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Airlines Post Numerous Lengthy Tarmac Delays in December
Feb 13, 2018 05:58 PM (ET)
DOT: Airline Denied Boarding Rate Declines in 2017
Feb 13, 2018 08:30 AM (ET)
Frontier Plans Six New Routes from Raleigh-Durham
Feb 13, 2018 08:28 AM (ET)
Security Briefs: How Will You Or Your Staff Handle The Big One?
Feb 13, 2018 08:27 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Feb 13, 2018 08:26 AM (ET)

Allegiant Air Suspends Los Angeles Route from Ogden Airport
KUTV (Salt Lake City) - Feb 13, 2018 06:06 PM (ET)
The Ogden Airport announced Tuesday that Allegiant Air is suspending its nonstop air service to Los Angeles International Airport effective March 5, 2018. The nonstop service from Ogden to Phoenix/Mesa is unaffected by the change.

Having Three Airports in Washington is Great. Until You Go to the Wrong One.
Washington Post - Feb 13, 2018 06:02 PM (ET)
Amid the usual queries at the information counter at Reagan National Airport — Where’s the bathroom? Where’s the Cinnabon? Where’s my gate? — Leanne Omland gets a version of this whopper about once a day: Where’s my airport?

A More Personal Flying Experience
Northern Ontario Business (Canada) - Feb 13, 2018 04:47 PM (ET)
As the demand for experienced pilots grows, one flight school is making sure potential pilots get to experience flying as a hands-on experience and sharing it with a wider market.

President Trump's Infrastructure Plan Sidelines Airports—Sad!
Conde Nast Traveler - Feb 13, 2018 04:46 PM (ET)
The president’s new $1.5 trillion outline skips much needed investment in airports in favor of spending on roads, bridges, and railways.

Thursday Ceremony Set for Butte's New Airport Terminal; Everyone Invited
Montana Standard (Butte, Mont.) - Feb 13, 2018 03:15 PM (ET)
Butte’s new $10.5 million airport terminal will get its public debut Thursday and anyone is welcome to check it out during an early evening ribbon-cutting ceremony.

AECOM Team Wins Boston Airport Design
The Construction Index (U.K.) - Feb 13, 2018 02:59 PM (ET)
A team of AECOM and Luis Vidal & Architects has been awarded the design contract for modernisation of Terminal E at Boston Logan International Airport in the USA.

Security Screenings Tighten at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport
WVIR (Charlottesville, Va.) - Feb 13, 2018 02:58 PM (ET)
It's not just lotion bottles and big laptops anymore. Travelers flying out of Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport will now have to unpack more items from their bags at security.

Smart Environments: How Airports Use Tech to Welcome Special Needs Passengers
Airport Technology - Feb 13, 2018 02:57 PM (ET)
Worldwide, airports are constantly adapting to accommodate passengers with a range of hidden disabilities, often with the help of cutting edge technology. From smart glasses for blind travellers to sensory rooms for passengers with autism, the industry’s resourceful initiatives help make air travel a more manageable experience.

Kansas City Almost Lost Edgemoor at KCI. Here's How the Airport Deal Was Rescued
Kansas City (Mo.) Star - Feb 13, 2018 02:18 PM (ET)
The path to Edgemoor Infrastructure’s selection as the builder of a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport opened in September, when the city first chose the company for the job.

DIA Names No. 2 Leader Behind CEO Kim Day
Denver Business Journal - Feb 13, 2018 02:15 PM (ET)
DIA's new chief of staff comes from another Denver department.

Falklanders Want to Move Tourist Airport... Because Flights are Halted When Wind Blows
Evening Standard (U.K.) - Feb 13, 2018 11:57 AM (ET)
Tourism chiefs in the Falkland Islands are calling for its international airport to be moved — because “it’s in the wrong place”.

Airport Adding Italian Restaurant; Postponing B Concourse Closure
Memphis (Tenn.) Business Journal - Feb 13, 2018 10:37 AM (ET)
Memphis International Airport is relocating Lenny's Subs and opening a new Italian restaurant.

