Embark to support Hornblower's Citywide Ferry schedule development, implementation training

Embark Aviation, an airline planning and strategy firm, has announced a partnership with New York, New York based Citywide Ferry to support schedule development and implementation training for the ferry system´s new network coming to New York City this summer, the company said.

Embark will assist Citywide Ferry with schedule development and introduce best practices from other transportation modes for schedule planning and execution. Upon completion of the schedule development exercise, Embark will oversee the transition and training of the schedule planning process to the Citywide Ferry team.

With offices in Washington DC and Seattle, Washington, Embark Aviation specializes in the management of commercial functions for regional and boutique airlines.

Hornblower Co. is the parent company of Hornblower Cruises & Events, Alcatraz Cruises, Statue Cruises, Hornblower Niagara Cruises, Liberty Landing Ferry. and HMS Global Maritime. The company has over 100 vessels in its fleet. Its newest operation, Citywide Ferry by Hornblower launches in Summer 2017. Expected to service over 4.6 million passenger trips per year, Citywide Ferry will provide transportation links for areas currently underserved by transit and connect them to job centers, tech hubs, and schools in New York City.