Airport Consulting Weekly
Nov. 20, 2014

Shuster promises open FAA bill process in 2015
The Hill
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pennsylvania, promised to conduct an open process when the next Congress considers a bill to extend the Federal Aviation Administration next year. The FAA’s current appropriation measure, which was a $63 billion bill that was passed in 2012, is scheduled to expire in September 2015. More

Airlines urge FAA funding, governance overhaul
Air Traffic Management
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Airlines have finally found a fee they don't like
The Huffington Post
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Progress on next-gen aviation system is said to be 'stalled'
The Washington Post
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Colorado airports face huge cuts in funding for safety, maintenance
The Denver Post
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When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving
Chicago Tribune
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The best airports in the world for foodies
msn
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Airlines take New York City airport modernization into their own hands
International Business Times
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Jet fuel prices plummet, yet air fares keep rising
The Associated Press via The Boston Globe
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Airport economic clout pegged at $64B
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Technology's role in airport security's future
Airport Business
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Infrastructure updates raise stature of Moscow's airports
By Matt Falcus
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How Heathrow Airport has achieved a seamless T2 opening for airlines and passengers alike
Future Travel Experience
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Hotel-to-airport luggage delivery service to be launched in Amsterdam
Future Travel Experience
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Homeland Security plans to expand pre-clearance program at foreign airports
The Washington Post
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CEOs of IAG, Virgin Atlantic and Dubai Airports talk passenger experience, Google Glass, airport security and service quality
Future Travel Experience
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Abu Dhabi International Airport inaugurates new VIP Terminal
ArabianBusiness
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NTSB rules favorably on FAA UAS appeal
FAA
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Administrator awarded 2014 Williams Trophy
TSA
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Outgoing TSA administrator: Next chief should ease liquid restrictions
The Hill
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GS&P selected as part of Landrum & Brown-led team to develop ACRP report focused on improving services for international passengers
Gresham Smith and Partners
Through the development of ACRP 03-35, the team’s overall objective is to develop guidelines to assist airports in implementing departure and arrival processes, passenger services, and wayfinding techniques to aid international travelers navigating through U.S. airports.More

Cofely Services to provide facilities management services to the world's busiest airport
AviationPros
Cofely announced that they will be the new facilities management provider in a joint venture partnership for the Consolidated Rental Car facility at the busiest airport in the world: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. More

SITA revamps global network service offering for airlines and airports
Gresham Smith and Partners
Development of the hybrid airline business model, the entry into service of e-enabled aircraft, the adoption of cloud-based solutions and the growing need for flexible on-demand services at airports are some of the major air transport industry trends calling for a new generation of global network services. More

Hans M. Dorries joins Hoyle, Tanner & Associates as senior airport planner
Hoyle, Tanner & Associates
Dorries has over 10 years of airport planning, design and environmental studies experience on projects throughout the world. More

HOK appoints Keith Hui regional aviation and transportation leader in Houston
HOK
HOK has announced the appointment of Keith Hui, AIA, NCARB, as vice president and regional leader of the firm’s Aviation + Transportation practice. In this new role, Hui will direct the regional growth strategy for the A+T practice, provide project leadership, and build relationships with clients and strategic partners. More

A National Engineering and Design Firm seeks a Southeast Aviation Leader
ACC Online
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Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. is seeking a senior aviation planner/project manager
ACC Online
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Don't miss expert analysis of global aviation markets!
ACC
Register now to hear expert perspectives at the 2014 ACC Global Business Summit being held Dec. 3-4 in Washington, D.C. The recently-updated agenda features the owner's perspective of global development from Ginger Evans, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Ignacio Castejon Hernandez, Ferrovial Aeropuertos, and Ralf Gaffal, Munich Airport. Meanwhile, consultants like Qianlin Li, Landrum & Brown; Abbas Mirza, ICF International; and Kerr Lammie, Airbiz, will provide attendees with insight and analysis of global markets and trends. More