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Trends driving airport construction
AviationPros
American airports remain some of the busiest in the world, with nearly half of the world’s 30 busiest airports within the U.S. and domestic air travel at an all-time high of 743 million passengers taking flight in 2013. However, upgrades to aviation infrastructure have not kept pace with the increase in airport traffic or even at a level sufficient to accommodate the life cycle of our many dated terminal facilities. Until now.
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DOMESTIC AIRPORT NEWS

A4A: US airlines post 5th year of profits with $7.3B in 2014  
Air Transport World
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ACTE to Congress: Do not raise PFCs as part of FAA reauthorization  
Travel Daily News
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Airports want to double passenger fees  
The Hill
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Smaller airports struggle against big airports' lures  
The New York Times
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What the hell do those 3-letter airport abbreviations mean?  
Co.Design
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US airports call for $75.7B in upgrades over the next 4 years  
Los Angeles Times
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US Senate unanimously confirms Christopher Hart as NTSB chairman  
Air Transport World
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US and Gulf airlines clash at aviation summit  
Reuters
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Transportation and money: Fighting over airline passengers' dollars  
BusinessJournalism.org
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Air travel demand will grow steadily for next 20 years, FAA predicts  
Los Angeles Times
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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS

US Commerce Department leads airport trade mission to Brazil  
Global Atlanta via AviationPros
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Upgrade for Abu Dhabi International Airport's terminal 1  
Airport World
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Revival of 'ghost airport' stirs hope in Spain  
The New York Times
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Video: 50 years of airport evolution from the field's leading architect  
Skift
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Project watch: New Mexico City International Airport  
Airport World
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Poll reveals London councillors backing for Gatwick expansion  
Airport Technology
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India's airports to get 'smarter'  
Khaleej Times via AviationPros
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In China, airport construction reaches a peak  
Star Tribune
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Hong Kong airport gets green light for $18B 3rd runway  
The Associated Press via USA Today
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FTE in Paris: 14 solutions that can help to improve the airport experience today  
Future Travel Experience
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Bahrain International Airport's passenger terminal construction officially launched  
Bahrain News Agency
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Airport design — the changing face of airports  
Airport World
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FAA/TSA/ACRP NEWS

The FAA funding bill may mean big changes for fliers — or none  
The Washington Post
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Statement of principles for air traffic control reform  
Eno Center for Transportation
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TSA screening enters the spotlight  
National Journal
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Shuster looks to foreign ATC systems for FAA reform  
AINonline
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Vacancies at transport agencies sow angst  
The Hill
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Register for 2015 ACRP Spring Webinars  
ACRP
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FAA forecast sees continued, steady growth in air travel  
FAA
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ACC MEMBER NEWS

Smiths Detection to provide advanced detection equipment for Abu Dhabi airport  
Airport Technology
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Lisa Waters appointed as new president/CEO of Florida Airports Council  
Florida Airports Council
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Jean E. Mongillo joins Hoyle Tanner & Associates as manager of aviation business development  
Hoyle Tanner & Associates
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Gresham, Smith & Partners to be awarded contract for professional architectural services at CHO  
CHO
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Deadline to submit a problem statement for PARAS Program is June 15  
Safe Skies
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Charles Snowden Jr. joins Hanson Professional Services as aviation market principal  
Hanson Professional Services
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ACC NEWS


Registration open — 2015 ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop
ACC
Entering its seventh year, the ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop has grown into the preeminent aviation security conference developed for the industry. This year’s event has been reformatted so that attendees receive briefings by key representatives from the TSA’s Office of Security Capabilities and other DHS agencies, followed by roundtable, interactive technical discussions among stakeholders. This event will provide participants a unique opportunity to learn about the latest programs and collectively address challenges. 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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ACC submitting comments on small UAS NPRM
ACC
The long-delayed Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was recently released and ACC will be submitting comments on behalf of our members. We are specifically looking for input on how the proposed rule may affect, either positively or negatively, your business practices. ACC will be accepting comments through April 15, 2015. Please submit them to Matt Griffin with ACC at MattG@acconline.org.
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Make sure your firm is listed in the 2015 ACC Membership Directory!
ACC
The ACC Membership Directory is mailed to nearly 3500 industry professionals; airport directors and personnel; FAA, TSA and state aviation officials; fellow associations and members of the media. The directory is also available at all ACC, ACC Institute, and other industry events. Friday, March 20 at 3:00pm is the final deadline for firms to join ACC and be featured in the printed directory and for current members to make edits to their firm profile. You can also take advantage of limited remaining advertising opportunities by submitting them no later than Friday, March 27. For more information, contact ACC Manager of Marketing and Member Services Colleen Flood at ColleenF@acconline.org.
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ACC EVENTS

Date Event Location
April 29-30 ACI-NA/AC/AGC Airport Construction Strategy Summit Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
June 16-18 ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop Arlington, Virginia
July 16-17 ACC 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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