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 another air service consulting firm 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/Guanacaste.  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 consulting, 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 Aer Lingus, Southwest, Icelandair, Alaska, JetBlue, Air France, United, American, Delta, Air China, Condor, Volaris, Aeromexico, Turkish, SAS, Korean and EVA Airways to client airports. He has also done extensive regulatory support work for the clients across multiple federal agencies in Washington, D.C.

Areas of Specialization

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