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FAA: Data Comm Service Now Implemented at Miami Int’l Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has said Miami International Airport has experienced a reduction in departure delays following the implementation of the Data Comm service. FAA said Monday Data Comm is a NextGen technology platform that works to help pilots and air traffic controllers send and receive revised flight plans, clearances and advisories …

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JFK, Newark Airports Adopt CBP Mobile Passport Control App

John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City and Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey have adopted the U.S. Customs and Border Protection‘s Mobile Passport Control app designed to help submit their customs declaration forms and passport information digitally. The free-to-use app does not collect new information sent by the user to CBP and …

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GAO Evaluates TSA’s Efforts to Change Airport Screening System Acquisitions

A Government Accountability Office official has said that the Transportation Security Administration has initiated efforts to change the way it acquires passenger and baggage screening systems used at airports in order to comply with the TSA Reform Act. Michele Mackin, director of acquisition and sourcing management at GAO, said in written testimony to the House Homeland …

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Frederick Airport Tower Set to Close Due to Sequestration

An air traffic control tower at an airport in Frederick, Md. is among the 149 contract towers set to be closed as the Federal Aviation Administration implements budget cuts under sequestration. The FAA is focusing  its efforts at airports that have less than 150,000 takeoffs and landings per year and …

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