CDA and AAAE open registration for the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference! The conference, returning to Chicago November 3-6, will convene global aviation and airport professionals for this year’s theme, Destination: Sustainable Airports, highlighting… Read the full press release

AAAE Urges Congress to Update Tax Code and Airport Financing Model to Boost Infrastructure Investment

Alexandria, Va., 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — With airlines collecting nearly $5 billion in baggage fees in 2018 along with billions more in other ancillary charges – record highs – the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) called on Congress to update the U.S. tax code and the federal cap on local airport user… Read the full press release

O’Hare and Midway recognized with the 2018-2019 Balchen/Post Award for expertly maintaining safe and operational airfields this winter

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — O’Hare and Midway International Airports have been recognized with the 2018-2019 Balchen/Post Award for excellence in the performance of airport snow and ice removal by the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). Chicago’s airports were among only 19 airports across the country to be recognized for expertly maintaining safe and operational airfields during snow and ice events this past winter season…. Read the full press release

CDA: The 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference will return to Chicago this fall, November 3-6

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the  American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today (04/23/2019) announced the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference will return to Chicago this fall, November 3-6.  The conference will convene aviation and airport professionals from around the world for this year’s theme, Destination: Sustainable Airports,… Read the full press release

AAAE launches new Scholarship named in honor of late aviation industry leader and mentor, Claudia B. Holliway

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is proud to announce the creation of the Claudia B. Holliway Women in Aviation Scholarship, named after a respected leader and mentor in the airport industry who passed away last fall. In addition to creating the new scholarship, AAAE has… Read the full press release

AAAE named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has been named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live, an organization that rates the fastest-growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Washington, DC region’s legal, association and nonprofit, entrepreneur, federal tech, real estate and corporate… Read the full press release

AAAE announces Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Policy Review Committee for 2018-19

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Jeanne Olivier, A.A.E., ACE, Assistant Director, Aviation Security and Technology at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, took office this week as Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for 2018-19. Founded in 1928, AAAE is the world’s largest professional organization representing the… Read the full press release

AAAE again calls on carriers to drop continued opposition to modernizing the Passenger Facility Charge

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With airlines collecting more than $1 billion in baggage fees in the first quarter of 2017, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) once again called on carriers to drop their continued opposition to modernizing a local airport user fee known as the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)… Read the full press release

AAAE among the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today (February 2, 2017) was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program recognizes the 100 best places of employment in Virginia benefiting the… Read the full press release

Mario DiDomizio Excellence in Education Scholarship announced at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading travel retailer Hudson Group CEO Joe DiDomizio and American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) President and CEO Todd Hauptli today announced the creation of the Mario DiDomizio Excellence in Education Scholarship, to be awarded annually to deserving sons and daughters of Hudson Group employees who are… 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’s Airport Innovation Accelerator selects Miami International Airport to receive the inaugural Airport Innovation Award

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Innovation Accelerator – 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 approaches and build airports of the future – has selected Miami International… 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

The American Association of Airport Executives calls on carriers to drop their opposition to modernizing the Passenger Facility Charge

Alexandria, VA, 2015-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — With airlines collecting record baggage fees in 2014 totaling billions of dollars, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) once again called on carriers to drop their opposition to modernizing a local airport user fee known as the Passenger Facility Charge that finances the construction of new runways,… 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

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Calls for Congressional Action on Proposed Airport User Fee Increase

Alexandria, VA, 2014-3-7 — /Travel PR News/ — American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) President and CEO Todd Hauptli expressed strong support for increasing the federal cap on locally imposed airport user fees as proposed in the President’s budget released today and called on Congress to adjust the cap to $8.50 to help airports address the growing… Read the full press release

AAAE Gov President Todd Hauptli called on Congress to End Ancillary Fee Loophole, Eliminate Airport AMT Penalty

Alexandria, VA, 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — In a letter to leaders of congressional tax-writing committees, AAAE Gov President Todd Hauptli today called on lawmakers to close the current tax loophole that allows U.S. air carriers to avoid paying federal excise taxes on the billions of dollars in annual revenues collected on baggage fees and other ancillary… 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