Dulles International Airport Hosts Public Workshops on Noise Contour Map Update

Jun 13, 2018 - 15:35 EDT
Workshops will provide overview of the study and basic information about aircraft noise
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Teams Up With Giant Food to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Airport Employees

Oct 15, 2021 - 11:54 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in coordination with Giant Food, will be providing COVID-19 vaccines to all airport employees at Reagan National and Dulles International airports this fall. All badged airport employees are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through the airport’s Giant vaccine clinics; qualifying employees may also receive their Pfizer-BioNTech booster. 
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Project Journey Security Checkpoints and Concourse Dedicated at Reagan National Airport

Oct 13, 2021 - 15:44 EDT
Ceremony celebrates completion of major construction on $1 billion project to transform the passenger experience
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Airports Authority Announces Key Leadership Changes

Sep 15, 2021 - 16:29 EDT
Vice Chairperson Thorn Pozen, Vice President and Dulles International Airport Manager Richard Golinowski, Acting Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Chryssa Westerlund
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Dulles International Airport Manager Mike Stewart Announces Plans to Move to Roanoke-Blacksburg Airport

Aug 2, 2021 - 11:17 EDT
Veteran aviation executive to leave Airports Authority after 14-years
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Airports Authority Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Jerome L. Davis Announces Retirement

Jul 21, 2021 - 16:34 EDT
Corporate Career Spans Four Decades, Multiple Industries
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New Chairperson Announced for Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 21, 2021 - 11:12 EDT
William Sudow, former Vice Chairperson, to fill vacancy created by Earl Adams, Jr.'s departure
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Dulles International Celebrates New and Returning Domestic and International Air Service on United Airlines

Jul 1, 2021 - 18:13 EDT
Dulles’ anchor carrier launches new flights to Greece and Montana, adds international capacity and resumes 10 p.m. connecting flight bank
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Summer Travel Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Journey Through Washington Area Airports

Jun 30, 2021 - 09:39 EDT
Reserve parking online in advance to gurantee a space and discounted rate
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Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, June 2021

Jun 29, 2021 - 15:31 EDT
Proposed Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Amendment and Application at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
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Allegiant Air Becomes Dulles International Airport's Newest Airline

Jun 29, 2021 - 10:05 EDT
The ultra-low-cost carrier announces new nonstop flights to leisure-focused Florida destinations
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Southern Airways Express Launches Essential Air Service to Dulles International Airport

Jun 28, 2021 - 09:38 EDT
Airline connects four new cities to Washington, D.C., area using 9-seat Cessna Caravan equipment
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Dulles International Airport Celebrates New United Airlines Service to Accra, Ghana

May 14, 2021 - 20:53 EDT
Dulles becomes just the second U.S. airport with nonstop service to the Ghanaian capital
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Air Senegal Adds New Service from Dulles International Airport

May 7, 2021 - 11:23 EDT
Senegalese flag carrier becomes only airline to operate one-stop service between Dulles and Dakar
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Public Notice, March, 2021

Mar 31, 2021 - 09:31 EDT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ONPROPOSED REVENUE BONDS, REFUNDING BONDSAND OTHER OBLIGATIONS TO BE ISSUED BYTHE METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITYFOR REAGAN NATIONAL AND DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and XpresSpa Group Announce the Opening of XpresCheck™ COVID-19 Testing Facilities at Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport

Mar 15, 2021 - 08:37 EDT
Pre-security locations allow access to all passengers, regardless of airline
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Dulles Toll Road Cashless Tolling to be Implemented in 2021

Dec 16, 2020 - 16:40 EST
Coin baskets will remain in place through early 2021
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Airports Authority Reelects Officers for 2021

Nov 20, 2020 - 14:59 EST
Earl Adams Jr., William Sudow to continue serving as Chairperson and Vice Chairperson
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Important Holiday Travel Tips for a Safe and Healthy Journey Through Washington, D.C., Airports

Nov 12, 2020 - 10:16 EST
Advice for safely getting to and through Reagan National and Dulles International during the holiday season
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Airports Authority Names Johnna Spera Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Oct 22, 2020 - 16:17 EDT
Industry veteran has been Acting General Counsel since February 2020
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Airports Authority Reaffirms Commitment to the Environment with Comprehensive New Sustainability Plan

Oct 8, 2020 - 09:41 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is implementing a new sustainability plan designed to improve the Authority’s facilities environmentally, operationally and financially. 
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Honored with 2020 Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award from FAA

Aug 7, 2020 - 15:43 EDT
Recognition Highlights Authority’s Work in Advancing Civil Rights in Contracting and Concessions Programs
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Reagan National and Dulles International Airports Prepare for Fourth of July Travel with Enhanced Health and Safety Measures

Jul 2, 2020 - 10:55 EDT
Enhancements follow federal and state guidance
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Face Coverings

Jun 30, 2020 - 17:02 EDT
In accordance with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s mandate that protective face coverings be worn in public spaces, face coverings will be required for everyone at Reagan National and Dulles International airports beginning Friday, May 29, 2020. All airport employees, contractors and tenants have been required to wear face coverings while on duty in public areas since May 18.  
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Customer COVID-19 Air Travel Survey Results

Jun 30, 2020 - 16:34 EDT
  Last month, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority conducted a brief customer survey asking passengers to share their expectations and opinions in reference to air travel as well as expected travel behaviors in the near future. Please see the results below and actions that are in place to enhance the customer experience:
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Face Coverings Required at Reagan National, Dulles International Airports

May 28, 2020 - 15:22 EDT
Virginia Mandate Requires Face Coverings for All Passengers and Employees to Help Reduce Transmission of COVID-19
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Face Coverings

May 28, 2020 - 08:55 EDT
In accordance with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s mandate that protective face coverings be worn in public spaces, face coverings will be required for everyone at Reagan National and Dulles International airports beginning Friday, May 29, 2020. All airport employees, contractors and tenants have been required to wear face coverings while on duty in public areas since May 18.  
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Regulations

May 11, 2020 - 09:32 EDT
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Regulations (Part 7)   § 7.1.  Sale of Printed Material and Solicitation.
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MWAA Orders & Instructions 8-1-3

May 11, 2020 - 09:27 EDT
Rules of Conduct Policy for the Airport Terminals and Concourse Facilities of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority PURPOSE This Orders and Instructions (O&I) establishes Rules of Conduct in the terminal and concourse facilities; pedestrian bridges; and tunnels connecting the terminals to the Airport parking garages   at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (Reagan National) and Washington Dulles International Airport (Dulles International).
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MWAA Orders & Instructions 7-6-1

May 11, 2020 - 09:24 EDT
Non-Commercial Sale and Distribution of Printed Material, Solicitation of Money and Demonstrations at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports Issued: October 30, 2017
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Reagan National Designated Areas for Expressive Activities

May 11, 2020 - 09:17 EDT
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Dulles International Designated Areas for Expressive Activities

May 11, 2020 - 09:13 EDT
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Media Guidelines

May 8, 2020 - 08:16 EDT
Introduction Media Information Contact information News Releases Press Conferences Interviews Requests Airport Jurisdictions Media Access to Airports Parking and Live Shots Newsgathering Locations Onsite
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Airports Authority Names Richard Golinowski Vice President of Operations Support

Apr 24, 2020 - 11:57 EDT
25-year veteran leads newly created function for Reagan National, Dulles International
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Airports Authority Announced as 2020 CIO 100 Award Winner; Kundu Named to CIO Hall of Fame

Mar 9, 2020 - 12:54 EDT
VeriScan biometric identity management system recognized for excellence and innovation in IT, while Airports Authority CIO Goutam Kundu is named to CIO Hall
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Airports Authority General Counsel Announces Departure

Feb 21, 2020 - 15:02 EST
Senior VP Philip G. Sunderland retires after nearly 12 years of service
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Airports Authority Reports Strong Annual Passenger Growth, Unveils Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Feb 19, 2020 - 15:00 EST
Nearly 49 million traveled through Reagan National and Dulles International in 2019; new report highlights sustainability, diversity, community outreach
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Airports Authority Celebrates Chinese New Year and Black History Month with Musical Guest Performances

Jan 16, 2020 - 10:46 EST
Black History Month performances each Thursday in February scheduled for Reagan National, Dulles International airports
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Important Holiday Travel Tips for a Better Journey Through Washington, D.C.'s Airports

Dec 20, 2019 - 09:19 EST
Advice for getting to and through Reagan National and Dulles International airports during the busy holiday season
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Airports Authority Board Approves Adjusted Wage Policy

Dec 18, 2019 - 15:41 EST
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors met Wednesday and received a report from its specially formed Ad Hoc Labor Committee, which has been analyzing the impact of the Airport Workers Wage Policy adopted in 2017 to cover workers employed by airlines, concessionaires and other businesses operating on airport property. Following the report, the full board voted to adopt the committee’s recommendations to revise the policy. The revisions include: 
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New Concessions Announced for Reagan National Airport

Dec 18, 2019 - 15:38 EST
Prominent local brands coming to new concourse and security checkpoints
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5 Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season at Dulles International and Reagan National Airports

Dec 3, 2019 - 15:21 EST
Events, performances to entertain passengers throughout the holiday season
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Airports Authority Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Airport Performances

Sep 16, 2019 - 12:37 EDT
Weekly performances showcase the rich, diverse culture of the Hispanic community
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Contributes $23.6 Billion to Regional Economy, Supports 187,000 Jobs, Study Shows

Jul 16, 2019 - 13:20 EDT
Visitors arriving at Reagan National and Dulles International airports bring $9 billion in spending to area businesses
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Airports Authority Names New Deputy Chief, Announces Police Department Promotions

Apr 12, 2019 - 14:05 EDT
Veteran law enforcement leader from Arlington, Virginia, joins Public Safety team as eight other officers are promoted
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's veriScan Chosen for DFW Airport Biometrics Implementation

Mar 4, 2019 - 12:18 EST
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport first to purchase veriScan as airport-wide biometric aircraft boarding solution
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Hosts Biometrics Event for Aviation Industry Leaders

Feb 28, 2019 - 15:24 EST
Earlier this month, nearly 70 executives from airports, airlines and other aviation-related businesses and government agencies gathered at Washington Dulles International Airport for an information session and live demonstration of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s newly developed veriScanTM facial-recognition technology for airport and airline security.
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EgyptAir to Commence New Dulles International Service to Cairo on June 3

Feb 26, 2019 - 09:10 EST
Three nonstop flights per week on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft
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Dulles International and Reagan National Airports Passenger Traffic Tops 47.5 Million in 2018

Feb 19, 2019 - 15:24 EST
Five-percent increase at Dulles International further strengthens position as National Capital Region’s #1 international airport
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Airports Authority Chief Operating Officer Margaret McKeough Announces Departure

Dec 13, 2018 - 09:29 EST
Executive Vice President moving to a new opportunity after 20-year career overseeing Dulles International, Reagan National airports
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Judith Batty and John Braun Join Airports Authority Board of Directors

Dec 13, 2018 - 09:00 EST
Board Director Joslyn N. Williams re-appointed for a second term
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Airports Authority Names Alan J. Davis Vice President for Audit

Sep 21, 2018 - 15:55 EDT
Seasoned executive brings more than two decades of expertise in audit and finance
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The Airports Authority Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Airport Performances

Sep 19, 2018 - 16:17 EDT
Weekly performances showcase the rich, diverse culture of the Hispanic community
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2018 Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull Canceled

Sep 10, 2018 - 17:10 EDT
State of Emergency Declared in Virginia, Severe Weather Expected Due to Hurricane Florence 
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New Biometric Exit Boarding System Technology Unveiled at Washington Dulles International Airport

Sep 6, 2018 - 10:31 EDT
Airports Authority-developed ‘veriScan’ helps meet congressional mandatefor biometric exit screening on flights departing from the United States
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Dulles Toll Road Rate Setting Public Hearings Announced

Jul 5, 2018 - 11:49 EDT
Public comment period open July 2 to August 3, 2018
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Airports Authority Names David Huchler As New Police Chief

Apr 2, 2018 - 12:09 EDT
Veteran law enforcement leader from Alexandria, Virginia, joins Public Safety Team following national search
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Denise Pouget Joins Airports Authority as Assistant Fire Chief

Mar 6, 2018 - 10:04 EST
Pouget brings more than 35 years of experience to the Airports Authority's Public Safety Team
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Gary Mesaris to Retire as Airports Authority Fire Chief

Dec 15, 2017 - 15:59 EST
Served Ten Years with the Airports Authority; Oversaw Modernization of Facilities, Equipment and Operations
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Airports Authority Names Carl Schultz Interim Vice President for Airline Business Development

Nov 17, 2017 - 12:19 EST
Veteran Air Service Executive Succeeds Mike Stewart, Who Becomes Vice President and Manager of Dulles International Airport
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Mike Stewart Appointed Vice President and Airport Manager for Dulles International

Nov 15, 2017 - 20:53 EST
Will Transition from Position as Vice President for Airline Business Development; Current Airport Manager Brian Leuck Retiring in December
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Airports Authority Board Elects New Officers for 2018

Nov 15, 2017 - 13:13 EST
Warner H. Session, Earl Adams Jr. to Serve as Chairman and Vice Chairman
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Airports Authority, 1776 Advance Partnership with Airport Innovation Challenge

Nov 14, 2017 - 11:02 EST
Startup Firms to Develop, Test New Products, Technologies to Enhance Airport Passenger Experience
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New TSA Security Screening Procedures

Nov 2, 2017 - 16:10 EDT
Prepare to Remove Electronic Devices Larger than Cell Phones from Carry-On Baggage
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MWAA Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Oct 18, 2017 - 21:14 EDT
President and CEO Jack Potter Kicks Off Celebration at Airports Authority Board Meeting
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Burgundy & Gold Club Opens at Washington Dulles International Airport

Sep 24, 2017 - 11:54 EDT
A Game-Day Dining Experience for Washington Travelers #HTTR
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Dulles International to Welcome Thousands to Dulles Day Plane Pull on September 23

Sep 18, 2017 - 22:18 EDT
25th Annual Airport Event Open to the Public, Benefits Special Olympics Virginia
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Reagan National and Dulles International Airports to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Performances

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:22 EDT
Celebration Features Latin American Dance and Musical Performances 
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Reagan National Airport Prepares for Project Journey Construction

Jul 19, 2017 - 18:06 EDT
Expanded project information available online and by email subscription
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MWAA Police Chief Departs for TSA

