JOHN A. NAMMACK, Chairman, Nammack Associates
EducationMr. Nammack holds an MA in International Relations from New York University and a BA from Georgetown University.He graduated from Air University's United States Air Force Pilot Training Class 52-D.
Professional ExperienceMr. Nammack is a senior advisor, conferring with Ms. Larsen and Mr. Nammack on international and domestic air service development projects and airport/air carrier marketing programs.Mr. Nammack is a senior advisor, conferring with Ms. Larsen and Mr. Nammack on international and domestic air service development projects and airport/air carrier marketing programs.
...Mr. Nammack organized Nammack Associates, Inc. in 1983 after directing air service development projects for Thompson Crenshaw.Prior to that, he served as the Civil Aeronautics Board's (CAB) Director of the Office of Community and Congressional Relations, where he was the Board's primary liaison with the Congress and with state and local officials involved in air service matters.He was responsible for organizing and supervising the Board's regional offices which work directly with local officials and commuter and certified air carriers to resolve community air service problems.He
was directly involved in the development of the CAB's
small community air service program and in locating replacement carriers to provide essential air services to the communities.For seven years prior to joining the CAB, Mr. Nammack was Executive Vice President of the National Association of State Aviation Officials where he represented state aviation interests before Congress, Federal agencies, and the aviation industry.He
has extensive experience testifying as an expert witness before the CAB
and Congress on international and domestic air service and airport development issues.He was a member of the President's Aviation Advisory Commission studying the long range needs of the aviation industry in 1971-1972, and testified before the National Commission to Ensure a Strong Competitive Airline Industry in May 1993 on community needs for international air service development.He
has worked closely with foreign airline, government and Travel Trade officials in Europe and Latin America for many years, and frequently accompanies clients on international marketing trips to make carrier and tour operator presentations.Mr. Nammack is an experienced pilot and aviation journalist who has served as editor of several major national aviation publications for many years including Airport World, Aviation Week, Airport Services Management and Aviation Monitor.He was on active duty as a pilot and intelligence officer with the United States Air Force from 1951-1957, serving in the Korean War and in the worldwide operations of the Military Air Transport Services.He
is a frequent speaker on air service matters before national aviation organizations, as well as a contributing editor to other aviation publications.He spent five years in Latin America organizing and directing Portuguese and Spanish language business publications, and serving as a Latin American correspondent for Vision, Inc.He is a member of the International Aviation Club and the Aero Club of Washington, D.C. and a corporate member of the American Association of Airport Executives and the Airports Council International.