Posted on 5/6/2021
TSA held its monthly conference call for airport stakeholders, led by Alan Paterno, TSA's Airport Industry Engagement Manager in the office of Policy, Plans and Engagement (PPE). This alert summarizes highlights from the call.
Darby LaJoye, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Administrator for the TSA, testified before the House DHS Appropriations Subcommittee about the COVID pandemic and post-pandemic implications on the agency’s budget and operations.
TSA plans to discuss several items on tomorrow's call, including recent updates to the HSIN, REAL ID, the Rap Back program, a Compliance update, a Safe Skies update, and policy updates, including the status of the National AM 1542-20-03B, which...
The U.S. government has implemented or modified travel restrictions for the Republic of India and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
TSA informed AAAE that they will be extending the requirement for individuals to wear face masks in airports as outlined by SD 1542-21-01A until Sept. 13, 2021, at the direction of the White House COVID-19 Task Force.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan issued a memo establishing an “EPA Council on PFAS” (ECP) to help the agency to strategize the best way to use the agency’s authorities, expertise and partnerships to mitigate and reduce the effects from PFAS and...
DHS Secretary Mayorkas announced that the full enforcement date for REAL ID will be extended once again from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023, due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan convened a bipartisan Infrastructure Summit of governors, senators and members of the House Problem Solvers Caucus to discuss guiding principles for a federal infrastructure package.
A group of Senate Republicans, led by Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), unveiled a basic framework for their counterproposal to President Biden’s $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan.
During a Senate hearing, PHX's Assistant Aviation Director Charlene Reynolds thanked lawmakers for providing coronavirus relief funding and urged them to help airports with infrastructure needs.
Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV) today introduced legislation that proposes to gradually raise the federal cap on local PFCs beginning in 2023.
During a hearing before a Senate Appropriations Committee, lawmakers questioned DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg about the administration’s infrastructure package and addressing climate change.
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.
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.
The Senate approved Polly Trottenberg, President Biden’s pick to serve as Deputy Secretary of Transportation, by a vote of 82 to 15.
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