Help us Congratulate Damien Neff on Receiving the Industry Excellence Safety Award
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) recognized Naples Aviation’s Damien Neff, Line Service Supervisor, with its 2023 NATA Safety 1st Certified Professional Award.
“Damien is a dedicated professional, who has risen through the ranks at Naples Aviation as a result of his commitment to safety and upholding professional standards,” said Byron Gray, Director of FBO Services, “Throughout his time with us, Damien has consistently demonstrated his leadership and dedicated his time to mentoring and coaching the staff under his supervision.”
As a Line Service Supervisor, Damien is responsible for all movements, services and personnel on the General Aviation Ramp at the Naples Airport. In this role, he oversees the safe operation of multi-million dollar aircraft and hundreds of personnel, pilots and passengers daily. Damien also earned his Airport Certified Employee from the American Association of Airport Executives in 2023. NATA is the leading nonprofit trade association advocating for more than 2,700 aviation business companies, including fixed base operators (FBOs), part 135 on-demand air carriers, part 145 maintenance repair stations (MROs), aviation fuel producers and suppliers, flight schools, air medical operators, and airport sponsors at general aviation airports.
About Naples Airport
Naples Airport is ideally located within minutes of downtown Naples, the Gulf of Mexico and I-75, connecting people to the Paradise Coast through an exceptional airport experience. The airport serviced 122,281 annual operations and more than 200,000 passengers last year, while being an engaged, responsive partner to the community. Home to corporate aviation, air charter, car rental, flight schools and critical public services such as fire/rescue, air ambulance services, mosquito control and the Collier County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit. The airport also prides itself on being the hub of emergency staging during natural disasters, like hurricanes.
All funds used for the airport’s operation, maintenance and improvements are generated from activities at the airport or federal and state grants from aviation-related user fees. The airport receives no local tax dollars. The Florida Department of Transportation values the airport’s annual economic impact on the community at more than $781 million.
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