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Wayne County Airport Authority Names Interim CEO
Jan 12, 2018 01:46 PM (ET)
Icelandair Announces New Service to SFO, BWI
Jan 12, 2018 01:45 PM (ET)
United to Add Service to Eight Destinations
Jan 12, 2018 11:33 AM (ET)
Digicast Offers Confined Space Rescue Team Training
Jan 12, 2018 11:31 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jan 12, 2018 11:31 AM (ET)
Publication Notice
Jan 12, 2018 11:30 AM (ET)

Collins Upbeat on Air Safety Rules After Meeting with Transportation Secretary
Buffalo (N.Y.) News - Jan 12, 2018 01:42 PM (ET)
Rep. Chris Collins says that he came away from a recent conversation with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao feeling confident that her department won't try to tamper with a key but controversial aviation safety regulation stemming from the 2009 crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 in Clarence.

Pilot Shortage Has No Easy Fix
Chronicle Journal (Canada) - Jan 12, 2018 01:41 PM (ET)
A dire, world-wide pilot shortage that has left airlines of all sizes scrambling for flight personnel won’t be rectified in one loop de loop.

Part of Newark Airport Evacuated for Transformer Fire
NBC New York - Jan 12, 2018 01:40 PM (ET)
Part of a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated Friday morning after a transformer caught fire underneath the airport, officials said.

Stephenville Airport to Keep Key Role as Emergency Landing Site Thanks to Technology Upgrade
CBC (Canada) - Jan 12, 2018 01:40 PM (ET)
The Stephenville airport is getting $1 million worth of updated equipment that will keep it in the business of being an emergency or alternate landing site for transatlantic flights.

Airlines Waive Change Fees as Storm Snarls Friday Flights
USA Today - Jan 12, 2018 01:39 PM (ET)
Air travelers faced flight headaches across much of the East on Friday from the latest potent storm to move through the region.

Family Sues Over Woman's Death in Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting
Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) - Jan 12, 2018 01:21 PM (ET)
Delta Air Lines should have known better than to give a gun to the man who ended up slaughtering five people in the Fort Lauderdale airport, according to a new lawsuit.

Airline Companies Grapple with Pilot Retirement Problems
Fox 10 (Phoenix) - Jan 12, 2018 01:20 PM (ET)
Many big airlines are facing a pilot shortage in the coming years, as a large generation of pilots hits retirement age.

Skywest Petitioning DOT Decision on Decatur Airport Service
WAND (Springfield, Ill.) - Jan 12, 2018 01:19 PM (ET)
Skywest is petitioning the Department of Transportation to bring jest service to Decatur.

New $1.5-Billion Phnom Penh Airport Approved
Khmer Times (Cambodia) - Jan 12, 2018 11:41 AM (ET)
A new airport for Phnom Penh will be built in Kandal province, a southern part of the capital, according to a government announcement on Friday.

Tri-Cities Airport Awarded $4.1 Million Grant to Expand Aerospace Park
Bristol (Tenn.) Herald Courier - Jan 12, 2018 11:39 AM (ET)
The Tri-Cities Airport Authority has been awarded a $4.1 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Economic Development Fund, the airport authority said Thursday.

Third Circuit Dismisses Pa. Residents' Objections to More Flights at Trenton-Mercer Airport
New Jersey Law Journal - Jan 12, 2018 11:38 AM (ET)
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has affirmed a Federal Aviation Administration ruling allowing Allegiant Air to offer commercial flights at Trenton-Mercer Airport in Ewing, New Jersey.

Budapest Airport Expects First Significant Profit in 10 Years
Reuters - Jan 12, 2018 11:27 AM (ET)
Budapest Airport expects to make its first significant annual profit for 10 years in 2018 after a 14.5 percent rise in passenger traffic last year, its chief executive said on Thursday.

Airport Controversy: Change Green? 'No!' Says Grandniece of Theodore F. Green
Providence (R.I.) Journal - Jan 12, 2018 11:27 AM (ET)
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is trying to figure out if renaming T.F. Green Airport would be better for business.

MSP Airport Features Transfer of Memory Holocaust Exhibit During Super Bowl
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) - Jan 12, 2018 11:23 AM (ET)
They lived through one of the worst atrocities in human history — 52 Jews who survived the Holocaust — and eventually journeyed to Minnesota and rebuilt their lives.

30 Snow Removal Vehicles in Place at Memphis International Airport
WREG (Memphis, Tenn.) - Jan 12, 2018 11:23 AM (ET)
The Memphis International Airport is ready for Friday's anticipated snow.

St. Louis Airport to Host Special Olympian 5k Run on Runway
Fox 2 (St. Louis) - Jan 12, 2018 11:22 AM (ET)
When Special Olympian Robert Kissee began lifting weights, little did he know it would land him on a runway at St. Louis-Lambert Airport.

FAA Investigates Latest Close Call at San Francisco Airport
AP - Jan 12, 2018 11:21 AM (ET)
An Aeromexico passenger jet was ordered to abort a landing at San Francisco International Airport as it descended toward a runway occupied by another commercial jet, the third close call at the busy airport in six months, officials said Thursday.

Essential Air Service Brings New Options to Plattsburgh Airport
WCAX (Burlington, Vt.) - Jan 12, 2018 11:20 AM (ET)
There will soon be some new options if you fly out of Plattsburgh's airport. Hoping to fly to Boston? How about D.C.? Soon you might be able to do that more easily from PBG.

Critics Of PTI Airport Name Change Launch Petition to Block It
WFMY (Greensboro, N.C.) - Jan 12, 2018 11:19 AM (ET)
On January 1, 2018, the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority will change the name of the Piedmont Triad International Airport to the Central North Carolina International Airport.

Good Cell Service, Airport Part of Philly's Amazon Pitch
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 12, 2018 11:07 AM (ET)
Philadelphia’s pitch to stand out among the 238 applicants who wanted their towns to become home to Amazon’s second headquarters? Strong cellphone service.

Alaska, Virgin America Granted Single Operating Certificate by FAA
Air Transport World - Jan 12, 2018 10:58 AM (ET)
Alaska Airlines and Virgin America have been granted a single operating certificate by FAA, a key milestone in the integration of the two carriers.

NIKI CEO Steps Down; IAG Deal May Be in Jeopardy
Air Transport World - Jan 12, 2018 10:58 AM (ET)
Austria-based airberlin subsidiary NIKI CEO Oliver Lackmann confirmed he will step down by the end of February as the deal with International Airlines Group (IAG) hits a snag.

LOT Undercarriage Collapse Closes Warsaw Chopin Airport
Air Transport World - Jan 12, 2018 10:57 AM (ET)
A LOT Polish Airlines Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 nose undercarriage failure led to the closure of Warsaw’s main airport on the evening of Jan. 10.

Hainan Airlines, CFM Sign LEAP-1A Engine MOU for A320neos
Air Transport World - Jan 12, 2018 10:56 AM (ET)
China’s Hainan Airline Holding Co. and CFM International have signed an MOU for the purchase of LEAP-1A engines to power 55 Airbus A320neo aircraft.

Aegean Airlines Hits New Passenger Record in 2017
Air Transport World - Jan 12, 2018 10:55 AM (ET)
Greece’s Aegean Airlines Group carried 13.2 million passengers in 2017, up 6% on 2016’s figure and a new record.

AirAsia Group Took Delivery of 22 Aircraft in 2017
Air Transport World - Jan 12, 2018 10:55 AM (ET)
AirAsia achieved its goal of adding 22 more aircraft to its fleet by Dec. 31, 2017 as the multinational LCC group ramps up its growth.

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