All posts for the month September, 2011

ACI-NA Announces 2011 Environmental Achievement Awards Winners

By Morgan Dye Albuquerque International Sunport, Aéroports de Montréal, Vancouver International Airport and the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest Program (which is comprised of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Portland International Airport, and Spokane International Airport) have been selected as winners of Airports Council International – North America’s (ACI-NA) 2011 Environmental Achievement Awards. “Airports remain focused on better [...]

A Reminder of the True Impact of Airports on their Communities

By Annie Russo Yesterday, I spoke to the attendees at the New York Airport Management Association (NYAMA) about airport advocacy.  One of the main points of my presentation was the importance of explaining the economic impact of an individual airport on a particular community to politicians. In the end, however, I think I was the [...]

House Homeland Security Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Airport Security After 9/11

By Channon Hanna Last week, the House Homeland Security Oversight, Investigations and Management Subcommittee held a hearing at the Boston Logan International Airport on airport security.  Mr. Edward Freni, Director of Aviation for the Massachusetts Port Authority testified at the hearing alongside officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), including the Assistant Administrator for Security [...]

ACI-NA Launches Website Redesign

By Morgan Dye Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) has launched a redesign of its website at www.aci-na.org.  The new design is intended to better serve the needs of its airport and associate members by focusing on the most relevant content and providing enhanced functionality with improved navigational aids. “We’re pleased to introduce the redesigned website, [...]

ACI-NA Files Comments on DOT’s NPRM Regarding Ancillary Airline Fee Reporting

By Morgan Dye Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) has submitted comments in response to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding “Reporting Ancillary Airline Passenger Revenues”. In the filed comments, ACI-NA applauded the DOT for its proposal to create a stand-alone reporting form to accurately capture airline ancillary revenues [...]

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