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Senate panel approves Obama's TSA nominee
POLITICO
The Senate Commerce Committee moved quickly to endorse a permanent chief for the Transportation Security Administration, just days after the agency’s temporary leader lost his job following the release of a scathing report about its security lapses. The committee approved Peter Neffenger, who’s now the Coast Guard’s vice commandant, to be the next head of the TSA.
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DOMESTIC AIRPORT NEWS

Airlines launch petition against airport 'tax'  
The Hill
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Airline boarding times take off  
The Associated Press via U.S. News & World Report
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Aviation security expert Roman says screener problems just one airport security issue  
Government Security News
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Denver International Airport begins $46.5M runway replacement project  
The Denver Post
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Head of TSA out after tests reveal flaws  
The New York Times
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Oakland airport director nominated to head Los Angeles World Airports  
Los Angeles Times
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Passenger survey highlights security, passport control and baggage collection as most negative airport touch-points  
Future Travel Experience
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US travel association suggests major aviation overhaul  
TravelPulse
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Why the TSA catches your water bottle, but guns and bombs get through  
The Washington Post
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The connectivity play in future US NextGen strategy  
Aviation Today
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Team picked to build LaGuardia Airport's new main terminal  
ABC News
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Sacramento County Airport System is seeking to hire a Chief Administrative Officer in the Planning and Development Division  
Sacramento County Airport System
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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS

UK's Manchester Airport gets upgrade  
Airport Technology
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Thailand considers expansion of Chiang Mai Airport  
Airport Technology
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Mitsubishi-Chiyoda to construct New Bohol Airport in Philippines  
Airport Technology
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London City Airport not giving up on master plan rejected by Boris Johnson  
Airport World
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Cargo terminal upgrade for Rio's Tom Jobin International Airport  
Airport World
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FAA/TSA/ACRP NEWS

Obama confident in the TSA despite failure to detect explosives  
The Hill
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FAA to name adviser to handle 'crush' of industry drone queries  
Reuters
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ACC MEMBER NEWS

MWAA launches ground transportation proposal, hires firm for DCA improvements  
Airport Revenue News
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Meet CH2M's Americas Aviation team  
CH2M
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Stantec receives Project of the Year Award for the Fort McMurray Airport project  
Stantec
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Michigan's Ford Airport Awards Construction Contract to C&S Companies  
C&S Companies
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Mead & Hunt plays role in ACRP project Report 132 — The Role of US Airports in the National Economy  
Mead & Hunt
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ACC NEWS


Time still left to register for 2015 ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop
ACC
Register today for the 2015 ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop! This year, you will hear the latest developments and get an update on the components of the TSA's five-year technology investment plan, which will be submitted to Congress. The 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. It will also provide participants a unique opportunity to learn about the latest programs and collectively address challenges. You don't miss out on this year's pre-eminent aviation security conference! For more information about the event or sponsorship opportunities, contact ACC at 703-683-5900.
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Webinar this Friday: Changes to Runway & Taxiway Painting Procedures under AC 150/5370-10, Item P620
ACC
June 5, 2015, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EDT
This webinar will provide an overview of the new runway and taxiway procedures being proposed, 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.

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Join ACC at the 2015 AAAE Annual Conference & Exposition next week
ACC
During the week of June 7, ACC will be attending the 2015 87th Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition in Philly. If you are also attending, we invite you to stop by and say hi at our exhibit booth #130 in the Exhibit Hall at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. With more than 2,000 people in attendance, we are looking forward to representing our industry and connecting with many of our members. We hope to run into you in Philly! You are also invited to join us and Arconas on Sunday, June 7 at 5:30pm in the Arconas Booth (#301) for a Happy Hour with Young Professionals. Everyone is welcome to join and mingle! See the invite below for more info.
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ACC EVENTS

Date Event Location
June 5 Changes to Runway & Taxiway Painting Procedures ACC Institute Webinar
June 16-18 ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop Arlington, Virginia
June 22 How Cost Estimating & Scheduling Can Be a 'Critical Link' ACC Institute Webinar
June 24 Life Extension of Airport Asphalt Pavements ACC Lunch + Learn Webinar
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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