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Airport Consulting Weekly
Oct. 28, 2010
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Airport security: The plan to allow liquids on planes again
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Remember those days when you could bring a bottle of water or cup of coffee through airport security and onto your flight? Unfortunately, those days are long gone for many fliers, after fears that terrorists would try and use explosive liquids to take down a plane. But some time in the not-so-distance future passengers might be able to bring liquids on planes once again. More

Domestic Airport News



Noise politics is local and powerful
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Much remains to be done on the regulatory and technical side of achieving performance-based navigation, but airlines are discovering that they need to pay attention to the basics, especially local sensitivity to jet noise, when they implement it. More



US airlines to tamp capacity growth in 2011
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Airlines say their jetliners are packed from cockpit to rudder as the demand for airfare rises, but don't expect U.S. carriers to add seat capacity anytime soon. This week the big network carriers recommitted themselves to clamping down on capacity growth through the next year to help keep ticket prices high and stay profitable. More

Boeing favors all-new 737 with more seats to reduce emissions
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Boeing Co. said it favors an all-new 737 single-aisle jet over an upgrade of the existing version and is studying whether to add more seats to help reduce carbon emissions per passenger. More

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Tokyo Haneda airport goes international Sunday
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Tokyo now has two international airports. Tokyo Haneda will open its new international terminal and a fourth runway, boosting its capacity by more than 35 percent. The $1.3 billion terminal is closer to central Tokyo -- about half an hour by train -- than the city's larger airport, Narita. More

Beijing Airport issues $751 million in shares
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Beijing Capital International Airport Co Ltd said it has agreed to sell 5 billion yuan ($751 million) worth of new shares to its parent company to repay debt. The issue price, at 3.78 yuan (HK$4.40) each, represented a 1.79 percent discount to the closing price of HK$4.48 per share and a premium of 4 percent to the average closing price of HK$4.23 each for the last 10 trading days. More

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Over 100 professionals attend the FAA Airports GIS Workshop and the ACI-NA/ACC/FAA Planning Redefined Course and NEPA Workshop
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Over 100 representatives from airports, the Federal Aviation Administration and consulting firms attended informative training courses last week in Long Beach, Calif. The ACC/FAA Airports GIS Workshop included 40 participants who learned about the new FAA GIS Advisory Circulars and their application to airport planning and development projects. The ACI-NA/ACC/FAA Planning Redefined Course and the NEPA Workshop attracted over 90 participants, who learned the latest trends in airport planning and environmental reviews. Both programs focused on strategies to integrate airport planning and environmental reviews to enhance efficiencies and reduce project delays. More

Last chance to register for the ACC Annual Conference
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Time is running out to register for the 32nd ACC Annual Conference & Exposition in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Whether you seek insights into airport development trends over the next decade or want to make valuable business connections through the Business Speed Dating and Firm Forums, the ACC Annual Conference will position you to meet new market dynamics and challenges. Register now and prepare yourselves and your firms for the next ten years. More

ACC welcomes new Executive members
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DeCosta Consulting, LLC
With a foundation of over 40 years of diverse professional experience including 16 years as CEO of large hub U.S. airports, the last 12 years as the leader of the world's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Ben DeCosta, the principal of DeCosta Consulting, LLC, provides professional advice on business strategy, development, negotiations, problem solving, customer service, public affairs, management and leadership practices as well as human resource issues to businesses providing products and services to the aviation industry.

Federal Advocates, Inc.
Federal Advocates, Inc. is a Washington, D.C.-based governmental relations consultancy. We assist public and private sector clients in devising and executing advocacy strategies to successfully achieve their goals in Washington, D.C. and across the country. We combine superior messaging with the legislative and regulatory processes to achieve success on behalf of our clients.
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Helping Airports Understand the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Results Digest 11: Helping Airports Understand the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) explores PCI DSS and the impacts that an airport needs to consider when reviewing its credit data retention policies and systems that process credit card payment transactions. More

Handbook to Assess the Impacts of Constrained Parking at Airports
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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 34: Handbook to Assess the Impacts of Constrained Parking at Airports explores different types of parking constraints that airports experience and highlights tools to assess the impacts of the constraints and strategies to deal with them. More

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