My job here at ACI-NA is to help our member airports gain greater financial flexibility.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Tom Smith As the U.S. economy is finally starting to look better, the actions surrounding the “fiscal cliff” could indeed set back the recovery. If we can get away from the “contrived” fiscal cliff, which is a politically-created crisis, “then I would be pretty optimistic at this point,” said Martin Regalia, chief economist for [...]