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Airlines and airports in feud over proposed fee hike
Los Angeles Times
Airline executives and airport operators usually have a cordial relationship, working hand in hand to keep travelers on the go. That is, until someone suggests raising the passenger facility charge that is added to airfares to pay for airport upgrades. Airport managers say they need the money to modernize their facilities, but airlines worry that a fee increase will push down demand.
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The airport tax — a crisis of invented proportions
Airlines for America
American Airlines president regrets not fighting harder over Dallas Love Field
Airlines pledge pricing, capacity controls despite fuel savings
Business Travel News
Lawmaker calls for expansion of state role on O'Hare noise
Chicago Tribune via AviationPros
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Will ONT bill ever take flight?
Inside Southwest's international terminal at Hobby Airport
Houston Business Journal
State of Alaska asks air carriers' for aid to manage airports amid deficit
Alaska Journal of Commerce via AviationPros
New Orleans airport bounces back to pre-Katrina levels
By Matt Falcus
Lawmakers fault transportation chief over pilots
The Buffalo News
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS
Airport revenues remaining stable despite fragile state of global economy
Honduras to construct new international airport inside Palmerola military base
Aviation industry is under-prepared to deal with cyber risks
Dublin Airport to see expansion
Solar power comes to Dubai World Central
Pakistan's Multan airport gets new international terminal
Singapore plans mega airport terminal 5
Ryanair to be 1st airline to use Spanish 'ghost airport'
ACRP Problem Statements FY 2016 due next Friday, March 20
Sen. Heitkamp asks for speedier airport grants
PreCheck expansion plan raises privacy concerns
The New York Times
The only FAA-approved ice runway is a frozen lake
Wired via Yahoo Travel
FAA's drone proposals get cautious welcome from public
Contract TSA employees in San Francisco charged in smuggling scheme
WSP Canada Inc. is hiring a Civil Design Engineer to join their Airports group in Calgary, Alberta
WSP Canada Inc.
Oman prepares for tourism spike with SITA technology to improve border crossings
Rockwell Collins and Atkins developing world's 1st fully integrated common-use identity management solution for airports
HNTB-led master plan for Palm Springs airport to grow ticketing, baggage areas
The Desert Sun
HMMH certified as a woman-owned business
Airport City project highlighted as AECOM participates in US business mission to Egypt
AECOM's Taiwan aviation team celebrates with Taoyuan Airport wins
Congratulations to Christine J. Bodouva on her new role as Aviation Principal Global Buildings at Jacobs Engineering in New York!
3 Louis Berger aviation projects in Kenya, Mauritius and Jordan honored at 2014 Airport Service Quality
Travel Daily News
ACC well represented at the Passenger Terminal Conference
ACC President T.J. Schulz and a number of ACC members were featured in a fantastic program at this week's Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris, France. Schulz moderated a panel discussion on the role of technology in the future implementation of Risk Based Security (RBS) procedures in the U.S. and E.U. The panel included Sissy Pressnell, Chair of the Security Manufacturers Coalition with Smiths Detection, ACC board member Larry Studdiford with AECOM, and Ken Mann, chair of the Aviation Group for the European Organisation for Security (EOS) with Cobalt. Many other ACC members were featured prominently throughout the agenda. ACC members also enjoyed a reception at the Arconas booth and met with representatives of the British Aviation Group (BAG) to discuss opportunities for collaboration.
Nominate outstanding agency partners for the ACC Agency Best Practices Award!
The ACC Agency Best Practices Award recognizes valuable industry partners within the FAA, TSA or other suitable organizations for the work they do each day as they interact with the airport consultant community. Please help to identify worthy individual(s) within the FAA, TSA, or otherwise who exemplify teamwork; are innovative and flexible; and go above and beyond to cooperate with stakeholders! The award(s) will be presented during the July 2015 ACC Airport Technical Workshop Awards Luncheon. Nominations are due no later than Monday, April 13, 2015.
Mark your calendars! The 2015 ACC Airports Technical Workshop
The ACC Airports Technical Workshop is your one-stop shop for all airport technical issues, featuring roundtable sessions with industry subject matter experts as well as FAA and other federal agency decision makers. This is an opportunity for industry to help shape future directives, and it is a CAN'T MISS EVENT for those with interest in FAA programs and policies! Registration and a preliminary agenda will be available soon. For more information about the event or sponsorship opportunities contact ACC at (703) 683-5900.
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