Jan 24, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
Brake: FAA Ruling a 'Crucial Step' in Airport Expansion
WAJR (Morgantown, W.Va.) - Jan 24, 2018 03:42 PM (ET)
The Morgantown Municipal Airport Runway Extension Project hit a “milestone” this week, drawing praise from City Manager Paul Brake in an effort to relieve congestion at Morgantown’s airport.
Pilot Shortage Affects Airline
Powell River Peak (Canada) - Jan 24, 2018 03:41 PM (ET)
A shortage of commercial pilots is affecting the airline industry worldwide, and the consequences are being felt right here in Powell River, according to Pacific Coastal Airlines president Quentin Smith.
San Jose Airport Artwork Creates Colorful Passage for Travelers
Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.) - Jan 24, 2018 02:57 PM (ET)
Travelers passing through Mineta San Jose International Airport are now greeted by five art pieces by Willow Glen High School students.
Waterloo Airport Calls for City Support
The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa) - Jan 24, 2018 02:56 PM (ET)
Waterloo Regional Airport leaders are calling for city property tax support to help pay for runway improvements and other needs.
How to Spend Less Time in an Airport Security Line
Bloomberg - Jan 24, 2018 02:55 PM (ET)
One question looms over most business travelers: How soon should I leave for the airport?
$100 Million Face-Lift Planned for El Paso International
KVIA (El Paso, Texas) - Jan 24, 2018 10:18 AM (ET)
The El Paso International Airport is getting ready for a $100-million facelift.
Manager Leads Victoria Regional Airport on New Path
Victoria (Texas) Advocate - Jan 24, 2018 10:17 AM (ET)
By exploring several opportunities and reading between the lines, Vinicio "Lenny" Llerena, the Victoria Regional Airport manager, saved the transportation center thousands of dollars in 2017.
Dublin Airport Passengers Hit Record 29.6m in 2017
Irish Times (Ireland) - Jan 24, 2018 10:16 AM (ET)
Close to 30 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last year, setting a new record.
More Than 1 Million Drones Registered
General Aviation News - Jan 24, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
Work continues on ways to safely integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System, as the U.S. Department of Transportation revealed earlier this month that more than 1 million drones have been registered with the FAA.
Indianapolis Airport Sets Passenger Record During 2017
AP - Jan 24, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
Indianapolis International Airport leaders say it saw a record number of 8.77 million passengers last year.
Spokane Airport Sets Records for Passengers, Cargo in 2017
Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) - Jan 24, 2018 10:03 AM (ET)
Records fell at Spokane International Airport last year.
Airport, Infrastructure Projects Top Priorities
Daily Times (Salisbury, Md.) - Jan 24, 2018 10:02 AM (ET)
Infrastructure improvements, development at the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport and education are priorities for Wicomico County, Wayne Strausburg, the county’s director of administration, told Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce members.
Pavement Improvements Planned at Airport
WNEP (Moosic, Pa.) - Jan 24, 2018 09:43 AM (ET)
The rainy, foggy weather isn't ideal for flying, but it did allow the owner of Seamans Airport near Factoryville to take us out on to the runway to see one of the airport's most plaguing problems.
Airport Sets New Passenger Record in 2017
Daily Inter Lake (Kalispell, Mont.) - Jan 24, 2018 09:42 AM (ET)
Glacier Park International Airport set a new passenger record in 2017, with a 9.5 percent increase in traveler numbers.
Engineer Firm to Review Plans for Replacement Terminal at Hollywood Burbank Airport
Los Angeles Times - Jan 24, 2018 09:41 AM (ET)
An engineering firm will be looking over Hollywood Burbank Airport's conceptual plans for its replacement 14-gate terminal and the coinciding facilities.
Myrtle Beach International Airport Sees Record-Setting 1.1 Million Passengers
Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) - Jan 24, 2018 09:41 AM (ET)
Myrtle Beach International Airport welcomed a record number of more than 1.1 million passengers in 2017, surpassing the previous year’s record of more than 972,000 passengers, airport officials said Tuesday.
St. Lucie County Hires Ex-Port Canaveral Chief Stan Payne to Run Airport, Fort Pierce Port
Treasure Coast (Fla.) Palm - Jan 24, 2018 09:39 AM (ET)
Port Canaveral's former CEO will lead development at the Port of Fort Pierce and Treasure Coast International Airport.
Sacramento County Officials Vote to Remove Pricing Cap from Sac International Airport Vendors
Fox 40 (Sacramento, Calif.) - Jan 24, 2018 09:38 AM (ET)
The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve allowing Sacramento international airport to negotiate with its concession vendors regarding food and beverage pricing.
TSA Imposes Enhanced Cargo Security Rules on Six Middle East Airlines
Air Transport World - Jan 24, 2018 09:26 AM (ET)
Six Middle East airlines are being required by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement additional security protocols for air cargo being transported to the US from seven Middle East airports.
Niki Lauda Wins NIKI Bid to Retake Ownership of Bankrupt Carrier
Air Transport World - Jan 24, 2018 09:23 AM (ET)
Niki Lauda—ex-Formula 1 champion and founder of Austria-based airberlin subsidiary NIKI—will retake ownership of NIKI, rebranding the bankrupt carrier as “Laudamotion.”
EasyJet 1Q Revenue Up 14.4% on Competitors' Declines
Air Transport World - Jan 24, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
UK LCC easyJet has reported a strong first quarter, with revenue growing 14.4% to £1.14 billion ($1.59 billion), boosted in part by failures and struggles among its European competitors.
Editorial: End the Airport Misery
Air Transport World - Jan 24, 2018 09:21 AM (ET)
The global air transport industry ended the year with a remarkable achievement; in 2017, there were no fatalities on large commercial jets.
ANA Group Set to Boost International, Domestic and Cargo Flights
Air Transport World - Jan 24, 2018 09:20 AM (ET)
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) Group plans to boost international, domestic and air cargo frequencies in its 2018 fiscal year, in “response to increased air travel demand on a global scale,” the company said.
Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic Win Codeshare Approval
Air Transport World - Jan 24, 2018 09:20 AM (ET)
Virgin Australia and UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic have gained permission to codeshare on the Australian carrier’s flights from Hong Kong and the US to Australia.
CDB Aviation Records 162 Aircraft Transactions in 2017
Air Transport World - Jan 24, 2018 09:19 AM (ET)
CDB Aviation reported 162 aircraft transactions in 2017, propelling the wholly owned subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co. into the aircraft leasing business big leagues.