Howard K. Mann

Vice President

Professional Experience

Mr. Mann joined Campbell-Hill in February 2015 as a Vice President.  He brings to the firm more than fifteen years of wide-ranging aviation consulting and Washington experience. 

For the last nine years, Mr. Mann held the role of Vice President with the InterVISTAS Consulting Group where he specialized in air service development, strategic planning and regulatory policy to airport, airline and industry clients. 

Throughout his career, he has created and implemented strategies to grow and retain traffic for both incumbent and potential new entrant carriers at airports around the world.  In his previous role, he led numerous successful air service and aeropolitical projects at Orange County, Houston Airport System, Philadelphia, Christchurch, Reno/Tahoe, Columbus, Bogota, Denver, IATA, Oakland, Lisbon, Toronto, San Jose & Liberia.  Mr. Mann has an in-depth comprehension of market data from government and community sources, an understanding of the changing business models of target air carriers and forecasting skills to work with carriers on expected performance.  He is a frequent speaker at airport community events, board meetings and industry conferences regarding air service development strategy.  Mr. Mann brings a unique approach to air service development by incorporating aeropolitical and passenger facilitation policies into route proposals in order to ensure new itineraries are sustainable in the future. 

Prior to joining InterVISTAS, he served with ACI-NA where he worked extensively with U.S. and Canadian airport members on a wide variety of issues including bilateral air service policy, domestic air service and passenger facilitation.  While at ACI-NA, Mr. Mann managed the JumpStart program for three years as well as worked with member airports on U.S. passport and visa policy, US-VISIT and various other CBP Issues. 

Mr. Mann has been involved in many recent new routes including the market entry of Air China, Turkish, SAS, Korean, EVA Airways to Houston, Economic Impact of International service at Houston Hobby, Volaris market entry at Reno/Tahoe, Condor market entry at Providence, Southwest market entry at San Jose, CR, Southwest Mexican launches and WestJet market entry at Orange County and Qatar, Virgin America, Alaska, Spirit and JetBlue market entry at Philadelphia.    He has also done extensive regulatory support work for the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines across multiple federal agencies in Washington, DC.

Areas of Specialization

  • Air service presentations for airports
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Bilateral market review
  • Border/Security Facilitation assessment
  • Airport survey design and implementation
  • Route forecasting
  • Incentive program design
  • Economic analysis of aviation issues
  • Analysis of industry issues
  • Public speaking 

Education

B.A. Dual Major, Business Management & American History, University of Pittsburgh