Jun 29, 2017 - 16:52 EDT
Accepts New Security Position at Charlotte International Airport
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Airports Authority Board Approves Land Lease Near Future Metrorail Station, New Policy

Apr 19, 2017 - 13:44 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board of directors, at its meeting Wednesday, approved a land lease adjacent to the future Loudoun Gateway Metrorail station along Route 606 as part of Phase 2 of the construction of the Silver Line project.
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Airports Authority Seeks Real Estate Brokerage Firm to Market Properties at Dulles International

Apr 4, 2017 - 10:49 EDT
Land Development Revenues Will Help Reduce Costs to Airlines, Strengthen Airport’s Competitive Position
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Washington's Airports Celebrate Arrival of National Cherry Blossom Festival

Mar 16, 2017 - 09:51 EDT
Airports Welcome Passengers with Pink Lights, Entertainment and Themed Promotions
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Frontier Airlines Adds Service to New Cities from Dulles International

Mar 7, 2017 - 09:30 EST
New Nonstop Flights to Colorado Springs, Las Vegas and Austin; Nonstop Denver Service Re-Introduced
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Airports Authority Enters Partnership with 1776

Feb 15, 2017 - 15:08 EST
Strategic Alliance Will Pursue Innovations to Enhance Air Travel Experience
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Airports Authority Announces Black History Month Events

Feb 3, 2017 - 16:12 EST
Highlights Diversity Recruitment and Supplier Initiatives while Celebrating African American Culture and Heritage
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Air India to Launch Nonstop Service to Washington Dulles International Airport

Feb 3, 2017 - 14:02 EST
New Air Route Estimated to Bring Nearly $30 Million to National Capital Region
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Brian Leuck Appointed Interim Vice President and Airport Manager for Dulles International

Jan 24, 2017 - 09:48 EST
Chris Browne Retires to Assume New Leadership Position at Smithsonian Institution
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Robert Lazaro and David Speck Join Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jan 18, 2017 - 14:22 EST
Robert Lazaro and David Speck have joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board of directors. Lazaro and Speck are appointees of the Governor of Virginia.
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Washington's Airports Offer Travel Tips for Inauguration Visitors

Jan 11, 2017 - 10:48 EST
Passengers at Reagan National and Dulles International Airports should be prepared for additional crowds and congestion from Thursday, Jan. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 22, for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. 
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Expect Heavy Holiday Roadway Traffic at Reagan National Airport

Dec 16, 2016 - 09:10 EST
Congestion at Peak Times Through January 4, 2017; Plan Ahead and Consider Alternate Arrival Modes
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Mark Uncapher Joins Airports Authority Board of Directors

Dec 14, 2016 - 14:27 EST
Appointed to Six-Year Term by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Effective December 1, 2016
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Holiday Celebrations at Washington's Airports

Dec 9, 2016 - 13:10 EST
Full Schedule of Entertainment, Photo Booths and Promotions Kicks off at Reagan National and Dulles International
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Airports Authority Board of Directors Elects New Officers for 2016

Nov 21, 2016 - 10:44 EST
William Shaw McDermott, Warner H. Session to Serve as Chairman and Vice Chairman
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Washington’s Airports Unveil Phase 5 of Retail Redevelopment Program

Nov 17, 2016 - 17:08 EST
Chick-Fil-A, Pei Wei and Washington Redskins-Inspired Restaurants Join Offerings
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Holiday Travel Tips at Washington's Airports

Nov 15, 2016 - 11:47 EST
Travelers Can Enjoy New Dining, Shopping and Customer Amenities at Reagan National and Dulles International Airports
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Reagan National and Dulles International Introduce #FlyWashington Magazine

Oct 13, 2016 - 10:06 EDT
First Issue Now Available in Airports and Online
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Airports Authority and United Airlines Execute Long-Term Lease at Dulles International

Sep 29, 2016 - 13:42 EDT
Extension Through 2024 Further Strengthens Airport's Competitive Position
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Airports to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Performances

Sep 14, 2016 - 21:26 EDT
Passengers will be Treated to Latin American Dance and Musical Performances
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Dulles International to Welcome Thousands to Festival and Plane Pull

Sep 10, 2016 - 08:54 EDT
Popular Annual Airport Open House Benefits Special Olympics Virginia
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Royal Air Maroc Launches Non-Stop Service from Dulles International to Casablanca

Sep 9, 2016 - 16:57 EDT
New Route Operated by Royal Air Maroc’s Brand-New Boeing 787 Dreamliner
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Latest Information

Aug 23, 2016 - 22:04 EDT
Additional information can appear here (as needed) or on social media.
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Dulles Unveils New Children's Play Area

Aug 22, 2016 - 11:54 EDT
Aviation-Themed ‘FunWay’ to Entertain Children Ages 12 and Under
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Traffic Alert: 9/11 Motorcycle Ride on Friday, August 19

Aug 16, 2016 - 09:55 EDT
A long motorcycle procession will affect eastbound traffic along the Dulles Toll Road and motorists leaving Dulles Airport. Police will provide escort and traffic control.
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CLEAR Expands to Reagan National and Dulles International

Jul 25, 2016 - 11:31 EDT
CLEAR Registered Traveler Program is a New Option for Passengers to Reduce Waits at Security Checkpoints
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Chryssa Westerlund Appointed Vice President of Marketing and Consumer Strategy

Jul 20, 2016 - 16:39 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday approved Chryssa Westerlund as the Airports Authority’s new vice president of marketing and consumer strategy.  
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New Technology Will Speed Customs Processing Even More at Dulles International

Jul 8, 2016 - 16:25 EDT
Airport Leading its Peers in Reduced Wait Times Now Accepts FREE Mobile Passport App
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Reagan National Airport Begins Monthlong Celebration of Its 75th Anniversary

Jun 2, 2016 - 14:19 EDT
Month of performances, shopping and dining specials, giveaways and more to celebrate the airport's 75th anniversary on June 16.
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Dulles International Welcomes New United Flights to Lisbon and Barcelona

May 25, 2016 - 22:46 EDT
Two New Seasonal Routes to Europe Began Nonstop Service on May 25
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Washington’s Airports Celebrate International Cuisine at 2016 Embassy Chef Challenge

May 25, 2016 - 22:30 EDT
Dulles Releases International Menu and Esteemed Reagan National Chef to Sit on Judging Panel
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Airport Emergency Preparedness Exercise on Saturday, April 30

Apr 26, 2016 - 11:06 EDT
Reagan National Airport Passenger Facilities and Flights will Operate Normally Throughout the Exercise
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Dulles Matters II

Apr 22, 2016 - 11:07 EDT
Download Presentations Here. A Strategic Update on Making Dulles Stronger -- for Advocates, Partners, Developers, Investors, and Elected Officials
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Route 233 Bridge Construction to Impact Reagan Airport Traffic

Mar 30, 2016 - 10:12 EDT
Weekend lane closures begin in April; 233 Bridge and George Washington Parkway Northbound and Southbound Airport Ramps Affected
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The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck Now Open at Dulles International

Mar 30, 2016 - 09:14 EDT
Featuring a full-service restaurant, bar, and to-go counter--and menu items including house-made waffles, French-style omelets, Chesapeake Bay crab cakes and a variety of artisanal pizzas--The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck is located along Concourse A at Gate A22 and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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National Cherry Blossom Festivities in Bloom at Washington's Airports

Mar 18, 2016 - 14:43 EDT
Pink-Themed Decorations and Promotions Welcome Passengers to the Springtime Event
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New Dulles-Lima Airline Route Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Mar 9, 2016 - 09:49 EST
$50,000 in Matching Funds Will Promote New, Nonstop LAN Peru Service to Dulles International
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100th New Shopping and Dining Option Opens

Feb 22, 2016 - 10:55 EST
Milestone Part of Near-Total Overhaul of Concessions to Enhance Passenger Experience at the Nation’s Airports
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Monica Hargrove Appointed New Airports Authority Vice President and Secretary

Feb 19, 2016 - 09:40 EST
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board of directors appointed Monica R. Hargrove the Airports Authority’s vice president and secretary at its monthly meeting Wednesday.  
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Reagan and Dulles Served More than 44 Million Passengers in 2015

Feb 17, 2016 - 16:38 EST
New Records Set as Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Continues Aviation Growth Trend
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Airports Authority Names Scott Booth New Chief of Police

Jan 26, 2016 - 11:30 EST
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority named Scott C. Booth as its new chief of police.
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Reagan National and Dulles International Runways Cleared For Limited Flight Operations Beginning Monday Morning

Jan 24, 2016 - 18:22 EST
Reagan National and Dulles International will each have at least one runway open for flight operations beginning Monday morning, January 25. We expect airlines to operate limited flight schedules at both airports throughout the day on Monday. Passengers should check with their airlines for information about their specific flights.
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New, Expanded Fueling Station and Convenience Store Coming to Dulles International Airport

Jan 23, 2016 - 20:19 EST
More Pumps, Parking and New Food Choices Will Serve Busy Travelers
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Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24

Jan 23, 2016 - 18:10 EST
Reagan National and Dulles International Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24. Significant snowfall and high winds, coupled with the continued closure of roads and public transportation in surrounding communities,  make resumption of normal flight operations at the airports unlikely on Sunday.
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Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24

Jan 23, 2016 - 16:40 EST
Reagan National and Dulles International Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24. Significant snowfall and high winds, coupled with the continued closure of roads and public transportation in surrounding communities,  make resumption of normal flight operations at the airports unlikely on Sunday.
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Airports Authority Names Scott Booth New Chief of Police

Jan 21, 2016 - 10:44 EST
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority named Scott C. Booth as its new chief of police.
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Dulles Day Fire Safety Exhibit Saves Lives

Jan 20, 2016 - 10:10 EST
5-year-old escapes house fire a few weeks after receiving fire safety training at Dulles International
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Mark Treadaway Named Vice President for Business Outreach

Jan 19, 2016 - 14:26 EST
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Tuesday that its Vice President for Air Service Planning and Development, Mark Treadaway, has been named to the new position of Vice President for Business Outreach, to help advance and promote regional economic development, with emphasis on the growing tourism industry.  
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Temporary Closure of Pedestrian Tunnel to Parking Garage 1 beginning Jan. 11

Jan 5, 2016 - 16:48 EST
The underground tunnel connecting Parking Garage 1 and the Main Terminal will be closed to accomodate the construction of Silver Line station at the airport. Increased shuttle bus service will be provided for passengers.
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Holiday Celebrations Underway at Washington's Airports

Dec 9, 2015 - 16:08 EST
Full Schedule of Entertainment, Photo Booths and Performances Kicks off at Reagan National and Dulles International
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Healthy Airport Restaurants Recognized by Physicians Committee

Dec 7, 2015 - 15:27 EST
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has named Reagan National and Dulles International Airports as two of the airports with the healthiest restaurant options for travelers in the U.S.
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Toll Calculator Now Available on Dulles Toll Road Website

Dec 3, 2015 - 08:57 EST
User-Friendly Feature on DullesTollRoad.com Shows Route Map and Toll Amount
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 3

Nov 24, 2015 - 10:40 EST
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Thursday, December 3, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. at: The Center for Innovative Technology – CIT ComplexThe Briefing Room (Level P-1)2214 Rock Hill RoadHerndon, VA 20170 The meeting is open to the public.
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Reagan and Dulles Unveil New Logo and Passenger Pledge

Nov 24, 2015 - 09:16 EST
Airports Authority’s New Branding Part of Yearlong Project to Better Understand and Serve Its Customers
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2015 Holiday Season Airport Travel Tips

Nov 16, 2015 - 13:25 EST
Tips for traveling through the airports from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day.
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Law Enforcement Exercise on Saturday, November 7

Nov 3, 2015 - 23:00 EST
Exercise Site, Including B/C Terminal Departures Roadway, Will Be Closed to the Public Overnight
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New Rules for Uber, Lyft and Limousine Services Began November 1

Nov 2, 2015 - 10:35 EST
Airport Customers Have More Transportation Choices than Ever Before
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Mike Stewart Selected as Vice President for Airline Business Development

Oct 21, 2015 - 12:12 EDT
Mike Stewart has been named vice president for airline business development for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. He will succeed Mark Treadaway, who previously announced his intention to retire from the Airports Authority as vice president for air service planning and development after a transition is completed. The title of the position has been updated to reflect the changing aviation business landscape.
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Overnight Ramp Closure on Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 9, 2015 - 09:52 EDT
George Washington Memorial Parkway Construction to Close Ramp at Reagan Airport; Northbound Airport Traffic Will be Detoured
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Dulles International Airport Hosts Hispanic Heritage Month Performances

Sep 17, 2015 - 16:11 EDT
Washington Dulles International Airport will host a series of musical and dance performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15. 
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Airports Authority Approves Enhancements to Ground Transportation Options

Sep 16, 2015 - 16:01 EDT
The Airports Authority has approved changes to the ground transportation options at Reagan National and Dulles International airports, allowing for limousines and app-based transportation companies like Uber and Lyft to operate more conveniently for passengers. The changes will take effect November 1, 2015.
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Dulles Day Doubles the Fun with Two Aircraft at September 19 Plane Pull

Sep 15, 2015 - 22:57 EDT
The Popular Annual Airport Open House Benefits Special Olympics Virginia
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Dulles and Reagan Launch Powerful New Tools to Help Airport Passengers

Sep 14, 2015 - 15:56 EDT
Online 360-Degree Wayfinding, Flight Search and Concessions Listings Launched with All-New Website Content for Optimal Navigation
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Parkway Construction to Impact Reagan National Airport Traffic

Sep 8, 2015 - 13:24 EDT
The National Park Service and the Federal Highway Administration will perform maintenance and safety improvements to two bridges that connect Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to the George Washington Memorial Parkway. 
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Airport Snow Information

Aug 24, 2015 - 09:59 EDT
Information about operations at Washington's airports is available during snow events.
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Free Rides July 26 and 27 on the Silver Line Express Bus

Aug 21, 2015 - 15:11 EDT
Free Rides To and From Dulles Airport July 26 and 27 on the Silver Line Express Bus
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Quince Brinkley Departing Airports Authority

Aug 21, 2015 - 15:03 EDT
Quince Brinkley, VP and Secretary, Departing Airports Authority for Westside Future Fund
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Latest Round of New Stores and Restaurants Announced

Aug 21, 2015 - 14:57 EDT
Dulles and Reagan Announce Latest Round of New Stores and Restaurants
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Summer Airport Travel Tips

