All posts for the month August, 2011

Report from the PS & S Conference – Everyone Loves Known Traveler!

By Debby McElroy It’s no surprise that the ACI-NA Public Safety and Security Conference in Washington had record attendance, both for the number of attendees as well as the number of airport representatives.  It’s also no surprise that the first session of the meeting covered THE hot topic in aviation security – risk-based security.  What’s […]

Reducing the Haystack: TSA Administrator Pistole on Aviation Security

By Morgan Dye “We’ve got to reduce the size of the haystack in order to find the needle.” That quote really summarizes the overall message of TSA Administrator John Pistole this morning when he addressed airport safety and security officials, public safety professionals and industry leaders at the 2011 Public Safety & Security Fall Conference […]

President and CEO of WD 40 Company to Present at Airport Industry’s Annual Conference

By Morgan Dye Garry Ridge, President & CEO of The WD 40 Company and co-author of the book Helping People Win at Work, will address attendees Oct. 18 at the Airports Council International-North America’s (ACI-NA) 20th Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Diego. Ridge, leader of a successful publicly-traded corporation, will provide airport officials insight […]

Airports Urge DOT to Deny Slot Swap Request and Uphold Airport Proprietary Rights

By Morgan Dye Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) has submitted comments in response to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Notice on its grant of the joint petition of Delta Air Lines’ and US Airways’ slot swap at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA). ACI-NA’s comments stressed that […]

Prevent Further Delays to NEXTGEN with Long-Term FAA Authorization

By U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo(NJ-02) For two weeks this summer, Congress engaged in some of the most inexcusable and indefensible grand-standing that I’ve ever witnessed. Due to partisan bickering over unrelated issues, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was caught in the crossfire. It is incomprehensible as to why Congress has been unable to agree […]

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