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Press Release: AAAE Surpasses 10,000 Members, Continues to Enhance and Expand Benefits

AAAE has exceeded 10,000 members – a record high in the association’s 95-year history. These members represent a wide range of aviation professionals at approximately 966 airports and more than 660 companies.

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases Notice of Funding Opportunity for SAF Grant Program

FAA releases a notice of funding opportunity that outlines how airports can apply for a share of approximately $291 million in funding for projects that promote the production and use of sustainable aviation fuels and low-emissions technology.

Airport Alert: DOT Secretary Testifies at House Transportation Committee Oversight Hearing

Secretary Pete Buttigieg testifies before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee at a hearing focused on oversight of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases $1.1 Billion in FY23 AIP Grants for Projects at Over 217 Airports

FAA released a list of over $1.058 billion in infrastructure grants as part of the fiscal year 2023 (FY23) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

Airport Alert: President Biden to Nominate Michael Whitaker to Serve as FAA Administrator

White House announces President Biden's intent to nominate Michael Whitaker to serve as Administrator of the FAA. He is currently COO of Supernal

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Shares Airport Perspectives on AAM Implementation

AAAE submits comments in response to DOT's RFI on the development of AAM.

Press Release: AAAE and Blank Slate Technologies Partner to Enhance Airport Worker Safety, Security

AAAE announces a partnership with Blank Slate Technologies to provide airports with new tools that enhance the retention of critical information their workers receive to keep them safe and airport facilities secure.

Regulatory Alert: White House Releases Final Guidance on Build America, Buy America Requirements

White House and DOT release documents regarding the implementation of BABA requirements

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Responds to EPA Request for Feedback on PFAS Chemical Designation

AAAE submits comments in response to EPA's ANPRM requesting feedback on PFAS chemical designations

Security Policy Alert: AAAE Urges TSA to Rescind ASP Amendment on Aviation Worker Screening

AAAE President and CEO Todd Hauptli sends letter to TSA Administrator Pekoske urging him to rescind the ASP Amendment

Airport Alert: More Details on Senate DHS/TSA/CBP Appropriations Bill

Senate Appropriations Committee approves legislation to fund DHS and TSA for upcoming fiscal year

Airport Alert: Senate Committee Approves DHS/TSA/CBP Funding Bill

Senate Appropriations Committee approves legislation to fund DHS and TSA for upcoming fiscal year

Airport Alert: Additional Details Emerge on Senate FY24 DOT/FAA Spending Bill

Additional details on the Senate FAA spending bill and the committee report accompanying it

Airport Alert: Senate Appropriations Committee Advances FY24 DOT/FAA Spending Bill

Senate Appropriations Committee approves legislation to fund DOT and FAA for upcoming fiscal year

Airport Alert: House Clears Bipartisan FAA Bill

House overwhelmingly clears bipartisan FAA reauthorization bill that would increase AIP funding to $4 billion annually

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases $587 Million in FY23 AIP Grants for Projects at Over 232 Airports

FAA releases a list of over $587million in fiscal year 2023 (FY23) AIP grants

Regulatory Alert: White House Proposes Significant Changes to NEPA Review Process

White House's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) releases proposed rule, potentially rewriting NEPA review regulations

Airport Alert: House Headed Towards Final Passage on FAA Bill

House lawmakers open debate on bipartisan FAA reauthorization bill; reject amendments reducing AIP funding and eliminating EAS

Airport Alert: House Begins Considering FAA Bill

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders open debate on five-year FAA reauthorization bill

Airport Alert: House Committee Advances FY24 DOT/FAA Spending Bill

The House Appropriations Committee approves FY24 FAA/DOT spending bill on a party-line vote.

Airport Alert: House Committee Advances FAA Bill; Rejects Transient Ramp Space Amendment

The House Rules Committee approves debate on FAA reauthorization bill; rejects transient parking amendment

Airport Alert: House Committee Releases Report to Accompany FY24 DOT/FAA Spending Bill

House Appropriations Committee releases report accompanying FY24 DOT/FAA spending bill in advance of markup.

Airport Alert: Rules Committee Prepares to Consider FAA Bill

The House Rule Committee is scheduled to begin considering the FAA reauthorization bill on Monday, and lawmakers have filed hundreds of amendments.

Security Policy Alert: TSA Issues Updated National Alternative Measure for Joint Emergency Amendment

TSA issues updated NAM for the Joint EA for Cybersecurity Performance-Based Measures. NAM 23-01A has posted on HSIN.

Action Alert: Please Urge Your Lawmakers to Reject Transient Parking Amendment

Please contact representatives as soon as possible, urging them to reject this amendment.