Aug 21, 2015 - 14:50 EDT
Takeoff with These Summer Airport Travel Tips
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Washington's Airports Host Summer Jazz Jam

Aug 21, 2015 - 14:41 EDT
Jazz Performances at Dulles International and Reagan National for All to Enjoy
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Thorn Pozen Joins Board of Directors

Aug 21, 2015 - 14:29 EDT
Thorn Pozen Joins the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors
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Dulles International Airport Partners with SpringHill Suites® to Provide Extra Comfort for Passengers

Aug 21, 2015 - 14:14 EDT
Lounge Areas Designed to Make Travel Less Ordinary and More Extraordinary
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New Eatery 'Page' Opens at Reagan National Airport

Aug 21, 2015 - 14:00 EDT
Carla Hall Adds a Touch of Flair and Comfort to New Eatery ‘Page’ at Reagan National Airport
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Parking at Dulles Just Got Better

Aug 21, 2015 - 13:43 EDT
New Terminal Daily Lot, Just Steps from Main Terminal, Features Reduced Overnight Rate
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Stephen Holl, Chief of Police, Retiring from Airports Authority

Aug 21, 2015 - 12:09 EDT
MWAA Chief of Police Stephen L. Holl has announced that he will retire on September 19 after nearly 10 years at the Airports Authority.
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Jeffrey Earl Thompson Appointed to Airports Authority Board

Aug 7, 2015 - 12:10 EDT
Alexandria, VA— Jeffrey Earl Thompson, CPA, founder and President and CEO of Thompson, Cobb, Bazilio & Associates, P.C., an accounting, management and financial consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., has been appointed to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors by Mayor Marion Barry, Jr. Mr. Thompson will complete the late Councilmember Polly Shackleton’s six-year term on the Board.
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Dulles Airport Construction Continues to Keep Pace With Record Growth

Aug 7, 2015 - 12:07 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has announced that 1997 saw continued growth in passengers and airline service.
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New Dulles Facility To Be Dedicated at Ceremony January 28

Aug 7, 2015 - 12:00 EDT
Alexandria, VA— Congressman Frank Wolf, District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, Jr., former U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole, and Steve Ridgway, Executive Director of Customer Services for Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ltd., one of the international airlines that will operate from the new concourse when it opens on February lst, will join hundreds of invited guests and officials from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority at a dedication luncheon in the new Midfield Concourse B at Washington Dulles International Airport at noon on Wednesday, January 28.
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Dulles Airport Serves A Million More Passengers in 1997

Aug 7, 2015 - 11:52 EDT
Alexandria, VA—Alexandria, VA— The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has announced that 1997 saw dramatic growth in the number of passengers using Washington Dulles International Airport -- a million-passenger increase.
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New York Shuttles Change Location at National Airport

Aug 7, 2015 - 11:44 EDT
Alexandria, VA— Starting on Sunday, February 1st, the shuttles between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Washington National Airport will move from Terminal A at National Airport into the new terminal. Delta Air Lines and US Airways operate shuttles to New York from Washington. The Delta Shuttle will move to the B Concourse with the other Delta Gates and likewise the US Airways Shuttle will move to the C Concourse and the north pier that houses the US Airways gates.
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Washington Region To Benefit From U.S. Japan Aviation Agreement

Aug 7, 2015 - 11:37 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority looks forward to measurable increases in economic benefits from trade and tourism in the Washington region as a result of the Administration’s recent successful negotiations with the government of Japan to reach a liberalized aviation agreement.
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Washington Dulles Site of Historic International Agreement

Aug 6, 2015 - 09:39 EDT
Alexandria, VA— On Saturday, March 14th, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater and Japanese Minister of Transport Takao Fujii held a ceremony at Washington Dulles International Airport where they signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will allow the two countries to increase aviation travel and commerce.
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United Air Lines Launches New Service at Washington Dulles International Evening Service to Meet Passenger Needs

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:41 EDT
Alexandria, VA— United Airlines announced today plans to begin operating a second schedule of transatlantic evening flights starting on June 10 when new flights will leave Dulles at 9:30 p.m. in route to Frankfurt and Paris. This will expand United Airlines service from Dulles to 69 daily departures.
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DULLES DAY Set for May 30

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:40 EDT
Alexandria, VA—The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will host "Dulles Day" on Saturday, May 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., featuring the biggest "tug of war" in northern Virginia -- the annual PLANE PULL at Washington Dulles International Airport.
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Dulles Airport Adds New Parking for Summer Travel Season

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:39 EDT
Alexandria, VA— Anticipating a busy summer travel season, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will open an additional 2,000 parking spaces on Thursday, May 21. This will bring the total number of public parking spaces to 12,117. "We have seen continuing strong growth at Dulles, and served an additional one million passengers in 1997." said Airports Authority President/CEO James A. Wilding. "This summer will continue that trend so we are expanding our parking supply."
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DULLES DAY Features Aviation and Plane Pull

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:37 EDT
Alexandria, VA—The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority hosted "Dulles Day" on Saturday, May 30, featuring the biggest "tug of war" in northern Virginia -- the annual PLANE PULL at Washington Dulles International Airport.
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Airport Business Diversity Conference Features National Speakers

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:36 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The national conference of the Airport Minority Advisory Council and the Federal Aviation Administration, hosted by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority from June 14-17 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Capitol Hill is expected to draw a national audience who will hear from a wide array of private and public sector distinguished speakers.
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Groundbreaking for New Regional Concourse at Dulles Airport

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:35 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and Atlantic Coast Airlines, operating as United Express, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, June 10 for a new regional concourse at Washington Dulles International Airport.
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Metro Ridership to National Airport Increases

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:33 EDT
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Dulles Airlines Add New "High Tech" Connections

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:28 EDT
Alexandria, VA --  American Airlines and United Airlines will begin daily non-stop service from Washington Dulles International Airport to San Jose International Airport beginning on August 1 and September 9 respectively. The daily flights are the first to connect the Silicon Valley area with the growing high technology Dulles corridor, linking the two largest centers for data communications and internet technology companies in the nation.
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New Terminal at National Garners Real Estate Award

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:26 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The Washington Business Journal has recognized the new terminal at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as the overall "Best Real Estate Deal of 1997" in the Washington Metropolitan region.
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Washington Airports Adds Cargo Information To Web Site

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:19 EDT
Alexandria, VA—The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has added two new air cargo publications to its official web site, www.metwashairports.com. The 1998 Washington Dulles World Cargo Center Directory and Users Guide; and Gateway, the Airports Authority's official cargo newsletter.
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New Cargo Building for Dulles Airport

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:18 EDT
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Public Hearings Set on National Airport Taxicab Service

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:17 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has set the dates for two public hearings on proposed improvements to taxicab service at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The hearings will be held on Tuesday, September 15, in Virginia and Wednesday, September 16, in the District of Columbia.
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Washington Airports Hosts Business Opportunity Seminar

Aug 4, 2015 - 13:16 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will offer its 9th Annual Business Opportunity Seminar for Local Disadvantaged Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Minority and Women Owned Businesses on Thursday, October 29, 1998. The Airports Authority operates Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports. The Seminar will be held from Noon until 5:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel located at 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA.
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Dulles Airport Expands Parking - Opens New Economy Lot

Aug 3, 2015 - 12:17 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will open over 1,300 parking spaces in a new Gold Economy Lot at Washington Dulles International Airport on November 3, 1998. This brings the total number of spaces at Dulles to over 13,500. "With this addition, we have added more than 3,400 new parking spaces at Dulles this year," said Airports Authority President/CEO James A. Wilding. "We recognize the need for parking at Dulles as new air service is added and passenger numbers increase."
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Dulles Airport Hosts Future View for Washington D.C.

Aug 3, 2015 - 12:15 EDT
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Historic Site At Airport Open to Travelers And Public

Aug 3, 2015 - 12:13 EDT
Alexandria, VA— Next time you travel through Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or meet someone there, take a look at the results of several unique historic preservation projects now on view for travelers and members of the public. The projects include the site of a former Colonial plantation called Abingdon, which was the home of George Washington's granddaughter and other prominent families in the Washington and Virginia area.
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Traveling Over the Holidays? Airport Tips

Aug 3, 2015 - 11:23 EDT
Thanksgiving week, and the holiday season which follows, are expected to bring more travelers to Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is offering travel advice to area residents. "The holiday season brings more crowded conditions to our airports so it may be wise to allow extra time for parking and check-in to ensure a smooth trip," says Airports Authority President/CEO James A. Wilding. During the holidays, the Airports Authority offers these travel tips:
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Washington Airports Extend Special Holiday Services

Aug 3, 2015 - 11:21 EDT
Alexandria, VA— Travelers and visitors to Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports will see signs of the holiday season when they arrive at the Airports.
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U.S. Airways MetroJet Service Comes to Dulles

Jul 31, 2015 - 13:35 EDT
Alexandria, VA— U.S. Airways' low-cost carrier service, MetroJet, began serving Washington Dulles International Airport on December 2 with daily flights to Orlando. MetroJet provides three daily non-stop flights to Orlando and adds a fourth to that city as well as two new daily non-stop flights to Tampa on December 22. On January 6 next year, MetroJet will expand service to Fort Lauderdale with two daily non-stop flights.
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National Airport Opens Traffic and Pedestrian Improvements - Result: Single Airport Entrance for Traffic and Safer Crossings

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:57 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority opens a new entrance to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport from the northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway on Tuesday, February 1, 2000. At that time, the new ramp will take northbound traffic onto the airport and merge with southbound Parkway traffic which uses the main entrance to the airport. This will give drivers one, direct route to the terminals and parking garages.
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Dulles Airport Fastest Growing Of Top 50 World Airports

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:55 EDT
Of the 50 largest airports in the world, Washington Dulles International Airport was the fastest growing in 1999, according to the Airports Council International World Headquarters in Switzerland. Nearly 20 million (19,796,939) passengers used the airport in 1999. This is a four million increase in the number of passengers over 1998.
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Airports Authority Committe Selects Taxicab Service Provider For Dulles

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:54 EDT
On Wednesday, March 29, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Business Administration Committee selected the contractor to provide taxicab service at Washington Dulles International Airport. Dulles Taxi Systems, Inc. of Arlington, VA was selected. The company will begin operating taxi service this Spring. The three-year contract has a single two-year renewal option. Approximately one out of five passengers at Washington Dulles International Airport uses a taxicab. This represents nearly 1.5 million passengers every year.
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Airports Authority Police Waiting Tables for Charity

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:53 EDT
A group of Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Officers will arm themselves with trays and aprons to support Special Olympics as part of the "Cops and Lobsters" fund raising event on Friday, April 14th. Authority Police will be working for tips at the Red Lobster in Herndon, Virginia from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and again from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Their tips will go to support Virginia Special Olympics and the Special Olympics World Games.
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Airports Authority Officially Opens New Mount Vernon Trail Bridges

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:52 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will officially open the two pedestrian bridges that have been built at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to provide safe access to the Mount Vernon Trail that runs parallel to the George Washington Memorial Parkway and the Potomac River.
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Dulles Day Family Festival Set for June 3rd

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:50 EDT
The annual "tug of war" between human and machine will take place Saturday, June 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Washington Dulles International Airport as part of the Dulles Day Family Festival featuring the 8th Annual Plane Pull.
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Dulles Fifth Largest Transatlantic Gateway

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:06 EDT
Bolstered by an 18 percent increase in weekly international departures this year over 1999, Washington Dulles International Airport ranks fifth in the nation for transatlantic service this summer, according to analysis prepared by Simat, Hellienson and Eichner (SH&E), an aviation consulting firm.
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Washington Region Connects With Canada - Air Canada Begins New Dulles SErvice to Vancouver

Jul 31, 2015 - 10:24 EDT
With 171 weekly flights to five cities in Canada, the Washington region is more connected to Canada than ever before. Summer travelers can chose from 92 weekly flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National and 79 weekly flights from Washington Dulles International Airport.
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Reagan National Airport Offers Art and Exhibits for Travelers

Jul 31, 2015 - 09:23 EDT
Travelers and visitors to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport can find an array of eye-catching exhibits to explore in the terminals. In addition to the permanent art which is part of the architecture of Terminal B/C which displays the work of thirty local and national artists, there are three separate art displays and a permanent historical exhibit available to the public. In Terminal A, the historic 1941 original Airport Terminal, the Exhibit Hall presents two permanent displays.
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Construction of Dulles Parking Garages Requires Change in Terminal Parking Lot

Jul 31, 2015 - 09:22 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has awarded a $95 million contract to Turner Construction Company to build two parking garages at Washington Dulles International Airport. These garages, totaling 2.7 million square feet, will be the first ever constructed at the airport. They will be located close to the Terminal and will provide over 8,400 covered parking spaces. The garages are scheduled to open in 2002.
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Airports Authority Board Elects New Officers

Jul 31, 2015 - 09:17 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors has elected its officers for 2001. At the monthly board meeting today, Carolyn Boone Lewis was elected as incoming Chairman and Norman M. Glasgow, Jr. was elected Vice Chairman. Gregory Wolfe was re-elected as Secretary and Counsellor to the Board. They will assume these positions on January 1, 2001.
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British Midland to Serve Washington Dulles International Airport

Jul 31, 2015 - 09:13 EDT
British Midland today announced the first scheduled service from Manchester, England to Washington D.C. with daily service set to begin on April 30, 2001.
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Traveling Over the Holidays? Airport Tips

Jul 31, 2015 - 09:09 EDT
Thanksgiving week starts the holiday season, which is expected to bring more travelers to Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is offering travel advice to area travelers. "More people are flying than ever before and the holiday season brings more crowded conditions to airports. It is always wise to allow extra time for traveling to the airport and check-in with the airlines," says Airports Authority President/CEO James A. Wilding.
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Dulles Breaks Its Record for International Passengers

Jul 31, 2015 - 09:05 EDT
Dulles Breaks Its Record for International PassengersNew international destinations set for 2001
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Giant Pandas Arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport

Jul 31, 2015 - 09:00 EDT
Panda One taxis to the Federal Express Cargo area at Washington Dulles International Airport. A Federal Express MD-11 jet carrying two new giant pandas from China landed at Washington Dulles International Airport December 6th. The two pandas are now at their new home at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C..  
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Airports Authority Sponsors Job Fair With District Government

