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AAAE Announces New Scholarship for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Jan 10, 2018 03:39 PM (ET)
TSA Sets Screening Record During Holidays
Jan 10, 2018 11:41 AM (ET)
San Francisco Approved to Issue Wireless Emergency Alerts
Jan 10, 2018 11:40 AM (ET)
View Now On Digicast: Technology and Other Innovations That Will Enhance Airport
Jan 10, 2018 11:12 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jan 10, 2018 11:11 AM (ET)

Big Developments on Horizon at Pocatello Regional Airport
Idaho State Business Journal (Pocatello, Idaho) - Jan 10, 2018 12:04 PM (ET)
There are several changes taking place at the Pocatello Regional Airport.

Some Charleston Airport Employees Will Get Paid For Missing Work Because Of Winter Storm
ABC 4 (Charleston, S.C.) - Jan 10, 2018 12:03 PM (ET)
"If there's any 6-4's over the bridge," said Alan Craig as he spoke with unique terminology.

Earth's Magnetic Field Shift Will Cost Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at Airport
Wichita (Kan.) Eagle - Jan 10, 2018 11:56 AM (ET)
For the first time in its nearly 64-year history, Wichita Eisenhower National Airport’s runways will be renumbered.

Whiplashed Planners Fear GOP Swerve on Infrastructure
Roll Call (Washington) - Jan 10, 2018 11:55 AM (ET)
Los Angeles has gained national notice for a series of ambitious projects affecting all facets of southern California’s transportation network, from the city’s light rail system to Los Angeles International Airport.

Editorial: Trump Must Support Flight 3407 Families
Buffalo (N.Y.) News - Jan 10, 2018 11:54 AM (ET)
While taking undeserved credit for safe skies, President Trump should be ready to stand behind the Families of Continental Flight 3407 in their push to get cooperation throughout the airline industry on critical safety regulations.

Baldwin County Airport Officials Planning Future Growth
Union-Recorder (Milledgeville, Ga.) - Jan 10, 2018 11:45 AM (ET)
As Baldwin County continues to grow, so do expectations of officials for Baldwin County Airport.

The New List Of World's Best Airports For On-Time Travel
Forbes - Jan 10, 2018 11:39 AM (ET)
Last week’s snowy “bomb cyclone” caused airlines to cancel over 4,000 flights and snarling air traffic along the east coast for days.

Soil Work Needed Before Airport Lighting Installed
Chicago Tribune - Jan 10, 2018 11:38 AM (ET)
More soil remediation is needed along the expanded runway at the Gary/Chicago International Airport before the Federal Aviation Authority will install a new lighting safety enhancement system.

Bush, Hobby Airports Have 'Smart Bathrooms'
KHOU (Houston) - Jan 10, 2018 11:38 AM (ET)
Hobby and Bush Intercontinental Airport management believes their new “Smart Restrooms” are cleaner, smell better and key to both airports’ futures.

Short-Landing 737 Crew Failed to Notify Airport Over Damage
FlightGlobal.com (U.K.) - Jan 10, 2018 11:37 AM (ET)
Polish investigators have disclosed that an Air Europa Boeing 737-800 crew failed to inform airport or air traffic control after landing far short at Katowice and carving through the airport's approach light structures.

Airport Fire Protection Sparks Continued Debate at City Council Meeting
Herald-Whig (Quincy, Ill.) - Jan 10, 2018 11:36 AM (ET)
A brief debate over how the city is covering the cost of stationing firefighters at Quincy Regional Airport continued at Monday's meeting of the Quincy City Council.

Southwest Airlines' Maintenance Hangar Project Underway at Houston's Hobby Airport
Houston Business Journal - Jan 10, 2018 11:35 AM (ET)
McCarthy Building Companies Inc. began the preconstruction phase in October and expects to begin work on building the hangar this spring.

DEN: The Largest Airport by Total Land Mass in the U.S.
Airline Geeks - Jan 10, 2018 11:34 AM (ET)
When it comes to airports in the middle of nowhere, Denver International Airport (DEN) is probably the most notable. This big city airport is the largest airport by total land area in the U.S, is right in the middle of the great plains of Colorado, yet it is close enough to the exciting developments taking place in downtown Denver that it’s only 30 minutes away by commuter train.

Pilot Shortage May Soon Affect Regional Carriers
RCI (Canada) - Jan 10, 2018 11:19 AM (ET)
Pilots are in short supply around the world these days, and the problem is expected to get worse.

Allegiant Air Launching Service to Charleston International Airport
Live 5 (Charleston, S.C.) - Jan 10, 2018 11:19 AM (ET)
Charleston International Airport is set to add yet another air carrier to its already growing list.

Luton Airport Expansion 'Unsuitable', MPs Told
BBC News (U.K.) - Jan 10, 2018 11:17 AM (ET)
The proposed expansion of London Luton Airport is both "unsuitable" and "unsustainable", an MP has claimed.

Airport Begins Work on Approach Light System Improvement
NWI.com (Munster, Ind.) - Jan 10, 2018 11:16 AM (ET)
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Tuesday approved environmental remediation work that will allow the Federal Aviation Administration to upgrade the lighting system that helps guide pilots to a safe landing.

Massive Airport Delays Put Federal Rule in Focus
Wichita (Kan.) Eagle - Jan 10, 2018 11:15 AM (ET)
Federal officials are looking into whether any airlines will be fined over long tarmac delays that occurred over the weekend at New York's Kennedy Airport.

Uber Issues at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport
WETM (Elmira, N.Y.) - Jan 10, 2018 11:14 AM (ET)
Though Uber has been operating across Upstate New York for about six months. There are still a few gray areas. One of them being the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport.

Turkish Airlines Orders Three More Boeing 777Fs
Air Transport World - Jan 10, 2018 11:08 AM (ET)
On Jan. 8, Boeing announced a Turkish Airlines order for three more 777 freighters the carrier placed in December 2017.

Airbus Unveils First BelugaXL Transporter
Air Transport World - Jan 10, 2018 11:08 AM (ET)
Airbus has rolled out the first structurally complete airframe for its new BelugaXL transporter from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France.

Russia Resumes Flights to Egypt
Air Transport World - Jan 10, 2018 11:06 AM (ET)
Russia has restored permission for Russian airlines to fly to Egypt. The decision, which became effective Jan. 2, ended a ban that was imposed following the destruction of a Russian airliner by a terrorist bomb in October 2015.

Air Astana Completes 767 Connectivity Roll Out
Air Transport World - Jan 10, 2018 11:05 AM (ET)
Kazakhstan national carrier Air Astana has finished rolling out Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) high-speed connectivity on its Boeing 767 fleet.

Lufthansa Group to Hire More Than 8,000 Staff in 2018
Air Transport World - Jan 10, 2018 11:04 AM (ET)
Lufthansa said it will hire more than 8,000 new employees in 2018—the majority will be flight attendants for various group airlines, including Eurowings and Austrian Airlines.

Wizz Air to Open Vienna Base
Air Transport World - Jan 10, 2018 11:02 AM (ET)
Wizz Air will open a new base in Vienna, Austria, and will base one Airbus A320 there from June. The Central and Eastern European LCC will deploy two additional A321s at Vienna in November, offering 17 new routes.

Spring Airlines, CFM Finalize LEAP-1A Engine Order for A320neos
Air Transport World - Jan 10, 2018 11:02 AM (ET)
CFM International has finalized an agreement with China’s LCC Spring Airlines for the purchase of 120 LEAP-1A engines to power its 60 Airbus A320neo aircraft.

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