Stephen D. Van Beek

Steve Van Beek

Stephen has over 20 years’ experience as an industry-leading specialist in aviation policy and business planning. He provides these services to airport authorities, commercial businesses, trade associations, and all levels of government. 

Stephen is leading consulting engagements on airport privatization and public-private partnerships (PPPs); assisting airport management with strategic, performance and succession planning; helping airports increase commercial revenues by improving parking strategy and yield management, and analysing public policy developments for airport boards and management.

At Steer, Stephen supports our global offer in aviation, including areas such as PPPs, policy and regulation and air traffic management.

Articles and insights by this expert

08 Nov 2023

Airport Net Zero: Helping our aviation clients reduce emissions and increase business

Our newest joint initiative is, a tool which will aid airports in their missions to meet their Net Zero goals.

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25 Sep 2023

Airport level setting and leadership in challenging times

Since the pandemic, governments, airlines, and airports are playing catch-up in providing sufficient supplies of labor and infrastructure.

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22 Feb 2023

It's time to finally fix the broken Airport and Airway Trust Fund

This year promises to include significant debates on several issues that have been in the news since the pandemic.

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25 Jan 2023

American and Southwest Airlines pay substantially more than Spirit Airlines for identical FAA services

On January 24, we shared a recent study that documented the effects of airline ticketing practices on the fees paid to the FAA.

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23 Jan 2023

New research into airline "unbundling" ticketing practices documents their growing effects on FAA programs and airline competition

Recent research documents how airline pricing models are costing the AATF hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

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