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December 24, 2012
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  • TSA geared up for increased traffic around Christmas
    The Transportation Security Administration laid the groundwork to handle increased passenger traffic as well as the increased security risks such times pose. “Airport checkpoints and baggage rooms are fully staffed as this is a busy time of the year for airline travel,” said TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein. The Hill/Transportation blog (12/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • DOT to audit control tower staffing
    The Inspector General of the Department of Transportation will begin an audit next month of staffing at control towers across the U.S. to examine what seems to be a larger workforce in a smaller, more efficient industry. The review will be done at the request of Reps. John Mica, R-Fla. and Thomas Petri, R-Wis. Bloomberg Businessweek (12/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • American Eagle's new labor contracts win court approval
    The new labor contracts American Eagle negotiated with each of its three unions have been approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane. "While the past year for the Eagle team has been extraordinarily challenging, we believe what we have accomplished positions us well for a bright future," said American Eagle President and CEO Dan Garton on Dec. 21 in a message to the company's employees. The Dallas Morning News (free content) (12/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Construction Manager/Assitant DirectorGrand Junction Regional AirportUS - Grand Junction, Colorado
Civil EngineerMetropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityWashington, DC
Director ofHuman ResourcesReno-Tahoe Airport AuthorityReno, NV
Airport Operations ManagerCity of Battle CreekBattle Creek, MI
Project Director - Senior Airport ArchitectHillsborough County Aviation AuthorityTampa, FL
FirefighterFlathead Municipal Airport AuthorityKalispell, MT
Airport Operations AgentCity of Kansas City, Missouri Aviation DepartmentKansas City, MO
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  • SmartBrief will not publish Tuesday
    In observance of Christmas, SmartBrief will not publish Tuesday. Publication will resume Wednesday. Enjoy the holiday! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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--William Blake,
British poet and painter

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