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Posted on 2/26/2021

Security Policy Alert: TSA Issues Updated FAQ for Face Mask SD Implementation

TSA has informed AAAE that the agency will post updated frequently asked questions for the implementation of the Security Directives related to face mask requirements to HSIN shortly.

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2/26/2021

Top Airport Projects Taking Off in the Near Future

Interested in understanding more about how building teams are able to accelerate airport construction by implementing technology?

2/26/2021

Security Policy Alert: TSA Issues Updated FAQ for Face Mask SD Implementation

TSA has informed AAAE that the agency will post updated frequently asked questions for the implementation of the Security Directives related to face mask requirements to HSIN shortly.

2/26/2021

YoPro Symposium Track

The YoPro sessions will have something for everyone, learning where we as an industry came from and how to succeed in a virtual world.

2/26/2021

Security Policy Alert: TSA Issues Extension to National Alternative Measure 1542-20-03

TSA has issued an extension to National Alternative Measure (AM) 1542-20-03 through to June 30, 2021.

2/26/2021

Airport Alert: Senate Commerce Committee Finalizes Subcommittee Assignments

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, which plays a critical role overseeing aviation and transportation security policy and numerous other high-profile issues, yesterday approved subcommittee assignments, including...

2/26/2021

Airport Alert: House Expected to Clear Relief Package That Includes $8 Billion for 'Airport Relief'

The House is expected to clear the American Rescue Plan – a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that includes $8 billion to help airports and concessionaires impacted by the pandemic.

2/25/2021

PFAS Investigation Considerations

Airports dealing with PFAS contamination may face a relatively assertive regulatory environment, aggressive media coverage, and acute community awareness and concern. Considering relevant factors early in an airport’s investigation can help avoid or

2/24/2021

Future-Proof Your Airport with Dynamic Planning Solutions

McFarland-Johnson, Inc. (MJ) offers a revolutionary, innovative, and dynamic approach to traditional airport planning work.

2/23/2021

Land Use and Economics

Hear from the experts at C&S Companies on land use and economics.

2/23/2021

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Responds to EPA's Interim Guidance on PFAS Disposal and Destruction

AAAE has submitted comments in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s interim guidance on the disposal and destruction of PFAS and PFAS-containing products...

2/22/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA to Restore Normal Operating Hours at ATC Facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) informed AAAE that the agency is moving all of its air traffic control (ATC) facilities back to normal operating hours by March 28, or even sooner in some cases.

2/18/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA Announces Deadlines on the Use of FY 2021 AIP Entitlement Funds

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the deadlines for submitting a notice of intent (NOI) and final grant application for the use of primary, cargo, and nonprimary entitlement funds...

2/17/2021

The Terminal/Landside Track

Learn more about the Engineering Track at the AAAE/ACC Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium!

2/12/2021

Airport Alert: FAA Announces Grant Awards and Additional Guidance for Airport Coronavirus Response

FAA announced grant awards for the $2 billion that the agency is making available under the Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program (ACRGP)...

2/12/2021

The Engineering Track

Learn more about the Engineering Track at the AAAE/ACC Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium!

2/11/2021

Airport Alert: Harvard Issues “Curb to Curb” Report on Airport’s Efforts to Mitigate COVID-19

Harvard’s Aviation Public Health Initiative (APHI) issued a comprehensive report on the risk of coronavirus transmission in airports, after completing a “curb-to-curb” study...

2/10/2021

Airport Alert: House Committee Approves $8 Billion for “Airport Relief”

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved a coronavirus relief package that contains $8 billion for airports and concessionaires.

2/10/2021

Airport Alert: AAAE Stresses Airport Funding Needs and Pandemic Challenges in Discussion with DOT

AAAE President and CEO Todd Hauptli joined other aviation industry leaders and FAA Administrator Steve Dickson in a virtual listening session with DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

2/9/2021

Airport Alert: Legislation Introduced in Senate and House to Better Protect Transportation Employees

Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Edward Markey (D-MA) introduced the Essential Transportation Employee Safety Act of 2021.

2/8/2021

Action Alert: House Transportation Relief Package to Include $8 Billion for “Airport Relief”

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will soon unveil their part of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, including $8 billion for airports and concessionaires.

2/8/2021

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Solicits Feedback on Aircraft Noise-Related Issues

AAAE is distributing a survey to members to solicit feedback from the airport community on aircraft noise-related issues, particularly the recently released findings from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) aircraft...

2/5/2021

Press Release: GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation Takes Flight With AAAE

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, today announced that its established partnership and working group with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has led to 21 airports across North America achieving GBAC

2/4/2021

Hearing Report: Lawmakers Raise Aviation Issues at COVID-19 Hearing

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members raised concerns about a new federal mask mandate at airports and a separate proposal that could require passengers to have a negative COVID-19 test before traveling domestically.

2/4/2021

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

TSA held its monthly conference call for airport stakeholders on Feb. 4, 2021. The conference call was led by Alan Paterno, TSA's Airport Industry Engagement Manager in the office of Policy, Plans and Engagement (PPE).