William DeCota, aviation director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, died suddenly on Sept. 11. He was 51. DeCota joined the PA in 1982 as a financial analyst. He was named head of the aviation division in January 2000. In that role, he was responsible for running the world's largest airport system, comprising New York JFK, LaGuardia, Newark, Stewart and Teterboro Airports. Earlier this year, DeCota and Air Transport Assn. President and CEO James May teamed up to support ...

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