I’ve just returned from the ACI-NA’s annual conference pre-conference seminars. These information-sharing sessions are always a great way to hear what is going on in the aviation industry. My focus is on the environmental, and the reoccurring theme I observed was sustainability. Continue reading
It is ACI-NA conference time again (October 16-19) and a chance for airports, airlines, consultants and vendors to get together and talk about the industry. And there is A LOT to talk about: FAA reauthorization, an all-too common subject at these meetings; Next Gen and where the FAA is in the process; TSA and the impacts to our business; and one of the biggest issues – the economy and how it has impacted travel, airline seats, funding and our airport partners’ business models.
I’ve got this elated and yet empty feeling. It’s hard to describe. I just watched one of my “career” projects come to life. It was 20 years in the making,so I am excited to see it built and yet wonder what can will the future hold? Continue reading
Yes folks, there are still some things in life that are free! This time, it’s thanks to the states in the FAA Central Region! They have joined forces with the ACRP to offer three great ACRP Webinars over a three month period. Continue reading
Have you ever tried to describe what the sound level or noise level of an aircraft is to someone from the general public? We talk about decibels and noise contours and we’re often met with blank or confused stares from our audience. It’s frustrating to both parties involved in the discussion. Continue reading
Last week’s National Airports Conference was a great opportunity to network with colleagues and clients. Just over 200 people attended this year’s conference at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona. It was so good that even the weather cooperated by keeping it comfortable.