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Airline Ticket Sales Increase in January
Feb 15, 2018 10:26 AM (ET)
Houston Bush Opens Automated Security Lane System
Feb 15, 2018 10:26 AM (ET)
Chicago Airports Awarded EPA Grant
Feb 15, 2018 10:25 AM (ET)
Digicast Offers Security Program for Airport Public Areas
Feb 15, 2018 10:19 AM (ET)
Academic Relations Committee Hosting Career Fair at the AAAE Annual Conference
Feb 15, 2018 10:18 AM (ET)

Poland Set to Build New Hub Airport
Euronews (Europe) - Feb 15, 2018 04:48 PM (ET)
With 15.75 million passengers in 2017, Warsaw’s Chopin Airport is the busiest in central and eastern Europe.

City, FAA Plan to Upgrade Airport
Ottawa (Kan.) Herald - Feb 15, 2018 04:47 PM (ET)
The City of Ottawa approved a new eight-year plan which will design and perform upgrades to Ottawa Municipal Airport, 2178 Montana Road.

Major Lufthansa Flight Expansion Coming to San Jose and California Airports
Silicon Valley (Calif.) Business Journal - Feb 15, 2018 04:46 PM (ET)
One of San Jose’s most important international flights, a Lufthansa nonstop to Frankfurt, Germany, is about to resume as part of a broader service expansion by the carrier at four California gateways.

FAA Names Stillwater Regional as Oklahoma Airport of the Year
Stillwater (Okla.) News Press - Feb 15, 2018 04:45 PM (ET)
Recognition has been on an upward trajectory for Stillwater Regional Airport ever since commercial flights with American Airlines began in August 2016. On Jan. 30, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded SWO with its 2017 Oklahoma Regional Airport of the Year Award.

Massport Has Big Plans for Logan's Terminal E
Boston Globe - Feb 15, 2018 01:45 PM (ET)
Logan Airport’s Terminal E could soon have a Jetsons-like futuristic look — complete with a lipstick-red roof and skylights in the shape of “eyelashes.”

Flights Out of Columbia's Airport Could Get Cheaper. Here's Why
The State (Columbia, S.C.) - Feb 15, 2018 11:57 AM (ET)
The availability of low-cost airlines throughout the Carolinas is driving would-be passengers away from Columbia Metropolitan Airport — a trend airport officials hope to reverse by attracting a couple of their own.

Can New Airlines Make It in America?
CNN Money - Feb 15, 2018 11:54 AM (ET)
The four biggest U.S. airlines and their regional partners control about 80% of air travel in the U.S. But is there room in the skies for new competition?

Official: Business Travelers Are Majority at Bradford Airport
Bradford (Pa.) Era - Feb 15, 2018 11:43 AM (ET)
An official of Southern Airways Express, the low-cost airline that serves Bradford Regional Airport with daily non-stop flights to Pittsburgh International Airport, on Wednesday presented the airline's 2017 end-of-the-year report for Bradford to the airport authority.

Auckland Airport's Second Runway to Be Louder and Longer
Stuff (New Zealand) - Feb 15, 2018 11:42 AM (ET)
Auckland International Airport's plan to build a second runway will mean more noise for Mangere, Flat Bush and Otara residents.

Would an Airport Benefit Batesville?
Herald-Tribune (Batesville, Ind.) - Feb 15, 2018 11:34 AM (ET)
Richard Zeigler told council members Feb. 12 that council President Kevin Chaffee "hit the nail on the head when he talked about an opportunity that may be missed."

Could Pittsburgh's Resurgent Airport Be the Key to Landing Amazon's HQ2?
GeekWire.com - Feb 15, 2018 11:09 AM (ET)
Deep within Amazon’s request for proposals for its second North American headquarters, in a section about logistics, is this sentence: “Travel time to an international airport with daily direct flights to Seattle, New York, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Washington, D.C. is also an important consideration.”

