- Costello will lead the new commercial vertiport network on the East Coast
- Costello’s appointment highlights the company’s commitment to the Northeast market
Ferrovial Vertiports, a division of Ferrovial Airports, has appointed Kevin Costello as Senior Vice President of business development for the Northeast region of the United States, reporting directly to Ferrovial Vertiports CEO Kevin Cox. In this role, Costello will lead the development of the vertiport network across the East Coast, initially focused on the New York and New Jersey Markets, and will be based in New York.
As Ferrovial continues to play an instrumental role in the transformation of the future of urban mobility, Costello brings decades of experience across the commercial aviation industry. He comes to Ferrovial from JetBlue, serving as Director of Properties and Infrastructure Development and leading the properties team that works with airlines, airport authorities, and business partners across a 100-plus city network. Prior to JetBlue, Costello held operational leadership positions at US Airways Express in Boston and at New York-LaGuardia.
“We are excited to add Kevin’s vast experience, regional insight and stakeholder knowledge in the Northeast region and across the U.S. to our team. We are proud to continue building an unparalleled team committed to our mission to transform the way people move within, through and between congested cities across the globe.”
Working with leading manufacturers and air service operators, Ferrovial Vertiports, backed by Ferrovial’s 70 years of transportation infrastructure experience, is developing a series of agnostic vertiports networks across the U.S. and Europe that will support all-electric vertical and takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL’s).
“It is a tremendous opportunity to help usher in a new era of transportation by developing the infrastructure that will support the future of urban mobility,” Costello said. “I am delighted to join Ferrovial, and I look forward to working with communities, public and regulatory officials, aviation and other transportation partners to help fulfill Ferrovial Vertiports’ vision of delivering a next-generation transportation option to cities, travelers, and commuters alike.”
Ferrovial is a global infrastructure operator committed to developing innovative solutions for a world on the move. With more than 70 years of experience, its family of companies holds leadership positions in transportation infrastructure, construction, waterworks, and energy. Ferrovial Holding U.S. is headquartered in Austin, Texas, employing thousands of people across the country. For more information, visit ferrovial.us
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