FAA < is prohibiting new residential through-the-fence agreements (RTTF) at public airports under an interim policy released March 18. In addition to the ban on new agreements, FAA is requiring airports with existing RTTF agreements to develop access plans for meeting certain standards for control of airport operations while maintaining nondiscriminatory airport rates.
Paramount Business Jets < of Boca Raton, FL unveils a four-level jet card membership program with a fixed management fee of 10-15 percent.
Robert E. Breiling Associates < of Boca Raton, FL releases the 2010 Business Turbine Accident Review, with more than 500 pages of detailed narrative on over 355 turbine airplane and helicopter accidents and incidents reported worldwide last year. The review provides a summary of; www.breilinginc.com.
Lufthansa German Airlines < offers a new curbside check-in and baggage check service for customers departing from Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s North Terminal, allowing international customers departing from DTW to check bags and receive a boarding pass directly at the curb.
TSA < Transportation Security Administration begins testing an airline crewmember screening system in seven preliminary airports to enhance the verification process for professional flight crews while increasing the efficiency for all that depend on air travel. TSA has been working with Southwest Airlines, the Coalition of Airline Pilots, the Airline Pilots Association, the Air Transport Association and other agencies on the intiative.
Massage Bar < opens two units at the AIRMALL at Cleveland Hopkins Int’l Airport
JFKIAT, LLC < the company that operates Terminal 4 at JFK Int’l Airport, launche a Safety Awareness Campaign to enhance awareness of job safety and hazard prevention. The program includes distribution of a monthly newsletter, The Safety Sentinel, to all employees, as well as selecting a “Safety Employee of the Month”.
Siemens Industry, Inc. < unveils its new Siemens Apron Baggage Screening (SABS) solution LAX’s Terminal 5 for Delta Air Lines. The system provides an inline baggage screening matrix with explosive detection system devices that are linked to the existing baggage handling system at the airport, essentially providing a baggage handling and screening system “in a box.”
Winner Aviation < at Vienna, OH purchases a 14,500-sq. ft. hangar at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.
NBAA < National Business Aviation Assn. announces that its annual convention, to be held Oct. 10-12 in Las Vegas, will have two static display areas. A new outdoor static display area will be adjacent to the convention center. Traditional static display will be located at Henderson Executive Airport.
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