Preliminary Plans for New Terminal Building at NCWV Airport Unveiled at Airport Authority Meeting
Exponent Telegram (Clarksburg, W.Va.) - Feb 15, 2018 11:08 AM (ET)
Preliminary plans for the new terminal building at North Central West Virginia Airport were unveiled during Wednesday’s meeting of the Benedum Airport Authority.

County Commissioners Split from Eastern Slope Airport
Conway Daily Sun (North Conway, N.H.) - Feb 15, 2018 11:07 AM (ET)
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday decided to part ways with the Eastern Slope Regional Airport in Fryeburg, Maine, citing the airport authority's efforts to restructure the bylaws and concerns about transparency.

Terre Haute Regional Airport to Renovate Its Oldest Building
Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, Ind.) - Feb 15, 2018 11:06 AM (ET)
A renovation of the first hangar even built at Terre Haute Regional Airport will soon be starting.

Concrete Starts to Flow at New Williston Airport
Williston (N.D.) Herald - Feb 15, 2018 11:05 AM (ET)
The terminal of the new Williston Basin International Airport is starting to take shape — literally.

Sacramento Airport Agent, Deputy Halt Possible Human Trafficking
Fox 40 (Sacramento, Calif.) - Feb 15, 2018 11:04 AM (ET)
An airport deputy and an airlines agent are being celebrated for potentially saving two Sacramento-area girls from human trafficking.

Warning of Looming Pilot Shortage
Khmer Times (Cambodia) - Feb 15, 2018 10:53 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 Tuesday.

The Top-Flight Locals Behind Glenwood Municipal Airport
Sopris Sun (Carbondale, Colo.) - Feb 15, 2018 10:52 AM (ET)
Aviation has always been a part of Amy Helm’s life. And now that she’s added airport manager to her job titles at the Glenwood Municipal Airport (she also works as a plane mechanic at Aircraft Repair, LLC, which operates out of the airport), she’s focused on making sure everyone in the Valley can enjoy that same level of accessibility to her passion.

Appleton Airport Reports 19 Percent Increase in Traffic
WBAY (Green Bay, Wis.) - Feb 15, 2018 10:51 AM (ET)
In the past few months Action 2 News has reported about additional flights added at Appleton International Airport.

Dublin Airport Runway Challenge Denied Landing at Court of Appeal
The Times (U.K.) - Feb 15, 2018 10:51 AM (ET)
The High Court has denied residents in North County Dublin permission to bring an appeal against plans for a new €320 million runway at Dublin Airport.

Museum of Play Coming to Rochester's Airport
WXXI (Rochester, N.Y.) - Feb 15, 2018 10:48 AM (ET)
A new partnership will bring some of what the Strong Museum of Play is famous for to the Greater Rochester International Airport.

Long-Term Projects Eyed for Airport
Daily Times Leader (West Point, Miss.) - Feb 15, 2018 10:42 AM (ET)
While the next project is a relatively small one, West Point city leaders already are thinking big when it comes to upgrades to the city's airport -- McCharen Field -- even if some of the work might be years away.

White House Infrastructure Plan Faces Hurdles Funding Airport Modernization
Wall Street Journal - Feb 15, 2018 10:38 AM (ET)
President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan promises few immediate benefits for U.S. airports and airlines, primarily because current aviation laws block many types of public-private projects envisioned by White House officials.

United Airlines & O'Hare Invest Big in Zero-Emissions Ground Support with Grant from EPA
Environmental Leader - Feb 15, 2018 10:24 AM (ET)
United Airlines and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will invest a total of $1.43 million to purchase 26 new pieces of zero emissions ground support equipment, replacing older, diesel-fueled equipment at Chicago O’Hare.

Officials Want to Change the Name of Rhode Island's T.F. Green Airport
WCBV (Needham, Mass.) - Feb 15, 2018 10:24 AM (ET)
Rhode Island airport officials want to change the name of the state's main airport.

Sea-Tac Airport Will Jettison Ivar's. New Restaurants Are on the Way
News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) - Feb 15, 2018 10:23 AM (ET)
Starting next year, travelers won’t be able to dine on Ivar’s famous seafood while at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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