US airports are happy that the newly passed FAA reauthorization legislation (ATW Daily News, Feb. 8) restores "stability" to agency operations—and, by extension, airport construction project planning—but the bill's lack of a passenger facility charge (PFC) increase is a definite loss for airports. US airports are allowed to impose a maximum $4.50 PFC fee per flight segment on airline tickets after gaining approval from FAA for a targeted construction project. ...

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