All posts for the month January, 2012

Time to Share Airline Secrets

By Tom Smith During the ACI-NA Air Service Data and Planning Seminar, which wrapped up earlier today in Long Beach, the nearly 100 participants learned some of the secrets of airline route planning from six current and former airline planners. Monday morning began with three former airline planners who now work as air service development [...]

Obama’s Travel and Tourism Initiatives Follow ACI-NA’s Requests

By Channon Hanna On Thursday, President Obama travelled to Walt Disney World in Orlando to announce new initiatives to increase travel and tourism to the United States.  Among the initiatives announced were visa reform, Global Entry expansion and promotion, and the expansion of the visa waiver program— all of which are key reforms that ACI-NA [...]

Redistricting and Retirements a Plenty on the Hill

By Annie Russo In the past 13 days that mark 2012, it seems like there has been an uptick in the number of Senate and House retirements.  With some time at home with the family and reevaluations of the downside of traveling, raising money and running for your job every two or six years is [...]

Insurance Outlook Mixed for 2012

By Liying Gu The ACI-NA Risk Management Committee kicked off the New Year with its 13th annual Risk Management Conference held in the warm and sunny New Orleans with close to 140 attendees, up more than 30 percent over last year’s attendance. The first session Thursday highlights the current airport insurance market and its emerging [...]

Continuing Your Business After All The Aftermath

By Nelson Lam Rob Swift, Mike Gardner, and Forrest Artz presented Thursday at the 13th Risk Management Conference presented about business interruption coverage.  With natural disaster occurring spontaneously and without notice, does your airport have a continuity plan and will your business interruption income be covered? Granted that your airport does purchase business interruption coverage, [...]

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