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GOP files bill to privatize air traffic control
The Hill
A Republican House member has filed a bill that would privatize some facets of the nation’s air traffic control as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to meet deadlines to upgrade the system. The measure would create a new private corporation that would oversee air traffic control functions that are currently handled by the FAA.
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DOMESTIC AIRPORT NEWS

American CEO on O'Hare expansion: What's the rush?  
Crain's Chicago Business
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Air-traffic control union chief: Privatization possible, but funding crucial  
USA Today
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LAX's international terminal wins LEED Gold certification  
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Philadelphia International Airport to announce multibillion dollar expansion  
WPVI-TV
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Senate enters fight over ticket fee  
The Hill
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Transportation leaders will only tolerate short highway extension  
National Journal
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Security to tighten for airport workers  
Reuters via TribLive
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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS

US airlines say Gulf carriers rushing expansion amid probe  
Bloomberg
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Mohegans to build casino at Korean airport  
Hartford Courant
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Fraport to commence construction of Frankfurt airport's terminal 3 in 2015  
Airport Technology
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Dublin Airport thriving on African hub  
By Matt Falcus
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China to build airport near Pakistan occupied Kashmir  
Airport Technology
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FAA/TSA/ACRP NEWS

FBI and TSA warn airlines to watch out for Wi-Fi hacks  
Gizmodo
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FAA should rethink its rules and unlock commercial drone innovation  
The Hill
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RFP: Preemption of worker retention and labor peace agreements at airports  
ACRP
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Airlines, FAA discussing 'grace period' for ADS-B Out rule  
Air Transport World
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ACC MEMBER NEWS

Amadeus acquires AirIT, targets North America with airport technology  
Tnooz
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VTC enters a new era as a woman-owned business  
Vic Thompson Company
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Vanderlande acquires Dinamic Industrial Business  
Airport Suppliers
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Smiths Detection to provide security solutions to London Luton Airport  
Airport Technology
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Fay, Spofford & Thorndike wins an ACEC National Recognition Award for their Runway 33L Project at MassPort  
ACEC
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Applied Pavement Technology celebrating 20 years with a website redesign  
Applied Pavement Technology
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AirIT announces release of customer self service portal enhancement to its industry-leading airport property, lease, and revenue management solution, PROPworks®  
AirIT
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ACC NEWS


Agenda available for the 2015 ACC Airports Technical Workshop
ACC
The ACC Airports Technical Workshop will feature roundtable sessions with industry subject matter experts as well as FAA and other federal agency decision makers. Key FAA personnel are invited to engage in technical discussions with airport development professionals on new and pending Advisory Circulars, guidelines, regulations and legislation affecting airport planning, environmental permitting and engineering. 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. Review the latest program agenda and be part of the conversation this summer!
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ACC Institute Webinar: How Cost Estimating & Scheduling Can Be a 'Critical Link' during Project Planning & Design
ACC
Register now for this webinar that will discuss the steps involved with preparing comprehensive cost estimates from planning through design, as well as detailed estimates of time for construction via scheduling techniques. It will also explain the significance and importance of these two items as they relate to efficient project design. By the end of the webinar, participants will understand when the estimating and scheduling process should begin, how to make the estimate and schedule as comprehensive as possible, and how local conditions can affect the results of the estimating and scheduling process.
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2015 Young Professionals Innovation Competition
ACC
ACC is currently soliciting submissions for 2015 "The ACC Young Professionals Innovation Competition." Sponsored by the Arnold W. Thompson Charitable Trust, the purpose of this competition is to encourage innovative thinking among young professionals who are involved in the development and operations of airports. In this competition, ACC is seeking new, innovative ideas that further airport development globally and address current and future challenges. These innovations can be technical, operational or regulatory in nature and can address any aspect of airport development (e.g. planning, design, construction, asset management, sustainability, finance, IT, customer service). Winners will receive industry exposure and cash prizes! For more information, click here.
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ACC welcomes new members!
ACC
Somat Engineering, Inc.
Gnanadesikan Ramanujam
President

ram@somateng.com
www.somateng.com
Founded in 1986, Somat offers a range of infrastructure engineering services, including geotechnical, environmental, civil, structural, transportation, water/wastewater, and construction engineering, inspections and testing, for public and private sector clients, including major airports. Founded in Detroit, MI, Somat also maintains offices in Beltsville, MD, Washington, DC, and Cleveland, Ohio.

Optosecurity, Inc.
Shawn Dagg
Chief Strategy Officer

sdagg@optosecurity.com
www.optosecurity.com
Optosecurity provides airport passenger checkpoint automation and improvement software and services. Our products range from remote screening, advanced detection, to complete passenger processing automation and management.

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