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Posted on 6/11/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases FAQ Guidance for Airport Rescue Grants

The Federal Aviation Administration released a frequently asked questions document that provides guidance for airport sponsors on how FAA will administer the $8 billion in Airport Rescue Grants.

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6/11/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases FAQ Guidance for Airport Rescue Grants

The Federal Aviation Administration released a frequently asked questions document that provides guidance for airport sponsors on how FAA will administer the $8 billion in Airport Rescue Grants.

6/11/2021

Security Policy Alert: TSA Issues Updated FAQ on Face Mask SD

As anticipated, TSA has issued an updated Frequently Asked Questions document regarding the Security Directives implementing face mask requirements in and on airports and on aircraft.

6/10/2021

Airport Alert: Key, Bipartisan Group of Senators Releases Details of Yet Another Infrastructure Plan

Following the collapse of bipartisan talks earlier this week between President Biden and Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), a bipartisan group of five Democratic and five Republican Senators released their opening offer in ongoing...

6/10/2021

Airport Alert: CDC Issues Revised Face Mask Requirements for Outdoor Spaces at Airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it will be amending its face mask Order so that people are not required to wear a mask while outdoors...

6/9/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA Announces New UAS BVLOS Operations Aviation Rulemaking Committee

Administrator Steve Dickson announced that the FAA is forming a new UAS BVLOS Operations ARC to develop recommendations for the agency on a regulatory framework to enable more routine BVLOS operations.

6/9/2021

Airport Alert: Infrastructure Negotiations with GOP Break Down — New Proposals Now Enter the Mix

Bipartisan negotiations on infrastructure between the White House and a group of Senate Republicans led by Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) reached an impasse, with both sides pointing fingers at one another...

6/9/2021

Hearing Report: Lawmakers Discuss Addressing PFAS Contamination and Remediation

the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing concerning the effect that PFAS have on citizens, communities and states.

6/8/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA Announces Shannetta Griffin as New Associate Administrator for Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Shannetta R. Griffin, P.E., is the agency’s new Associate Administrator for the Office of Airports.

5/28/2021

Airport Alert: Biden Administration Releases FY22 Budget Request

The Biden Administration released a $6 trillion budget request for Fiscal Year 2022 that proposes funding for a long list of airport-related initiatives in DOT and DHS.

5/27/2021

Airport Alert: Senate Republicans Unveil Infrastructure Roadmap

Senate Republicans released their latest offer in the ongoing bipartisan negotiations on infrastructure.

5/27/2021

Hearing Report: Senate Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing for Key DHS Roles

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee held a hearing with three officials nominated for key roles in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

5/26/2021

Airport Alert: Senate Committee Approves 5-Year Surface Transportation Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a 5-year surface transportation bill that proposes to open the door for airports to use federal loans and loan guarantees for a wider variety of infrastructure projects.

5/25/2021

Regulatory Alert: FAA Downgrades Safety Rating for Mexico’s Civil Aviation Authority

FAA announced that Mexico’s civil aviation authority, Agencia Federal de Aviacion Civil (AFAC), does not meet the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) minimum safety standards and, therefore, Mexico’s safety rating has been downgraded..

5/24/2021

Press Release: Mark VanLoh, A.A.E., Honored with AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Mark VanLoh, A.A.E., CEO of the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA), was honored with the AAAE Distinguished Service Award today at a meeting of the JAA Board of Directors.

5/21/2021

Airport Alert: Biden-Harris Team Releases Its Counterproposal for Infrastructure Negotiations

As bipartisan negotiations between the White House and Senate Republicans close in on the Memorial Day deadline set by President Biden, the Biden-Harris team released its counterproposal to the $568 billion Republican framework for infrastructure.

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