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Airport Alert: House Committee Approves Bill to Extend Aviation Excise Taxes

House Ways and Means Committee approves a bill to extend aviation excise taxes through FY28.

Press Release: AAAE Elects Leaders for 2023-2024 at 95th Annual Conference & Exposition in Denver

Perry Miller, A.A.E., I.A.P., President & CEO, Richmond International Airport, took office June 5 as Chair of AAAE.

Security Policy Alert: TSA Issues National Alternative Measure on Cybersecurity Joint Emergency Amen

TSA issues a joint National Alternative Measure (NAM) to Joint Emergency Amendment 23-01 Cybersecurity - Performance Based Measures

Airport Magazine

In this issue, you’ll find information on diversifying the workforce to meet future employment needs; how design-build get airport projects up and running faster; a Q&A with Alexis Higgins, A.A.E., CEO of the Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust; a commentary piece on the ‘the lost purchasing power of the PFC’; and much more.




Upcoming Events VIEW ALL

June 20-21, 2023

Virtual: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m ET

Airport 101 Virtual Training 

This course is tailored for new airport professionals and incoming public officials to enhance the individual’s understanding of the aviation story, industry leaders, airport management issues, current challenges faced by industry leaders and strategies for implementing sensible strategic plans or goals. It is designed to present new airport board members or commissioners, senior and mid-level airport executives, and entry level with a substantive and thoughtful review of the airport industry. This course also gives a capstone summary of the airport management environment from A-Z. Airport 101 topics include: Aviation History, Airport Legal Framework, The Financing of Airports, Airport Industry Trends, and Effects of Airline Competition on Airport Management, Airport Capital Structure Com

June 21-23, 2023

Virtual: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

Airfield Maintenance 101 Virtual Training 

This course is designed for airport maintenance and operations personnel. New hires and individuals with minimum knowledge of airfield maintenance would benefit the most. Although all airfield personnel would benefit from a review or learning new maintenance techniques. The course provides basic regulatory discussions. This course also identifies the use of work orders, discrepancies and proper close out of these discrepancies.

July 9-14, 2023

In Person: Denver, CO

AAAE/SC Chapter AAAE Loretta Scott, A.A.E. Accreditation/Certification Academy 

The AAAE/SC Chapter AAAE Loretta Scott, A.A.E. Accreditation/Certification Academy provides an intensive review of the Body of Knowledge modules, and an opportunity to complete the multiple-choice exam at the end of the course.

July 10-13, 2023

Virtual: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET Daily

ACE Lighting Maintenance Virtual Review Course 

This course is designed to provide detailed electrical theory and proven maintenance techniques while educating and challenging airport personnel with airfield lighting maintenance responsibilities. Distinguish yourself within your field by earning this prestigious, unique certification. Receive the best possible education on safety and efficiently operating and maintaining your airfield's lighting systems by becoming an ACE today!

Unmanned Authorized Entry Control

SELTM provides one-way pedestrian traffic from secure to non-secure zones. The unmanned unit detects and controls unauthorized traffic while maintaining the flow of authorized pedestrians.


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