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Winter Storm Hampers Travel in Mid-Atlantic, Northeast
Mar 02, 2018 07:16 PM (ET)
Aviation Groups Support Full Funding for FAA Contract Towers
Mar 02, 2018 02:18 PM (ET)
Richmond Airport Sets New January Traffic Record
Mar 02, 2018 08:52 AM (ET)
AAAE Internship Program Accepting Applications for Summer 2018
Mar 02, 2018 08:51 AM (ET)
Digicast Offers Confined Space Rescue Team Training
Mar 02, 2018 08:51 AM (ET)

Many Flights In and Out of Buffalo Niagara Airport Canceled Today
Buffalo (N.Y.) News - Mar 02, 2018 03:40 PM (ET)
The snow storm that hit Buffalo overnight and the nor'easter hitting the East Coast have led to numerous flight cancellations in and out of Buffalo Niagara International Airport this morning.

In Tokyo, You Can Fight Like A Samurai At The Airport
Kotaku.com - Mar 02, 2018 03:39 PM (ET)
Have you ever wanted to star in your own samurai film? Well, you can, thanks to Samurai Film—and do so at Haneda Airport. Yes, the airport!

Shirtless Airline Passenger Runs Around Tarmac Trying to Fight Airport Workers
USA Today - Mar 02, 2018 03:38 PM (ET)
When an airline passenger was asked to leave a flight, he stripped his shirt and ran at airport workers on the tarmac.

Mechanical Issue Prompts Anchorage Airport Evacuation
KTVA (Anchorage, Alaska) - Mar 02, 2018 03:27 PM (ET)
Part of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was evacuated for a few minutes Thursday morning due to an equipment problem, according to airport staff.

Airport Site Chosen
St. John News (Pratt, Kan.) - Mar 02, 2018 02:45 PM (ET)
A location has been chosen for a future airport in Stafford County. The area northwest of the intersection of U.S. 281 and U.S. 50 has been chosen for the site.

Major Construction Kicks Back Off at MSP Airport
KSTP (Minneapolis) - Mar 02, 2018 02:44 PM (ET)
Major construction projects are about to get back underway at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport after a brief break for the Super Bowl last month.

Queenstown Airport a Step Closer to Extension after Appeal Dismissed
Stuff (New Zealand) - Mar 02, 2018 02:40 PM (ET)
Queenstown Airport is a step closer to acquiring expansion land after the High Court dismissed an appeal by landowner Remarkables Park.

DuBois Regional Airport Seeing More Passengers with New Airline
WJAC (Johnstown, Pa.) - Mar 02, 2018 01:22 PM (ET)
Compared to 15 months ago, the DuBois Regional Airport (DUJ) is seeing a 180-degree turnaround with their new commercial airline partner, Southern Airways Express.

First Runway Ready at New Istanbul Airport
Ahval (Turkey) - Mar 02, 2018 01:21 PM (ET)
The first runway at Istanbul’s new airport has been completed, Flight Global reported.

Aircraft Goes through Fence at Timaru Airport
Stuff (New Zealand) - Mar 02, 2018 01:12 PM (ET)
A pilot escaped injury after crashing through a boundary fence during an aborted take-off in Timaru.

Safety Group Urges Global Standards for Commercial Pilot Training
Wall Street Journal - Mar 02, 2018 01:11 PM (ET)
Debates over ensuring an adequate supply of future airline pilots world-wide increasingly focus on a new variable: proficiency of the flight instructors who will train them.

Indianapolis Airport Holding Flight Rehearsals for Travelers
AP - Mar 02, 2018 01:06 PM (ET)
The Indianapolis International Airport says it's holding flight rehearsals for travelers facing intellectual, developmental or other disabilities.

TSA Announces New Screening Procedures at Quad City International Airport
WQAD (Quad Cities, Iowa) - Mar 02, 2018 01:06 PM (ET)
People traveling out of the Quad City International Airport are being reminded by airlines to leave enough time for security screening after the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced new screening procedures on March 1st.

Tampa International Airport Sets Stage for Another $304 Million in Construction
Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times - Mar 02, 2018 01:04 PM (ET)
Construction on $971 million in upgrades at Tampa International Airport is all but done, so the airport moved Thursday to set the stage for a major piece of the next phase of its ambitious expansion program.

Clinton County Chooses Builder for Airport Restaurant
Press Republican (Plattsburgh, N.Y.) - Mar 02, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
Clinton County legislators are frustrated that bids for building a concession area at Plattsburgh International Airport came in way higher than expected.

Philippine-Indian Team Pitches $3bn Expansion of Manila Airport
Nikkei Asian Review (Japan) - Mar 02, 2018 10:04 AM (ET)
Philippine engineering group Megawide Construction and an Indian partner would spend $3 billion to more than double capacity at a Metro Manila international airport under a proposal presented to the government Thursday, intensifying the competition in the capital area's infrastructure.

Aviation Trade Body, Airlines Express Disappointment at New Airport Charges
Today (Singapore) - Mar 02, 2018 10:02 AM (ET)
The airline industry’s most prominent trade body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), expressed disappointment at Singapore’s decision to impose a new airport tax and higher departure charges to fund new developments, describing the move as “unfair”.

Relaunched Air Italy Takes to the Skies
Air Transport World - Mar 02, 2018 09:18 AM (ET)
Italian leisure carrier Meridiana has relaunched as Air Italy, less than two weeks after the new name was announced.

Icelandair Begins Fleet Renewal with MAX Delivery
Air Transport World - Mar 02, 2018 09:17 AM (ET)
Iceland’s flag carrier Icelandair has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX, as it embarks on a fleet expansion program.

Higher Fuel Prices Contribute to Aeroflot Group's 41% Net Profit Loss in 2017
Air Transport World - Mar 02, 2018 09:16 AM (ET)
Aeroflot Group reported a 2017 net income of RUB23 billion ($399 million), down 41% from RUB38.8 billion for 2016, which the Russian flag carrier attributed to higher oil prices and foreign exchange losses.

Rolls-Royce North America Appoints New President & CEO
Air Transport World - Mar 02, 2018 09:11 AM (ET)
Rolls-Royce has appointed Tom Bell as president and CEO of Rolls-Royce North America, a post he will hold alongside his current position as president-defense. The appointment follows the decision of Marion Blakey to retire at the end of June after serving a three-year term.

Copa Will Not Offer Third-Party MRO Business
Air Transport World - Mar 02, 2018 09:10 AM (ET)
Copa Airlines does not plan to use its soon-to-be-expanded maintenance capabilities to branch out into third-party work, a top executive at the Panama flag carrier said.

TAV Airports Increases Presence in Southern Turkey
Air Transport World - Mar 02, 2018 09:09 AM (ET)
Turkey-based airport operator TAV Airports will buy a 49% stake in ICF Antalya, the joint-venture (JV) company that manages Antalya International Airport.

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