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Airport Traffic Up 15 Percent from Peak Levels
Feb 14, 2018 09:16 AM (ET)
Allegiant to Add Lexington-Florida Flights
Feb 14, 2018 09:16 AM (ET)
San Francisco Airport Celebrates Year of the Dog
Feb 14, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)
AAAE Offers SSI Training Online Course
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AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
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D-FW Airport Warehouse Project Gets $40 Million in Capital
Dallas Morning News - Feb 14, 2018 02:48 PM (ET)
A Dallas real estate company has obtained $40 million in funding for a new industrial development at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Plans for Airport Skyway Move Forward
AP - Feb 14, 2018 02:47 PM (ET)
Hector International Airport is expected to begin construction on a $13 million to $15 million skyway in 2019.

Now Arriving at America's Airports: Unions
Bloomberg - Feb 14, 2018 02:31 PM (ET)
During the first weeks of 2018, subcontracted service staff at Virginia’s Reagan National and Dulles International airports got a raise. So did baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, and wheelchair attendants at Boston’s Logan airport, who also staged a 36-hour strike to defend their right to organize.

Original Architect Behind Airport's Midfield Terminal Wants to Help with Revamp
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Feb 14, 2018 02:30 PM (ET)
Tasso Katselas, the architect behind Pittsburgh International Airport’s midfield terminal, wants to return for an encore.

St Maarten Airport Progresses on Recovery
FlightGlobal.com (U.K.) - Feb 14, 2018 12:15 PM (ET)
St Maarten's Princess Juliana International airport is slowly on the mend, even as it could take up to a year before a reconstructed passenger terminal is up and running.

With the SkyConnect Train (and More), Tampa International Airport Marks a Big New Beginning, but Als
Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times - Feb 14, 2018 12:14 PM (ET)
Tony Facciponte was just pulling away from the curb Tuesday morning when he spotted the preppy young man rushing to make the shuttle. So he stopped, opened the door and smiled.

Heathrow Airport: Engineer Killed in Vehicle Crash on Airfield
The Guardian (U.K.) - Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM (ET)
A man has died after a collision between two vehicles at Heathrow airport.

Agency Adopts More Responsive Tone on Airplane Noise
AP - Feb 14, 2018 11:57 AM (ET)
Nearly 100 people strolled through the high school cafeteria throughout the evening, studying colored graphs of flight takeoffs and jotting down comments for officials.

Airport 'Loan' OK'd for Approval
Harrison (Ark.) Daily Times - Feb 14, 2018 09:45 AM (ET)
Several appropriations ordinances will appear Tuesday night before the Boone County Quorum Court when it meets in regular session, including a “loan” for the Boone County Regional Airport.

Students Protest Fuel Tax Bill Outside Airport
WSB-TV (Atlanta) - Feb 14, 2018 09:44 AM (ET)
Students are protesting against a proposed bill that Clayton County school officials say could dramatically impact their budget. HB 821 is a proposed legislative decision that school officials say would prevent Clayton County from collecting taxes on aviation fuel purchased at and/or sold by the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Fargo Airport Authority Reveals Design for Proposed Skyway
KFGO (Fargo, N.D.) - Feb 14, 2018 09:44 AM (ET)
An open house Tues. provided a first look at design plans for a proposed skyway connecting the terminal at Fargo's Hector International Airport with the airport's parking lot. The airport authority is seeking public input on the plan.

Looking For Leadership In The Trump Infrastructure Plan
Forbes - Feb 14, 2018 09:43 AM (ET)
On February 12th, the Trump Administration released its infrastructure plan after months of anticipation. Undoubtedly, this is only the beginning of a long debate to be had on our country’s physical systems. Whatever legislation this plan leads to, however, must go beyond securing funds and eliminating red tape for improvements. It must offer a vision for the future of our nation’s physical systems and leadership on how to get there.

$9 Million Renovation Planned for Marco Island Airport
NBC 2 (Fort Myers, Fla.) - Feb 14, 2018 09:42 AM (ET)
The Marco Island Airport is set to undergo a $9 million renovation due to safety reasons.

Security Precheck Application Dates Set at Unity Airport
TribLIVE.com (Pittsburgh) - Feb 14, 2018 09:41 AM (ET)
Prospective airline passengers will have the chance to sign up in Unity for a Precheck program that will allow them to get through security screenings at participating airports with less hassle.

Daniel K. Inouye Airport to Get New $1.1 Billion Concourse
Star Advertiser (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Feb 14, 2018 09:35 AM (ET)
The Daniel K. Inouye Airport will get a new $1.1 billion concourse to increase the number of gates, add passenger capacity and provide a new international arrivals area, Gov. David Ige announced today.

After Years of Growth, MSP Airport Set Passenger Record in 2017
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) - Feb 14, 2018 09:34 AM (ET)
These are record-setting times at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), with more passengers than ever passing through its two terminals.

Winter Haven Hires New Airport Manager
News Chief (Winter Haven, Fla.) - Feb 14, 2018 09:33 AM (ET)
Polk County’s second largest city has found the guy it thinks can help its airport take flight.

Passengers Braced for Crash Before 'Terrifying' Emergency Landing
Hawaii News Now (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Feb 14, 2018 09:32 AM (ET)
Passengers on board a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu got quite a scare Tuesday when an engine covering apparently came off mid-flight.

Airport Master Plan Nearing Completion
Blue Mountain Eagle (John Day, Ore.) - Feb 14, 2018 09:31 AM (ET)
A two-year process to develop a 20-year master plan for the Grant County Regional Airport is winding down, according to Ron Lundbom, John Day mayor and Grant County Regional Airport Commission chairman.

Des Moines Airport Cracks Down on Taxi Companies
Des Moines (Iowa) Register - Feb 14, 2018 09:28 AM (ET)
The Des Moines International Airport has limited the number of cab operators to one company in an attempt to shore up a growing list of consumer complaints about taxi service at the airport.

Pilots: $6 Billion LaGuardia Airport Rebuild Puts Convenience, Comfort Ahead of Safety
ABC 7 (New York) - Feb 14, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Port Authority broke ground on a $6 billion LaGuardia Airport rebuild, they promised a totally new LaGuardia.

South Bend International Airport Hopes for Business Commitments
South Bend (Ind.) Tribune - Feb 14, 2018 09:26 AM (ET)
South Bend International Airport will roll out a new initiative to encourage area businesses to commit to flying out of South Bend instead of larger alternatives such as Chicago or Detroit.

UN Aviation Agency Warns of Looming Pilot Shortage
Channel News Asia (Singapore) - Feb 14, 2018 09:26 AM (ET)
Hundreds of thousands of pilots will need to be trained to meet growing demand for air transport around the world by 2036, the UN aviation agency said on Tuesday (Feb 13).

Trump's Budget Proposal Could Cost Travelers Up to $2 Billion
Travel & Leisure - Feb 14, 2018 09:25 AM (ET)
President Donald Trump revealed his budget proposal Monday, with provisions both to raise Transportation Security Administration fees and to sell off certain federal airports.

Jabbrrbox Work Pods Offer Total Privacy at LaGuardia Airport
Interior Design - Feb 14, 2018 09:24 AM (ET)
Privacy at an airport? Check your disbelief—that unlikely amenity just arrived in New York at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, courtesy of Jabbrrbox. The workplace solutions company founded by Brian Hackathorn and Jeremy Jennings has installed eight of its freestanding work pods in the passenger-teeming terminal.

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