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:37 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will sponsor a Job Fair in conjunction with the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services on Tuesday, March 27th.  This event will provide information to District residents about job opportunities at Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports.       The Job Fair will be held at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel at 1201 K Street, N.W. in Washington, D.C., from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.        
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Airports Authority Police Waiting Tables for Charity

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:35 EDT
A group of Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Officers will arm themselves with trays and aprons to support Special Olympics as part of the “Cops and Lobsters” fund raising event on Friday, March 2nd. Authority Police will be working for tips at the Red Lobster at 2403 Centreville Road in Herndon, Virginia from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and again from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Their tips will go to support Special Olympics Virginia and the Special Olympics World Games.
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Reagan National Airport Parking Expected to Be Heavily Used Over the Holiday Week

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:34 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is expecting heavy travel during the upcoming holiday period and is urging passengers or those meeting them to call ahead to check on the status of available parking at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Based on figures compiled last year, parking garages and lots are expected to be heavily used beginning as early as this weekend April 7th and peaking mid-week April 11th.
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DC Public Schools Art Exhibition at Reagan Washington National Airport

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:33 EDT
More than 300 works of art by students in District of Columbia public schools will be on exhibit in Terminal B/C at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport during the month of April. The theme, “Soaring in 2001”, will be reflected in the work from 100 elementary, middle, junior, and senior high schools throughout the city. The exhibition will be on display in the ground level of Terminals B and C where the baggage carousels are located.
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Dulles Moves Up to Fourth Place Among Largest U.S. Transatlantic Gateways

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:32 EDT
Washington Dulles International Airport now ranks fourth in the nation for transatlantic air service, according to the Official Airline Guide (OAG), for the upcoming summer season. This significant designation reinforces Dulles’ place among the top airports in the country providing international air service across the Atlantic Ocean and underscores its role as a major gateway to the U.S. from Europe. This is the first time that Dulles has reached the rank of fourth largest transatlantic gateway.
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Dulles International and Reagan National Airports Host Minority and Women-Owned Business Outreach Seminar

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:30 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will sponsor a Small Business Outreach Seminar on Thursday, July 26, 2001 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. Local entrepreneurs and small business owners are invited to learn about the retail and food & beverage concession opportunities that exist at both airports. Procedures for opening and operating an airport business will be discussed with representatives from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Westfield Concession Management, Inc. and HMS Host.
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Equipment to Assist Cardiac Arrest Victims Installed at Washington’s Airports

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:28 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has recently installed automatic external defibrillator (AED) units throughout the public facilities at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. The AED is a life-saving electronic device that delivers an electric shock to the heart to help re-establish normal rhythm during a heart attack. In addition to their use in hospitals and by emergency medical teams, the new generation of defibrillators is now being used by the airlines and in other places where the public gathers.
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Travelers Aid Seeking Volunteers to Assist Dulles Airport Passengers

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:28 EDT
Dulles, VA -- Travelers Aid Washington DC is looking for volunteers who want to help airline passengers have a smooth trip through Washington Dulles International Airport. The organization has provided services at both Dulles and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports for over 35 years. Travelers Aid volunteers provide assistance with general information about the airport facilities, directions to ground transportation, and connect travelers with special assistance if necessary.
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President Bush Announces Reopening of Reagan National Airport Flight Operations to Resume October 4th

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:26 EDT
Today, President George Bush announced that Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will reopen on Thursday, October 4th. This is welcome news to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and the thousands of individuals who work at Reagan National Airport. We will work with the airlines and the businesses at the Airport to ensure that all the necessary security and operational actions are taken to enable us to return to business as outlined by the President.
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Department of Transportation announces 18 new destinations for Reagan National Airport

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:25 EDT
Phase II to begin October 26th
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Airports Authority Board Re-Elects Officers

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:24 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors has elected its officers for 2002. At the monthly board meeting yesterday, Carolyn Boone Lewis was re-elected as Chairman and Norman M. Glasgow, Jr. was re-elected Vice Chairman. Gregory Wolfe was also re-elected as Secretary and Counsellor to the Board. Ms. Lewis was elected as Chairman of the Authority last year. She has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1995. She was appointed by the Mayor of the District of Columbia.
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What to Expect at Washington's Airports over the Holidays

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:23 EDT
The recent Thanksgiving holiday season proved to be a busy time at Washington Dulles International Airport this year and it is estimated that the Christmas travel season will attract passengers to the airport as well. At Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the limited operations during Thanksgiving greatly reduced the usual number of travelers.
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Statement From the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on Department of Transportation Announcement of Phase 3 reopening of Reagan National Airport

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:21 EDT
Today's announcement by the Department of Transportation of additional service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is welcome news. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority looks forward to increasing our service to the community and to our nation. The Authority appreciates all those who have worked hard to bring this increase in air service to the region.
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Airports Authority Board Elects Vice Chairman

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:52 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors has elected the Honorable Robert L. Calhoun as Vice Chairman. Norman M. Glasgow, Jr., who formerly held the position of Vice Chairman, became Chairman of the Board in January. Mr. Calhoun has served on the Board since 1996, and held the position of Chairman of the Business Administration Committee for the past five years.
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Dulles Airport Opens First Parking Garage - 3,700 Daily Parking Spaces Offered

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:51 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority unveiled its first Parking Garage atWashington Dulles International Airport today in a dedication ceremony that included Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf, Fairfax County Chairman Katherine Hanley, Loudoun County Chairman Scott York, Airports Authority Chairman Norman Glasgow and Airports Authority President/CEO James A. Wilding.
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Washington Airports Help Promote Cherry Blossom Festival

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:50 EDT
As thousands of visitors fly Washington to attend the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which will be celebrated from March 24th through April 8th, they will experience their first blossom experience at the Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports.
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Airports Authority Fire Fighters Honored

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:49 EDT
Members of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Fire and Rescue Department recently honored by the Arlington (Va.) Chamber of Commerce. From left to right: Firefighter Cary Henry, Firefighter Joseph Ruffolo, Fire Captain Eugene Harris, EMS Captain Charles Howes, Firefighter Nicholas Buongiorne and Fire Captain Michael Defina.  
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Statement From the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority On Task Force Initiative

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:46 EDT
The Airports Authority was a key member of the Task Force that worked on this initiative to identify individuals who allegedly falsified information in order to obtain airport identification badges at Washington Dulles International or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports or otherwise violated the law. It was through the efforts of the Airports Authority Police Department to review some 20,000 records for erroneous information that these individuals were identified.
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Announces New International Service

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:44 EDT
Now Travelers Can Fly to 32 Foreign Destinations
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Airports Authority To Hold Public Information Session on Proposed Dulles Projects

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:43 EDT
Information session to describe Environmental Assessment for new concourse, airport people mover system and other projects  
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Public Scoping Workshop for the Proposed New Runways and Associated Improvements at the Dulles International Airport

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:39 EDT
Dulles, Virginia, June 18, 2002 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in cooperation with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), invites the public to attend a Scoping Workshop on Wednesday, June 26 in Fairfax County at Westfield High School on at 4700 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, Virginia or on Thursday, June 27 in Loudoun County at Farmwell Station Middle School at 44281 Gloucester Parkway, Ashburn, Virginia.
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Hourly Parking Lot Construction Alert Dulles Hourly Parking Lot Construction Announced

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:36 EDT
Entry and Exit Lane Closures In Preparation for New Parking Payment System  
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DULLES DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL RAISES OVER $100,000

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:34 EDT
10th Annual Plane Pull Event Highlighted Festival  
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New Parking Payment System Comes to Dulles Airport

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:33 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announces a new easy way to pay for parking at Washington Dulles International Airport. The new system, called Pay & Go will be available starting October 8th.
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FAA Tower Work Requires Detour at Reagan National Airport

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:31 EDT
On Sunday, August 11th, there will be a brief detour for all traffic using roadways in front of Terminals A, B and C at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for approximately one half hour between 5:45 a.m. and 6:15 a.m.
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DULLES DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:21 EDT
Set for September 21st10th Annual Plane Pull Event Highlights Festival  
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Airports Authority Hosts Business Opportunity Seminar

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:19 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold its Annual Business Opportunity Seminar for Local Disadvantaged Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses onWednesday, November 6, 2002. The Authority operates Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports. The Seminar will be held from 1:00 -5:30 pm at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, located at 2660 Woodley Road, in Northwest Washington DC.
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Airports Authority Board Elects 2003 Officers

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:15 EDT
At their meeting today the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors re-elected Norman M. Glasgow, Jr. as Chairman of the Board and the Honorable Robert L. Calhoun as Vice Chairman.
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Traveling Over the Thanksgiving Holiday? New Security Rules. Airport Tips

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:13 EDT
Thanksgiving travelers coming to Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports will see some new security-related requirements. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is offering travel advice to area travelers.
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Airports Authority Statement Regarding United Airlines

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:12 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (Authority) is disappointed that the Air Transportation Stabilization Board decided to reject United Airlines' loan request. The Authority had previously provided a letter of support for United's application.
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Holiday Travel Tips For Washington's Airports

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:09 EDT
Nearly 1.4 million passengers will be traveling through Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports for the holiday season and knowing what to expect at the airport can help make for a smooth experience. The busiest days for travel will be December 20th-23rd for departure with the return trips spread out over several days with peak periods just before and just after the New Year. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is offering travel advice to area travelers. Before you go to the security checkpoint
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Airports Authority Board Adds New Board Members, Elects Vice Chairman

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:01 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors added two new members recently and elected a new Vice Chairman. Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner has appointed Anne Crossman and Mame Reiley to represent the Commonwealth on the Board. Additionally the Board elected David T. Ralston, Jr. as Vice Chairman.
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Airports Authority President/CEO James A. Wilding Announces Retirement

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:00 EDT
Today, at the monthly meeting of the Board of Directors, James A. Wilding announced his retirement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which will take effect at the end of April of this year.
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James E. Bennett Selected as President/CEO of Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:54 EDT
Today the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority selected James E. Bennett as President/CEO of the Airports Authority. Mr. Bennett will be only the second person to hold this position, succeeding James A. Wilding who will retire on May 2nd.
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DC Public Schools Hold Art Exhibition at Reagan National Airport

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:51 EDT
More than 300 works of art by students in District of Columbia Public Schools are on exhibit at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport through May 31st. The theme, "The Art of Achievement," is reflected in the works of more than 100 schools, pre-kindergarten through 12th grades. The exhibition is located on the lower (baggage) level of Terminals B & C.
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New Parking Garage Opens at Dulles

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:50 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority opens a second new parking garage at Washington Dulles International Airport on April 15th, 2003. This is the second garage opened at the Airport and is located directly across the main entrance to the Terminal. There are approximately 3,600 parking spaces in Daily Garage 2, and 4,600 spaces will be added with the opening of Daily Garage 1.
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Secretary of Transportation and Airports Authority Sign Lease Extension for Operation of Washington's AirportsSecretary of Transportation, Norman Y. Mineta has approved the extension of thirty years to the current 50-year lease the Airports Authority hol

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:48 EDT
Secretary of Transportation, Norman Y. Mineta has approved the extension of thirty years to the current 50-year lease the Airports Authority holds with the federal government to manage and improve Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports.
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Dulles Airport Nationally-Recognized For Outstanding Snow Removal Operations

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:40 EDT
Washington Dulles International Airport was recognized for its efforts in maintaining a safe and operational airport during the recent winter. The airport was the recipient of the 2003 Balchen/Post Award of Outstanding Achievement in Airport Snow and Ice Control at the 37th Annual International Aviation Snow Symposium on May 7th in Buffalo, N.Y.
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Airports Authority Police Lieutenant To Participate In Special Olympics World Games

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:38 EDT
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Lieutenant Michelle Taylor was selected to represent the Commonwealth of Virginia for the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg for the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Dublin, Ireland this June. Taylor, who has been raising funds and awareness for Special Olympic programs for the last eleven years, will represent all the Virginia Law Enforcement agencies involved in Special Olympics.
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Airports Authority/Council of Governments To Hold Public Meetings on Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Noise Study

Jul 28, 2015 - 09:39 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) invite the public to attend two public meetings on a current noise study being conducted for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The purpose of these meetings is to advise the community of the scope of the study and to explain the process for submitting recommendations and suggestions regarding regional aircraft noise.
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Concorde Makes Historic Landing at Dulles International Airport

Jul 24, 2015 - 14:15 EDT
Air France retires historic aircraft to be housed in new museum  
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NEW SECURITY SCREENING PROCEDURES FOR PASSENGERS AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT

Jul 24, 2015 - 14:14 EDT
Beginning on Tuesday, July 15th all passengers flying out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will now be required by the Transportation Security Administration to show a boarding pass and photo identification at the security screening checkpoints. This requirement is already in place at Washington Dulles International Airport and many airports across the country as the TSA implements new security requirements.
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Washington's Airports Support Regional Economy

Jul 24, 2015 - 14:13 EDT
Alexandria, VA- A recently-completed study conducted for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority shows that Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports generate over $9 billion for the local economy in combined direct airport spending and associated spending in the visitor industry and that the airports provide over 27,500 jobs at their facilities. Those airport employees earned neary $1.3 billion yearly.
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Dulles Garage 2 Walkway Closing for Improvements

Jul 24, 2015 - 11:07 EDT
Beginning September 22nd, the passenger walkway bridge from Parking Garage 2 will be temporarily closed for improvements. The walkway bridge work will construct an overhead canopy enclosure to protect passengers from the outdoor elements. Please use the shuttle buses or the walkway detour on Level 1 of Garage 2 or consider using Parking Garage 1 and take advantage of the indoor moving sidewalk to the Terminal.Thank you for your patience as we improve our parking services.
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DULLES DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL Set for September 20th

Jul 24, 2015 - 11:05 EDT
11th Annual Plane Pull Event Highlights Festival  
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FAA and MWAA to Hold Public Workshops on the Proposed New Runways and Associated Improvements for Washington Dulles International Airport

Jul 24, 2015 - 11:03 EDT
Dulles, Virginia, September 24, 2003 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in cooperation with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) today announced two Public Workshops on the second phase of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for adding two new runways at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). The workshops are designed to gather public comments on the preliminary runway alternatives, as well as on the results of FAA's analysis on the existing social, natural and physical environment in the IAD Study Area.
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Ratings Agencies Reaffirm Confidence In Washington Airports Authority

Jul 24, 2015 - 11:01 EDT
The nation's three major financial rating agencies recently assigned new ratings to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Fitch, Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's each rated the Authority in conjunction with the issuance of $431.7 million 2003 Airport System Revenue Bonds Series 2003, which closed on October 1st of this year.
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Seminar Set for Airport Business Opportunities

