AAAE Announces Airport Innovation Awards for Large and Medium/Small Hub Airports

The Airport Innovation Accelerator – established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation to drive creative approaches and build airports of the future – has selected San Diego International Airport (SAN), San Diego, CA, to receive the Large Hub Airport Innovation Award and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC), Rochester, […]

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U.S. DOT Announces $659.8 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 390 Airports in 47 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $659.8 million in airport infrastructure grants, as part of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. This second increment of funding provides 450 grants that will fund 664 infrastructure projects including runways, […]

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Court’s SMO Ruling Procedural Only; Battle to Preserve Airport Continues

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) called “disappointing” a recent court’s decision to deny, on procedural grounds, the association’s petition to overturn a questionable agreement between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the city of Santa Monica regarding the city’s airport, but noted the ruling does not address the merits of NBAA’s legal filing and […]

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U.S. DOT Announces $677 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 214 Airports in 43 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure projects that include runways, taxiways, […]

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RTCA President to Retire

RTCA announced today that Margaret T. Jenny, President, has informed the Board of Directors of her intention to retire from RTCA this August, at the end of her second 5-year contract.  RTCA’s Board will initiate a search process to identify a successor for her. “It has been an honor and a privilege to lead this […]

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FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations over DOJ and USCG Facilities

At the request of federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)§ 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) specific flight […]

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CUBCRAFTERS ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN SENIOR LEADERSHIP

Light aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters announced a change in senior leadership as it continues to advance the company’s plan for long-term growth. Patrick Horgan, CubCrafters’ executive in charge of operations and product development, has been named President. Horgan has recently focused on increasing the company’s manufacturing capability and productivity; this promotion reflects Horgan’s record of successes […]

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