Posted on 1/14/2021
President-elect Joe Biden is planning to unveil a $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package that calls for a “national vaccination program” and proposes to provide relief to working families hit hard by the pandemic.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published results from the agency’s aircraft noise annoyance study, called the “Neighborhood Environmental Survey” (NES), including an overview of the results on its website...
In a letter today to House and Senate leaders and the Biden transition team, AAAE and ACI-NA requested an additional $17 billion in funding for commercial service airports, along with further support for general aviation airports, concessionaires...
Effective January 26, 2021, all international air passengers (ages 2 and above) will be required to obtain a negative COVID test result within three days before their flight to the United States departs and provide written documentation...
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a summary of the results from the agency’s aircraft noise annoyance study, called the “Neighborhood Environmental Survey” (NES).
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is stepping down, citing recent court challenges to his authority.
In support of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, AAAE, the world's largest professional association for airport personnel, is providing airports and airport-based companies with tools to help prevent human trafficking at their facilities.
TSA held its monthly conference call for airport stakeholders. The conference call was led by Alan Paterno, TSA's Airport Industry Engagement Manager in the office of Policy, Plans and Engagement (PPE).
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao indicated that she will resign from her position, effective as of January 11, according to Washington Post, Politico, and other news outlets.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that five senior political appointees of President Trump were resigning, effective as of Monday, January 11, in light of yesterday’s attacks at the Capitol, according to Reuters...
The AAAE Legislative, Regulatory, and Transportation Security & Facilitation teams are pleased to present you with the 2020 Federal Affairs Annual Report — in a brand new, interactive format.
TSA has informed AAAE that Executive Assistant Administrator for Operations Support Stacey Fitzmaurice approved an ASP amendment template for temporary relief for ID media renewal requirements.
TSA has informed AAAE that Executive Assistant Administrator for Operational Support Stacey Fitzmaurice has signed a national Alternative Measure for the Security Directive series aimed at expediting the return of furloughed aviation workers.
The FAA announced the establishment of the “Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program” to distribute the $2 billion in funds that Congress approved as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
After a few days of drama, the President signed into law H.R. 133, “an Act making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, providing coronavirus emergency response and relief, and for other purposes.”
Today the EPA released a final rule that establishes GHG emissions standards for engines that are used in subsonic jet and turboprop airplanes exceeding a certain max. takeoff weight.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a long-awaited final rule that requires remote identification (ID) technology for nearly all unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operating in the national airspace.
A U.S. Government interagency group has released, “Runway to Recovery: The United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus” (Version 1.1)...
Lawmakers today unveiled a $1.4 trillion Fiscal Year 2021 omnibus appropriations package that includes $400 million in supplemental AIP funding; a $2.8 million increase for contract towers...
The House overwhelming approved a massive 5,593-page bill that includes $900 billion in coronavirus relief and $1.4 trillion in funding for the federal government for Fiscal Year 2021.
After plans to eliminate proposed coronavirus relief funding for airports surfaced, Congressional leaders today unveiled the final details on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package that includes $2 billion for airports and concessionaires.
On Mon, Dec. 21, following House passage, the Senate on an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 91-7 has approved a massive 5,593-page bill that includes $900 billion in coronavirus relief and $1.4 trillion in funding for the federal government for FY 21
Late last night, House and Senate leaders negotiating a final $900 billion coronavirus relief package indicated that they are nearing a final agreement. We’re hearing from Capitol Hill that the final package may include funding for airports.
After plans to zero out funding for airports surfaced on Friday, Congressional leaders tonight reached an agreement on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package that includes $2 billion for airports and concessionaires.
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