Author Archives: Mindy Hamlin

About Mindy Hamlin

Mindy Hamlin is the Director of Communications and Community Affairs, overseeing communication strategies for the Airport Authority including the Web site, graphic design, employee communication, social media, publications and much more. She also takes the lead on media relations efforts working with local, national and trade media on airport-related stories. And, she’s not afraid to do a TV interview in a hardhat and pearls.

Highwire Travelers: The Story Behind The Art

Recently, following a long budget meeting featuring a lot of numbers, I decided I needed a short break, so I decided to take a tour of Terminal 1. The last piece of art, Gordon Huether’s Highwire Travelers, had recently been … Continue reading

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RDU Rule #1: Never Stop Planning

At yesterday’s meeting of the Airport Authority board, we received some sad, but not unexpected news. After 34 years as part of RDU’s facility development team, Dave Powell announced his retirement. 

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The RDU Breakdown: 3rd Quarter 2013

I can’t believe how quickly this year is flying by. Following is a recap of activity at Raleigh-Durham International Airport for the third quarter of 2013. As this quarter came to a close, RDU began its transition from the summer … Continue reading

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Change Is Constant At RDU

Lately at RDU, we have been talking a lot about change. You’ve even seen some of this conversation discussed here. We’ve talked about changes in the airline industry. In a few months we will unveil the major transformation Terminal 1 … Continue reading

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Celebrating Employee Wellness

Today’s News & Observer features a front page story on RDU’s wellness program. While the article points out that the Airport Authority undertook the program to help slow rising healthcare costs, my favorite part of the article is the focus … Continue reading

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