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Talking Sustainability at a Transportation Summit

Billions in Airport Improvement Grants Released to U.S. Airports

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Talking Sustainability at a Transportation Summit

What are airlines doing to fight climate change? That’s the central question that Nancy Young, A4A’s Vice President for Environmental Affairs, was invited to answer at Blueprint: An Atlantic Summit on Infrastructure and Transportation. The airline industry has “environmental interests in avoiding and minimizing climate impacts,” Nancy said, pointing out that those environmental interests also […]

Billions in Airport Improvement Grants Released to U.S. Airports

Airport investment is continuing unabated as the Department of Transportation works to distribute $3.18 billion in airport improvement grants across all 50 states, announcing the local communities whose airports will benefit from this latest disbursement of funds. These grants—the department’s sixth allotment of federal grants for FY2019—are just one way the government is working with […]

Customer Satisfaction Continues to Rise as Construction Booms

U.S. airlines fly a record 2.4 million passengers and more than 58,000 tons of cargo every day, and U.S. passenger airlines serve over 800 airports in 80 countries. As Americans and foreign visitors are filtering in and out of the nation’s airports, they’re seeing and experiencing the improvements, and it shows: the overall customer satisfaction […]

REAL ID: What’s in Your Wallet?

Every day, 2.4 million passengers board U.S. airlines to visit family, see friends, conduct business or enjoy a vacation. Exactly one year from today, each and every one of those 2.4 million travelers will be required to comply with security changes at TSA checkpoints. Effective on October 1, 2020, travelers must have a REAL ID […]

Airlines Getting Greener and Flying Cleaner

More people are flying than ever before. But while many passengers know that our fares have never been lower, most don’t know that our planes have never been greener. Commercial aviation contributes just 2 percent of the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. Even so, U.S. airlines are continuously investing in more fuel-efficient aircraft and engines, developing […]

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