The City of Charlotte Appoints Linda Macey, C.M., as Airport Business and Revenue Director
December 15, 2021
CHARLOTTE, NC – The City of Charlotte has named Linda Macey as Airport Business and Revenue Director. In this role, Ms. Macey will be responsible for planning, directing, supervising, and reviewing the work of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s (CLT) Business & Revenue Division which consists of the Airline Affairs, Terminal Concessions, Parking and Ground Transportation and Commercial Services and Properties work groups. She will begin her new position on January 3, 2022.
Ms. Macey brings 25 years of experience in the aviation industry, including twenty years of direct experience as lead negotiator of leases and contracts aimed at driving revenue, containing costs, and growing strategic relationships. Most recently, Ms. Macey worked for the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority as Assistant Vice President, Revenue Development where she led a team that generated revenue budgets in excess of $150M annually during the pandemic. Previously, Ms. Macey was Project Manager and Business Development Director for VTC, an industry leader in airport facilities security systems design and implementation. She has also worked for Southwest Airlines, ABX Air, Inc., and Emery Worldwide Airlines.
“As one of the top ten busiest airports in the world and one of American Airlines’ largest hub operations, CLT is a vibrant, thriving airport which serves as a significant economic engine to the region,” said Ms. Macey. “I am honored and privileged to join the team of professionals who continue to make CLT the preferred airport for its business partners by providing the highest quality service at the lowest possible cost.”
Ms. Macey earned her bachelor’s degree in International Relations and German from Dickinson College and went on to earn her master’s degree in Aeronautical Science: Management & Operations Specialties from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She is a Certified Member (A.A.E.) of the American Association of Airport Executives and earned her Project Management (PMP) Certification.