April 23, 2019

Port of Portland Prevails in Airport Revenue Use Case

On April 23, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit affirmed the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision denying an administrative complaint brought by the Air Transport Association of America d/b/a Airlines for America (A4A) against the Port of Portland.  At issue was whether the Port, which owns and operates the Portland International Airport, is violating federal...
May 24, 2018

Port of Portland Prevails in Dispute over Payment of PDX’s Utility Bills

The Federal Aviation Administration rejected claims brought against the Port of Portland by the Air Transport Association of America d/b/a Airlines for America and the airlines serving the Portland International Airport.  At issue was whether the Port, which owns and operates PDX, is violating federal law when paying certain utility charges to the City of Portland as part of...