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July 25, 2007 - 4:54am

As of June 23, air carriers have begun using unique carrier codes when electronically transmitting advance passenger information system data to Customs & Border Protection. The change is required by new Security Directives and Emergency Amendments that require carriers to electronically send a master crew list and crew manifest data to the TSA. NBAA’s online APIS submission service has been modified to require an APIS carrier code.

July 25, 2007 - 4:51am

That’s what the Trenton-Mercer County Airport (TTN) is asking, and Mercer County plans to make public the tail numbers of aircraft that operate at the airport between midnight and 6 a.m. NBAA has expressed the opinion that such an action would be unreasonable and would unjustly discriminate against the operators of those aircraft and therefore violate the FAA Grant Assurances.

July 25, 2007 - 4:49am

New York state legislators are moving forward on a bill that would impose burdensome restrictions for aircraft owners and operators at general aviation airports throughout the state.

July 25, 2007 - 4:48am

According to those who know, anywhere from about $5,000 to $10,000 a year more for the dispatcher.

July 25, 2007 - 4:44am

Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, N.Y., has a unique culture. Waiting in line for takeoff, you might be sharing the crowded taxiway with a regional airliner or two, a corporate turboprop, some ultra-long-range business jets, several smaller turbofans and a Cherokee or Cessna single.

July 25, 2007 - 4:36am

Last month the FAA selected five airports to participate in the Military Airport Program (MAP). The purpose of the program is intended to provide funding to upgrade military airports for civil or joint use as a means of boosting capacity.

July 25, 2007 - 4:34am

The Clark County Department of Aviation hopes to issue up to $400 million in bonds to help finance land purchases and construction at three existing southern Nevada airports and the proposed new international airport site in Ivanpah Valley. If approved, the money would be used for everything from future terminal and runway expansion, road and taxiway construction, noise mitigation and improved security.

July 25, 2007 - 4:33am

Vietnam is considering building an $8 billion airport outside southern Ho Chi Minh City to handle a growing number of foreign visitors, according to the state-owned Vietnam News Agency. The project, which would require approval from Prime Minister Phan Van Khai, would accommodate 80 to 100 million passengers annually, or 10 times more than the country’s current largest airport, Tan Son Nhat outside Ho Chi Minh City.

July 25, 2007 - 4:31am

NBAA, the New York Aviation Management Association and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association have lobbied the New York state legislature to review aviation taxing procedures, with an eye toward eliminating the current tax on fuel and services. New legislation has been proposed, known as the New York Senate Aviation Industry Tax Cuts Proposal. The new rule would eliminate the business tax on all jet fuel and 100LL effective next year.

July 25, 2007 - 4:30am

Local officials in Bolingbrook, Ill., a Chicago suburb, took measures last month toward upgrading Clow International Airport (1C5) to a general-aviation reliever airport

 
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