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  • FBOs, Airports, and a Symposium

    - Saturday April 1, 2006
    A good session offers even more potential... LAS VEGAS - Initial indications from this year's Aviation Industry Expo are that it is a success, with numbers comparable to 2005. Also chock up as a success the pre-show FBO/Airport Symposium, co-hosted by...
  • A Reminder About Terrorism

    - Friday March 24, 2006
    Today's headlines bring home how it infiltrated an industry... His name is Moussaoui, and headlines of late center around his trial as the only person arrested in the U.S. alleged to be directly tied to the 9/11 killings. This week, the prosecution...
  • If I Were Going to Design an Airline Terminal Today ...

    - Wednesday March 15, 2006
    DFW AIRPORT - Sitting in a room in the DFW Grand Hyatt, looking out upon a sea of aviation and on toward the skyline of Dallas to the east, one turns to the thoughts of the day's events. This is a Peer Review Group meeting, a sort of 'lessons learned...
  • Chicago Begins a Privatization Debate

    - Wednesday March 8, 2006
    Just a potential windfall, or a sign of things to come? - You have to give 'Da Mayor' of Chicago credit for looking outside the box on this one. While some - as in this space -- have questioned his O'Hare Modernization Plan and steadfast refusal to...
  • Report from the FAA Forecast Conference

    - Friday March 3, 2006
    WASHINGTON - The latest version of the FAA's ten-year prognosticating event, its annual Forecast Conference held here Feb. 28-Mar. 1, is back to predicting that the air carrier industry should see a billion passengers per year by the end of the forecast...
  • From the Road in Nevada ...

    - Friday February 24, 2006
    RENO - TSA chief technology officer Chuck Burke, speaking with a quiet confidence about the state of the security agency, told airport consultants gathered here that the agency has sent its revised strategic plan to Congress for consideration and that the...
  • Airport Cooperative Research Program Update

    - Wednesday February 15, 2006
    The upcoming March issue of AIRPORT BUSINESS magazine will feature an in-depth interview with Jim Crites, executive vice president at DFW International Airport and a person who has been one of the industry activists promoting the Airport Cooperative...
  • Cutter Enters the FBO Contract Management Arena

    - Wednesday February 8, 2006
    In the January 2006 issue of AIRPORT BUSINESS ("Inside the Industry"), we feature a discussion of the decision by Million Air to enter into a contract with the authority that operates Albany International Airport in which Million Air is taking over FBO...
  • EPA and Sustainability

    - Tuesday January 31, 2006
    The Environmental Protection Agency this week announced that it is joining the Department of Defense and the General Services Administration to establish a "set of guiding principles for designing, building, and operating federal facilities." It is part...
  • Schedulers & Dispatchers

    - Thursday January 26, 2006
    Initial estimates put the attendance at this year's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, hosted by the National Business Aviation Association, at just over 2,000. It seems like at least twice that many. It's been said before and should be stated again...