Jan 02, 2018 11:07 AM (ET)
Extreme Cold Causes Airport Chaos in Canada
AFP (France) - Jan 02, 2018 05:04 PM (ET)
From the early hours of New Year's Day, Air Canada warned that holiday travel could be hectic, issuing a travel alert for passengers using airports in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Ottawa and waiving the usual fee for ticket changes.
The Airport's a Place, Not a Map to a Place
News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.) - Jan 02, 2018 05:03 PM (ET)
Changing the name of “Piedmont Triad International Airport” to “Central North Carolina International Airport” would be a big mistake.
New Director of McKinney National Airport Named
McKinney (Texas) Courier-Gazette - Jan 02, 2018 05:02 PM (ET)
The city of McKinney has announced the hiring of Kenneth Carley as director of the McKinney National Airport. Carley begins Feb. 5.
A Modern Airport in Salt Lake City to Link the Mountains and the Coasts
New York Times - Jan 02, 2018 04:59 PM (ET)
More than three years after construction was started to rebuild Salt Lake City International Airport and scrape away a collection of obsolete terminals, the contours of one of the nation’s largest air travel infrastructure projects are taking shape.
Suspicious Package Investigated At Mineta San Jose Airport
CBS San Francisco - Jan 02, 2018 04:56 PM (ET)
Mineta San Jose International Airport was deemed safe late Tuesday morning after someone reported a suspicious bag, airport officials said.
Airport Infrastructure Needs Renovation
News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) - Jan 02, 2018 03:46 PM (ET)
There has been much talk in Washington about the need to invest in our nation’s failing infrastructure but few tangible steps have been taken so far to prioritize and fund infrastructure projects that will keep the United States globally competitive.
Stewart Airport: Cuomo Proposes $34M Expansion, Name Change
Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal - Jan 02, 2018 03:45 PM (ET)
Under a $34 million proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Stewart International Airport in Orange County would add a permanent federal inspection station, upgrade its airport express system and undergo a name change.
Charleston Airport May Add Restroom for Furry Friends
Charleston (S.C.) Post & Courier - Jan 02, 2018 11:04 AM (ET)
Fido could be getting a fire hydrant at Charleston International Airport.
Jewar Airport Construction to Start in December 2018
Economic Times (India) - Jan 02, 2018 11:00 AM (ET)
The construction work on Jewar airport in Greater Noida will commence in December next year - earlier than the Uttar Pradesh government's scheduled plan and well ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Abilene Regional Airport Reopens After Runway Thaws
KTXS (Abilene, Texas) - Jan 02, 2018 10:32 AM (ET)
Abilene Regional Airport reopened Monday morning.
How Can We Make Airports Smarter?
TravelPulse - Jan 02, 2018 10:31 AM (ET)
Evolving technology is constantly changing the way we travel, but it's connecting that technology that's perhaps most critical to changing travel for the better, especially when it comes to airports.
Commentary: A Temporary Airport Change Could Become Permanent
Eden Prairie (Minn.) News - Jan 02, 2018 10:30 AM (ET)
First, nearly everybody loves the Super Bowl, and with the Vikings playing so well this year, it’s all the more exciting!
How Will Global Entry Work at Tri-Cities Airport?
Times-News (Kingsport, Tenn.) - Jan 02, 2018 10:29 AM (ET)
The former game room next to the airport service counter at Tri-Cities Airport is headed toward a new mission with an international flavor.
Hundreds of Cancellations at Toronto's Pearson Airport Due to Wintry Weather
CBC (Canada) - Jan 02, 2018 10:25 AM (ET)
Wintry conditions and high winds led to hundreds of cancellations at Canada's busiest airport Monday, despite an extreme cold weather alert being lifted for Toronto and the surrounding area.
KL Airport to Undergo 'Total Revamp' to Stem Drop in Rankings
Straits Times (Singapore) - Jan 02, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
Work on a total revamp of passenger facilities at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) will begin this year to stem its rapid drop in international rankings, says the overseeing body's top man.
Decision on Bulacan Airport Seen This Month
Inquirer (Philippines) - Jan 02, 2018 09:47 AM (ET)
The National Economic and Development Authority’s Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) will decide this month whether or not it will green-light San Miguel Corp.’s proposed airport project in Bulacan.
Mumbai Airport Gets Country's First Transit Lounge at Arrival Area
Hindustan Times (India) - Jan 02, 2018 09:47 AM (ET)
Taking passenger facilities a step ahead, Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) has become the first airport in the country to have a transit lounge in the arrivals section of the International Terminal (T2).
300 Flights Delayed, 8 Cancelled at Delhi Airport Due to Fog
Economic Times (India) - Jan 02, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
Fog impacted flight operations in New Delhi on New Year's Day with the airport shut partially for the second consecutive day due to low visibility, leading to cancellations and delays.
Teterboro Airport: Steeped in Glamour, History and Noise
New York Times - Jan 02, 2018 09:45 AM (ET)
There was a time when Teterboro Airport was the crown jewel of the New York region.
2017 Bad Year for Birds at Airport
SheridanMedia.com (Wyo.) - Jan 02, 2018 09:44 AM (ET)
The year just ended was probably the worst for issues with birds at the Sheridan County Airport.
Taxpayers Hosed by City Airport Vendor
San Diego Reader - Jan 02, 2018 09:43 AM (ET)
An unidentified city contractor has been tapping fire hydrants for an undetermined but substantial amount of free water over more than a decade at Montgomery Field and Brown Field airports says a December 28 report by city auditor Eduardo Luna.
Power Outage Hits New Orleans' Armstrong International Airport
Patch.com - Jan 02, 2018 09:39 AM (ET)
New Orleans' Armstrong International Airport went dark News Year's Day thanks to a power outage.
Port Angeles Airport Stays Eligible for Funding; FAA Won't Pay for Entire Runway
Peninsula Daily News (Port Angeles, Wash.) - Jan 02, 2018 09:38 AM (ET)
William R. Fairchild International Airport will remain eligible for about $5 million in federal maintenance funds to upgrade 5,000 feet of runway.
New Automated Payment System for Airport Retail
Digital Journal - Jan 02, 2018 09:37 AM (ET)
The company VIMO is to provide WeChat payment systems at airport outlets in Vietnam, beginning with Ho Chi Minh City's international airport’s duty free shopping emporiums. The service is aimed at Chines tourists.
Outage at Customs and Border Protection Leads to Long Lines at Airports
NBC News - Jan 02, 2018 09:36 AM (ET)
Customs and Border Protection began the new year with a computer outage that caused long lines at several airports.