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GOP House leaders delay introduction of FAA reauthorization bill
The Wall Street Journal
U.S. House Republican leaders opted to delay the introduction and consideration of a broad Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill until September at the earliest, in a last-minute decision that caught some aviation industry officials and lawmakers by surprise.
The decision makes it likely that the FAA, facing a reauthorization deadline of Sept. 30, will get a stopgap funding bill — perhaps lasting for a few months or into mid-2016.
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New commissioner addresses Chicago O'Hare's future
By Matt Falcus
Stunning airport terminals to inspire your summer travels
The Huffington Post
Southwest and Delta in temporary truce at Love Field as lawsuit proceeds
Tampa airport surveys customers on impact of $1B construction project
The Tampa Tribune
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RDU embarks on 2040 plan
The Herald-Sun via AviationPros
Ground the travel tax hike
$650M Armstrong Airport project on schedule as it heads into construction phase
$45M renovation project: 5 baggage claim carousels now open at Mitchell International Airport
Airports eye new revenue opportunities from beacon technology
Runway Girl Network
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With great fanfare, Pyongyang opens new airport terminal
The Associated Press via The Denver Post
Airport expansion: It's build, build, build in much of the world
World's 1st 'airport resort' comes to Cebu
Bahrain Airport issues terminal expansion tenders
Trade Arabia News Service via AviationPros
Dubai airports CEO: Building huge new airports does not guarantee an improved passenger experience
Future Travel Experience
Changi Airport's T5 will be 10 times as big as VivoCity
The Straits Times
3rd runway recommended at UK's Heathrow Airport
Understanding airport air quality and public health studies related to airports
NASA-developed air traffic management tool deployed
Guidebook for advancing collaborative decision making at airports
FAA to airport system: Houston, we have a spaceport
Your Houston News
Airport cooperative research program brochure
WHPacific seeking to hire an airport planner in Seattle, WA or Portland, OR.
Mead & Hunt seeking to hire an aviation civil engineering in Denver. Deadline: July 17
Mead & Hunt
Vanderlande reveals record record turnover and order intake
Vanderlande via Airport Suppliers
The Avinor Group in Norway moves its 46 airports to the Amadeus cloud
Parsons Brinckerhoff designing runway reconstruction at Topeka Regional Airport
Orlando Sanford to implement AirIT's EASE virtualized shared use platform, AODB, and FIDS
HMMH receives 2015 Pro Patria Award
Finland Airports select Implant Sciences' QS-B220
ASI Receives GreenCircle Recertification
Mactan Cebu International Airport implements Rockwell Collins' ARINC vMUSE for improved passenger processing
ACC receiving comments for Draft FAA Change 1 to AC 150/5100-14E
In September of 2014, the FAA released AC 150/5100-14E, which updated the regulations governing the process in which airport sponsors procure and contract for professional services. Since its release last year, a number of modifications and updates have been made to the Advisory Circular, and last week the FAA released Change 1 for industry review and comment. ACC is consolidating industry comments and relaying them to FAA for consideration, in which comments are due to ACC by Tuesday, July 7 to ChrisS@ACConline.org.
ACC submits comments on IATA ADRM draft module updates
At the request of IATA, members of the ACC Terminal Committee had an opportunity to review and provide feedback on two draft updates to IATA Airport Design Reference Manual (ADRM) modules: Airport Simulation and Boarding Pass Check. Many thanks to the following ACC members that provided feedback: Christopher Blasie, Rockwell Collins; Belinda Hargrove, TransSolutions; Timothy L. Hudson, ATKINS; Cliff King, Bechtel Corporation; Farzam Mostoufi, Bechtel Corporation; Amy Sonbuchner, Alliiance; Dr. Michel Thomet, Bechtel Corporation; Phillip Vigor, Hatch Mott MacDonald; and Marion White, HOK.
New Manager of FAA Airport Planning and Environmental Division (APP-400)
Michael Hines has been announced as the new Manager of the FAA Airport Planning and Environmental Division (APP-400). Mike has been an employee of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) for more than seven years. He brings extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of airport planning including airside, landside and terminal area; intermodal coordination; airspace and critical surfaces; and the complex interactions between planning and the environmental processes. Mike has participated as a member of ACRP and RTCA panels such as Defining Aircraft Capacity and the Airspace and Procedures Working Group. He will officially start as APP-400 on July 27, 2015.
ACC Institute Webinar: Insider Threat as Part of an Aviation Security Program
August 4, 2015, 3-4 p.m. EDT
This webinar will address the growing awareness of the potential risks to the aviation industry posed by aviation workers and the call to action for security experts to be more actively involved in addressing insider threats. The session will discuss the modern solutions and approaches airports are applying to this area and how they complement traditional security technologies to create a proactive and reactive approach to risk for airports. As the regulatory agencies look for means to close known security gaps and industry brings more evolved capabilities to apply to this area, this session is designed help security experts define roles they can play in the utilization of Identity Management / Predictive Behavioral Analysis solutions in the aviation industry and better understand the cultural and operational impacts surrounding the adoption of these advanced solutions.
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