airports

May 8, 2018

N.Y. airports can apply for modernization and safety grant money

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced in May that $20 million in new state funding is available to support safety improvements, modernize operations and enhance the economic […]
November 26, 2017

CDC: Nearly half of world’s busiest airports have smoke-free policies

Among the 50 busiest airports in the world, 23 have smoke-free indoor policies. This means air travelers and employees at 46 percent of the world’s busiest […]
November 18, 2017

Which airports were the busiest for Thanksgiving week?

The data from Hopper revealed the following trends for Thanksgiving 2017: Domestic flight prices are currently averaging about $322 round-trip for Thanksgiving compared to $288 last year (up about 12%). Last year, the cheapest […]
November 18, 2017

No. of firearms at ATL security surpass 2016 total; breaks record

Transportation Security Administration officers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) have discovered 211 firearms at security checkpoints in 2017 as of November 16, surpassing the total […]
October 20, 2017

USGBC: Transportation Industry embracing sustainability through green building standards; download free report

  USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Transportation report, which focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities like airport terminal buildings, […]
September 14, 2017

Phoenix Sky Harbor partners with Hunter Douglas Architectural to replace and update 40-year-old ceilings in an active airport

After 40 years of operation, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal 3 needed a facelift to provide today’s passengers with an improved, efficient, and intuitive travel […]
September 14, 2017

U.S. DOT grants $318.1 million for infrastructure to 78 airports in 34 states

The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced in September the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $318.1 million in airport infrastructure grants to 78 airports […]
September 14, 2017

Bipartisan, FAA legislation introduced: The 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act

Bipartisan legislation that provides sweeping, transformational reform of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was introduced in the House of Representatives during the summer. The 21st Century Aviation […]
July 1, 2017

Airports Council International-North America: U.S. Airports infrastructure needs near $100 Billion

U.S. airports have nearly $100 billion in infrastructure needs during 2017 – 2021 to accommodate growth in passenger and cargo activity, rehabilitate existing facilities, and support […]
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