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Lawmakers Face Another Deadline on Federal Funding
Jan 05, 2018 04:52 PM (ET)
FAA's Elwell to Become Acting Administrator
Jan 05, 2018 04:51 PM (ET)
Aviation Groups Voice Concern with Changes to GI Benefits
Jan 05, 2018 04:51 PM (ET)
Digicast Offers Confined Space Rescue Team Training
Jan 05, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jan 05, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)

Cyr: Keep Air Traffic Control Under Congressional Oversight
Greeley (Colo.) Tribune - Jan 05, 2018 04:59 PM (ET)
The Greeley-Weld County Airport plays an important role in our local community; local doctors fly from our airport to eastern Colorado, southern Nebraska and western Kansas to provide medical services to these rural communities. Three days per week, cardiologists and other specialists use small aircraft travel to provide services in the rural communities where they are needed, which would otherwise be lacking. Without these small aircraft, patients would be forced to drive hours to see a specialist.

Rangeley Residents to Vote on Airport Runway Extension
CentralMaine.com - Jan 05, 2018 04:58 PM (ET)
Voters are expected to decide Tuesday whether they want to extend the runway at the town airport by 1,100 feet to accommodate LifeFlight of Maine’s medical airplane.

Airport Receives EAS Waiver
Scottsbluff (Neb.) Star-Herald - Jan 05, 2018 04:57 PM (ET)
Essential air service in Scottsbluff will continue after federal officials approved waivers on Dec. 29, 2017.

Memphis Airport Readies for $214 Million, Three-Year Overhaul of B Concourse
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) - Jan 05, 2018 04:56 PM (ET)
The Memphis International Airport's most transformative era since 1963 has arrived.

Air Cargo Hub to Open at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport; 17,000 New Jobs Expected
ABC 15 (Phoenix) - Jan 05, 2018 04:33 PM (ET)
Seventeen thousand new jobs are expected to arrive in Arizona.

Counter-Terror Detectives Sacked for Skipping Duties at Manchester Airport
Telegraph (U.K.) - Jan 05, 2018 04:33 PM (ET)
Two counter-terrorism officers have been sacked after an investigation revealed they had been skipping their duties whilst on nightshift at Manchester Airport.

Allegiant Flies Last Flight Out of Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport
The Vindicator (Youngstown, Ohio) - Jan 05, 2018 10:23 AM (ET)
One word was heard again and again from passengers who were checking in for the last Allegiant Air flight out of Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport: disappointment.

Dealing with Winter's Worst is Part of the Job at Aurora Airport
Chicago Tribune - Jan 05, 2018 10:20 AM (ET)
The arctic weather that has settled into the Aurora area has created a mixed bag of issues at the Aurora Municipal Airport, as maintenance crews and those charged with getting aircraft off the ground deal with the elements.

It Got a Little 'Western' at the Airport Last Weekend, and We've Never Looked Better
Buckrail (Jackson, Wyo.) - Jan 05, 2018 10:19 AM (ET)
The story Saturday at the Jackson Hole Airport was about the weather-caused flight delays and cancellations that created overcrowded conditions. It was, frankly, a zoo.

'Bomb Cyclone' Forces World's Largest Passenger Jet to Land at Small New York Airport
Fox News - Jan 05, 2018 10:17 AM (ET)
A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger plane, was forced to land at a small New York airport Thursday after the "bomb cyclone" storm system forced the closure of runways at John F. Kennedy International.

MSP Tops List in On-Time Performance, Report Finds
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) - Jan 05, 2018 10:16 AM (ET)
Nearly 86 percent of flights operating at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport arrive or depart on schedule, and that makes it one of the most punctual airports in the world.

Rex Increases Flights Between Orange and Sydney
Aviation Tribune - Jan 05, 2018 10:11 AM (ET)
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced an increase in the number of weekday flights between Orange and Sydney from four return services to five return services with effect from 29 January 2018.

Free Flying Program Exposes Young People to Aviation
Fox Carolina (Greenville, S.C.) - Jan 05, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
A Greer pilot is being recognized for his involvement in a flight program that introduces flying to kids. It opens them up to the possibility of a career in aviation, and could help an industry that's facing a severe pilot shortage.

Small Plane Lands Without Landing Gear at Yeager Airport
Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette-Mail - Jan 05, 2018 10:05 AM (ET)
No injuries were reported Thursday after a small, twin-engine plane landed at Yeager Airport in Charleston without landing gear.

Pocatello Airport Now Offering More Flights
KPVI (Pocatello, Idaho) - Jan 05, 2018 10:05 AM (ET)
The Pocatello Regional Airport has officially announced that they are offering more flights.

Springfield-Branson National Airport Making Upgrades
KTTS (Springfield, Mo.) - Jan 05, 2018 10:04 AM (ET)
The Springfield-Branson National Airport plans to make some changes to keep up with growth.

Heavy Snowfall Shuts Three China Airports, Delays at 9 Others
Voice of America - Jan 05, 2018 10:03 AM (ET)
At least three Chinese airports have been shut and nine others are experiencing extensive delays because of heavy snowfall, Chinese aviation data provider VariFlight said on Thursday.

The Search for Flight MH370 Is About to Resume
Bloomberg - Jan 05, 2018 09:51 AM (ET)
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, modern aviation’s biggest mystery, is set to resume after a U.S. exploration company sent a vessel to the search zone and said it hopes to win a contract within days.

East Coast Winter Storm Forces 4,600 US Flight Cancellations
Air Transport World - Jan 05, 2018 09:50 AM (ET)
A winter storm moving up the US and Canadian east coast is the driving force behind more than 4,600 US flight cancellations—and counting—since Jan. 3.

Air Astana Takes First A321neo, Completes New Technical Center
Air Transport World - Jan 05, 2018 09:49 AM (ET)
Kazakhstan’s Air Astana has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, which is on an operating lease from Dublin-based lessor AerCap. The deal includes two further A321neos and one A320neo scheduled for delivery this year.

Ryanair Reveals Porto as Third Connection Hub
Air Transport World - Jan 05, 2018 09:49 AM (ET)
Irish LCC Ryanair has named Porto International Airport, in northern Portugal, as its third connection hub. The move allows passengers to transfer directly to connecting Ryanair flights.

Chorus Aviation Capital Places Two Q400s with Ethiopian Airlines
Air Transport World - Jan 05, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
Chorus Aviation Capital (CAC), the aircraft leasing subsidiary of Halifax-based Chorus Aviation, said Jan. 4 that its Ireland-based subsidiary has delivered two new Bombardier Q400 turboprops placed on long-term lease to Ethiopian Airlines.

Airbus Acquires Colorado Flight Training Facility
Air Transport World - Jan 05, 2018 09:47 AM (ET)
Airbus has acquired Aurora, Colorado-based Strategic Simulation Solutions, expanding its North American flight training footprint.

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