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:57 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold its Annual Business Opportunity Seminar for Local Disadvantaged Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses on Thursday, November 20, 2003. The Airports Authority operates Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports. The Seminar will be held from Noon until 5:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, located at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia.
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Airports Authority Board Elects 2004 Officers

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:56 EDT
At their meeting today the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors re-elected Norman M. Glasgow, Jr. Chairman of the Board and elected Mame Reiley Vice Chairman and Gregory Wolfe was also re-elected as Secretary to the Board.
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Holiday Season- Free Parking at Dulles

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:43 EDT
Thanksgiving Travel Airport Tips Travelers coming to Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports this Thanksgiving should be prepared for security procedures and arrive early for their flight. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is offering travel advice to area travelers.
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Washington's Airports Honor 100 Years of Flight

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:41 EDT
Nearly 100 years ago, the first human took to the skies in a heavier-than-air aircraft, and since then, hundreds of millions have followed over the years. Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports have helped travelers reach the skies for more than 60 years when National Airport opened in 1941, followed by Dulles International in 1962.
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Reagan National Airport Winner of Concession Award

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:37 EDT
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has earned the 2004 Terminal with the Most Unique Services award from the Airport Revenue News (ARN) magazine as a result of its annual Best Concessions Poll. Reagan National Airport won first place in the category dealing with the most unique services. "We are honored to receive this award;" said James E. Bennett, CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, "we put a great deal of effort into designing food and retail programs for our airports that meet the needs of travelers."
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Spring Travel Airport Tips

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:36 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is expecting a busy summer season to start with spring travel in April. The Airports Authority is offering advice to area travelers coming to Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports.
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Airports Authority Selects Chief Operating Officer

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:34 EDT
Today the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors approved the selection of Margaret E. McKeough as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Airports Authority.
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DCA Parking Advisory 04

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:32 EDT
Parking in Short Supply at Reagan National AirportDrivers Asked to Call Ahead This Week
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"ART WALK" TOUR AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:28 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is pleased to announce a special Art Walk at Reagan National Airport on Saturday, May 1. The tours of the art at the Airport will begin in Terminal B at the Information Desk. Tours will be conducted by the Airport Docents from 11:00 A.M. through 2:00 P.M. for both groups and individuals.
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DC Students Exhibit Art at Reagan National Airport

Jul 21, 2015 - 14:27 EDT
Works of art by students in District of Columbia Public Schools are on exhibit at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport through May 31st. The theme, "Presenting Stories and Concepts in Art," is reflected in the works of students pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The exhibition is located on the lower (baggage claim) level of Terminals B & C.
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Dulles Runway Closed for Reconstruction

Jul 21, 2015 - 14:25 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will close one of the three runways at Washington Dulles International Airport in order to complete a major pavement reconstruction project this summer. Beginning Monday, April 19, 2004, Runway 12-30, the east-west runway, will close until construction is completed this summer.
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Reagan National Parking Alert

Jul 21, 2015 - 14:20 EDT
 Parking Expected to be Heavily Used As Passengers Increase at Reagan National AirportDrivers Asked to Call Ahead
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Covered Walkway to Dulles Daily Garage 2 Opens

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:56 EDT
Washington Dulles International Airport opened a new covered bridge from Daily Garage 2 to the Terminal on Tuesday, May 11th. "This newly-enclosed walkway will give our customers a direct connection to the Terminal and protect them from the elements," said President/CEO James E. Bennett of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. "Now both of our garages have convenient and enclosed walkways to the Terminal."
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Dulles West Security Checkpoint Closure

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:55 EDT
New Security Screening Lanes To Open Near Center of Terminal  
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Dulles Construction Update

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:49 EDT
Today James E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority updated the media on the d2 construction program underway at Washington Dulles International Airport.
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2005 Press Release

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:42 EDT
Airports Authority offers plan for Dulles Toll Road Airports Authority Announces Proposal for Improvements to Dulles Corridor Student Music Groups Perform at Airports Cell Phone Waiting Area coming to Dulles
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2006 Press Release

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:41 EDT
New eateries for holiday travelers
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2007 Press Release

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:34 EDT
December Airport Holiday Concert Schedule Reagan National and Dulles Announce WiFi Availability November Thanksgiving Travel Tips  Presidential Appointees Confirmed to Airports Authority Board October
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2008 Press Release

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:32 EDT
December 2008 Student Groups Holiday Performance Schedule November 2008
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2009 Press Release

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:31 EDT
January Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley Appoints Jack Garson to Airports Authority Board of Directors February
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Dulles Day Family Festival

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:18 EDT
Set for September 18th12thAnnual Plane Pull Event Highlights Festival
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Airports Authority Hosts Business Opportunity Seminar

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:13 EDT
Seminar Set for Business Opportunities atWashington Airports
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Authority Hearing on Proposed Regulations Changes, November 4th

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:10 EDT
Airports Authority To Hold Public Hearing onProposed Regulation ChangesAmendments Would Change Regulations Regarding Abandoned Vehicles, Commercial Vehicle Operations and Weapons On Airport Property
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Dulles Passenger Walkway to Concourse B Now Open

Jul 21, 2015 - 11:01 EDT
 Passenger Walkway To Concourse B Opens at DullesWalkway Primary Connection to Concourse
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Airports Authority to Temporarily Move Shuttle US Airways Check-in Counter

Jul 21, 2015 - 10:56 EDT
 AIRPORTS AUTHORITY TO TEMPORARILY MOVE SHUTTLE US AIRWAYS CHECK-IN COUNTER TO ACCOMMODATE CHECKPOINT EXPANSION AT RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT
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Sandburg Students Recognized In Airport Art Contest

Jul 21, 2015 - 10:50 EDT
Local students from Carl Sandburg Middle School in Alexandria were recently recognized at a reception at Reagan National Airport honor for their achievements in an artwork competition that was sponsored by the Airport to promote energy conservation at its facilities.
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Thomas M. Davis III Appointed to Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 8, 2015 - 14:14 EDT
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell recently appointed the Honorable Thomas M. Davis III to serve on the Airports Authority Board of Directors. Mr. Davis is the Director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte LLP. Prior to joining Deloitte, he represented Fairfax County as an elected official for 29 years at the local and federal levels.  He served as the supervisor for Mason Magisterial District and then went on to serve as chairman of the county board.  From 1995 to 2008 he represented the 11th Congressional District of Virginia in the U.S. Congress.  
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Dulles Toll Road New Rates Go Into Effect on January 1

Jul 8, 2015 - 14:12 EDT
25¢ Increase at Main Toll Plaza; Tolls at On/Off Ramps Remain the Same  
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Andrew Rountree Appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Jul 8, 2015 - 14:10 EDT
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board Chairman Charles D. Snelling, has announced the appointment of Andrew Rountree to the position of Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Mr. Rountree has served as Acting Chief Financial Officer since May of this year.
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Local Students Help Decorate Washington’s Airports at our 4th Annual Tree Trimming Celebration

Jul 8, 2015 - 14:08 EDT
Washington’s airports will be rockin’ and rollin’ this holiday season at our 4th annual tree-trimming celebration. Students from the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland are decorating Reagan National and Dulles International with ornaments they created to go along with our theme “North Pole Rock and Roll.” The trees will be on display for our passengers to enjoy throughout the month of December. These events are part of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s School Partnership Program.
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority releases study showing impact of programs on local economy

Jul 8, 2015 - 13:25 EDT
Airports Alone, Generated $1.3 Billion in State and Local Tax Revenue in 2009  
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Airports Authority Offers Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Jul 8, 2015 - 12:27 EDT
New parking spaces, a new underground airport train system, new airlines and new security procedures are in place at Washington’s airports since last year’s Thanksgiving holiday. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority offers these tips to help our passengers prepare for some of the busiest travel days of the year.
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The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee

Jul 8, 2015 - 12:10 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee is an eight member committee that advises the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on issues related to the management, improvement and expansion of the Dulles Corridor, as well as future changes to toll rates on the Dulles Toll Road to fund roadway improvements and the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet: Thursday, November 18 at 9:30 a.m. Crowne Plaza Tysons Corner Executive Conference and Training Center (ECTC)8201 Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA 22102
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Emergency Exercise at Reagan National Airport this Saturday, September 18

Jul 8, 2015 - 10:49 EDT
 The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will conduct an emergency exercise at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Saturday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to approximately 11 a.m. A river rescue exercise, featuring rescue boats and individuals being pulled from the Potomac River will also be part of the exercise. A simulated aircraft accident will test the Airport’s emergency operations plan and provide hands-on training to airport and mutual aid emergency response personnel.
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Airports Authority Releases Preliminary Cost Estimate for Phase 2 of the Dulles Metrorail Project

Jul 8, 2015 - 10:24 EDT
Board of Directors Considering Airport Station Alternatives  
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Airports Authority to Host Seminar About Contracting Opportunities

Jul 8, 2015 - 10:06 EDT
 Local, Small, Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses Encouraged to Register and Attend  
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Public Information Workshops to be held on proposed design updates to Phase 2 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

Jul 8, 2015 - 09:56 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold two public information workshops to update the public on the latest design plans for the 11.6 mile section of Phase 2 of the Dulles Metrorail Project which will be built from Wiehle Avenue on the eastern edge of Reston in Fairfax County to Route 772 in Ashburn in eastern Loudoun County. Information will be provided on the six future Metrorail stations in Phase 2, including an alternative option for the Washington Dulles International Airport station.
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Airports Authority Board Elects 2011 Officers

Jul 8, 2015 - 09:54 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors has elected Charles D. Snelling, Chairman; Leonard Manning, Vice Chairman; and Quince T. Brinkley, Jr., Secretary. Mr. Snelling, has served as Chairman since 2010, and has held the position of Vice Chairman as well as Chairman of the Board’s Planning and Construction, Finance, and Audit Committees. He is an inventor, the holder of 20 patents, a venture capitalist, a real estate developer and an independent businessman.
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Airports Authority Starts New Safety Service Patrol to Assist Motorists on the Dulles Toll Road and Dulles Airport Access Highway

Jul 7, 2015 - 13:07 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority now provides a new Safety Service Patrol, a free service to assist motorists on the Dulles Toll Road and the Dulles Airport Access Highway. The Safety Service Patrol is available Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and offers the following services: • Fixing flat tires                         • Providing emergency gas for an empty tank   • Jumpstarting a dead battery      • Removing disabled vehicles from travel lanes
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Pet Relief Areas Provide Enhanced Service to Airport Travelers at Dulles and Reagan Nationa

Jul 7, 2015 - 13:05 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has opened several “pet relief areas” at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. These areas give travelers a new option when their pet or service animal needs a bathroom break while at the airport. The typical layout of each pet relief area at Dulles includes a mockup of a fire hydrant placed on artificial “K-9 grass” in a fenced-in area. The grass was developed to be paw-friendly to our four-legged friends and easy to maintain.
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Selects Krauthamer & Associates to Conduct Executive Search

Jul 7, 2015 - 13:02 EDT
The Board of Directors has selected Krauthamer & Associates to conduct the executive search to fill the position of President and CEO of the Airports Authority. Board Chairman, Charles D. Snelling observed that, “We are in a very good position to conduct this executive search in a thorough, thoughtful and deliberate way since we have a strong management team currently led by Lynn Hampton who is serving as President and CEO during this transitional period.” Krauthamer & Associates will work under the direction of the Legal and Governance Committee chaired by Jack Andrew Garson.
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Airports Authority Drafts Highway Noise Policy for Dulles Toll Road

Jul 7, 2015 - 13:00 EDT
Public Workshop Set for June 10 Public Comments Accepted from June 1 to June 30 
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Emergency Preparedness Exercise At Dulles Airport on Saturday, May 8

Jul 7, 2015 - 12:57 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is conducting an emergency preparedness exercise at Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to approximately 12 noon. This simulated aircraft accident will test the Airport’s emergency operations plan and provide hands-on training to airport and mutual aid emergency response personnel. The exercise will not affect normal airport operations. PLEASE NOTE: There will be numerous emergency vehicles operating in the area of Routes 28 and 50 near Dulles Airport on Saturday morning, and smoke may be visible.
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James E. Bennett, President and CEO Announces Retirement

Jul 7, 2015 - 12:56 EDT
James E. Bennett, the President and CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority today announced his retirement after 14 years of service to the Airports Authority and his 32- year aviation career. He will retire on May 8, 2010. Board Chairman, Charles D. Snelling thanked Mr.
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 21

Jul 7, 2015 - 12:54 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Wednesday, April 21, starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Briefing Room, Level P1 in the Center for Innovative Technology located at 2214 Rock Hill Road, Herndon, VA, 20170. The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee is an eight member committee that advises the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on issues related to the management, improvement and expansion of the Dulles Corridor, as well as future changes to toll rates on the Dulles Toll Road to fund roadway improvements and the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.
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E. Lynn Hampton Appointed Airports Authority Interim President and CEO

Jul 7, 2015 - 12:44 EDT
Board Chairman Charles D. Snelling announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed E. Lynn Hampton as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority effective May 9, 2010. Ms. Hampton has served as the Vice President for Finance and as Chief Financial Officer of the Airports Authority since 1989. Said Mr.
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Airports Authority Police Serve Patrons at Red Robin Restaurant in Chantilly on April 17

Jul 7, 2015 - 12:36 EDT
“Tip-A-Cop” Fundraising Event Benefits Special Olympics 
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Washington’s Airports Served More Than 40 Million Passengers in 2009

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:45 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority today released the 2009 passenger statistics for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. Together, Washington’s airports served more than 40 million passengers last year.
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AeroTrain Has Arrived!

