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Posted on 9/30/2022

Airport Alert: Congress Extends Government Funding Through December 16

House approves a continuing resolution that funds the government through December 16. The House and Senate are now on recess until after the midterms.

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9/30/2022

Airport Alert: Congress Extends Government Funding Through December 16

House approves a continuing resolution that funds the government through December 16. The House and Senate are now on recess until after the midterms.

9/29/2022

Airport Alert: House Passes Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act

This House passes S. 3662, the Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act, by a vote of 381 to 42.

9/29/2022

Airport Alert: Senate Passes Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act

The Senate passes the Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2021, which now goes to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

9/29/2022

Airport Alert: Senate Passes CR Extending Federal Funding Through December 16

The Senate passes a stopgap bill that funds the government through December 16.

9/28/2022

Hearing Report: Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Integrating New Entrants Into the NAS

The Senate Aviation Subcommittee holds a hearing on integrating new entrants into the National Airspace System.

9/26/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases Interim Guidance on AAM Vertiport Design

FAA releases standards that will be required for any new on-airport vertiport facilities for federally obligated airports.

9/23/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases NOFO for FY23 Airport Terminal Program Grants

FAA releases the notice of funding opportunity that outlines how airports can apply for a share of the approximately $1 billion in FY23 discretionary funds under the Airport Terminal Program.

9/22/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Announces $302M in FY22 AIP Grants for Over 40 Airports

FAA announced the award of over $302 million in infrastructure grants as part of the fiscal year 2022 Airport Improvement Program

9/22/2022

Airport Alert: Senate Passes AAM Coordination and Leadership Act

The Senate passes S. 516, the Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act, which will facilitate collaboration between federal agencies and civil aviation industry leaders to promote AAM technologies.

9/19/2022

Press Release: AAAE and TSA Offer Airports Virtual Training Course

AAAE encourages use of a virtual insider training course to help badged employees at airports recognize and report behaviors that could indicate a threat to safety and security.

9/16/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Provides Update on Implementation of New Title VI Guidance

Several updates regarding the status of FAA's implementation of new guidance from DOT on how airports are expected to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and other nondiscrimination statutes and requirements.

9/16/2022

Airport Alert: FAA Provides Update on Implementation of New Title VI Guidance

DOT provides updated guidance on how airports are expected to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and other nondiscrimination statutes and requirements.

9/15/2022

Airport Alert: David Pekoske Confirmed for Second Term as TSA Administrator

The Senate overwhelmingly confirms David Pekoske for a second five-year term as the TSA Administrator.

9/14/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases Draft Policy on Processing Airport Land Use Changes

FAA releases a draft policy that outlines how the agency will process and evaluate an airport sponsor’s request for a land use change on federally acquired or federally conveyed airport land.

9/14/2022

Airport Alert: House Passes National Aviation Preparedness Plan Act

House passes legislation that requires DOT, in collaboration with DHS and others, to develop a national aviation preparedness plan to tackle future communicable disease outbreaks.