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Just because you're at a conference doesn't mean the world stops. This section will feature the latest industry news so you don't miss a beat while networking with old friends and new connections. 

Hartsfield-Jackson joins industry effort to improve security screening process: Hartsfield-Jackson International has signed on to an airport industry project aimed at improving the security screening process, becoming the first U.S. airport to participate.Read more >>

FAA touts Data Comm installations at 45 U.S. airport ATC towers: Enabling controllers at airport air traffic control (ATC) towers to transmit flight clearance information to pilots via text message will reduce flight delays and potentially expand capacity at crowded airports, according to FAA. The agency demonstrated the technology for media Sept. 27 at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).Read more >>

House passes bill to ensure breast milk is allowed on airplanes: House lawmakers Tuesday easily passed a bill ensuring that passengers traveling with infants can bring baby bottles and breast milk through airport security. Read more >>

Clinton, Trump bring infrastructure hopes to White House: Whether it’s Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump in the White House next year, one thing is certain: Infrastructure spending is going to be on the agenda. Read more >>

Trump compares U.S. airports to 'third-world country': On Monday Donald Trump lambasted the state of American infrastructure at the first presidential debate, comparing a major New York airport to a "third-world country." Read more >>

Delta, Air France-KLM and Jet Airways to expand codeshare from CDG: Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and joint venture partner Air France-KLM have announced an expansion of the airlines’ existing cooperation agreement with India’s Jet Airways. Read more >>

Lehigh Valley residents can sign up for TSA program at LVIA to bypass security lines: For the first time, Lehigh Valley International Airport is offering a TSA Precheck program that allows qualified fliers to bypass the main checkpoint line. Read more >>

WestJet, Air Canada facing lawsuit over bag fees: Canada’s two major airlines, WestJet and Air Canada, are facing accusations they worked together in imposing fees for checked bags. Read more >>

KCI’s passenger traffic up again in August over last year: Passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport has increased 5.6 percent for the year through August compared with the same period last year, the city’s Aviation Department said Tuesday. Read more >>


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