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:33 EDT
New Underground Airport Train System Improves the Way Passengers Travel through Dulles Airport
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Dulles Toll Road New Rates Go Into Effect on January 1

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:19 EDT
25¢ Increase at Main Toll Plaza; Tolls at On/Off Ramps Remain the Same  
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 20

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:15 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Tuesday, December 20 at 1:00 p.m. at the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Office in the 1st Floor Conference Room, located at 1593 Spring Hill Road in Vienna, VA. This meeting is open to the public. The DCAC is an eight-member committee that advises the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on issues related to the management, improvement and expansion of the Dulles Corridor, as well as future changes to toll rates on the Dulles Toll Road to fund roadway improvements and the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.
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Local Students Decorate Washington’s Airports at Annual Tree Trimming Celebration

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:13 EDT
Join the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for the sweet sensation of decorating trees at its 5th annual tree-trimming celebration. This year’s theme is “Celebrate the Holidays on Candy Lane”. Students from the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland will deck Reagan National and Dulles International trees with theme-related ornaments. The trees will be on display for passengers and visitors to enjoy throughout the month of December. 
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for November 28

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:08 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Monday, November 28,  at 11:00 a.m. at the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Office in the 1st Floor Conference Room, located at 1593 Spring Hill Road in Vienna, VA. This meeting is open to the public.
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Airports Authority Board Approves Key Funding Agreement for Dulles Rail Extension

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:07 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved a resolution ratifying a Memorandum of Agreement that will ensure the continuation of the Dulles Rail extension to Loudoun County. The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) is a multi-party agreement that outlines the fiscal responsibilities of federal, state and local entities in the estimated $2.8 billion phase 2 of the rail project.
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Airports Authority Offers Annual Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:05 EDT
Travelers will find Free WiFi, New Concessions, and an Expanded International Arrivals Building
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Airports Authority Board Elects 2012 Officers

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:04 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors has elected Michael Curto as its new Chairman and re-elected the Honorable Thomas Davis III as Vice Chairman and Quince T. Brinkley, Jr. as Secretary for 2012.    
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Special Event at Reagan National Will Create Roadway Congestion Near the Terminals

Jul 7, 2015 - 11:02 EDT
Drivers: Use the Hourly Parking Garages for Dropoffs/Pickups to Avoid Severe Delays
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Dulles Day Plane Pull: Bigger and Better Than Ever in 2011

Jul 6, 2015 - 14:08 EDT
Sept. 24 Event Benefiting Special Olympics Virginia Evolves to New Level
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Flights at Reagan National and Dulles International Operating Normally After Today’s Earthquake

Jul 6, 2015 - 14:05 EDT
Flight operations have returned to normal at both Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport following an earthquake that impacted the Washington, D.C. area this afternoon. There may be some flight delays this evening. If you have a flight scheduled tonight, please check with your airline. Link to airlines serving Reagan National: http://www.mwaa.com/reagan/1259.htm
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9/11 Anniversary Motorcycle Ride on Friday, Aug. 19 Will Cause Major Traffic Delays for Commuters on Eastbound Dulles Toll Road and Motorists Leaving Dulles Airport

Jul 6, 2015 - 13:53 EDT
Eastbound Dulles Toll Road, Dulles Airport Access Highway, I-66 All Impacted
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Airport Runway Project to Begin Overnight Pile Driving

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:45 EDT
As part of the ongoing project to improve the main runway at Reagan National Airport, construction crews will make modifications to the runway’s approach light system. Many of the lights are located on a pier in the Potomac River, immediately south of the main runway (also known as Runway 1-19). The initial pier work will require overnight pile driving to avoid interfering with the daily schedule of flights. The lights will be replaced with upgraded, new equipment. The overnight pier work will coincide with runway milling and paving on the airfield.
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Student Art Greets International Passengers at Dulles Airport

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:35 EDT
“Hello and Welcome” is Arrivals Hall’s First Permanent Public Art Project  
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John Potter Selected as President and CEO for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:32 EDT
The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority today selected former Postmaster General John E. (Jack) Potter to be the President/CEO of the Airports Authority.
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Airports Authority and DC Public Schools Team Up for 11th Annual Student Art Exhibition

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:21 EDT
Work of more than 300 students on display at Reagan National until May 30
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Thomas M. Davis III Elected Vice Chairman of Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:19 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday elected the Honorable Thomas M. Davis III as its Vice Chairman. Mr. Davis replaces former Vice Chairman Leonard Manning, whose term on the Board ended earlier this year.
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An underground station was the smart choice for Dulles

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:12 EDT
When the board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority approved an underground Metro station for Dulles International Airport last week, we were guided by two clear priorities: Do what is best for passengers and our communities and do it in the most cost-efficient way possible. On the first point, the underground station is a far better choice for a facility that will serve Dulles and our region for most of the rest of this century.
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Reagan National and Dulles Announce Free WiFi

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:10 EDT
Free wireless internet is now available as an added customer service
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Three New Members Appointed to Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 6, 2015 - 12:05 EDT
Warner H. Session and Shirley Robinson Hall Represent District of Columbia; Richard “Dickie” S. Carter Represents Maryland
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Airports Authority Board Selects Dulles Airport Metro Station Location

Jul 6, 2015 - 10:43 EDT
Option Provides Cost Savings and Retains Underground Location of the Original Plan
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Airports Authority Police Serve at Red Robin Restaurant in Chantilly on March 26

Jul 6, 2015 - 10:29 EDT
 “Tip-A-Cop” Fundraising Event Benefits Special Olympics
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Airports Authority Police Department Launches Citizen Online Police Reporting System

Jul 6, 2015 - 10:27 EDT
Convenient New Option Allows Passengers to File Non-Emergency Police Reports from Any Location
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Airports Authority Commemorates Black History Month With Launch of New Program Celebrating Performing Arts

Jul 3, 2015 - 00:39 EDT
Local African-American Artists to Perform at Dulles, Reagan National in February
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Washington’s Airports See Growth in 2010

Jul 3, 2015 - 00:36 EDT
18.1 Million Passengers at Reagan National; 23.7 Million Passengers at Dulles
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Authority Press Kit

Jul 2, 2015 - 15:01 EDT
Basic Airports Authority Information and Frequently Used Links
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Emergencies at the Airports

Jul 2, 2015 - 14:20 EDT
It is the policy of the Airports Authority to cooperate with the news media to the greatest extent possible. Our primary responsibilities, however, are safe and orderly airport operations. When there is an emergency situation at either Dulles or Reagan National that is expected to generate extensive media attention, the following procedures will serve as our guidelines:
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Newsgathering Locations Onsite

Jul 2, 2015 - 14:16 EDT
Both Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports are public buildings operated by the Airports Authority. Media may film, tape, or photograph in publicly accessible areas, including but not limited to lobbies, parking lots and garages, roadways, the media pad at Dulles, terraces at Reagan National, hallways adjacent to concessions and other common use areas. Only ticketed passengers may proceed through security. It is not a practice of the Airports Authority to issue gate passes or escort the media through or beyond the TSA security checkpoint.
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Media Access to Airports

Jul 2, 2015 - 14:11 EDT
Information for news gathering at the airport.
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Media Information

Jul 2, 2015 - 14:02 EDT
Media inquiries regarding any aspect of airport operations, concessions, parking, or public safety should be directed initially to the Media Relations Office at the Airports Authority. This includes requests to cover any news stories which may take place at Reagan National or Dulles International Airport.
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General Information

Jul 2, 2015 - 13:59 EDT
Information for the media regarding media coverage of and at the airports
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Dulles Toll Road New Rates Take Effect on January 1, 2013

Jul 2, 2015 - 10:01 EDT
25¢ Increase at Main Toll Plaza and On/Off Ramps
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Anthony H. Griffin Joins Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:47 EDT
Anthony H. Griffin has joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors. He is currently a faculty member at George Mason University’s Department of Public and International Affairs and is the at-large Board Member of the Fairfax County Water Authority.
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Holiday Music Performances Scheduled

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:45 EDT
‘Tis the season for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to host local students as they perform jingles during our annual holiday concert series at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. Bells will ring at our airports throughout December as these area schools perform for the enjoyment of the traveling public. Reagan National Airport
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Local Students Decorate Washington’s Airports at Annual Tree Trimming Celebration

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:42 EDT
Area students will deck the halls of Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports for their sixth annual tree trimming celebration. School children from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia will decorate trees with “Home for the Holidays” theme-related ornaments, which will be on display for passengers and visitors to enjoy during the month of December. Last year, more than 250 students from local schools participated in the “Celebrate the Holidays on Candy Lane” themed tree trimming at both airports.
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Airports Authority Offers Holiday Travel Tips

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:29 EDT
Travelers will find New Security Screening Lanes, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Enhanced Parking Features
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Dulles Celebration Commemorates 50 Years of Service

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:24 EDT
A Vision Fulfilled, the Airport Remains Well-Positioned for Future Growth
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Elaine McConnell Joins Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:21 EDT
The Honorable Elaine McConnell has joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors, following her appointment by Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell. McConnell, a former Member of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, represented the Springfield Magisterial District for 24 years. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, McConnell and her husband, Warren “Mac” McConnell and their three children, moved to Fairfax County in 1961.
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Airports Authority Board Elects 2013 Officers

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:19 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors has reelected Michael Curto as its Chairman and reelected the Honorable Thomas Davis III as Vice Chairman and Quince T. Brinkley, Jr. as Secretary for 2013.
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Airports Authority Sets Dulles Toll Road Rates for 2013, 2014; Defers Decision for 2015

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:15 EDT
Increased Revenue Helps Fund Construction of Metrorail Silver Line
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Airports Get a Snapshot of the Americas With New Art Exhibits at Dulles International and Reagan National

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:13 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will debut two new exhibits at Dulles International and Reagan National airports as part of its Arts Program. The exhibit “America!” focuses on panoramic landscape scenes from around the nation taken by members of the American Society of Photographers. “America!” will be on display until April 30, 2013, in the Gateway Gallery at Washington Dulles International Airport (in the connecting walkway between the AeroTrain C-Gates and the C Concourse).
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Airports Authority Hosts 22nd Annual Business Opportunity Seminar

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:12 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold its 22nd Annual Business Opportunity Seminar for Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center.  Local, small, minority and woman-owned businesses are strongly encouraged to attend.  
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Airports Authority Announces Final Bidders for Phase 2 of Dulles Rail Project

Jul 2, 2015 - 09:02 EDT
New Members Join Expanded Board of Directors  
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5 Teams Selected to Bid on Phase 2 of the Dulles Metrorail Project

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:56 EDT
Process Ensures Competitive Pricing for Design-Build Project
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Four New Members Appointed to the Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:53 EDT
Earl Adams, Jr. Represents Maryland; Lynn Chapman and Caren Merrick Represents Virginia; Barbara Lang Represents District of Columbia; 
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Washington’s Airports Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:50 EDT
Washington’s Airports were taking steps Friday to prepare for weather impacts related to Hurricane Sandy. Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National are working with airlines at each airport to make sure items on the airfield are secure, testing backup generators and clearing storm drains in advance of the storm.
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Numerous Flights Canceled at Washington Airports Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:46 EDT
Airlines serving Dulles International and Reagan National airports canceled most flights for Monday in advance of Hurricane Sandy, which forecasters predict will bring damaging wind and heavy rain to the region. Passengers are strongly encouraged to check their flight status before leaving for the airport, especially on Monday, when many cancellations are expected. Both airports plan to remain open during this significant weather event.
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Flights Canceled at Washington Airports Until Hurricane Sandy Passes

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:29 EDT
All airlines serving Reagan National and Dulles International Airports have canceled operations until further notice due to Hurricane Sandy. However, the airports will remain open throughout this significant weather event. The Airports Authority strongly encourages passengers not to travel to the airports. Many food and retail concessions are closed and staffing is limited. Passengers should contact their airline directly to confirm or rebook travel.
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Limited Number of Flights Resume at Washington Airports After Sandy

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:28 EDT
Airlines serving Dulles International and Reagan Washington National airports resumed a limited number of flights Tuesday, following Hurricane Sandy.  It is likely many airlines will resume operations Wednesday.   Passengers are strongly encouraged to check their flight status before leaving for the airport. The airports are coordinating with airlines, airport tenants and other stakeholders to resume normal operations as quickly as possible. Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport weathered Hurricane Sandy without damage or flooding. 
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for October 5

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:25 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Friday, October 5, at 11:00 a.m. at: The Center for Innovative Technology – CIT ComplexThe Briefing Room (Level P-1)2214 Rock Hill RoadHerndon, VA 20170 The meeting is open to the public.
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Airports Authority Directors Adopt New Ethics Policies

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:24 EDT
Board Member Martire Re-seated; Will Serve through October
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New Ramp from Dulles Airport Access Highway to I-495 Opens September 8

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:21 EDT
A new ramp and flyover bridge connecting the eastbound Dulles Airport Access Highway to I-495 will open to traffic on Saturday, September 8, 2012. The ramp provides a direct connection to the northbound and southbound Capital Beltway (I-495), improving safety and convenience for traffic near the interchange.
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Airports Authority Moving Forward with Key Reforms

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:19 EDT
New Policies to Strengthen Transparency, Accountability, Public Trust
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Dulles Day Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Plane-Pulling’ as Airport Marks a Half-Century of Service

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:02 EDT
Sept. 22 Event to Benefit Special Olympics Virginia
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Statement from Michael A. Curto, Board Chairman and John E. Potter, President and CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Jul 2, 2015 - 07:51 EDT
For several months, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has been working to address concerns raised by the Department of Transportation Inspector General and others regarding policies, practices and governance issues affecting public confidence. We are making significant progress in a number of areas:
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Get Through Security Faster!

