, the International
Aviation Womens Association
(IAWA) brings together women of
achievement in the aviation industry
and promotes their advancement internationally
through the establishment
of a worldwide network of aviation
professional contacts who hold
senior positions in the aviation and
aerospace industry including airport
management and consulting, commercial,
general and business aviation,
banking and leasing, economic
and business consulting, education
and research, engineering, finance,
government, insurance, international
relations, law, manufacturing, media
We mourn the passing of community leader
at JFK airport, Vyas Dev “David” Sharma. A fixture
at JFK Airport for 40 years, most recently
an active member of the JFK Chamber of Commerce.
he ran the North American Cargo Operations
for Sabena Airlines (now Brussels Airlines)
before elevating to Director of North American
Passenger Service and Operations at both Sabena
and Swiss Air. He was recognized as a creative
problem solver & astute businessman, but
always willing to help and showing empathy towards
passengers in distress.
This gentleman is a former JFKIAT colleague
who we lost in September. Jeff had been battling
with Cancer for quite some time.
A memorial service in his memory at Our
Lady of the Skies Chapel was held.
He was also an employee with PA before joining
Carol Gilbert’s husband Bob Gilbert passed
away and his unveiling took place recently.
Carol is a PanAm alumnus, a Delta employee a
Kaamco recording secretary and an active member of the JFK Airport community.
Laura Garland (PANYNJ) and Scott
Garland (American Airlines), celebrated
the marriage of their daughter Nicole Garland
to Tarun Kishan on Saturday, October
16, 2021 at Notre Dame Roman Catholic
Church in New Hyde Park
Members of KLM Cargo, WFS and Air
France cargo celebrate 50 years of service
In 1997 John who was Supervisor with KLM
Cargo, accepted the Severance package offered
by KLM and was then hired by KLM Cargo’s handling
Today John is Sr. Cargo Ops Manager with
WFS for KLM Cargo.
Brian Galazar, received the American Airlines
Annual Chairman’s Award with 5 yrs with
AA as a fleet service clerk/ shop steward and
Veterans Committee Coordinator for the Transport
Workers Union Local 501.
Japan Airlines (JAL) celebrated 55 years flying out of JFK Airport last week.
We honor Rudy Auslander for his work in bringing JAL to Building 151 at the
beginning of their flights to JFK and his tireless efforts in creating the social fabric
of organizations at JFK Airport.
We honor the leadership of Joseph Gutierrez, a 32 year employee, VP-Station
Manager of Japan Airlines-Managing Director Terminal One Group Assoc.
who passed away in 2019.