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ACI-NA Launches Edge4Vets at Airports Program

by Kevin M. Burke ACI-NA President and CEO This Memorial Day, ACI-NA celebrates the service members who have dedicated their lives to honoring and protecting the United States of America. In my mind, there is no better way to say thank you than to provide veterans with the skills and access necessary to make the [...]

National Alliance to Advance NextGen — Supporters Wanted

By Jane Calderwood Ed Knoesel from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey gave a brief presentation this morning at the US Government Affairs Committee asking airports to consider joining the National Alliance to Advance NextGen.  Knoesel pointed out that a serious ground delays in New York today ripples throughout the system impacting [...]

Eno Transportation Foundation Report on NextGen

By Channon Hanna This week, the Eno Transportation Foundation held an event at the Bipartisan Policy Center to release their report titled “NextGen:  Aligning Costs, Benefits and Political Leadership”.  The event was attended by many representatives of the aviation industry, as well as a number of former Department of Transportation Secretaries and FAA Administrators, all [...]

NextGen Could Lead to Huge Cost Savings

By Matt Griffin Tuesday concluded with a hot session on NextGen.  Denver International Airport Director Kim Day emphasized that all airports play an important role in the development and implementation of NextGen capabilities.  Discussion among session participants Tim Stall (United Airlines), Dennis Roberts (FAA), and Bill Colligan (ITT) focused on the operational safety and efficiency [...]

FAA Shutdown Impact: Houston

By Mario C. Diaz, Director of Aviation Thanks to the efforts of a great many people, we have averted an extended FAA shutdown through the peak of the construction season.  During the two-week limited FAA operations, Houston faced the immediate cessation of work on our new TRACON facility and an installation project for runway status [...]

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