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Trump Administration Releases FY 2019 Budget Proposal
Feb 12, 2018 05:29 PM (ET)
Administration Unveils Infrastructure Plan
Feb 12, 2018 05:24 PM (ET)
TSA's Gowadia to Join Livermore Laboratory
Feb 12, 2018 10:04 AM (ET)
New Digicast Program: Part 139 Requirements for Self-Inspection
Feb 12, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Feb 12, 2018 09:26 AM (ET)

Trump Infrastructure Plan Could Sell Off Reagan, Dulles Airports
Politico - Feb 12, 2018 05:54 PM (ET)
The Trump administration's infrastructure plan released Monday proposes that the federal government consider selling off Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport.

Jim Facette Steps Down as President and CEO of CBAA
Skies Magazine - Feb 12, 2018 04:20 PM (ET)
A little more than two months into his term as president and CEO of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA), Jim Facette is stepping down.

Southwest Resumes Service After Canceling All Flights at Midway Airport
NBC Chicago - Feb 12, 2018 04:18 PM (ET)
Southwest Airlines resumed operations in Chicago on Monday after canceling hundreds of flights the day before.

Take-Out at Your Airport Gate? Start-Ups Look to Deliver
USA Today - Feb 12, 2018 10:50 AM (ET)
Ever wish you could order delivery at the gate? Or, perhaps, even from your seat during an airline layover? You may soon have that option thanks to a new set of start-ups seeking to cater to that demand.

WMU, Charlotte Toast High-Flying Partnership
WFTV (Orlando, Fla.) - Feb 12, 2018 10:45 AM (ET)
In his first visit to Charlotte County, new Western Michigan University President Edward Montgomery hailed his institution, the expansion of the aviation program and the community where both have landed.

20 Years After Launch, Curated Art Program at Philly International Airport Going Strong
WHYY (Philadelphia) - Feb 12, 2018 10:42 AM (ET)
Since 1998, Philadelphia International Airport has been trying to slow down passengers running to catch a flight so they can take a second to appreciate local contemporary artists.

Standard Life Aberdeen Takes on Mexican Airport Developer in Rare Move
Reuters - Feb 12, 2018 10:29 AM (ET)
A subsidiary of Standard Life Aberdeen Plc, one of the world’s largest asset managers, is pressuring a Mexican airport developer to change its shareholder structure, three years after unsuccessfully trying the same strategy in a similar investment.

Terror Suspect Was Working as Employee at Heathrow Airport
Newshub (New Zealand) - Feb 12, 2018 10:29 AM (ET)
A terror suspect and professional criminal with 17 aliases has been working at Britain's busiest airport.

Thousands Celebrate French Airport Project Cancellation
RFI (France) - Feb 12, 2018 10:17 AM (ET)
Some 8,000 people celebrated the scrapping of a plan to build an airport at the Notre Dame des Landes site in western France on Saturday. Negotiations now begin on whether protesters who squatted the land can remain there.

Man Arrested After Running on Los Angeles Airport Runway
AP - Feb 12, 2018 10:16 AM (ET)
Authorities are investigating how a man made his way onto a runway at Los Angeles International Airport.

Passenger's Cigarette Break Causes Massive Airport Delays
Fox News - Feb 12, 2018 10:15 AM (ET)
A female passenger who stepped out for a cigarette was responsible for two-hour flight delays and passenger rescreening at New Zealand’s Auckland Airport on Sunday.

Southern Airways Opens New Lounge at Pittsburgh Airport
Dominion Post (Morgantown, W.Va.) - Feb 12, 2018 10:13 AM (ET)
Based on a year’s worth of data bolstered by extensive customer survey efforts, Southern Airways Express plans to adjust its service out of Morgantown Municipal Airport to four daily flights to Pittsburgh and two to Washington-Baltimore (BWI).

Russia Plane Crash: 71 Dead After Passenger Jet Crashes Minutes After Take-Off from Moscow Airport
Evening Standard (U.K.) - Feb 12, 2018 10:11 AM (ET)
All 71 people on board a Russian jet have died after it crashed minutes after take-off from an airport near Moscow.

Zappos and Mamava Team Up for Luxury Nursing Stations in Atlanta International Airport
Footwear News - Feb 12, 2018 10:10 AM (ET)
Traveling mothers will now be able to comfortably nurse their babies in the world’s busiest airport — and it’s all thanks to a partnership between Mamava and Zappos.

Canada to Launch New Border Security App That Could Go Global
CBC (Canada) - Feb 12, 2018 10:10 AM (ET)
The federal government is embarking on a new pilot program that will allow people to cross borders faster if they create a digital profile filled with their personal information on their mobile devices.

Bakersfield's First and Only Aviation University is Helping Bridge the Gap in Global Pilot Shortage
ABC 23 (Bakersfield, Calif.) - Feb 12, 2018 10:00 AM (ET)
If you’ve ever dreamed of being a pilot – now’s the time.

London City Airport Closed after WWII Bomb Discovered
CNN - Feb 12, 2018 09:59 AM (ET)
London City Airport was closed on Sunday after construction workers discovered a World War II bomb in the nearby Thames River.

Guide Dogs Attend Training at Oakland Airport
KTVU (Oakland, Calif.) - Feb 12, 2018 09:56 AM (ET)
Excited, attentive, and ready to start their lessons, 30 guide dogs in training checked in at the Alaska Airlines ticket counter at Oakland Airport this morning.

EASA Issues GTF-Powered A320neo Emergency Airworthiness Directive
Air Transport World - Feb 12, 2018 09:50 AM (ET)
Airbus said it is “assessing the situation” after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) warning of a potential “dual engine” inflight shutdown on A320neo family aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G geared turbofan (GTF) engines.

Airbus to Deliver First Qatar A350-1000 Feb. 20
Air Transport World - Feb 12, 2018 09:50 AM (ET)
Airbus has confirmed that the first A350-1000 for launch customer Qatar Airways will be delivered Feb. 20.

Sichuan Airlines Orders 10 Airbus A350-900s
Air Transport World - Feb 12, 2018 09:49 AM (ET)
Sichuan Airlines has ordered 10 Airbus A350-900s, the Chengdu-based airline said Feb. 9; the aircraft will help facilitate a rapid international expansion plan.

Plastics Push
Air Transport World - Feb 12, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
Irish LCC Ryanair has pledged to go single-use plastic-free within five years in a move that will hopefully kick other airlines into action.

Norwegian Agrees to Spanish Labor Deal
Air Transport World - Feb 12, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
LCC Norwegian has signed a comprehensive collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with Spanish pilots’ union SEPLA, covering the next two years.

Lessor CALC Leads Airbus January Order Tally
Air Transport World - Feb 12, 2018 09:47 AM (ET)
After Airbus’ record-breaking conclusion to 2017, in which the Toulouse-based manufacturer gained firm orders for 836 aircraft in December alone, the company’s January 2018 commercial orders returned to a normal pace, with a total of 20 aircraft firmed between two customers, valued at approximately $2.2 billion at list prices.

FAA, CAAS Expand Bilateral Airworthiness Cooperation
Air Transport World - Feb 12, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and FAA signed a revised version of their Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement-Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness (BASA-IPA) on the sidelines of the Singapore Air Show this week.

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