It is our pleasure to announce the most recent Accredited Airport Executive designee awarded by the American Association of Airport Executives(AAAE). Judith-Ann Jarrette, A.A.E., Assistant Director of Airfield Operations at Orlando International Airport, was awarded this designation after completing a three-phased process including passing the Certified Member’s Exam, completing the writing requirement, and sitting for a Final Oral Interview over various airport industry topics. The A.A.E. designation commands respect as the gold standard among airport executives. Since 1954, AAAE has been committed to the advancement of aviation professionals by granting the A.A.E. designation to those who have demonstrated their ability to handle the responsibilities of airport management.The A.A.E. is the most widely recognized mark of distinction in the airport industry.