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Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Boost U.S.-U.K. Service
Mar 26, 2018 12:30 PM (ET)
FAA to Host Meetings on Charlotte Douglas Runway Plan
Mar 26, 2018 12:29 PM (ET)
Passenger Volume Increases Southwest Florida Airport
Mar 26, 2018 12:29 PM (ET)
AAAE to Offer Airfield Operations Review Course
Mar 26, 2018 12:27 PM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Mar 26, 2018 12:27 PM (ET)

Delta Drops Route at Dayton Airport
Dayton (Ohio) Daily News - Mar 26, 2018 03:05 PM (ET)
Delta Air Lines is dropping a route at the Dayton International Airport.

Airlines Are Asking The Trump Administration To Allow Them To Hide Fees
Jalopnik.com - Mar 26, 2018 02:27 PM (ET)
The U.S. Department of Transportation is currently evaluating a “lengthy series of requests” from major airlines that would allow them to hide ancillary fees for consumers as they’re searching for tickets, according to Bloomberg.

WV Airports Add to Local Economies, Benefit State
Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, W.Va.) - Mar 26, 2018 02:03 PM (ET)
Driving through rural areas, you may see small airplane signs along the road and you think to yourself, "Why in the world is there an airport in such a small town?" When most people hear the word "aviation," the first thing that comes to mind is jumping on a commercial airliner and flying somewhere for business or pleasure. While this is a great part of aviation, it is only a small piece of the puzzle where the sky is the limit. Aviation is a broad term that covers everything from military, recreation, business, airline, cargo, manufacturing, education and maintenance.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing at T.F. Green Airport
Turn to 10 (Providence, R.I.) - Mar 26, 2018 12:42 PM (ET)
A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing Sunday night at T.F. Green Airport.

More Dogs Will Search Travelers Going Through Sea-Tac Airport
Q13 Fox (Seattle) - Mar 26, 2018 12:41 PM (ET)
The next time you fly out of Sea-Tac International Airport, you'll notice more K9 screening teams.

Yorkshire Airport Lands Flights to Florida
Yorkshire Post (U.K.) - Mar 26, 2018 12:40 PM (ET)
Holiday-maker Tui has announced a large-scale expansion into the Yorkshire market with the a series of new destinations including the region’s first long-haul flight to Florida.

Long Beach Airport Moves Forward with Second Phase of Renovations
ABC 7 (Los Angeles) - Mar 26, 2018 12:39 PM (ET)
The city of Long Beach is moving on to Phase 2 of the Long Beach Airport renovations.

Feds Demonstrate Proper Gun Transport at Charleston Airport
Charleston (S.C.) Post & Courier - Mar 26, 2018 12:38 PM (ET)
Gun discoveries are on the rise at U.S. airports, and a federal agency wants travelers to know the proper way to transport firearms to ensure a hassle-free flight.

Michael Baker Wins Livingston Airport Development Contract
Airport Technology - Mar 26, 2018 12:37 PM (ET)
Engineering, planning and consulting services company Michael Baker International has won a contract from the Livingston Parish Airport District to design and develop the new Livingston Executive Airport in Livingston, Louisiana, US.

Qatar Airways Takes 25% Stake in Moscow's Vnukovo Airport
Financial Times (U.K.) - Mar 26, 2018 12:36 PM (ET)
Qatar Airways has bought a 25 per cent stake in one of Moscow’s largest airports for an undisclosed sum as the company attempts to overcome the Gulf blockade of the emirate.

Upgrades Planned for Dixon Municipal Airport
KWQC (Davenport, Iowa) - Mar 26, 2018 12:01 PM (ET)
Several upgrades are being planned for the Dixon Municipal Aiport after it received a 5,000 dollar donation from the Wahl Clipper Corporation in Sterling.

Company Wants to Train Commercial Drone Pilots at Concord Airport
Concord (N.H.) Monitor - Mar 26, 2018 12:01 PM (ET)
A company that trains corporate and government clients to operate drones wants to set up shop at the Concord Municipal Airport to help figure out how unmanned vehicles can work alongside piloted aircraft. If the plan goes through, this would be one of the first such operations in the country.

