All posts in category International Aviation

Getting Our Message Out There

By Kevin M. Burke Over the last couple of days, I have had the chance to tell the airport story in several local and national forums.  My consistent message: Airports need greater funding flexibility and the ability to generate local dollars for local capital projects with a higher PFC ceiling. In an interview with CNN […]

At The Gate and Ready To Go

My job here at ACI-NA is to help our member airports gain greater financial flexibility.

Do airlines fact-check airport claims?

  By Tom Smith After an airport has that critical first meeting with an airline, such as at ACI-NA’s JumpStart, how much time does the carrier spend fact-checking the airport’s pitch presentation? It depends. During the day-long ACI-NA International Aviation Issues Seminar on Thursday here in Washington, there were a few useful or insightful nuggets […]

MPC Coming Soon to an Nearby Airport

By Caroline O’Reilly MPC might not signify anything in particular now, but it could become the most popular three letters, after your airport’s code. This afternoon during the conference’s press briefing, ACI-NA and Airside Mobile provided a sneak peek at Mobile Passport Control, a.k.a. MPC, which promises to help trim the amount of time spent […]

A New Air Transport Policy for Canada

By Daniel-Robert Gooch This upcoming week, the Conference Board of Canada will be publishing a report entitled National Air Transport Policy: Promoting Economic Prosperity for Canadians in the 21st Century, which outlines and explores policy areas of common concern to Canada’s air carrier and airport communities. Work began on this report in January and it […]

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