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Posted on 11/29/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases FY23 Allocations for Airport Infrastructure Grant Program

FAA releases $2.89 billion in fiscal year 2023 allocations for the Airport Infrastructure Grant Program, which provides $15 billion for airport infrastructure upgrades over five years.

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11/29/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases FY23 Allocations for Airport Infrastructure Grant Program

FAA releases $2.89 billion in fiscal year 2023 allocations for the Airport Infrastructure Grant Program, which provides $15 billion for airport infrastructure upgrades over five years.

11/28/2022

Regulatory Alert: DOT to Host Meeting on New Grant Program

DOT and FAA will hold a meeting on to discuss implementation of a new grant program that will provide $297 million in funding for projects that promote the production and use of sustainable aviation fuels and low-emissions aviation technologies.

11/28/2022

Press Release: AAAE Chair Mark Gale Announces AAAE CEO Employment Agreement Extension

AAAE Chair Mark Gale, A.A.E., announced the signing of a new employment agreement with current AAAE President and CEO Todd Hauptli, securing his services for another six years, through the end of 2028, the association’s centennial.

11/21/2022

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Responds to DOT’s Proposed Waivers of Buy America Requirements

AAAE files comments in support of two proposals from the DOT that would waive Buy America and Build America, Buy America Act requirements under limited circumstances.

11/17/2022

Hearing Report: House Aviation Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Improving Accessibility

The House Aviation Subcommittee held a hearing on issues related to the air travel experience for passengers with disabilities, from check-in at an airport to the baggage claim at their destination.

11/8/2022

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Responds to Proposed Rule to Designate PFOA/PFOS as Hazardous Substances

AAAE submits comments in response to the EPA's proposed rule that would designate two PFAS chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, as “hazardous substances."

11/7/2022

Action Alert: Airport Input Needed to Prevent Passage of Good Jobs for Good Airports Act

AAAE needs your help to push back on labor-backed legislation that would condition federal and local airport funding on the ability of airport operators to police wage and benefit levels of airport tenants and their workers.

11/7/2022

Regulatory Alert: DOT to Allow Temporary Waiver of New Buy America Requirements to Expire

DOT announces that the department will not extend its temporary waiver of new Build America, Buy America (BABA) Act requirements.

11/4/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases NOFO for FY23 FAA Contract Tower Grants

FAA releases notice of funding opportunity that outlines how airports can apply for a share in FY23 discretionary funds available under the FAA Contract Tower Competitive Grant Program.

11/1/2022

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Responds to DOT’s Proposed Rule to Update DBE and ACDBE Programs

AAAE files comments in response to DOT's recently released proposed rule that would make a wide range of changes to the regulations governing the DBE and ACDBE programs.

10/28/2022

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Urges Sec. Buttigieg to Extend Waiver of Build America, Buy America

AAAE President and CEO sends a letter to Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg urging the DOT to delay implementation of new Build America, Buy America Act requirements.

10/26/2022

Regulatory Alert: AAAE to Host Second Discussion on PFOA/PFOS

AAAE will be hosting our second virtual discussion with members to discuss the EPA's proposed rule that would designate two PFAS chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, as “hazardous substances."

10/26/2022

Action Alert: AAAE Urges Congress to Fund More TSA and CBP Staff

AAAE President and CEO sends a letter to Appropriations Committee leaders urging them to provide additional staffing resources to TSA and CBP in the final DHS appropriations bill.

10/21/2022

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Releases 2022–2023 Regulatory Outlook for Airports

The AAAE Regulatory Affairs Team has developed a “Regulatory Outlook” document for airports and members.

10/20/2022

Disaster Relief Fund

As we have done in the past when disaster strikes with direct impacts on our airport family, AAAE and ACI-NA have jointly established a disaster relief effort for airport employees affected by recent disasters.