All posts for the month February, 2012

Kneaded by TSA

By Stephenie Brooks Faced with the prospects of an eight-hour total travel time—including flight time and layover—what passenger wouldn’t welcome a free massage? But who would expect if from TSA? That’s right. You read it correctly: TSA! While traveling over the weekend from an airport in the Mountain States, I was the recipient of this [...]

The Budget Blues, FAA Style

By Jane Calderwood On Monday the President’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget was released (a week late, but I digress).  The budget, as anyone who has worked in Washington for more than one fiscal year knows, is not worth the paper it’s printed on.  It’s dead before it even arrives on Capitol Hill.  Not only is [...]

Principato Talks U.S. Airports at JITI Seminar

By Morgan Dye This afternoon Greg Principato addressed the Japan International Transport Institute (JITI) at their Airport Seminar 2012, themed: Maximizing the Potential of Multiple Airports in a Region. While underscoring his point that economic development has been closely tied to transportation which supports travel and trade, Principato addressed the importance of airports as an [...]

Airports Helping Airports Pays Off

By Tom Smith As the first anniversary of the Feb. 22 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in northern Japan approach, the funds that were raised in a joint “Airports helping Airports” effort have been fully distributed. ACI-NA, ACI World, ACI Asia-Pacific and American Association of Airport Executives [...]

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