AAAE announces the addition of Senate Appropriations Committee staff veteran Stephanie Gupta to its Federal Affairs Department

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today announced the addition of highly respected Senate and House appropriations committee staff veteran Stephanie Gupta to the Association’s Federal Affairs Department, where she will serve as Senior Vice President, Security and Facilitation. “Stephanie Gupta is someone I have admired… Read the full press release

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system   Alexandria, VA, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today marks the one-year anniversary of operations for a proven and successful system that helps airports manage transportation network companies’ (TNC) operations and revenue at their… Read the full press release

AAAE announces seven airports as first official airport members of its Airport Innovation Accelerator

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Seven airports have signed on as the first official airport members of the Airport Innovation Accelerator, which was established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation bringing together airports with corporate leaders, start-ups, regulators, airlines and key aviation stakeholders to drive creative… Read the full press release

AAAE again questioned continued opposition of U.S. airlines to updating Passenger Facility Charge

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today reporting more than $3.5 billion in baggage and reservation change fees flowing to airlines in the first half of 2016, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) once again questioned the continued opposition of U.S. airlines to updating an optional… Read the full press release

A.A.E. Director of Airports at the Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust Jeff Mulder elected Chairman of AAAE for 2015-2016

Alexandria, VA, 2015-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jeff Mulder, A.A.E., Director of Airports at the Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust, took office this week as Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for 2015-2016. Founded in 1928, AAAE is the world’s largest professional organization representing the men and women who work at public-use commercial and… Read the full press release

AAAE recognized 92 airports with an ANTN Digicast Excellence in Airport Training award for training completed in 2014

Alexandria, VA, 2015-2-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has recognized 92 airports with an ANTN Digicast Excellence in Airport Training award for training completed in 2014. An ANTN Digicast Excellence in Airport Training award signifies that airport employees and others working at each facility have completed a specified… Read the full press release

AAAE announces that Rick Crider will serve as chair of AAAE’s 2015 National Airports Conference

Alexandria, VA, 2015-2-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives is pleased to announce that Rick Crider, A.A.E., executive vice president and port general manager of Port San Antonio, Texas, will serve as chair of AAAE’s 2015 National Airports Conference (NAC). The NAC is one of AAAE’s signature meetings and is expected… Read the full press release

Quad City International Airport Aviation Director Bruce E. Carter, A.A.E. honored with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award

Alexandria, VA,  2014-12-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Bruce E. Carter, A.A.E., Director of Aviation at the Quad City International Airport has been selected as the recipient of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, presented to airport executives in recognition of career-long leadership and contributions to the aviation industry. “Bruce is a… Read the full press release

AAAE announces internship program at its Alexandria, Virginia headquarters for high school and college students interested in aviation

Alexandria, VA, 2014-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing efforts to promote education, training, and professionalism in the field of aviation, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has announced the establishment of an internship program at its Alexandria, Virginia headquarters for high school and college students interested in aviation and or… Read the full press release

AAAE Elects Salt Lake City Department of Airports Director Randy Berg as its chairman for 2014-2015

Alexandria, VA, 2014-5-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Randy Berg, A.A.E., Director of Airport Operations at the Salt Lake City Department of Airports, took office May 21 as Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for 2014-2015. Founded in 1928, AAAE is the world’s largest professional organization representing the men and women who work at… Read the full press release

The American Association of Airport Executives to hold 86th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition “Viva! San Antonio” from May 18 to 21, 2014

San Antonio, TX , 2014-5-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Media Advisory: 86th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition, “Viva! San Antonio” What:  The American Association of Airport Executives will hold the airport industry’s most significant and influential annual gathering, the 86th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition, “Viva! San Antonio”.  The conference is hosted by the San Antonio International Airport…. Read the full press release

Airports Going Green Conference November 12-14, 2013, many special events for attendees

DIRTT Chicago Green Learning Center Soiree – O’Hare Airfield Tour – O’Hare Indoor Urban Garden Reception Chicago, Il, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airports Going Green, November 12-14, 2013, offers many exciting events for attendees! DIRTT Chicago Green Learning Center Soiree Come relax and enjoy drinks and organic, locally-sourced appetizers at DIRTT (Doing it Right This Time) Green… Read the full press release

AAAE/ACE-Security Training Course October 22-25 2013 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport Illinois

CHICAGO, 2013-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is pleased to present the AAAE/ACE-Security Training Course to be held October 22-25, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The ACE-Airport Security Training Course is a 3.5 day program and provides a comprehensive review of the ACE-Airport Security modules in preparation for the 100… Read the full press release

85th Annual AAAE Conference In Reno Gathers Up Top Aviation and Government Leaders

Alexandria, Va., 2013-05-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The airport industry’s most significant and influential annual gathering – the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Annual Conference and Exposition – gets underway in Reno starting Sunday, bringing together top aviation and government leaders to discuss the most significant issues facing airports and the aviation industry. The 85th Annual AAAE Conference… Read the full press release

AAAE/USCTA Applaud Decision to Keep Contract Towers Open

Alexandria, VA, 2013-05-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — J. Spencer Dickerson, Executive Director of the U.S. Contract Tower Association (USCTA), released the following statement in response to the decision today by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to continue operations through the fiscal year at 149 contract towers previously scheduled for closure on June 15: “We are grateful that… Read the full press release

Applications now accepted for CEO of the American Association of Airport Executives

Alexandria, VA, 2013-05-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — Applications are now being accepted for the position of Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), following Charles “Chip” Barclay’s March 27th announcement that he will retire from the position effective December 1, 2013. The position requires intellect, vision, strong leadership skills, and an ability to work… Read the full press release

AAAE Calls on FAA to More Strategically Manage Controller Furloughs

Alexandria, VA, 2013-04-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — AAAE Gov President Todd Hauptli issued the following statement today on behalf of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) in response to the wide-scale furloughing of air traffic controllers by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a result of sequestration and across-the-board budget cuts: “Sequestration was avoidable and so… Read the full press release