Feb 22, 2018 09:40 AM (ET)
UK Airport Operator Mulls Buying Domestic Airline Flybe
Bloomberg/Skift - Feb 22, 2018 05:20 PM (ET)
Logistics specialist and airports operator Stobart Group Ltd. said it’s looking at putting together a bid for Flybe Group Plc, Britain’s biggest domestic airline, as the regional carrier grapples with declining earnings.
The Airport Business Is Booming, Fitch Says, As LAX, JFK and Vegas Lead Nation In Local Traffic
Forbes - Feb 22, 2018 05:19 PM (ET)
It has long been an incongruity of the airline industry that the airlines have lower bond ratings than the airports where they operate.
Council Prepares for Airport Expansion
Glendale (Ariz.) Star - Feb 22, 2018 04:38 PM (ET)
As Glendale continues to discuss added revenue to its transportation plan after cancelling light rail, one item gaining momentum is the development of the east side of Glendale Municipal Airport.
New Businesses Help Colorado Springs Airport Grow
Aviation Pros - Feb 22, 2018 04:00 PM (ET)
Greg Phillips became aviation director of Colorado Springs Airport on Jan. 30, 2017. He came from Colorado’s Eagle County Regional Airport, where he served five years as the executive director of aviation.
Singapore Eyes 30% Stake in Manila Airport Expansion
Nikkei Asian Review (Japan) - Feb 22, 2018 03:59 PM (ET)
Singapore's Changi Airport Group intends to take a 30% stake in a project put forward by a consortium to expand the Manila airport into a regional aviation hub, according to a local businessman.
30+ Restaurants and Stores Coming to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport's Terminal 3
ABC 15 (Phoenix) - Feb 22, 2018 03:52 PM (ET)
Soon enough, Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will boast more than 30 new restaurants and stores -- many of them local.
Sanford Airport Gets New Flights to Alabama
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel - Feb 22, 2018 02:28 PM (ET)
More flight service from Alabama to Central Florida is coming.
Beyond the Regulations: Airport Emergency Planning
Aviation Pros - Feb 22, 2018 02:28 PM (ET)
Airports in many ways operate much like a small city. Infrastructure and resources must be in place to support the safe and efficient movement of aircraft, people, cargo and fuel, and all of them must work together as a symphony.
Miami Airport Gets a New Boss —and He's a Familiar Face in County Hall
Miami Herald - Feb 22, 2018 11:00 AM (ET)
Miami-Dade commissioners on Wednesday endorsed Mayor Carlos Gimenez's new slate of department heads — including a replacement for Aviation Director Emilio González, now Miami's city manager.
Heathrow Airport Claims Expansion Needed 'as Quickly as Possible' for UK to Thrive Post-Brexit
Independent (U.K.) - Feb 22, 2018 10:56 AM (ET)
Heathrow Airport Ltd has warned that prosperity in post-Brexit Britain could be jeopardised unless the Government takes swift action on expansion.
Stansted Airport Plan for 43 Million Passengers
BBC News (U.K.) - Feb 22, 2018 10:11 AM (ET)
Stansted Airport wants to increase the number of passengers it is allowed to handle each year by eight million.
Costa Mesa to Form Task Force on Airport Issues
Los Angeles Times - Feb 22, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
Costa Mesa will form a task force assigned with keeping the City Council posted on issues pertaining to area airports, particularly John Wayne and Long Beach.
City Council Votes to Stop Airport Funding
Tifton (Ga.) Gazette - Feb 22, 2018 10:03 AM (ET)
The Tifton City Council voted unanimously Monday night to cancel the memorandum providing operation funds for the Henry Tift Myers Airport for the next fiscal year.
Kuwait's Lenders Sign $831 Million Loan for Turkish Firm over Airport Project
Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey) - Feb 22, 2018 10:01 AM (ET)
National Bank of Kuwait and Kuwait Finance House on Feb. 21 signed a 249.2 million dinars ($831.3 million) syndicated loan facility for Turkey’s business group Limak for the building of a new terminal at Kuwait airport.
Orlando Airport Delays Proposal to Replace TSA Screeners with Private Firm
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel - Feb 22, 2018 09:59 AM (ET)
Orlando’s airport authority decided Wednesday to delay by two months launching efforts to replace hundreds of TSA officers with privately employed screeners.
Shame to Lose Air Service at Local Airport
Bowling Green (Ky.) Daily News - Feb 22, 2018 09:58 AM (ET)
We were excited in 2016 when it was announced that commercial air service was coming to Bowling Green.
Greeneville Will Make Payment For Airport Authority
Greeneville (Tenn.) Sun - Feb 22, 2018 09:57 AM (ET)
The Greeneville Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Tuesday to pay an upcoming bond payment for the local airport and discussed the process of establishing a new governing body for the facility.
Bradley International Airport Passenger Total Grows for 5th Straight Year
MassLive.com (Mass.) - Feb 22, 2018 09:56 AM (ET)
Bradley International Airport saw 6.2 percent more passengers in 2017 compared with 2016, its fifth consecutive year of growth, the airport said Wednesday.
Local Flight School Addresses Pilot Shortage
ClickOrlando.com (Orlando, Fla.) - Feb 22, 2018 09:56 AM (ET)
Ever since taking his first flight when he was 8 years old, Javier Martinez has dreamed of becoming a captain with a major airline.
Grupo Aeromexico 2017 Net Profit Hit by Rise in Fuel Costs, Inflation
Air Transport World - Feb 22, 2018 09:12 AM (ET)
Grupo Aeromexico reported a MXP18 million ($914,000) net profit for 2017, down 98.4% from MXP1.1 billion net income in 2016.
Editorial: America's Aviation Budget Shame
Air Transport World - Feb 22, 2018 09:12 AM (ET)
The Trump administration’s fiscal 2019 budget is a disappointment and a huge missed opportunity for the country’s commercial air transport industry and for Americans.
Analysis: The Fifth Dimension
Air Transport World - Feb 22, 2018 09:11 AM (ET)
One curious outcome of the years-long dispute over the US-Qatar Open Skies agreement was that all sides described the result as a win.
Finnair to Begin Helsinki-Minsk Service June 9
Air Transport World - Feb 22, 2018 09:10 AM (ET)
Finnair said it would open a direct, year-round route between Helsinki and Minsk, Belarus as it continues its network expansion. The new twice-weekly Embraer E190 service will launch June 9.
CFM International Names New EVP
Air Transport World - Feb 22, 2018 09:09 AM (ET)
CFM International has named Sébastien Imbourg as EVP, replacing François Bastin who has been appointed EVP-commercial engine programs for Safran Aircraft Engines (SAE).