TAKING OFF with Chellie Cameron
Exceptional Employee: Heather Redfern

Exceptional Employee: Heather Redfern

December 24, 2021

In the Department of Aviation, we use the acronym P.R.I.D.E. to describe our daily commitment to our customers and our co-workers, as well as our mission to connect Philadelphia to the world.
The letters stand for:

P-People First

R-Respect

I- Integrity

D-Diversity

E- Excellence

2020 was a year unlike any other. We navigated a devastating global pandemic that fundamentally transformed the travel, tourism and aviation industries, all while keeping our passengers, our colleagues and our community safe. This episode is part of our “Exceptional Employees” series – and the exceptional employees who keep us moving.

The PRIDE awards recognize individuals who have been nominated by their colleagues for exhibiting one or more of the DOA’s core values. In this episode, Chellie speaks to Heather Redfern, the 2020 recipient of “Integrity” award.

To learn more about Philadelphia International Airport and to learn more about our exceptional employees, please visit phl.org.

Exceptional Employee: Nicole Maddox

Exceptional Employee: Nicole Maddox

December 24, 2021

In the Department of Aviation, we use the acronym P.R.I.D.E. to describe our daily commitment to our customers and our co-workers, as well as our mission to connect Philadelphia to the world.
The letters stand for:

P-People First

R-Respect

I- Integrity

D-Diversity

E- Excellence

2020 was a year unlike any other. We navigated a devastating global pandemic that fundamentally transformed the travel, tourism and aviation industries, all while keeping our passengers, our colleagues and our community safe. This episode is part of our “Exceptional Employees” series – and the exceptional employees who keep us moving.

The PRIDE awards recognize individuals who have been nominated by their colleagues for exhibiting one or more of the DOA’s core values. In this episode, Chellie talks to Nicole Maddox - Executive Assistant on PHL’s Revenue team and a 2020 recipient of “Integrity” award.

To learn more about Philadelphia International Airport and to learn more about our exceptional employees, please visit phl.org.

 

Exceptional Employee: Alec Gever

Exceptional Employee: Alec Gever

December 24, 2021

In the Department of Aviation, we use the acronym P.R.I.D.E. to describe our daily commitment to our customers and our co-workers, as well as our mission to connect Philadelphia to the world.

The letters stand for:

P-People First

R-Respect

I- Integrity

D-Diversity

E- Excellence

2020 was a year unlike any other. We navigated a devastating global pandemic that fundamentally transformed the travel, tourism and aviation industries, all while keeping our passengers, our colleagues and our community safe. This episode is part of our “Exceptional Employees” series – and the exceptional employees who keep us moving.

The PRIDE awards recognize individuals who have been nominated by their colleagues for exhibiting one or more of the DOA’s core values. In this episode, Chellie chats with the 2020 recipient of the “People” award, Alec Gever.

To learn more about Philadelphia International Airport and to learn more about our exceptional employees, please visit phl.org.

Infrastructure Funding for Airports with Shane Doud

Infrastructure Funding for Airports with Shane Doud

November 3, 2021
As legislators in Congress continue to negotiate historic infrastructure legislation to fund investments in transportation networks across America, we brought in Shane Doud, PHL's Director of Government Affairs, to help us better understand the implications for airports - particularly PHL. At the time of this recording, the final bill had not yet been put up for a vote. To learn more about Philadelphia International Airport, please visit phl.org.
PHL VOLUNTEER NAVIGATORS PROGRAM

PHL VOLUNTEER NAVIGATORS PROGRAM

September 13, 2021
Navigating an airport can be overwhelming, but a friendly face can put travelers at ease. For the past 20 years, members of the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) volunteer program have welcomed and assisted millions of guests who have passed through the airport’s terminals. And it’s only getting better! Joining Chellie in this episode to talk more about the recently expanded PHL Volunteer Navigators program is Christine Datesman, the program manager, and Leah Douglas, PHL's Director of Guest Experience. 
 
To learn more about the PHL Navigators Program, please visit PHL.org/volunteers or contact us at PHLVolunteers.contactus@phl.org for more information on volunteer opportunities. 
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

August 3, 2021

Maintaining consistent engagement and communication with communities surrounding our airport is a priority for the City of Philadelphia - Division of Aviation. We are proactively working to build relationships with external stakeholders to build trust with residents and businesses in the surrounding community. Keesha Lane, PHL & PNE’s Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Outreach, joins Chellie to speak about these important efforts.

And to learn more about Philadelphia International Airport, please visit phl.org.

The Case For Cargo At PHL

The Case For Cargo At PHL

June 8, 2021
As recovery plans are well underway at PHL, this episode provides a glimpse into how we have pivoted during COVID. With a reduction in passenger service caused by COVID-19, PHL has been exploring additional sources of revenue generation, including increasing air cargo operations. Securing a larger share of east coast air cargo activity has been a part of PHL’s masterplan for several years. The COVID-19 pandemic has created urgency for PHL to grow cargo operations now.  Joining Chellie in this episode to speak about everything cargo is Adam Mitchell, PHL’s Deputy Chief Revenue Officer. 
 
To learn more about our steps towards recovery at Philadelphia International Airport, please visit phl.org/newsroom.
TACKLING DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION AT PHL

TACKLING DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION AT PHL

April 23, 2021
In this special episode of Taking Off with Chellie Cameron, Chellie speaks with Jonathan Todd, PHL’s Director of Workforce Development. This episode is focused on diversity, equity and inclusion – specifically, how the Airport strives to create an environment that supports and encourages diversity in the workplace and in our public spaces. 
To learn more please visit phl.org or email racialequity@phl.org
FLIPPING THE SCRIPT: AN INTERVIEW WITH CHELLIE CAMERON

FLIPPING THE SCRIPT: AN INTERVIEW WITH CHELLIE CAMERON

February 25, 2021
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the travel, tourism and aviation industries has been devastating. As recovery efforts take off, we want to give you an inside peek at the work PHL is doing to get back on track and to keep customers, stakeholders, and Division of Aviation employees safe. In a break from our normal podcast format during these unprecedented times, in this episode, PHL'sDirector of Communications, Florence Brown, is flipping the script to interview the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation CEO Chellie Cameron.
 
To learn more about our steps towards recovery at Philadelphia International Airport, please visit phl.org/newsroom.
Runway To Recovery: Rapidly Changing Passenger Behavior & Expectations

Runway To Recovery: Rapidly Changing Passenger Behavior & Expectations

June 10, 2020

The airport experience has changed significantly in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Travelers will encounter this new airport experience from the moment they enter PHL, up until the time they arrive at their next destination. Understanding passenger’s rapidly changing behavior and expectations has been a crucial factor in the development of the steps we have taken, and will continue to take, to make guests feel safe and secure in our airport facility. 

In this episode, PHL’s Director for Marketing and Branding, Kate Sullivan joins Chellie Cameron, CEO of the Philadelphia Division of Aviation, to talk about what has changed at PHL, and how these decisions were made.

To learn more about our steps towards recovery at Philadelphia International Airport, please visit phl.org/newsroom.

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