Port Authority to Authorize Stewart Airport Expansion, Name Change Thursday
Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal - Feb 13, 2018 10:23 AM (ET)
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could approve a $30 million expansion and a name change for Stewart International Airport on Thursday.

Tycoons Team Up for $6.7 Billion Upgrade of Aging Manila Airport
Bloomberg - Feb 13, 2018 10:22 AM (ET)
Seven Philippine conglomerates, including those led by billionaires John Gokongwei and Lucio Tan, submitted a proposal to modernize and expand the capital’s 70-year-old airport in a plan that will potentially triple capacity and help ease congestion.

Fire on Plane Departing from John Wayne Airport Is Extinguished; 'Few' Minor Injuries Reported
KTLA (Los Angeles) - Feb 13, 2018 10:17 AM (ET)
A Southwest Airlines flight was departing for San Jose from John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana when a fire was reported aboard the plane on Monday night, an airport spokeswoman said.

Chinese Tourists Upset Over 'Duty-Free' Discrimination at London's Heathrow Airport
Straits Times (Singapore) - Feb 13, 2018 10:17 AM (ET)
London's Heathrow Airport has apologised for a promotion at its duty-free stores that required Chinese shoppers to spend a higher amount than other travellers to enjoy a special discount.

Airport Workers Demanding Same Deal as Bucks' Employees
Milwaukee Business Journal - Feb 13, 2018 10:16 AM (ET)
On the heels of a major victory for Milwaukee Bucks service employees, concessions employees at General Mitchell International Airport are hoping to secure the same deal.

SLC Airport Reports 'Impressive' Construction Progress
Fox 13 (Salt Lake City) - Feb 13, 2018 08:48 AM (ET)
The Salt Lake City International Airport Redevelopment Program released a new update Monday morning about the progress of the city's new airport, which has been under construction for nearly four years.

HFD: Man Falls to His Death at Bush Airport
KHOU (Houston) - Feb 13, 2018 08:47 AM (ET)
HFD says just before 11 a.m. Monday, a crew that was power washing the roof of a building said they heard a loud noise. When they went to investigate, they found a man had fallen about 10 feet from one roof onto an adjacent roof.

Bradley International Airport Looks to Develop Routes, Facilities in 2018
MassLive.com (Mass.) - Feb 13, 2018 08:45 AM (ET)
Bradley International Airport -- Springfield's gateway to the world -- competes for passengers with neighbors like LaGuardia, JFK, Newark, Rhode Island's T.F. Green and Boston's Logan.

What Next for Manston Airport?
BBC News (U.K.) - Feb 13, 2018 08:44 AM (ET)
A public consultation on plans to re-open Manston Airport in Kent as a freight hub closes on Friday.

London City Airport Reopens After World War Two Bomb Scare
Telegraph (U.K.) - Feb 13, 2018 08:43 AM (ET)
London City Airport will be open as normal on Tuesday after dozens of flights were cancelled following the discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb.

Trump Ignites Infrastructure Debate Despite Concerns about Funding for Highways, Railways and Airpor
USA Today - Feb 13, 2018 08:40 AM (ET)
President Trump jump-started the debate about infrastructure Monday despite disagreement about how to fuel construction on roads, bridges, waterways and railways.

Philadelphia Airport, in Effort to Bolster Shipping, Buys More Land
Inquirer (Philadelphia) - Feb 13, 2018 08:39 AM (ET)
A massive, mostly vacant land parcel beside Philadelphia International Airport could become a bustling shipping hub for everything from medicine to car parts under a plan to develop the site into a new air-freight complex serving a swath of the northeastern United States.

Emirates Firms Deal for 36 More Airbus A380s
Air Transport World - Feb 13, 2018 08:37 AM (ET)
Emirates has firmed the MOU agreed with Airbus in mid-January for 20 more A380s plus 16 further options.

Flight Recorders Recovered from Saratov An-148 Crash Site
Air Transport World - Feb 13, 2018 08:37 AM (ET)
All 71 people on board the Saratov Airlines Antonov An-14 that crashed Sunday were killed, investigators have confirmed. Both flight recorders have been recovered from the wreckage.

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