Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Airports

Government and Industry Officials Talk Aviation Challenges, Regulations

June 7, 2018 – On Thursday morning, Washington Post Live hosted legislators, industry leaders, and U.S. Department of Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao for Taking Flight: Regulating Our Skies. During two panels and a one-on-one interview, speakers discussed pilot shortage, consumer experience, drones, and the impending legislation.

Trump Nominates Board Members for Amtrak, MWAA

February 2, 2018 – President Trump today announced his intention to nominate new members of the Boards of Directors of Amtrak and of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

Senate PFC Provision Would Lead to $944M in Federal Tax Losses, Say Scorekeepers

December 6, 2017 – The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation have determined that the provision in the Senate’s Transportation-HUD appropriations bill for fiscal year 2018 that would increase the maximum allowable airport passenger facility charge (PFC) will, if enacted, reduce federal tax receipts by $944 million over the next ten years.

St. Louis Airport Enters Privatization Program

April 27, 2017 – On April 24, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that St. Louis Lambert International Airport has been accepted in the Airport Privatization Program.

Does Airport Privatization Have a Future in the U.S.?

It’s no accident that 34 of the world’s top 100 airports are either fully or partly privatized. If the Trump Administration is serious about attracting large-scale private capital to revamp and improve U.S. infrastructure, airport privatization is an ideal place to start.

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