Jan 11, 2018 11:36 AM (ET)
Akron-Canton Airport CEO Rick McQueen to Retire
Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal - Jan 11, 2018 03:50 PM (ET)
Rick McQueen, president and chief executive officer at Akron-Canton Airport, plans to retire at the end of this year.
Flying High: Bozeman Airport Sets Record Mark for Eighth Straight Year
Bozeman (Mont.) Daily Chronicle - Jan 11, 2018 03:49 PM (ET)
For Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, 2017 was yet another record-breaking year in terms of passenger traffic, the airport’s eighth consecutive year setting a new mark.
Volcano Erupts in Indonesia's Bali, Airport Remains Safe
Xinhuanet (China) - Jan 11, 2018 12:54 PM (ET)
Indonesia's Bali international airport was declared safe, operating normally following eruption of the island's Mount Agung volcano on Thursday afternoon.
Jet Part Crashes onto Moving Car as Plane Takes Off from John Wayne Airport
Los Angeles Times - Jan 11, 2018 12:39 PM (ET)
A part fell from an airliner taking off from John Wayne Airport and landed on a moving vehicle recently in Newport Beach, officials confirmed Wednesday.
Port Authority Hires Obama Transportation Secretary to Investigate JFK Airport Chaos Caused by Winte
New York Daily News - Jan 11, 2018 12:19 PM (ET)
A former U.S. transportation secretary will lead a review of the days-long Kennedy Airport chaos that followed last week’s blizzard, officials said Wednesday.
Airport Officials Thinking 'Outside the Box'
Union-Recorder (Milledgeville, Ga.) - Jan 11, 2018 12:10 PM (ET)
Those involved in talking about the future of Baldwin County Airport are excited about what the future holds.
Heathrow Airport's Local Council Prohibits Drone Flights from Open Spaces
The Register (U.K.) - Jan 11, 2018 12:09 PM (ET)
Heathrow Airport's local council has effectively prohibited the flying of drones anywhere within the borough's public spaces – including parks near airfields.
KIA Annual Passenger Traffic Crosses 25 Million, Joins Big League
Deccan Herald (India) - Jan 11, 2018 12:08 PM (ET)
Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), India's third busiest, has just joined the big league. For the first time ever, the annual passenger numbers at KIA crossed 25 million in the calendar year 2017, a record matched only by the international airports in Delhi and Mumbai.
Virgin America Will Officially Be No More After Thursday
Travel & Leisure - Jan 11, 2018 12:08 PM (ET)
It’s the end of an era in the aviation industry.
Dubai Airport's Biometric Challenge
Airport Technology - Jan 11, 2018 12:07 PM (ET)
Dubai Airport is the busiest in the world. However, while biometric security systems would improve passenger flow through the airport, getting a business case to stack up for widespread implementation is one of the airport’s biggest challenges. Frances Marcellin finds out more from Michael Ibbitson, executive vice president, technology & infrastructure.
Troubled Horizon Gets New CEO
Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.) - Jan 11, 2018 11:35 AM (ET)
Alaska Air Group announced new management for its troubled regional unit, Horizon Air.
Aeromexico Plane Nearly Lands on Wrong Runway at San Francisco International Airport: FAA
NBC Bay Area (Calif.) - Jan 11, 2018 11:34 AM (ET)
An Aeromexico plane nearly landed on the wrong runway at San Francisco International Airport, and the Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating the incident, officials confirmed Wednesday.
Security Checkpoints Being Moved at Greater Rochester International Airport
Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.) - Jan 11, 2018 11:33 AM (ET)
If you're planning to fly out of the Greater Rochester International Airport, prepare to see a security checkpoint change.
Beijing's New Daxing International Airport Set To Be World's Largest, But Business Aviation An After
Forbes - Jan 11, 2018 11:32 AM (ET)
Set to open in late 2019, with eight runways serving 100 million passengers annually, Beijing's Daxing International will becoming the world's largest airport.
Airport Moves on New Terminal
Wapakoneta (Ohio) Daily News - Jan 11, 2018 11:32 AM (ET)
The Auglaize County Airport Authority held its regular board meeting at the Neil Armstrong Airport on Tuesday night and took several large steps forward in the sizable projects currently in the works at the airport.
Some of Airport's Funding in Danger
Cody (Wyo.) Enterprise - Jan 11, 2018 11:26 AM (ET)
An important funding source for improvement projects to Yellowstone Regional Airport may be drifting into the crosshairs of airline industry trade groups, YRA manager Bob Hooper told the board Wednesday.
Runway Improvements Expected at Yeager Airport
WSAZ (Huntington, W.Va.) - Jan 11, 2018 11:25 AM (ET)
Runway improvements are on the horizon for Yeager Airport.
Cork Airport Announces New Daily Flights to Paris
Independent (Ireland) - Jan 11, 2018 11:24 AM (ET)
Cork Airport is kicking off the new year in style with the announcement of a new, direct summer route to Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
Nonstop from Sacramento to Paris? Airport Is Aggressively Pursuing First European Airline
Sacramento (Calif.) Bee - Jan 11, 2018 11:18 AM (ET)
Buoyed by a record-setting 2017, Sacramento International Airport officials hope to up their game this year by finally landing a major European airline or two.
New ID Rules at the Airport Are Pushed Back to 2020
CNBC - Jan 11, 2018 11:16 AM (ET)
Domestic air travelers have been granted an 11th-hour reprieve.
Search for MH370: Malaysia Offers $70M 'No Find, No Fee' Reward if U.S. Vessel Finds Missing Airline
KING 5 (Seattle) - Jan 11, 2018 11:15 AM (ET)
An American search vessel is en route to the Southern Indian Ocean on a new hunt for the missing MH370 airliner under an agreement with the government of Malaysia that will pay up to $70 million if the company can find the wreckage of the plane or its two flight recorders within 3 months.
Airport Authority Approves Paid Parking at Central Nebraska Regional Airport
Grand Island (Neb.) Independent - Jan 11, 2018 11:14 AM (ET)
Passengers traveling through the Central Nebraska Regional Airport will be required to pay for parking beginning Jan. 16.
In Wake of Outage, Hartsfield-Jackson Aims to Boost Backup Power
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jan 11, 2018 11:07 AM (ET)
In the wake of the massive Atlanta airport power outage in December, Hartsfield-Jackson’s general manager said he wants to set up a system of emergency generators powerful enough to keep the airport’s concourses in operation.
Airport Money Lands in Canandaigua
Daily Messenger (Canandaigua, N.Y.) - Jan 11, 2018 11:06 AM (ET)
Later this year, work is expected to begin on a general aviation terminal building at the Canandaigua Airport, according to Ontario County Economic Development Developer Michael Manikowski.
Airbus to Raise China A320 Production to Six Per Month by 2020
Air Transport World - Jan 11, 2018 11:00 AM (ET)
Airbus plans to ramp up A320 family production rates at its Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin, China beginning in 2019, according to a framework agreement signed by Airbus and its Chinese partners Jan. 9.
SaudiGulf Airlines to Go International
Air Transport World - Jan 11, 2018 10:59 AM (ET)
Saudi Arabian carrier SaudiGulf Airlines will launch international flights in March 2018 with service between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Dubai.
Ethiopian to Lease Boeing 737 Freighters from GECAS
Air Transport World - Jan 11, 2018 10:53 AM (ET)
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has signed an agreement with lessor GECAS to take the first two Boeing 737-800SF freighters to be converted by Miami, Florida-based Aeronautical Engineers Inc. (AEI).