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LONDON – Ferrovial Airports has appointed Lysa Scully, Principal and President, LL Aviation Advisors, as an independent Senior Advisor for its US division.

Prior to starting her own advisory firm, Lysa had a distinguished 33-year career as an innovative leader at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Who is Lysa Scully


As former CEO of LaGuardia Airport (LGA), 20th largest airport in the U.S., Lysa led a team of 400 people in delivering unprecedented positive change to the customer experience for its 30 m annual passengers.

Under Lysa’s leadership, airport passenger volumes grew to record levels, investment in the airport reached historic highs, and regulatory compliance remained flawless.

Lysa Scully. Photo: Ferrovial Airports

Lysa led the airport through its transformative US$9 bn redevelopment program and was a founding partner in the largest airport Public Private Partnership and construction project in U.S. airport infrastructure history.

Before her role at LGA, Lysa spent more than ten years as a senior executive in aviation headquarters, directing programs for customer excellence, landside and parking, concessions, and strategic planning for the Port Authority’s five airport system. She also served as Corporate Secretary for The Port Authority, an elected officer of the Agency.

Lysa is a member of the Board of Trustees of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and is a member of the Critical Infrastructure Strategic Advisory Board of Parsons Corporation. She said that she is excited to work with Ferrovial Airports U.S. on opportunities to provide exceptional customer experiences for airport guests.

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Statement from Ferrovial Airports


Jorge Gil, CEO of Ferrovial Airports, said, “I am delighted to be able to announce that Lysa is part of our team.”

“Her unique experience and expertise managing and leading the development of large and complex airport infrastructure will be key to support Ferrovial Airports’ growth strategy in the U.S. market.”

About Ferrovial Airports


They are one of the world’s leading transportation infrastructure operators and integrate all airport management activities. They are one of the main private airport investors and operators in the world.

The company has been part of the aviation industry since 1998 with more than 20 years of experience investing, developing and operating 33 airports around the world. They offer an in-depth understanding of the industry and build solid, long-lasting relationships with partners and stakeholders.

Their portfolio in the United Kingdom consists of four airports: 25% stake in Heathrow Airport (LHR) and a 50% stake in the Glasgow (GLA), Aberdeen (ABZ) and Southampton (SOU) airports.


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