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Posted on 4/20/2021

Hearing Report: Lawmakers Question Buttigieg About Infrastructure Plan and Climate Change

During a hearing before a Senate Appropriations Committee, lawmakers questioned DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg about the administration’s infrastructure package and addressing climate change.

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4/20/2021

Hearing Report: Lawmakers Question Buttigieg About Infrastructure Plan and Climate Change

During a hearing before a Senate Appropriations Committee, lawmakers questioned DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg about the administration’s infrastructure package and addressing climate change.

4/20/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA to Host Live Q&A Webinar on CRSSAA Airport Concessions Relief Grants

FAA Offices of Airports and Civil Rights announced that they will be hosting a webinar event on Apr. 22, at 2 p.m. ET to answer questions on Airport Concessions Relief Grants that have been made available through the CRRSAA.

4/14/2021

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Submits Comments on FAA's Research Efforts to Inform Aircraft Noise Policy

AAAE submitted comments to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in response to a request for input on the research activities that the agency is conducting to inform future aircraft noise policy.

4/13/2021

Airport Alert: Senate Confirms Trottenberg as Deputy Secretary of Transportation

The Senate approved Polly Trottenberg, President Biden’s pick to serve as Deputy Secretary of Transportation, by a vote of 82 to 15.

4/12/2021

Action Alert: Please Ask Your Lawmakers to Support Airport Proposals in Infrastructure Package

As infrastructure talks continue to heat up in Washington, we are urging airports to ask their elected officials to ensure that the next infrastructure package that Congress considers includes much-need funds to help airports of all sizes build criti

4/9/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases Updated FAQ Guidance for Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released an updated frequently asked questions (FAQ) document that provides guidance for airport sponsors on how FAA will administer the “Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program” (ACRGP).

4/9/2021

​Airport Alert: Administration Releases Outline for its FY22 Discretionary Funding Request

The White House today unveiled the outline for its budget request for discretionary spending in Fiscal Year 2022.

4/7/2021

​Airport Alert: Biden Administration Unveils More Details on Infrastructure Plan

President Biden last week released the American Jobs Plan -- a $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal that calls for $25 billion to upgrade our nation’s aviation system, billions more for transportation and infrastructure projects, and funding for...

4/6/2021

Action Alert: Please Urge Your House Lawmakers to Support Aviation Security Funding Priorities

We need your help to convince House of Representative lawmakers to fund our aviation security priorities in the upcoming DHS appropriations bill for FY22 and to end the diversion of aviation security fees to pay for deficit reduction.

4/5/2021

Action Alert: Please Urge Your Lawmakers to Support Airport Priorities in FY22 Appropriations Bills

As Congress prepares to gear up for the FY22 appropriations process, we need your help as we urge lawmakers to increase funding for the AIP, the FAA Contract Tower Program, and adopt other airport priorities in the annual DOT and DHS spending bills.

4/2/2021

Airport Alert: CDC Updates Travel Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People to a Low-Risk Activity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated.

4/1/2021

Regulatory Alert: DOT Announces $627.7 Million in AIP Grants for Projects at 390 Airports

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the award of $627.7 million in airport infrastructure grants as part of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

4/1/2021

Security Policy Alert: Summary of TSA's Monthly Conference Call for Airport Stakeholders

TSA held its monthly conference call for airport stakeholders. The conference call was led by Alan Paterno, TSA's Airport Industry Engagement Manager in the office of Policy, Plans, and Engagement (PPE).

3/31/2021

Airport Alert: New REAL ID Media Campaign Material and Request to Extend the Enforcement Deadline

In six months, the full REAL ID enforcement deadline will go into effect at all federally regulated airports.

3/31/2021

Airport Alert: Biden Administration Unveils $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package

President Biden released the outline for his American Jobs Plan -- a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal that includes $25 billion to upgrade our nation’s aviation system and billions more for highways, bridges, and transit systems.

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