Klaudia FitzGerald joins LaGuardia Gateway Partners as COO

By Faye Bartle |

Klaudia FitzGerald, COO, LaGuardia Gateway Partners

Klaudia FitzGerald has joined LGP’s now majority-women-led executive leadership team. Photo: LaGuardia Gateway Partners. 

The executive leadership team at LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the manager and developer of LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B, has welcomed Klaudia FitzGerald into the fold as Chief Operating Officer.

Seconded from Vantage Airport Group, FitzGerald joined LGP’s now majority-women-led executive leadership team effective 1 November, 2023.

She arrives from AvAirPros Inc., where she most recently served as the JFK Terminal One operator’s Senior Director of Operations.

“We welcome Klaudia in her new role and underscore the importance of her appointment as a great female leader to our now majority-women-led executive team,” said Jane Garvey, Global Chairman Meridiam and Chairman of the Board of Directors at LaGuardia Gateway Partners.

“We have no doubt her expertise in airport operations will contribute to the success of our team in this exciting new chapter.”

A seasoned operations leader in the airport industry, the Hofstra University graduate will oversee safety, security, and operational performance at LaGuardia Terminal B.

Key responsibilities include defining processes and metrics for the organisation and its partners, maximising commercial revenue and delivering ‘exceptional and seamless experiences’ to all Terminal B stakeholders.

“We are thrilled to welcome Klaudia to the executive leadership team at LaGuardia’s Terminal B,” added Suzette Noble, Chief Executive Officer of LaGuardia Gateway Partners.

“Klaudia’s extensive airport operations background and deep understanding of the New York City aviation market is the perfect fit for our team as we continue to drive excellence in terminal operations and enhance our stellar guest experience at Terminal B each and every day.”

FitzGerald possesses two decades of experience in the professional airport space, most recently concluding a 12-year tenure with AvAirPros Inc., in various operations roles leading up to Senior Director of Operations.

Additional aviation industry experience includes roles with Clear (Verified Identify Pass, Inc), covering product launch and management, employee relations, regulatory compliance, and marketing and sales.

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