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Old airports, congestion add to flier frustration
CNBC
When Wichita State announced earlier this year that flier satisfaction in the U.S. dropped in four key areas, including on-time performance and mishandled bags, the collective reaction of the traveling public was a shrug of the shoulders. Who can blame them? Flying in America has been bad for years.
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DOMESTIC AIRPORT NEWS

Feds downplay 'flypocalypse'  
The Hill
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US customs tuning in to business aviation  
AINonline
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Mayor Reed praises Delta contribution to Atlanta  
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Small airports must follow same security guidelines as large ones  
WLOX-TV
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5 teams vie for big airport rehab contracts  
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Phoenix announces James Bennett as new aviation director  
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
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Chuck Schumer wants to set up no-drone zones around airports  
National Journal
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Airline/airport fees under scrutiny at world routes  
PRNewswire via AviationPros
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Tampa Bay area airports push for increase in passenger fee  
Tampa Bay Times
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MDOT provides matching funds for federal airport projects  
WJTV-TV
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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS

Qantas sells lease on Sydney airport terminal  
The Wall Street Journal
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Ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to grow  
Reuters
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Old Chennai Airport terminals to be torn down, to be rebuilt again  
The New Indian Express
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Turkish Limak wins new terminal construction tender of Kuwait Int'l Airport for $4.34B  
Hurriyet Daily News‎
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FAA/TSA/ACRP NEWS

Unions press Congress to take off on FAA bill  
The Hill
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TSA steps up scrutiny in wake of fake bomb test  
Los Angeles Times
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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx meets with aviation leaders  
The Wichita Eagle
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FAA continues progress toward integration into the national airspace  
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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ACC MEMBER NEWS

Mary Ellen Eagan receives 2015 Rappaport Award from Simmons School of Management  
Simmons College
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SITA providing technology for integrated view of operations across five airports  
Airport Suppliers
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HMMH awarded renewable energy consulting contract at Salt Lake City Airport  
HMMH
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HMMH awarded engine run-up noise assessment at Vancouver International Airport  
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ACC NEWS


T.J. Schulz selected as member of the ASAC
ACC
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced the new membership of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC). This advisory committee provides stakeholder recommendations to TSA on best practices for aviation security procedures and strategies. In December, a bill was passed to codify the ASAC and expand the stakeholder representatives on the committee. ACC President T.J. Schulz was informed of his appointment as a new member of the ASAC this week. “I look forward to representing the security technology and airport development community on the ASAC,” said Schulz. “The perspectives and expertise provided by the ACC membership will certainly add value to the critical issues under consideration by the committee.” For more information, please contact ACC President, T.J. Schulz at TJS@ACConline.org.
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Nominations being accepted for ACC Excellence in Procurement Award
ACC
The ACC Excellence in Procurement Award recognizes an airport sponsor that has exemplary procurement and contracting practices, including the utilization of qualifications-based selection (QBS). The award provides examples of model procurement policies and helps ACC promote good, effective practices. We are now accepting nominations for Phase 1, due by Friday, September 25, 2015. For more information about the award, the nominations process and past recipients, visit the procurement award webpage or contact Matt Griffin at MattG@ACConline.org.
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ACC exhibits at the NEC AAAE 57th Annual Conference
ACC
ACC had the opportunity to exhibit for the first time at the Northeast Chapter (NEC) AAAE 57th Annual Conference that was held on August 15-19 in Baltimore, Maryland. This conference provided airport professionals with the latest information and the newest developments in the industry so that they have the knowledge they need to make airports safer, more efficient, and ultimately, more successful.
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ACC EVENTS

Date Event Location
Aug. 25-26 ACC/AAAE Airport Technologies Workshop Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov. 9-11 37th ACC Annual Conference and Exposition Newport Beach, California
Dec. 1-2 ACC/BAG Global Business Summit London, United Kingdom
Dec. 14-17 Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation & Analysis Workshop Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec. 15-17 ACI-NA/ACC Airport Planning & NEPA Course Washington, D.C.
Jan. 26-27 Construction Administration & Observation Training Course Philadelphia, PA.
Mar. 2-4, 2016 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium Salt Lake City, Utah


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