Jul 2, 2015 - 07:16 EDT
Dulles and Reagan National Pioneer Improvements for Airport Travelers
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Wall for Peace 2011 Sculpture On Display at Washington Dulles International Airport

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:37 EDT
New Artwork Aims to Encourage Peace and Tolerance Among All People
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30-Day Public Comment Period about Proposed Toll Increases Now Open

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:34 EDT
Exhibits are Available Online and at Upcoming Public Hearings
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Dulles Marks Milestone, Greets 500 Millionth Passenger

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:27 EDT
Festive Event at Gate C27 is Part of Dulles Airport’s Year Long 50th Anniversary Celebration
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David Mould Joins Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority as Vice President for Communications

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:25 EDT
David Mould was confirmed today by the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority as the Vice President for Communications.
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Airports Authority Launches Sound Wall Program for Dulles Toll Road

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:24 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has announced its program to repair and replace existing sound walls along the Dulles Toll Road and to build new walls where necessary in accordance with federal noise standards.
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Newly Expanded International Arrivals Building Greets Dulles Travelers

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:15 EDT
World-class facility accommodates record-setting international traffic at Dulles
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Washington’s Airports Celebrate 100th Cherry Blossom Anniversary

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:10 EDT
In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the gift of trees from Tokyo to Washington D.C, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is joining the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebration from March 20 to April 27.  Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports will honor this special occasion with lights, banners and messages during the month of March.
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Todd A. Stottlemyer Appointed to Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:07 EDT
Todd A. Stottlemyer has been appointed to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. Mr. Stottlemyer currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Acentia. Acentia is a private equity backed (SnowPhipps) management and information technology company providing lifecycle IT services and solutions to federal agencies, state and local governments, and commercial customers.  
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for March 29

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:05 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Thursday, March 29, at 10:30 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Rooms 9 & 10, located at 12000 Government Center Parkway in Fairfax, VA  22035. This meeting is open to the public.
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Rail Project Phase 2 Cost Estimate Released

Jul 1, 2015 - 13:02 EDT
90 Day Clock Begins for Counties to Commit to Project
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Airports Authority Commemorates Black History Month with Events for Students and Passengers

Jul 1, 2015 - 12:58 EDT
Nikki Giovanni and Kwame Alexander to Present at Dulles International, Reagan National in February  
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Washington’s Airports Set Two New Air Service Records in 2011

Jul 1, 2015 - 12:31 EDT
Record Breaking 18.8 Million Passengers at Reagan National and 6.5 Million International Passengers at Dulles International  
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Weekend Ramp Work along Dulles Toll Road through April

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:27 EDT
Beginning this weekend, a four month project will replace electronic equipment along the Dulles Toll Road ramps. Single lane closures are planned in the work zone. Only one ramp along the 14-mile Toll Road will be affected at a time. While work crews are present, traffic will be directed through the open lanes. Schedule:
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Three New Members Join Airports Authority Board

Jun 30, 2015 - 13:46 EDT
Federal Appointees Take Oath of Office; 16-Member Board Updated on Progress of Projects, Contracts and Airport Inauguration Preparations
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William Shaw McDermott, Nina Mitchell Wells and Joslyn Williams Join Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jun 30, 2015 - 13:44 EDT
Three new members have joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors. William Shaw McDermott is an attorney and partner at K&L Gates, a law firm where he specializes in complex commercial, class actions, internal investigations and the defense of government enforcement actions litigation. During his 36-year career, he has prepared and tried cases in state and federal courts on a wide variety of subjects, primarily in civil matters.
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Airport Travel Tips for Inauguration Visitors

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:23 EDT
Airline Passengers on Jan. 22 Should Arrive 2-4 Hours Before Flight Time
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Reagan National Airport to be Transformed into an Artist’s Studio in Recognition of Black History Month

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:20 EDT
Morgan Monceaux, World-Renowned Artist, will Demonstrate and Discuss His Creative Process During Airport Event
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Internationally Recognized Artist Discusses his Creative Process for Travelers and Students at Reagan National Airport

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:19 EDT
Black History Month Event Showcases Morgan Monceaux’s Unique Art and Style
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Washington’s Airports Set Records for Passenger Growth

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:17 EDT
Reagan National Records Most Traffic Ever in 2012; Dulles International Flights Increase
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“Wonder of Wonders” Now at Dulles International Airport

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:15 EDT
New Permanent Art Depicts Travel and Exploration for Passengers
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Airports Authority Approves Changes in Contracting Policies and Procedures

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:54 EDT
Revised Manual Strengthens Procurement Practices;Emphasizes Competitive Bidding Process
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Washington’s Airports Celebrate National Cherry Blossom Festival

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:51 EDT
Special Cherry Blossom Themed Promotions for Passengers at Both Airports
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Airports Authority Fully Implements Revised Contracting Policies

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:28 EDT
Revised Manual Strengthening Procurement Practices Takes Effect;100% of Required Employees Undergo Training
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Airports Authority Opens Contractor Price Proposals for Phase 2 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:19 EDT
Next Segment of Silver Line Moves Closer to Construction
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Airports Authority Intends to Award Phase 2 Construction Contract to Capital Rail Constructors

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:03 EDT
Team of Clark Construction Group, LLC and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co.On Track to Build Major Portion of Rail to Dulles International Airport
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Tips Regarding Potential Airport Effects of U.S. Government Agency Budget Cuts

Jun 30, 2015 - 09:53 EDT
Reagan National and Dulles International Beginning to See Limitied Passenger Impacts of 'Sequestration'
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Airports Authority Intends to Award Phase 2 Construction Contract to Capital Rail Constructors

Jun 30, 2015 - 09:35 EDT
Team of Clark Construction Group, LLC and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co.On Track to Build Major Portion of Rail to Dulles International Airport
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Airports Authority Intends to Award Phase 2 Construction Contract to Capital Rail Constructors

Jun 30, 2015 - 09:34 EDT
Team of Clark Construction Group, LLC and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co.On Track to Build Major Portion of Rail to Dulles International Airport
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Dulles International Airport to Host Celebration of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

Jun 30, 2015 - 09:30 EDT
Passengers will be treated to Gangnam Style dancing, musical performances and mixed martial arts demonstrations
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Full-Scale Emergency Preparedness Exercise at Dulles Airport on Saturday, May 4

Jun 29, 2015 - 14:57 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is conducting an emergency preparedness exercise at Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday, May 4 from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m. A simulated aircraft accident will test the Airport’s emergency plan and provide hands-on training to airport and mutual aid emergency response personnel. The exercise will take place on a closed runway and will not affect normal airport operations. It will include the following elements to simulate the realism of an actual emergency:
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Mars and Jets on Display at Washington’s Airports

Jun 29, 2015 - 14:55 EDT
Stunning Photographs Showcase Aircraft in Flight and Extraterrestrial Geography
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Welcomes Two New Vice Presidents

Jun 29, 2015 - 14:53 EDT
Goutam Kundu, VP for Technology;Anthony Vegliante, VP for Human Resources
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Airports Authority Awards Contract for Phase 2 of the Silver Line

Jun 29, 2015 - 14:45 EDT
May Board Meeting Includes Next Steps of Phase 2; New Employees Added to Airports Authority Leadership Team
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for June 20

Jun 29, 2015 - 14:37 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Thursday, June 20, at 3:00 p.m. at: Fairfax County Government CenterConference Rooms 2/312000 Government Center ParkwayFairfax, VA 22035 The meeting is open to the public.
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Bruce A. Gates Joins Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jun 29, 2015 - 13:16 EDT
Bruce A. Gates has joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors. He succeeds board member Todd Stottlemyer as a Virginia appointee on the board.
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Washington’s Airports Serve 3.6 Million Passengers in April

Jun 29, 2015 - 12:54 EDT
Continues Growth Trend for International Travel at Dulles International and Domestic Travel at Reagan National
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Airports Authority Congratulates Anthony Foxx On Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Jun 29, 2015 - 12:46 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority issued the following statement congratulating Anthony Foxx on his confirmation as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation: “The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority congratulates Anthony Foxx on his confirmation. We look forward to working with him as we pursue world-class travel opportunities for the National Capital region and to secure TIFIA loan financing for the Metrorail to Dulles project.”
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Airports Authority Issues Notice to Proceed; Begins Silver Line Phase 2

Jun 29, 2015 - 12:43 EDT
Design/Build package scheduled to be completed July 2018
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Airports Authority Announces Delay in Expected Completion of Silver Line Phase 1

Jun 29, 2015 - 11:44 EDT
Approximately Eight Weeks Needed for Additional Testing, Adjustments
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Washington’s Airports to Host its Annual Summer Jazz Series

Jun 29, 2015 - 11:39 EDT
Passengers will be Treated to the Sounds of Sweet Jazz Throughout the Summer
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Commercial Photography / Filming Procedures

Jun 25, 2015 - 13:34 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (the Authority) has established fees for the use of our facilities as a location or background for commercial photography or video, motion picture, and television filming. The Authority has also established policies related to insurance, “hold harmless” agreements, and security that are a prerequisite for obtaining permission for filming and photography activities. Please view the following:
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Statement in Support Of Completing The Bi-County Parkway Environmental Impact Statement Process

Jun 24, 2015 - 14:17 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority issued the following statement in support of completing the Bi-County Parkway Environmental Impact Statement in order to further the information gathering process.
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Dulles Day Brings Fun and Games to the Airport

Jun 24, 2015 - 14:14 EDT
New 5K Run Will Kick Off Daylong Event on Sept. 14  Benefiting Special Olympics Virginia
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Washington’s Airports Launch Food and Retail Makeover

Jun 24, 2015 - 14:03 EDT
Iconic Favorites Ben’s Chili Bowl, Legal Sea Foods, Luv’n BerryComing to Reagan National and Dulles International in 2014
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Silver Line Phase 1 Nears Substantial Completion

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:58 EDT
Project on Track for November Completion Following Additional Testing and Project Work
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Full-Scale Emergency Preparedness Exercise at Reagan National Airport on Saturday, Sept. 21

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:43 EDT
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will hold an emergency preparedness exercise on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately noon. A simulated aircraft accident will test the airport’s emergency response while providing hands-on training to airport and airline staff, hospitals, local jurisdictions and other emergency personnel. During the exercise, emergency personnel will respond as in a real emergency, including the use of sirens, firefighting equipment and helicopters. 
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Washington’s Airports Serve Nearly 4 Million Passengers in August

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:39 EDT
International Service Drives Growth at Dulles; Domestic Service at Both Airports Levels After Year of Changes
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Reagan National Airport to Host ‘Canstruction’ Art

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:37 EDT
Canned Goods Used as Building Blocks for Giant-Sized Exhibit to Feed the Hungry
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Airports Authority Increases Awareness of Proper Dulles Access Highway Use

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:31 EDT
Highly Visible Police Campaign to Prevent Illegal ‘Backtracking'
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Airports Authority Board of Directors Elects New Officers for 2014

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:28 EDT
Frank M. Conner, Warner H. Session to Serve as Chairman and Vice Chairman
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 2

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:23 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Monday, December 2, at 2:30 p.m. at: The Center for Innovative Technology – CIT ComplexThe Briefing Room (Level P-1)2214 Rock Hill RoadHerndon, VA 20170 The meeting is open to the public.
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Washington’s Airports Annual Holiday Travel Tips

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:16 EDT
Travelers Can Expect Frequent Updates via Social Media and Parking Specials
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Airports Authority Announces Update On Silver Line Phase 1 Progress

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:09 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Monday that additional tests are needed on Phase 1 of the Silver Line, focusing on software updates related to the Automatic Train Control System, before the project can be turned over to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
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Authority Publications

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:07 EDT
This is an archive page. Visit www.mwaa.com for current publications.
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Airports Authority Adopts Savings in 2014 Budget

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:07 EDT
Airline Costs Slated to Decrease at Reagan National and Dulles International Airports
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Dulles Toll Road New Rates Take Effect on Jan. 1

Jun 24, 2015 - 13:05 EDT
No Toll Increase Planned for 2015  
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Reagan National Slot Divestiture, Record Passenger Growth Present Key Challenges for Washington’s Airports

Jun 24, 2015 - 11:22 EDT
Federal Regulatory Changes, Airline Mergers, Completion of Silver LineAmong Major Issues for Airports Authority in 2014
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Colorful Paintings, Striking Photos on Display at Washington’s Airports

Jun 24, 2015 - 11:21 EDT
New Exhibits Showcase the Natural Beauty of Florals and the Potomac River 
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Remarks of John E. Potter President and CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Aero Club of Washington

Jun 24, 2015 - 11:19 EDT
Happy New Year! Thank you for inviting me to speak to such a distinguished aviation audience.  I’ve been at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for about 2 ½ years. Coming into this job, I had a degree of comfort because during my years at the Postal Service, I thought I had acquired a good understanding of aviation. After all, the modern aviation industry was jump-started by the Post Office Department and the need for speedy movement of mail and packages by air. The revenue from mail funded the establishment of air service across the country.
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Four Teams Selected to Compete for Silver Line Rail Yard and Maintenance Facility Contract

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:37 EDT
Competitive Process Ensures Lowest Pricing for Design-Build Project  
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New Food, Beverage and Retail Innovations To Transform Terminal A at Reagan National Airport

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:36 EDT
Airports Authority Board Also Notes Record Passenger Growth,Acknowledges Employee Efforts During Recent Snowstorms
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Ginger Evans Joins Airports Authority As Vice President for Engineering

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:35 EDT
After an extensive public search, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, on Feb. 19, confirmed Ginger Evans as the new vice president for engineering.
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Airports Authority Statement Regarding Invitation to Apply for TIFIA Loan

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:34 EDT
Below is a statement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority regarding the invitation from the U.S. Department of Transportation to apply for a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act(TIFIA) loan for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. The Airports Authority is seeking the loan in conjunction with its local partners on the Metrorail Project, Fairfax County and Loudoun County.
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Airports Authority Statement Regarding Status of Silver Line Phase 1 Construction

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:32 EDT
Below is a statement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority regarding the status of construction on Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. "The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority have concluded a review of the Silver Line Phase 1 Substantial Completion Submission from Dulles Transit Partners, and determined the contractor has not yet met the contract requirements for substantial completion.
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New Airline Locations Announced for Reagan National

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:31 EDT
Airports Authority Board Notes the Status of Phase 1 of the Silver Line and Impacts of Heavy Winter Season on January Air Travel
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Washington’s Airports Spring into National Cherry Blossom Festivities

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:30 EDT
Passengers Greeted by Cherry Blossom Themed Decorations and Promotions
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Airports Authority COO Margaret McKeough Appointed to U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:28 EDT
Group Advises U.S. Secretary of Commerce
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Airports Authority, Mayor Gray and Virginia Secretary Jones Announce New Nonstop Route between Beijing and Washington, D.C. Region

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:26 EDT
Regional Collaboration Aims to Help Increase Tourism
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Washington's Airports to Add More than 20 Brands to Shopping and Dining Transformation

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:25 EDT
Chef Geoff’s, Bar Symon, Taylor Gourmet, District Chophouse, Chanel, DiorComing to Dulles International and Reagan National Airports
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Bryan Norwood Joins Airports Authority As Vice President for Public Safety

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:24 EDT
After an extensive public search, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, on Apr. 16, confirmed Bryan Norwood as the new vice president for public safety.
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Airports Authority Reiterates Intention To Keep Toll Rates Constant for 5 Years

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:22 EDT
Airports Authority Board Also Updated on Silver Line Progress, New Vice President for Public Safety
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Airports Authority Announces Silver Line Phase 1 Substantial Completion

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:20 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced its concurrence Thursday with an April 9 Declaration of Substantial Completion for Phase 1 of the Silver Line Project to extend the Washington region’s Metrorail public transit system.
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Airports Authority Statement Regarding TIFIA Loan Approval

