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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, [...]

Planning the Only Certainty to Bank On When It Comes to Climate Change

By Caroline O’Reilly “If you don’t think your insurance company isn’t keeping on top of climate change, think again,” said David Carlson, vice president and director of sustainable development for Parsons.  “You need to think about the future and how to prepare for it.” Parsons was speaking during the Tuesday afternoon concurrent session focusing on [...]

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 [...]

Boeing and ACI-NA Host 787 Webinar

      By Matt Griffin On Tuesday, Boeing and ACI-NA hosted a webinar to update members on the general and technical specs of the 787.  Representatives from Boeing provided ACI-NA member airports and associates information on general characteristics of the 787 including parking and ground servicing of the aircraft, electrical and pre-conditioned air specifications, [...]

Impact of FAA Shutdown: BWI

By Paul Wiedefeld, Executive Director Having just dealt with the disruption of the recent shut down of the FAA and with Sept.16 looming, another shut down at the FAA could jeopardize several major projects that are required for the safety, security and growth of BWI Marshall Airport. Projects critical to the continuing success and positive [...]

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