All posts for the month March, 2012

Poll Finds Americans See Airports’ Value

By Morgan Dye Americans love their local airports, but they’re still not sure how they work, according to a new national survey commissioned by Airports Council International-North America. A majority (61%) recognized the importance of airports to the economy, with 33% saying they are “extremely important” to their local economy, a finding that is consistent […]

FAA to Re-Review Electronics Ban

By Matt Griffin Lately, it has seemed, you couldn’t pick up a newspaper or open your ACI-NA Daily Clips (contact ACI-NA if you would like to sign-up) without finding an article or opinion piece dedicated to the highly-sensitive subject of personal electronics on airplanes. This topic has grown from a dull rumble just 10 years […]

Airports to Honor Senator John Kerry with 2012 Congressional Leadership Award

By Morgan Dye Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) will honor Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) with the 2012 Commissioners Congressional Leadership Award for his ongoing support of the aviation industry. Senator Kerry was first elected to the United States Senate in 1984 and has won re-election four times since. Now serving his fifth term, […]

Boeing and ACI-NA Host 787 Webinar

      By Matt Griffin On Tuesday, Boeing and ACI-NA hosted a webinar to update members on the general and technical specs of the 787.  Representatives from Boeing provided ACI-NA member airports and associates information on general characteristics of the 787 including parking and ground servicing of the aircraft, electrical and pre-conditioned air specifications, […]

Congressional Retirements – They Just Keep Coming

By Annie Russo Back in January, I blogged about all of the congressional retirements already announced and those that we expected to come especially as redistricting maps are finalized by many states.  Both senators and their colleagues in the House have not disappointed on this front, with now 21 House members and 10 senators retiring […]

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