USDA and Partners Work to Identify Best Management Practices for Wildlife Repellents at Airports

A variety of wildlife species—from birds to rodents and rabbits—often visit airport environments leading to safety concerns for both wildlife and airline passengers. Collisions between wildlife and aircraft have increased in the past 30 years because of an increase in both hazardous wildlife species populations and aircraft movements. To help reduce the risk of these […]

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SBA Promotes Penny Perkins to Vice President

Steven Baldwin Associates (SBA) has promoted Ms. Penny Perkins to Vice President of the firm. Ms. Perkins has been with the firm since its inception in 2011. She is a seasoned business professional with more than three decades of experience in project management, strategic planning, business analysis, and corporate communications. At SBA, Ms. Perkins is […]

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FAA Awards $627.7 Million in Airport Improvement Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award more than $627.7 million in infrastructure and safety projects through the FY2021 Airport Improvement Program (AIP). “Airports serve as a lifeline for communities across the nation,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. “Modernizing our infrastructure in a way that creates jobs, ensures safety, […]

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Hawaii Airports Receive $46.3M in Relief Funds

The state Department of Transportation Airports Division announced recently that five airports on Maui, Molokai and Lanai will receive just over $11 million in COVID-19 relief funds. A total of 12 state airports will get $46.3 million in Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations, which support the operational costs of reducing health hazards at airports. […]

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Avianca Cargo and Airlink Transport Humanitarian Aid to Combat COVID-19 Spike in Mexico City

Avianca Cargo and disaster response nonprofit Airlink have partnered to fly critical humanitarian aid to help combat a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Mexico City. Through a recently signed partnership, Avianca Cargo and Airlink transported 480,000 surgical face masks from Miami to Mexico City, contributing to the local government’s efforts to protect the population […]

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Improvements Funded at 10 North Carolina Airports

The North Carolina Board of Transportation has approved state and federal funding for safety and airfield improvement projects at 10 North Carolina airports. State funds totaling $12.75 million have been awarded for various projects that help the airports increase capacity, attract new jobs and businesses to their communities, and improve safety for pilots and passengers. […]

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