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SkyWest Posts Profit for 4th Quarter, Full Year
Feb 02, 2018 05:54 PM (ET)
Detecon to Operate San Diego's Innovation Lab
Feb 02, 2018 05:53 PM (ET)
LAWA Launches New Digital Presence
Feb 02, 2018 09:05 AM (ET)
Nominations Sought for Balchen/Post Snow Awards
Feb 02, 2018 09:04 AM (ET)
How to Accurately Document Training at Your Airport
Feb 02, 2018 09:04 AM (ET)

Syracuse Airport Seeks $400,000 Federal Grant to Help Attract Non-Stop Denver Service
Syracuse.com (N.Y.) - Feb 02, 2018 06:06 PM (ET)
Syracuse airport officials have applied for a $400,000 federal grant to help lure United Airlines into providing non-stop service to Denver.

Hundreds Stuck in Dominican Republic Airport After Airline Gets Suspended
Fox News - Feb 02, 2018 06:06 PM (ET)
Hundreds of travelers were stranded in the Dominican Republic's main international airport on Friday after authorities suspended the country's principal airline for not paying debts.

Study Puts St. Pete-Clearwater Airport's Economic Impact at $1 Billion
Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times - Feb 02, 2018 06:03 PM (ET)
The runways at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport are busier than ever, and a new study says those flights translate into thousands of local jobs and more than $1 billion a year in economic impact.

Airport Getting Super Bowl Spillover
KNSI (St. Cloud, Minn.) - Feb 02, 2018 06:02 PM (ET)
St. Cloud Regional Airport will see its busiest weekend ever thanks to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.

North Platte Regional Airport Welcomes SkyWest
North Platte (Neb.) Telegraph - Feb 02, 2018 01:07 PM (ET)
As the North Platte Regional Airport Authority contemplated what would replace Great Lakes Airlines, members thought they had secured a deal with SkyWest Airlines.

Chamber Balks at Union-Friendly Clause for Airport Concessions
San Antonio Express-News - Feb 02, 2018 01:06 PM (ET)
The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce is trying to shut down union organizing at the San Antonio Airport before it gets started.

Biometrics Could Replace Boarding Passes on International Flights Within 4 Years
USA Today - Feb 02, 2018 01:03 PM (ET)
Goodbye passport, so long boarding pass. And get ready for this — your means of entry at airports could soon just be your face.

TSA PreCheck Adds Four Foreign Airlines to Program: Air France, Brussels Airlines, KLM, and Philippi
Frequent Business Traveler - Feb 02, 2018 01:02 PM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration announced on Thursday the addition of four non-U.S. airlines to the PreCheck trusted traveler program.

14 Injured at Frankfurt Airport after Hauler Collides with Bus
DW (Germany) - Feb 02, 2018 01:01 PM (ET)
A bus and a hauler used to tow aircraft have collided at Frankfurt Airport, injuring 14 people. There were 72 people who had just arrived from Spain on the bus heading across the tarmac towards a terminal.

Charleston Airport Evacuated for Two Hours over Suspicious Laptop
Reuters - Feb 02, 2018 01:00 PM (ET)
South Carolina’s Charleston International Airport was evacuated for about two hours before dawn on Friday after screeners found a suspicious package that turned out to be a laptop computer, the airport’s top official said.

Monroe County, Airport Firefighters Agree to New Contract
Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.) - Feb 02, 2018 10:40 AM (ET)
After almost 2,000 days without a contract, Monroe County and the Monroe County Airport Firefighters Association announced a new five-year agreement Thursday.

Argentina Airport Operator's New York IPO Fizzles
Reuters - Feb 02, 2018 10:40 AM (ET)
Shares of Corporacion America Airports (CAAP.N) struggled to get airborne on their market debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday after the Argentine airport operator priced its initial public offering at the lower end of an already reduced range.

Tulsa Airport Adds New Direct Flights with Frontier to D.C., San Jose
KTUL (Tulsa, Okla.) - Feb 02, 2018 10:29 AM (ET)
Tulsa International Airport announced two new direct flights Thursday.

Residents Turn Out for Airport Master Plan Meeting
Coast News Group (Encinitas, Calif.) - Feb 02, 2018 10:28 AM (ET)
A mixed bag of reaction and response is how one San Diego County airport official described the Jan. 30 public meeting.

Virginia Sees Slight Decline in Airport Gun Seizures
News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.) - Feb 02, 2018 09:28 AM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration stopped 71 firearms from boarding flights at Virginia airport security checkpoints last year, a slight decrease from the 79 guns discovered in 2016, according to a TSA news release.

Keeping Runways Clear at Gander Airport
Gander Beacon (Canada) - Feb 02, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
The maintenance crew at Gander International Airport springs into action as fresh snow falls on the tarmac.

Akron-Canton Airport Launches New Marketing Campaign
Crain's Cleveland Business - Feb 02, 2018 09:26 AM (ET)
Akron-Canton Airport turned to simplicity for its latest marketing campaign.

Airport Taking Comments on Airport Rules and Regulations
MyHighPlains.com (Amarillo, Texas) - Feb 02, 2018 09:25 AM (ET)
From Thursday, Feb. 1 to Thursday, Feb. 22, Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport along with Aviation Management Consulting Group (AMCG) will take comments on the proposed Airport Rules and Regulations.

Revised Airport Agreement with Edgemoor Appears to Have the Votes
Fox 4 (Kansas City) - Feb 02, 2018 09:24 AM (ET)
The city's aviation committee unanimously approved a revised memorandum of understanding Thursday with Edgemoor, the developer selected to build a new terminal at KCI Airport.

UPS Firms 14 More 747-8Fs, Orders Four 767Fs
Air Transport World - Feb 02, 2018 09:18 AM (ET)
United Parcel Service (UPS) has exercised all 14 Boeing 747-8 freighter options it had, firming the aircraft for delivery on “an expedited schedule.”

Ryanair, BALPA Sign Union Recognition Agreement
Air Transport World - Feb 02, 2018 09:17 AM (ET)
Ryanair said it has signed a formal union recognition agreement with the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) making it the sole representative body for Ryanair-employed pilots in the UK, where 25% of its pilots and fleet are based.

Primera Air to Begin London-Washington Dulles Flights
Air Transport World - Feb 02, 2018 09:17 AM (ET)
Scandinavian leisure carrier Primera Air is launching a new route from London Stansted to Washington Dulles from August as it taps into growing demand for low-cost transatlantic flights, the latest business strategy many European airlines are adopting to chase profits in a competitive market.

Wizz Air 3Q Profit Falls 57% on Rising Fuel, Labor Expenses
Air Transport World - Feb 02, 2018 09:16 AM (ET)
Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air reported a third-quarter net profit of €14 million ($16.8 million), down 57% on the year-ago period, despite strong ticket and ancillary revenues as well as passenger growth.

IATA: 2017 Air Freight Traffic Up 9%, Expected to Slow to 4.5% in 2018
Air Transport World - Feb 02, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)
Strong demand for manufacturing exports stoked the air freight sector to its best performance in seven years, as global cargo traffic grew 9% year-over-year (YOY) in 2017, according to IATA’s December Air Freight Market Analysis, released Jan. 31.

ATR's Toulouse Training Center Gets ATR 72-600 Simulator
Air Transport World - Feb 02, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)
Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR is adding an ATR 72-600 full flight simulator (FFS) to its Toulouse Training Center. Manufactured by CAE, it will be both EASA- and FAA-certified. The simulator will start operations as of July 2018, aiming for 4,500 training hours per year.

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