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Senate Stalemate on Federal Funding Continues Into Friday Night
Jan 19, 2018 08:58 PM (ET)
Milwaukee Airport Selected for New SkyWest Maintenance Facility
Jan 19, 2018 05:48 PM (ET)
Domestic Airfare Sales Decline in 2017
Jan 19, 2018 09:14 AM (ET)
Delta to Expand Service from Boston, Seattle
Jan 19, 2018 09:14 AM (ET)
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Gary Airport Names New Director
Chicago Tribune - Jan 19, 2018 09:36 PM (ET)
Interim Gary/Chicago International Airport general manager Col. Duane Hayden is the airport's new executive director.

Cleveland Hopkins Airport Passenger Traffic Grows 8.5 Percent in 2017, Surpasses United Hub Years
Cleveland.com - Jan 19, 2018 02:33 PM (ET)
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport drew more travelers in 2017 than it did in the last two years that United Airlines operated its hub here.

Mid-Air Incident for Passengers 'Routine', Says Wellington Airport
Stuff (New Zealand) - Jan 19, 2018 01:59 PM (ET)
A Qantas flight aborted a landing approach at Wellington Airport on Friday because an Air New Zealand plane was mid-take-off.

Memphis Airport Chief Aims for More Nonstops, Better Customer Service
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) - Jan 19, 2018 01:24 PM (ET)
Memphis International Airport will pursue new nonstop flights and sharpen its focus on customer service this year while embarking on its biggest physical overhaul in 55 years.

State Seeking Loosened Development Restrictions at West Yellowstone Airport
Bozeman (Mont.) Daily Chronicle - Jan 19, 2018 01:23 PM (ET)
State officials have asked the federal government to lift development restrictions on the land that hosts the West Yellowstone airport, a move that would allow them to consider building hotels or commercial billboards on the property.

Sick of Soiled Cabins and Biting, Delta Wants Proof That Support Animals Are Trained
CNBC - Jan 19, 2018 01:12 PM (ET)
Passengers who wish to bring their support animal on board a Delta Air Lines plane will have to show proof of health and vaccinations 48 hours in advance, as well as other requirements, the airline said Friday.

Jamestown Airport Parking Lot Project Approved
Jamestown (N.D.) Sun - Jan 19, 2018 11:37 AM (ET)
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority unanimously approved a plan on Wednesday to expand and improve the airport parking lot by 76 spaces.

Mexican Cargo Plane Suffers Gear Collapse at Airport
Brownsville (Texas) Herald - Jan 19, 2018 11:35 AM (ET)
Brownsville/South Padre Island Airport Director Bryant Walker said the gear collapsed on a Mexican cargo plane Thursday while mechanics were testing an engine on a ramp.

Charleston Airport Just Misses 4 Million Passengers in 2017
Charleston (S.C.) Post & Courier - Jan 19, 2018 11:34 AM (ET)
Charleston International Airport offered more airlines to more destinations in larger aircraft last year, but it came up just short of a passenger milestone.

South Bend Airport Adds Service to Charlotte and Dallas/Fort Worth
South Bend (Ind.) Tribune - Jan 19, 2018 11:34 AM (ET)
This summer South Bend International Airport will add a fourth airline and provide twice daily direct flights to Charlotte, N.C. and Dallas.

Orangeburg Municipal Airport Adding New Hangar
The T&D (Orangeburg, S.C.) - Jan 19, 2018 11:30 AM (ET)
A local company is planning to build a new hangar at the Orangeburg Municipal Airport.

2018 CEO BizAv Outlook: Aircraft Sales, Charter, Jet Cards, Pilot Shortages, Fuel Prices And Taxes
Forbes - Jan 19, 2018 11:29 AM (ET)
What’s the business outlook for business aviation? Will this be the year that sales of used aircraft are strong enough that the sellers become buyers of new private jets? Has pricing stabilized?

Cable Crew Busted Trying to Sneak Fake Bomb into Airport
New York Post - Jan 19, 2018 11:28 AM (ET)
Seven members of a cable TV crew were arrested at Newark Airport on Thursday after trying to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint and onto a plane, according to reports.

3 Projects Expected at Orange Municipal Airport
Greenfield (Mass.) Recorder - Jan 19, 2018 11:09 AM (ET)
There are three upcoming projects aimed at improving the Orange Municipal Airport and bringing it up to current Federal Aviation Administration standards.

Why Amazon is Buying 210 Acres Near a Kentucky Airport
CNN Money - Jan 19, 2018 11:09 AM (ET)
All eyes are on the 20 cities named finalists in Amazon's search for its second headquarters, but that's not the only big expansion the company is undertaking. Amazon (AMZN)quietly announced late last week that it had acquired another big chunk of land for its first air cargo hub near the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Springfield Airport Reports Record Year for 2017
Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader - Jan 19, 2018 11:08 AM (ET)
The Springfield-Branson National Airport experienced the busiest year on record, with almost 1 million passengers flying out of Springfield.

Missoula Airport Sets Passenger Record for 4th Straight Year
Missoulian (Missoula, Mont.) - Jan 19, 2018 11:07 AM (ET)
For the fourth year in a row, Missoula International Airport has set an all-time record for passenger numbers in a year.

Incheon Airport Opens New Terminal
Straits Times (Singapore) - Jan 19, 2018 11:06 AM (ET)
South Korea's main international gateway, Incheon Airport, opened its second terminal yesterday, significantly increasing its capacity three weeks before the start of the Winter Olympics, the airport authorities said.

NY Gov. Cuomo Says Renaming Stewart Airport Not His Idea
Daily Freeman (Kingston, N.Y.) - Jan 19, 2018 11:06 AM (ET)
Despite including a name change for Stewart International Airport in his recent State of the State message, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says it was not his idea.

Outback Australians Grounded as Pilot Crisis Worsens
Reuters - Jan 19, 2018 11:04 AM (ET)
A recruitment drive by Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) after a seven-year hiatus is exacerbating shortages of pilots at regional air services that provide a lifeline to remote communities in the country’s sparsely populated Outback.

Emirates Secures A380 Production with 36-Strong Order
Air Transport World - Jan 19, 2018 09:20 AM (ET)
Emirates Airline has announced a $16 billion deal for up to 36 additional Airbus A380s, securing production of the aircraft type for another 10 years. The commitment is for 20 A380s and 16 options, with deliveries to start in 2020. The order is valued at $16 billion at current list prices.

American: New York-Chicago Shuttle Could Lead to More Shuttle Routes
Air Transport World - Jan 19, 2018 09:19 AM (ET)
American Airlines is taking its northeast US shuttle product and placing it on the New York LaGuardia (LGA)-Chicago O’Hare (ORD) route from April 4 in what airline executives said could be a precursor to more shuttle offerings.

Royal Jordanian Adopts Enhanced Security Measures on US-Bound Flights
Air Transport World - Jan 19, 2018 09:18 AM (ET)
Royal Jordanian has implemented additional security measures on flights to the US, from Jan. 18.

ULCC Spirit Projects Better 4Q 2017 RASM Than Expected
Air Transport World - Jan 19, 2018 09:18 AM (ET)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines provided guidance for a better-than-expected unit revenue performance in the 2017 fourth quarter, lending credence to the notion that the US airline revenue/pricing environment is improving.

Lufthansa Implements 'SmartDepart' Fast Lanes in Munich
Air Transport World - Jan 19, 2018 09:17 AM (ET)
Lufthansa has introduced “SmartDepart” gates in Munich Airport to expedite passengers flying to Düsseldorf, Berlin/Tegel, Frankfurt and Hamburg, avoiding long waits before takeoff.

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