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:15 EDT
A statement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority regarding the approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation of a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. The Airports Authority applied for the loan in conjunction with its local partners on the Metrorail Project, Fairfax County and Loudoun County.
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Statement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on Proposed Cooperation in Economic Development Efforts

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:14 EDT
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority President and CEO Jack Potter pledged support Friday for Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed collaboration between the Airports Authority, the Virginia Port Authority and state officials in building and strengthening relationships with present and potential customers and business partners outside the United States.
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for May 30

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:13 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Friday, May 30, 2014, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at: The Center for Innovative Technology – CIT ComplexThe Briefing Room (Level P-1)2214 Rock Hill RoadHerndon, VA 20170 The meeting is open to the public.
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Airports Authority Police Department Presents Valor Award

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:12 EDT
Cpl. Keith Shibley Among First to Respond to Navy Yard Attack; Led Shooting Victims to Safety
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Study: Washington’s Airports Are Key Economic Drivers, Responsible for 4.5% of Regional Economy

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:11 EDT
New Study Highlights the Full Impact of Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport, Dulles Toll Road and Silver Line Project
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Airports Authority Issues Final Dulles Toll Road Revenue Bonds in Support of Silver Line and Receives Approval for TIFIA Loan

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:09 EDT
Board of Directors Receives Update on Silver Line Financing and Construction, Changes in Air Service Reagan National and Dulles International
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Reagan National Airport Marks 73rd Anniversary of Service to Washington, D.C. Region

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:08 EDT
Historic Facility Recognizes Passengers for Loyalty Through the Years
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Airport Food and Retail Transformation Hits Full Stride

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:06 EDT
Legal Sea Foods Ribbon-Cutting Celebrated;More Dramatic Changes In the Works
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Summer Travel Tips for Washington’s Airports

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:02 EDT
Travelers Urged to Plan Ahead and Stay Updated via Social Media
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Airports Authority Announces Intent to Award Final Major Silver Line Phase 2 Contract

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:59 EDT
Hensel Phelps Construction Co. Submitted Apparent Low Offerto Build Rail Yard and Maintenance Facility at Dulles International Airport
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Hot Days, Cool Jazz: Washington’s Airports Host Summer Jazz Series

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:58 EDT
Passengers can Jazz up their Summer with Performancesat Reagan National and Dulles International in July and August
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Reagan National and Dulles International Airports Enhance Customer Service for Passengers

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:56 EDT
Board of Directors Receives Updates on Silver Line Openingand Retail Redevelopment
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Silver Line Express Bus Service Begins July 26

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:53 EDT
New Direct Service Will Connect Dulles International Airportto Metro’s Silver Line
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Airports Authority Names Charles Stark As New Chief of Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:51 EDT
Veteran Engineering and Infrastructure Executive Will Lead Phase 2 of Silver LineConstruction to Connect Washington’s Metro System to Dulles International Airport
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Dulles Toll Road to Begin Converting 19 Exact-Change Lanes To E-ZPass Only

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:50 EDT
To ease congestion and increase convenience for drivers, 19 toll-lanes along the Dulles Toll Road will be converted from “exact change” to “E-ZPass only” over the next year, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the road, announced Wednesday. During the conversion project, which begins Tuesday, Sept. 2, coin baskets will be removed and replaced by upgraded E-ZPass infrastructure.  Conversions are scheduled for unattended “exact change” lanes at the main toll plaza and exit ramps along the roadway.
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Airports Authority Statement Regarding TIFIA Loan Closing

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:49 EDT
Below is a statement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority regarding Wednesday’s closing on a low-interest U.S. Department of Transportation ‘Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act’ (TIFIA) loan for the portion of Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project funded by revenue from the Dulles Toll Road.
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Reagan National Airport Advises Community of Planned Landing and Takeoff of Military-Style Fighter Jet

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:46 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is informing and assuring the surrounding community that an upcoming landing and takeoff of a “Scorpion” military-style fighter jet aircraft at Reagan National Airport is a planned activity and does not represent any threat to public safety. The plane is being flown to the airport by a private company for marketing purposes.
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Airport Prepares to Welcome Thousands to Dulles Day Events on September 20

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:44 EDT
Runway Run Expanded; Traffic Plan Refinements Implemented for PopularAnnual Airport Event Benefiting Special Olympics Virginia
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Richard A. Kennedy Joins Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:35 EDT
Richard A. Kennedy has joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors.
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Jerome L. Davis Joins Airports Authority As Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:32 EDT
After an extensive public search, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, on Sept. 17, approved the selection of Jerome L. Davis as the Authority’s executive vice president and chief revenue officer. The newly created position recognizes the Airport’s Authority’s strategic objective to keep costs low for airlines and travelers by maximizing potential revenue from other sources.
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Airports Authority Board of Directors Receives Update On New Air Service at Reagan and Dulles Airports

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:30 EDT
Board Meeting Includes Welcome of New Director, Approval of New Chief Revenue Office
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Dulles and Reagan Announce Third Wave Of Food and Retail Transformation

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:28 EDT
More Than 20 Additional New Stores and Restaurants Coming to Washington’s Airports, Including Major Redesign of Food Courts at Reagan National’s B/C Gates
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E-ZPass Lane Conversion Work Shifts to Next Scheduled Dulles Toll Road Interchange

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:27 EDT
Work Begins Sept. 30, 2014, at West-Bound Sully Road ExitRight-Most Lane
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New Exhibition, ‘The Art of Living,’ Opening at Washington’s Airports

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:24 EDT
Innovative Interior and Apparel Design Architectural Models on Display First at Reagan National then at Dulles International Airport  
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Airports Authority Board of Directors Receives Update On Coordination and Preparation for Dulles Ebola Screenings

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:20 EDT
Board Meeting Includes Update on Airports’ Ebola Preparedness, Silver Line ConstructionAnd New Flights at Reagan and Dulles
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Parking at Reagan National Just Got Easier

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:16 EDT
New smartphone payments, online ‘reservation’ system, more garage spaces and new short-term lot, expand choices and conveniences
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Washington Dulles International Introduces ‘Dulles Passport Express’

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:09 EDT
New Self-Service Passport Kiosks Will Improve Efficiency,Shorten Wait Times for Arriving Passengers
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Airports Authority Board Approves Use and Lease Agreement for Airlines; Addresses Reagan / Dulles Imbalance

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:06 EDT
New Agreement Allows Shift of Revenue to Better Manage Costs,Provides Funding for $1 Billion Construction Program at Reagan
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Many New Amenities and Options at Washington’s Airports Await Holiday Travelers

Jun 24, 2015 - 09:04 EDT
Travelers Can Enjoy New Dining, Shopping and Parking OptionsAt Reagan National and Dulles International Airports
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Holiday Activities and Performances Planned at Washington’s Airports

Jun 24, 2015 - 08:52 EDT
Numerous activities and entertaining performances will fill the air this holiday season at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. Passengers are encouraged to come to the airport early, bring a camera and enjoy the festivities as they unfold through the month of December. While at the airport, passengers will find several new shops and restaurants to enjoy a bite to eat or complete their holiday shopping—including the opportunity to earn a free gift.  
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Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 15

Jun 23, 2015 - 14:38 EDT
The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Monday, December 15, 2014, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at: The Center for Innovative Technology – CIT ComplexThe Briefing Room (Level P-1)2214 Rock Hill RoadHerndon, VA 20170 The meeting is open to the public.
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Airports Authority Highlights 2014 Accomplishments

Jun 23, 2015 - 14:35 EDT
Key Areas: Customer Service Enhancements, New International and Domestic Flights and Corporate Cost Reductions
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C. Charles Caputo and Katherine K. Hanley Join Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors

Jun 23, 2015 - 14:04 EDT
Two new appointees have joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors. The Honorable C. Charles “Chuck” Caputo is president of the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary and sits on the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation Board. He is a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates.
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Discounted Holiday Parking Begins Friday at Dulles

Jun 23, 2015 - 14:01 EDT
50 Percent off Daily Rate through January 5 in Lot at Main Terminal  
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For MWAA, 2014 was a Year of Record Passenger Levels, 2015 will Focus on Improvement, Growth at Dulles

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:51 EDT
Board of Directors Receives Report on 2014 Travel Stats, Corporate Goals for 2015
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Airports Authority Announces Process For Accepting Unsolicited Real Estate Proposals

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:29 EDT
Procedure Adds Flexibility to Effort Aimed at Developing Western Lands at Washington Dulles International Airport
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Washington’s Airports Kickoff National Cherry Blossom Festival

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:24 EDT
Passengers Greeted by Pink-Themed Decorations and Promotions  
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ter Mill Road Westbound; EZPass Only from March 27-30 for Dulles Toll Road Repairs

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:19 EDT
Scheduled Work will Close Full-Service Lane at Exit 14  
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Airports Authority Updates Status of Silver Line Metrorail Construction Project

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:17 EDT
Design Changes Enhance Safety, Reliability, Environmental ProtectionWill Add Time, Cost; Will Not Impact Dulles Toll Road Rates  
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Airports Authority Launches Plan to Incorporate New Ground Transportation Options at Washington’s Airports

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:15 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority proposed new regulations Wednesday that would better incorporate companies such as Uber and Lyft into the ground transportation operations at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The proposal, which better aligns these ground transportation options with the requirements on other services operating at the airports, is the first step in a formal public comment process that will lead to a revised code of regulations for ground transportation at the airports.
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Derric A. Gregory Sr. Joins Airports Authority as Vice President of Audit

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:13 EDT
After an extensive public search, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, on May 20, approved the selection of Derric A. Gregory Sr. as the Authority’s vice president of Audit. “Derric brings more than 20 years of audit management and accounting experience from the public and private sectors,” said Jack Potter, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. “We look forward to his using this extensive experience to contribute to the overall success of the Airports Authority.”
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Airports Authority Explores Feasibility Of New Hotel at Washington Dulles International Airport

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:11 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on Thursday announced an early step toward the potential development of a new hotel near the main terminal of Washington Dulles International Airport. The process, which began with a “request for information” to gather ideas and gauge interest from real estate developers and the hospitality industry, is seeking  input on the possible development of three sites – one adjacent to the terminal building, and two larger sites within a two-to-five minute drive from the terminal.
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Top Ten Highlights of 1998 at Washington’s Airports

Jun 23, 2015 - 13:03 EDT
Alexandria, VA— The year just ending brought considerable improvements and new developments to the airports operated by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority -- Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National. "It’s been a significant year for the Washington airports," said James A. Wilding, President/CEO of the Airports Authority, "one that has brought new services, new facilities, and investments in our community." The Airports Authority notes the following top ten highlights of the past year (in no particular order):
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National Airport to Get Traffic and Pedestrian Improvements - Changes Coming For Airport Access From George Washington Memorial Parkway

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:59 EDT
Alexandria, VA — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has announced the start of construction to improve the bicycle and pedestrian paths in and around Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and to build a new vehicular entrance to the airport.
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Dulles Opens Regional Concourse - Facility to Serve Atlantic Coast Airlines/United Express Passengers

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:56 EDT
Alexandria, VA— To accommodate record growth at Washington Dulles International Airport, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority opens a new Regional Concourse at Dulles on May 2, 1999.
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Dulles Day Showcases Aircraft and Vintage Cars - Seventh Annual Plane Pull Highlights June 5th event

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:55 EDT
Alexandria, VA—Teams of various shapes and sizes, intent on pulling 145,000 pounds of aluminum, camouflaged as a 727, will descend on Washington Dulles Int
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Dulles Day Showcases Aircraft and Vintage Cars - Seventh Annual Plane Pull Highlights June 5th event

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:54 EDT
Alexandria, VA—Teams of various shapes and sizes, intent on pulling 145,000 pounds of aluminum, camouflaged as a 727, will descend on Washington Dulles Int
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New Roadway/Parking Improvements at Dulles

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:52 EDT
Alexandria, VA— Motorists traveling to Washington Dulles International Airport this summer will benefit from roadway and parking additions that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will open on Memorial Day weekend.
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Dulles Day Showcases Aircraft and Vintage Cars

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:50 EDT
Alexandria, VA— More than 40 teams of various shapes and sizes, intent on pulling 145,000 pounds of aluminum, camouflaged as a 727, descended on Washington Dulles Interna
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Dulles Toll Road New Rates Take Effect on Jan. 1

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:50 EDT
For Immediate ReleaseDecember 18, 2013   Dulles Toll Road New Rates Take Effect on Jan. 1No Toll Increase Planned for 2015 Effective Jan. 1, 2014, the toll rate for passenger cars at the Main Toll Plaza on the Dulles Toll Road will increase by 75 cents to $2.50. Toll rates at the on/off ramps will remain unchanged at $1. No toll rate increase is planned for 2015. New Toll Rates Effective January 1, 2014 Vehicle Type
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Dulles - Chateauroux Create International Air Cargo Alliance

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:49 EDT
Alexandria, VA—The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, operator of Washington Dulles International Airport, and Chateauroux-Deols Airport in France joined together today at the French Embassy for the official signing in the United States of an air cargo alliance agreement. This agreement is the first step in the creation of a worldwide organization of airports joining together to promote and develop their air cargo and logistics businesses.
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Washington Airports Hosts Business Opportunity Seminar

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:47 EDT
Alexandria, VA—The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will offer its Tenth Annual Business Opportunity Seminar for Local Disadvantaged Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Minority and Women Owned Businesses on Friday, September 24, 1999 at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel. The Airports Authority operates Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports.
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Washington's Airports Fuel Economy

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:42 EDT
Alexandria, VA— A recently-completed study conducted for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority shows that Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles
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Dulles Adds Two New International Airlines

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:39 EDT
Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes its 17th and 18th new international airlines when Sabena and BWIA International Airways (BWIA) begin service on October 31 with Sabena flying to Brussels, Belgium and BWIA flying to Trinidad, West Indies.
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Traveling Over the Holidays? Airport Tips

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:27 EDT
Thanksgiving week, and the holiday season which follows, are expected to bring more travelers to Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is offering travel advice to area residents. "The holiday season brings more crowded conditions to our airports so it may be wise to allow extra time for parking and check-in to ensure a smooth trip," says Airports Authority President/CEO James A. Wilding. During the holidays, the Airports Authority offers these travel tips:
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Discounted Holiday Parking Begins Friday at Dulles

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:09 EDT
Click here to Print   For Immediate ReleaseDecember 19, 2014   Discounted Holiday Parking Begins Friday at Dulles50 Percent off Daily Rate through January 5 in Lot at Main Terminal
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