Airport Consulting Weekly
Feb. 20, 2009
ACC Introduces Airport Consulting Weekly to Keep Industry Professionals Informed

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The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) announced today that it has partnered with MultiBriefs to create the new Airport Consulting Weekly. Beginning Thursday, February 26, this free, opt-out e-mail resource will provide comprehensive weekly news briefings of the week’s top industry stories.

Each edition of the Airport Consulting Weekly contains articles gathered from an expansive list of sources, including The Associated Press, USA Today, The New York Times, ACC Headquarters, and leading industry publications. Therefore, Airport Consulting Weekly is a great way to stay informed. Plus, it can be easily read in your office, home, or via your mobile phone or PDA.

“ACC is pleased to provide its membership with a weekly compilation of industry and regulatory news that will impact your businesses," said ACC President Paula Hochstetler. "Along with providing the latest on domestic and international airport development trends, ACC will use this weekly brief to keep you appraised of important FAA and TSA regulatory activities and ACC news. We hope that you find this service to be of valuable in keeping ahead of the curve.”

Want to see more? Here are some examples of the articles that will appear in Airport Consulting Weekly.

SFO Traffic Up 4.8% in 2008

San Francisco International was one of only three major U.S. airports that had an increase in passenger traffic in 2008, largely due to the growth of Southwest Airlines and Virgin America. But as the recession worsens, a decline is believed inevitable in 2009. More

Top Airlines Want Aviation Emissions in Climate Pact

Four leading airlines called on Thursday for aviation emissions to be included in a broader climate pact, after growing criticism from green groups that the sector was not doing enough to fight global warming. More

Airlines Look to Lease Out, Sell Planes

India’s cash-strapped airlines are looking at raising funds by selling planes, engines and slots at airports and see a huge opportunity in leasing planes to tide over the crunch. Revenue from traditional sources such as passenger and cargo traffic is no longer enough, especially when the airlines are expecting a combined loss of Rs9,840 crore for the fiscal ending March. More

Southwest's Newest Airport is ... Boston Logan

Southwest Airlines ended the suspense on its latest major airport expansion Wednesday when the carrier announced that it would start service at Boston Logan. Southwest, which has long served other New England airports in Providence, Manchester, N.H., and Hartford, will launch Logan flights in the fall. More

FAA, NTSB Feud Over Icing Safety for Turboprops

On Halloween 1994, an American Eagle flight en route to Chicago in freezing rain went into a high-speed dive and crashed near Roselawn, Ind., killing all 68 people aboard. The National Transportation Safety Board blamed the crash in part on ice accumulated on the plane's wings and recommended in 1996 that testing requirements for flight certification of all turboprop planes be adjusted to include the specific kind of icing conditions in the Roselawn crash. More

ACC Legislative News: Congress Passes Economic Stimulus Bill

ACC issued a Legislative News reporting on the aviation funding provided under the economic stimulus bill. Also included was a summary of an FAA reauthorization bill that was introduced in the House. More