All posts for the month April, 2012

Principato Addresses ‘Airport Cities’, Urges U.S. to Invest in Infrastructure

By Morgan Dye Greg Principato, president of Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), today delivered the welcome address at the 2012 Airport Cities World Conference & Exhibition in Denver. The Airport Cities World Conference, now in its tenth year, is slated to bring together more than 800 airport delegates from 30 countries during the 2-day conference. […]

FAA’s Kate Lang at ACI-NA’s Commissioners Conference

By Debby McElroy The 2012 Airport Board Member & Commissioners Conference was held earlier this week in Pasadena.  Dan Feger, Victor Gil and the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority team made sure everyone felt very welcome.  It’s a beautiful and historical city and we were treated to a wonderful evening at the Tournament House Wrigley Mansion on […]

Mergers And Consolidation Topic of Interest at ICAO Meeting

By Debby McElroy Last week, the International Civil Aviation Organization convened an air transportation symposium, “Strategies and Tools for Sustainable Air Transport” in Montréal.  Speakers at the second session of the symposium, “Industry Trends, Mergers, Alliances and Consolidation” were Ian Wadsworth, chief commercial officer, Houston Airports System, Jan Brueckner, professor of economics, University of California; […]

Airports Well Represented at ICAO Meeting in Montreal

By Debby McElroy This week I attended the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) air transportation symposium, “Strategies and Tools for Sustainable Air Transport” in Montreal. The symposium provided a great opportunity for a worldwide perspective on a number of pressing aviation issues, including sustainability, financing aircraft and infrastructure, liberalization, new airline business models, and industry […]

Airports Going Greener to Better Serve Passengers and Their Communities

By Morgan Dye In acknowledgment of the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, Airports Council International-North America celebrated airport operators across the United States and Canada who are going above and beyond regulatory requirements to proactively reduce airport environmental impacts while maintaining their position of powerful economic engines in the local community. “Aviation […]

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