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US airports will automate customs to speed passengers
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The Department of Homeland Security said it will install 340 more airport kiosks to automate passport inspections — a move the White House says will reduce wait times for international arrivals by up to 30 percent. The move is part of an effort by the Obama administration to double international tourism to the United States over five years.
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DOMESTIC AIRPORT NEWS

2015 trend: Travel brands downsize on design and move towards simplicity   Skift
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America's happiest airports   The Huffington Post
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Survey: Indianapolis airport best in North America   USA Today
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10,000 may hear more noise as Tampa airport construction reroutes planes   Tampa Tribune via AviationsPros
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Denver and JFK beat out LAX as the least accessible airports   Los Angeles Times via AviationPros
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Virgin America to battle Southwest on Dallas-Austin route   USA Today
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John Sanders named principal innovation and technology advisor to AAAE Airport Innovation Accelerator   AAAE via AviationPros
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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS

Which airports offer the world's best customer service?   CNN
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Another delayed arrival: Renovation at La Guardia   The Wall Street Journal
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Ethiopian capital expands airport, plans new hub to meet growth   Reuters
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Hilton continues European expansion with Munich Airport opening   TravelPulse
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New Istanbul airport   Airport World
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Philippines government unveils development plans for 6 major airports   Airport Technology
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Sydney Airport promises to transform its duty-free experience   Airport World
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Oversight makes airport assistive technology unhelpful   Reduced Mobility Rights
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Aeroporti di Roma CEO turns focus to self-service, beacons and mobile wayfinding   Future Travel Experience
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FAA/TSA/ACRP NEWS

TSA pulls back on big data PreCheck expansion   Federal Times
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TSA plans to spend nearly $400M on body scanners through FY 2026   Defense Daily Network
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India expects FAA to upgrade its air safety rating   AINonline
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FAA rules would limit commercial drone use   The New York Times
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Business travel group warns of financial hit if TSA funding cut   Skift
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ACC MEMBER NEWS

HMMH awarded part 150 projects at Newark Liberty International and Teterboro Airports   HMMH
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Hurghada airport deploys SITA technology   Travel Daily Media
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ACC NEWS


Blue Grass Airport recipient of the 2015 ACC Excellence in Procurement Award
ACC
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is pleased to announce that the Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky is the recipient of ACC's 2015 Excellence in Procurement Award. Director of Engineering Mark Day accepted the award on behalf of the airport at a luncheon today during the ACC/AAAE Planning, Design & Construction Symposium in Denver, Colorado. The award recognizes airport or airport sponsors that demonstrate excellence in procurement and contracting practices.
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ACC EVENTS

Date Event Location
Feb. 18-20 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium Denver, Colorado
March 17-18 Construction Administration & Observation Training Course Salt Lake City, Utah
April 29-30 ACI-NA/AC/AGC Airport Construction Strategy Summit Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
June 16-18 ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Day Workshop Arlington, Virginia
July 16-17 Airports Technical Workshop Washington, D.C.
Aug. 25-26 ACC/AAAE Airport Technologies Workshop Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov. 9-11 37th ACC Annual Conference and Exposition Newport Beach, California


 

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