Ravi Singh Joins Burns as Director, Los Angeles Region

Burns is thrilled to welcome Ravi H. Singh as Director, Los Angeles Region. Ravi is an aviation expert with over 15 years of experience in infrastructure program management, emerging technology integration, and policy development. After 13 years in Washington, DC, Ravi spent the last two years in Los Angeles’ Silicon Beach – home to more… Read More

PARAS Safe Skies Aviation Security Guidelines

Burns Leads Redevelopment of Recommended Aviation Security Guidelines for Safe Skies, PARAS Program

Security recommendations and best practices at airports are ever changing due to the dynamic and aggressive threats to facilities, staff, passengers, and operations. In addition, as airports are accessible, symbolic, have great economic significance and value, and high media imagery, any single attack can easily generate public anxiety. As a result, airports, airport operators and… Read More

Securing our Nation’s Aviation Infrastructure

Matthew Meier Talks New Camera Surveillance Technology in Airport Business Magazine

Airport security management is increasingly looking to leverage new surveillance technologies to strengthen security, and evolving consumer camera technology is driving change.  “Clients commonly ask questions about positioning, fields of view and general aesthetics, but recently, questions have centered around investigation into alternative cameras,” explains Matthew Meier, PE, CTS-D. “Owners want to know – what… Read More

Anthony Frassetta Authors Article on “The 5 Ds of Perimeter Protection”

Anthony Frassetta, RCDD, PSP, recently authored an article titled “The 5 Ds of Perimeter Protection” for ICT Today, the official trade journal of BICSI.  Frassetta says that developing a comprehensive risk mitigation program requires extensive planning, and a thorough understanding of security needs, existing conditions, threats and vulnerabilities, as well as proper identification of assets… Read More

Burns Welcomes René Rieder Jr., Aviation Security Expert

We are thrilled to welcome René Rieder Jr, PSP, CPP, ASC, to the company! René joins Burns as a Principal Security Specialist. He is based in our New York office, and will lead Burns’ security efforts across the country. With over 20 years of expertise in innovative aviation security system design, René is a recognized… Read More

Brian Phillips Appointed to PA State Aviation Advisory Committee

Brian Phillips, PE, Vice President – Aviation, was recently appointed to the PA State Aviation Advisory Committee. “I am honored to have been selected to the PA Aviation Advisory Committee, where I will be an advocate for airports in the state, and will have the opportunity to bring issues to the Committee so that we… Read More

Denver Int’l Takes Deep Dive into Power System to Ensure Reliability & Resilience

See how Denver International Airport is improving power quality, reliability and resiliency on day-to-day operations and beyond. Burns’ Dave Smith explains how microgrids can improve resiliency and potentially allow airports to save–or even make–money. Read the complete article on pages 22-25 of the March-April 2019 issue of Airport Improvement Magazine here.

David Smith Presenting on Resiliency Strategies for Airports at ACC Annual Conference

David Smith is speaking on leading-edge strategies to respond to and mitigate future crises at airports at the 2018 ACC Annual Conference, November 12-14 in Bermuda. Dave’s session – “Resiliency and Responsiveness – Keeping Your Airport Operational Come Hell or High Water” – will explore resiliency strategies and initiatives airports are undertaking to remain operational… Read More

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