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Obama nominates Vice Admiral Peter V. Neffenger to serve as administrator of TSA
The Associated Press via ABC News
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama nominated Vice Admiral Peter V. Neffenger to serve as administrator of the Transportation Security Administration. Once confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Neffenger will serve as the next TSA administrator, replacing former TSA Chief John Pistole. For additional information, you can visit the news story here.
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Airport capacity estimate changes as battle over PFC rages
Airport funding: Changes in aviation activity are reflected in reduced capacity concerns
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Airlines, airports clash over passenger fees
Airlines to Congress: Funding system for airports is working
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Fixes for 'third-world' airports
The New York Times
Airfare taxes, out of control or worth it for travelers?
Schumer wants to toughen screening of airport workers
Stronger US dollar having mixed impacts on industry
Philadelphia airport clears roadblock for major expansion
The Associated Press via USA Today
New study to assess airport needs through 2036
Los Angeles airport security boosted amid possible ISIS threat
LaGuardia Airport's $4B renovation could maybe not happen
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS
Frankfurt Airport will invest $3.2B to add its terminal of the future
New airport to be commissioned in Turkey
Trend News Agency ia AviationPros
Stansted Airport unveils 2nd phase terminal expansion
Data sharing transformation driving kerb to gate improvements at Dublin Airport
Future Travel Experience
Calgary International Airport Development Program
NATA offers senators views on FAA reform
NATA via AviationPros
FAA receives 4,000-plus comments to drone rule
Two RFPs available under the Safe Skies Program for Applied Research in Airport Security
CH2M announces first global rebrand in 2 decades
Amadeus acquires AirIT, targets North America with airport
Vanderlande forms IT partnership with Stansted Airport
Airport Focus International
'Self-serve' kiosks reduce queues, speed passenger processing
Airport master plan: Balance development of new facilities while reducing surrounding environmental impacts
Mead & Hunt
T.J. Schulz discusses FAA reauthorization issues at a Philadelphia WTS luncheon
ACC President T.J. Schulz joined Philadelphia International Airport CEO Mark Gale at a luncheon of the Philadelphia chapter of Women in Transportation (WTS) on Wednesday, where he discussed a number of issues and the political environment surrounding the FAA reauthorization effort. Schulz discussed the need to increase the cap on Passenger Facility Charges to $8.50, and provided an overview of some of the challenges facing the aviation and surface transportation industry in their attempts to secure increased funding for transportation.
ACC attending and exhibiting next week at SMART Airports & Regions Conference
Only 4 days to go until the SMART Airports & Regions Conference & Exhibition - hosted by the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Atlanta Aerotropolis Alliance! 650 senior airport executives will descend on Atlanta for the two-day conference and exhibition exploring the positive impact that aviation has on economic development, growth and job creation. We will also be learning from over 80 leading airport and industry speakers covering a wide range of topics including airport planning, design and development, IT, customer service and passenger experience, environment, commercial development, land use and real estate development, security and operations, concessions, duty free, retail, F&B, car parking and much more. We hope to see you in Atlanta next week!
ACC Institute Webinar: Changes to Runway and Taxiway Painting Procedures under AC 150/5370-10, Item P620
June 5, 12:30–1:30 p.m. EDT
Register now for this webinar that will provide an overview of the new runway and taxiway painting procedures and offer insights on how to use the new standards and additional practices to maximize value for airports. Hear first-hand from experts involved with updating the standard. By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to receive an overview of Item P620 - Runway and Taxiway Painting, understand the changes in AC 150/5370-10, Item P620, and be able to improve the results for your client – what the engineer can do.
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