Aviation Committee

Chair: John Lassiter, Carolina Legal Staffing

Focus: The committee meets with representatives from Charlotte Douglas airport and USAirways to ensure we maintain an environment that supports the growth that has led to our economic development successes.

Membership: Members are those who have working relationships with either entity as well as business leaders who want to aid in the advocacy efforts to support Charlotte’s #1 asset – the airport. Membership is open to anybody who is an active Chamber member.

Meeting Dates: Quarterly, on Tuesdays at 8:00 am at the Charlotte Chamber.
Current 2014 Schedule

  • February 18
  • May 6
  • August 19
  • November 11

Past Agenda Items:

  • February 18, 2014: Brent Cagle, Interim Aviation Director for Charlotte Douglas International Airport, provided an update to the group. Click here to view the presentation. Tracy Montross, director of government and community relations for US Airways/American Airlines also updated the committee on the company’s happenings.
  • August 27, 2013: The committee, in conjunction with the chamber’s GreenWorks group, met at the airports to hear updates from Brent Cagle and Chuck Allen. The group also received updates on sustainability efforts and toured the LEED Fire Station 41. Click here to view a slideshow from the event and you may view a video on the airport’s efforts below.


  • Please check back for committee announcements.

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Natalie English
Senior Vice President,
Public Policy

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Public Policy