All posts for the month June, 2011

Attack on Airport Ground Transportation Fees

By Channon Hanna The providers of ground transportation services, including limousine companies, are behind the introduction of legislation which would prohibit airports from charging fees for the use of the airport facility by ground transportation providers.  H.R. 1691, the Prevention of Unreasonable Fees Act, was introduced by Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D-CA) and is co-sponsored by Congressman […]

2011 JumpStart® Sets New Records

By Aneil Patel and Liying Gu Over 350 airport and airline representatives gathered i Cleveland, OH this week for the ACI-NA Marketing and Communications & JumpStart Air Service Development Program. The ACI-NA JumpStart® Program is the premier airport-to-airline networking program designed to bring airports and airlines together for face-to-face meetings. It has a 14-year track […]

Give Airports Some Flexibility

ACI-NA President Greg Principato today posted a entry in the National Journal’s Transportation Blog. He renewed his call on Congress to give airports the flexibility to adjust the PFC as the local community sees fit. Here is his posting: Airports take very seriously their critical role as an economic engine for their community.  What we […]

Moving Away From the Old Merry Ways

By Nelson Lam We once lived in the golden days of cargo aviation where “If you build it, they will come.” However, is that applicable to our current economy? At the 2011 ACI-NA Air Cargo Conference, ACI-NA was fortunate enough to have Paul J. Martins, Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing of Towne Air […]

Air Cargo-Economy and Environment

By Aneil Patel The breakfast keynote speaker at the ACI-NA Air Cargo Conference was Hiran Perera, Senior Vice President Cargo Planning and Freighters of Emirates Airlines. Perera travelled all the way from Dubai and was in Washington D.C. for less than 24 hours to address the air cargo conference attendees. He briefly highlighted the importance […]

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