新疆35选7历史号码 www.d02r.cn America’s crumbling aviation infrastructure and limited air service options threaten future growth.

Quick Facts

America’s airports are key to commerce, jobs and continued economic growth. Unfortunately, they’re falling behind the rest of the world. U.S. investment in basic airport infrastructure has not kept up with demand for travel, and it falls far behind our international competitors’ investment in their countries’ airports.?

Recommendations

Strengthen Federal Investment and Encourage Innovative Partnerships

Improving U.S. airport infrastructure begins by shifting the system’s financing to an optional user fee-based model—and giving local airport authorities more control over funding infrastructure updates. Adjusting the PFC cap will increase local control over infrastructure improvements, opening up gates for more flights and enhancing the air passenger experience.

Embrace New and Transformative Transportation Technologies

Congress should ensure that any new and expanded investments in transportation infrastructure award a portion of discretionary funds to support developments of new and innovative modes of transportation and infrastructure.

Research, News and Commentary on Airport Modernization

Friday Check-In | June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018

This week's Friday Check-In provides an update on international travel and trade, security at airports, upcoming member tools, and more.?

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Biometric Entry-Exit System Unveiled at Orlando International Airport

June 25, 2018

Biometric entry and exit screening in the U.S.—the development of which was tasked to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) by the Department of Homeland Security in 2013—is making strides toward becoming a system-wide reality.

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Washington Addresses Key Travel-Related Issues

April 27, 2018

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case concerning the president's 2017 executive order banning travel to the U.S. by certain countries. The court’s ruling is expected within two months.

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U.S. Travel Association Statement on FAA Reauthorization Bill

April 27, 2018

U.S. Travel Association Senior Vice President for Government Relations Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the?Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill.

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Travel Industry Welcomes Open Skies with Brazil

April 02, 2018

The U.S. travel community excitedly welcomes a new Open Skies agreement between the U.S. and Brazil, which will very likely increase travel to our country from one of the world’s top global travel markets.

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Can Our Airports Handle Record Numbers of Travelers?

March 19, 2018

A record number of U.S. passengers will take a flight this spring. That could be great news for America’s economy—if only our airports could accommodate that increase.

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