If you didn’t know, Now you know, Deborah Flint, is the CEO of the Los Angeles World Airports, which owns LAX and Van Nuys Airports. These two airports are the biggest and busiest in the country. She’s been CEO since 2015 and has made great changes to help grow the experience of passengers who travel in and out of Los Angeles.
“Deborah is an extraordinary leader whose ingenuity, patience, and uncommon commitment have helped bring LAX to the doorstep of transformational change,” Mayor Garcetti said in a statement. “She has put in motion all the key pieces of LAX’s modernization, from the contracts and groundbreakings for the Automated People Mover train and other state-of-the-art facilities to the team that will build the airport of the future to welcome the world in 2028.”
In April 2020, Deborah will leave her job in Los Angeles to become President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority that operates Toronto Pearson Airport which is the largest and busiest airport in Canada.
“It is bittersweet to be leaving LAWA, but, as a Canadian-born airport executive, I am looking forward to this homecoming and to leading Toronto Pearson, a rising and notable star on the international airport stage,” Flint said in a statement.
She continued, “It has been my honor to sign the contracts, put shovels in the ground, and implement robust oversight programs for some of the most ambitious projects at any airport in the world and in Los Angeles history. I look forward to watching the amazing LAWA team bring these projects to fruition and truly achieve our vision of gold standard airports, delivered.”