All posts in category Policy Issues

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 [...]

Reis: 2014 Ready for Takeoff

By Caroline O’Reilly  “We have some challenges and we have some opportunities,” said Mark Reis as he opened his first official remarks as 2014 ACI-NA Board Chair during Wednesday’s Chairman’s Honors Luncheon.  “Our ‘to-do’ list is getting no shorter.  If anything, it is longer and it is more imperative.”  And with that, Reis wasted no [...]

A Final Note from the 2013 Chair

By Eli Rassi David N. Edwards Jr. delivered his last official speech as ACI-NA chair at Wednesday’s Honors Luncheon. During his tenure, Edwards’ focus was ensuring that North American airports remain globally competitive. He referenced ACI-NA’s Airports for the Future campaign that continues to gain strength throughout the communities that airports serve and connect with [...]

What About NextGen?

By Caroline O’Reilly As the ACI-NA Annual Conference began to wrap up Wednesday morning, the problem of how the federal budget sequester continues to hamper necessary innovation came to the fore in the concurrent session, NextGen: Evolving Priorities in an Era of Resource Constraints. “We’ve been through this rodeo once before,” said DFW’s James Crites, [...]

Plan for Tomorrow’s Workforce

  By Tom Smith An airport’s human resources team needs to be a partner in the development of an airport’s business plan so its future workforce has the skills needed to carry out the plan. In Tuesday afternoon’s session on workforce force planning, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Scott Pollack conveyed the lessons learned from two private firms that [...]

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