FAA has released a draft of a proposed new Order 5500.1B, Passenger Facility Charges. This is the first major revision to Order 5500.1 since it was issued in 2001 and incorporates a number of statutory and policy changes during the intervening 15 years. Recognizing the broad interest in PFC issues among airports, airlines, and other stakeholders, the FAA has taken the unusual step of asking for comments on its proposed Order. Comments are due on September 30, 2016.
The FAA has identified the following important changes in draft Order 5500.1B: