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AAAE Elects Leaders for 2021-22 at 93rd Annual Conference & Exposition

Lawrence J. Krauter, A.A.E., AICP, Chief Executive Officer, Spokane International Airport, took office this week as Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE...
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David Schaumburg, A.A.E., ACE, Earns Professional Airport Accreditation

March 10, 2021
David Schaumburg, A.A.E., ACE, assistant director of aviation, Springfield-Branson National Airport, Springfield, MO, has been awarded the distinction of Accredited Airport Executive...

AAAE Applauds Inclusion of $10 Billion for Airports in Senate Republican Coronavirus Relief Proposal

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) President and CEO Todd Hauptli issued the following statement regarding the release this afternoon of the Health, Economic Assistance...
Business & General Aviation

AAAE Surpasses 7,000 Members, Continues to Enhance and Expand Benefits

Oct. 2, 2019
These more than 7,000 members represent a wide range of aviation professionals at approximately 875 airports and more than 700 companies.
Trade Associations & Events

Bag, Ticket Fee Collections Reach New High As Airlines Continue Misguided Opposition to PFCs

May 2, 2016
According to data released by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, airlines collected more than $3.8 billion in baggage fees during 2015, the highest amount of any year to...
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AAAE Recognizes 97 Airports for Training Excellence

Feb. 19, 2016
The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) recognized 97 airports with an ANTN Digicast Excellence in Airport Training award for training completed in 2015. An ANTN...
Airports & Municipalities

AAAE Calls for Congressional Action on Proposed Airport User Fee Increase

March 4, 2014
Todd Hauptli expressed strong support for increasing the federal cap on locally imposed airport user fees and called on Congress to adjust the cap to $8.50 to help airports address...
Trade Associations & Events

Airport Executives Congratulate Congress on Omnibus Spending Bill

Jan. 14, 2014
Todd Hauptli: The omnibus spending bill that Congress is poised to approve this week will provide much-needed stability to our nation's aviation system by ensuring grants to airports...
Trade Associations & Events

AAAE Announces Senior Staff Promotions

Dec. 3, 2013
Steve Gironda will oversee all financial operations for AAAE. Jeff Holman will serve as the lead Information Services professional. Pat Raker will lead AAAE's Interactive Employee...
Trade Associations & Events

Todd Hauptli Named Next President and CEO of AAAE

Hauptli will become President and CEO effective December 1, 2013, following the retirement of Chip Barclay, who has served as staff leader of AAAE for 30 years.

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Airports & Municipalities

Congress Signals Strong Support for Keeping Contract Towers Open and Operational

Both the House and Senate appropriations committees have included dedicated funding for contract towers as part of their respective annual spending bills for the Department of...
Trade Associations & Events

AAAE Questions Airline Opposition to Local PFCs as Bag Fee Collections Skyrocket

May 16, 2013
In 2012, U.S. carriers collected nearly $3.5 billion in baggage fees and $2.55 billion from reservation change fees according to DOT.
Trade Associations & Events

85th Annual AAAE Conference In Reno To Feature Aviation and Government Leaders, Industry's Largest Airport Exhibition

May 16, 2013
The 85th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition takes place May 19-22, and will be hosted by the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority.
Trade Associations & Events

AAAE/USCTA Applaud Decision to Keep Contract Towers Open

May 10, 2013
"We are grateful that the leaders of DOT and the Federal Aviation Administration have moved to utilize the clear authority provided by the Congress to keep contract towers open...
Trade Associations & Events

Barclay Announces Retirement at AAAE

March 27, 2013
Charles "Chip" Barclay announced today his retirement as CEO of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), effective December 1, 2013.
Airports & Municipalities

AAAE Highlights Airport Priorities For New Congress

Jan. 4, 2013
Letter to Congress warns about the impact of wide-ranging cuts on the nation's aviation system and to urge support for necessary airport infrastructure development