A few salient conclusions on airport economics from analyses written by Oxford Economics, MIT, UNC, the Global Trade Review, other experts and critics.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation made a proposal to contract with airlines to provide regular service to airports in the state. WYDOT’s idea is to start entering capacity purchase agreements, which would give the entity commissioning the contract more control than by offering revenue guarantees alone.
Lockheed Martin’s hybrid airships support a wide range of activities in areas with little to no infrastructure, but its large size may not be compatible with ground traffic or security.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has teamed with Carbon War Room and SkyNRG to design a mechanism to bring the benefits of a Biofuel to SEA.
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) selected of Karen Miles, civil engineering project manager in the FAA Seattle Airports District Office, for the 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award.
Each blue dot in the map represents an airport runway, and should remind each aviation safety professional of the geographic scope and importance of what we do.
The Santa Monica Airport has been one of the most difficult airport policy battles for almost 40 years. What the proposed agreement really means and whether the Trump Administration intends to let it stand will not only be a landmark airport decision, but it may influence FAA policy direction for years.
The California Pilots Association (CPA) initiated a disaster-preparedness exercise designed for FEMA’s Disaster Airlift Response Team (DART) for the Southern California region. It demonstrated as though a major earthquake has disrupted the area’s ground transportation and compromised the ordinary means of bringing emergency personnel and supplies.