Air Canada Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Airport Outside Washington
Reuters - Mar 26, 2018 12:00 PM (ET)
An Air Canada passenger jet with 67 people aboard made an emergency landing on Sunday evening at an airport outside Washington after pilots observed smoke in the cockpit, but no injuries were reported, the airline said.

Ontario International Airport Welcomes First China Airlines Flight
Daily Bulletin (Ontario, Calif.) - Mar 26, 2018 11:59 AM (ET)
Passengers can now hop on a flight in Ontario and head directly to Taiwan.

U.S. Pilot Shortage Reaching 'Crisis,' Meaning Fewer Flights, Destinations for Airports Like in Farg
Inforum.com (Fargo, N.D.) - Mar 26, 2018 11:56 AM (ET)
The airline industry has been sounding the alarm for years about the nationwide shortage of pilots. It's a growing problem fueled by a mix of factors, including federal aviation rule changes, mandatory retirements and economic reasons.

5 New Airlines & 10 New Routes for Zadar Airport this Summer
Croatia Week (Croatia) - Mar 26, 2018 11:55 AM (ET)
This summer Zadar Airport will welcome five new air companies and 10 new connections. The new airlines who will fly to Zadar this season are – Aegean Airlines (Athens), Norwegian Air (Oslo), Germania (Zurich), Brussels Airlines (Brussels) and Condor (Frankfurt).

Start Of Summer 2018 Schedule At Sofia Airport Brings New Regular, Charter Flights
Sofia Globe (Bulgaria) - Mar 26, 2018 11:54 AM (ET)
The 2018 summer schedule of Sofia Airport has taken effect, with the introduction of regular flights between the Bulgarian capital and Slovenia’s capital city Ljubljana.

Flight Rehearsal Held at Richmond International Airport for People with Developmental Disabilities
Martinsville (Va.) Bulletin - Mar 26, 2018 11:53 AM (ET)
At Richmond International Airport on Saturday, an American Airlines employee announced boarding for flight 9567 to New York.

Major Renovations, Other Projects at Tri-State Airport Aim to Ease Travel, Improve Infrastructure
Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, W.Va.) - Mar 26, 2018 11:52 AM (ET)
Huntington Tri-State Airport Director Brent Brown said 2017 was a productive year of more passengers and infrastructural improvements for the airport.

10 Things to Know About Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Mar 26, 2018 11:51 AM (ET)
You’ve flown out of Hartsfield-Jackson International for a vacation. You pick up your relatives there when they visit for the holidays.

DuBois Regional Airport Continues to Show Signs of Growth
Courier-Express (DuBois, Pa.) - Mar 26, 2018 11:51 AM (ET)
Compared to this time last year, the number of passengers flying out of the DuBois Regional Airport is up by nearly 59 percent, according to statistics discussed at a meeting of the Clearfield-Jefferson Counties Regional Airport Authority Friday.

Boeing Won't Appeal Bombardier CSeries Ruling
Air Transport World - Mar 26, 2018 11:22 AM (ET)
Boeing has not appealed the US International Trade Commission’s (ITC) rejection of its CSeries price-dumping claims against Bombardier. Boeing confirmed the March 22 deadline to appeal the Jan. 26 vote passed without it filing an appeal.

ANA to Boost Air Cargo Fleet, Orders Two 777Fs
Air Transport World - Mar 26, 2018 11:21 AM (ET)
Seeking to build on its fleet of Boeing 767-300 freighters, All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalized an order for two 777Fs, which the carrier plans to fly on international routes, focusing on Asia, China and North America.

London Luton Aims for Quieter Summer Nights
Air Transport World - Mar 26, 2018 11:20 AM (ET)
London Luton Airport will clamp down on excessive noise late at night over the peak summer period, after it breached its night-time noise contour limits.

ANA, Alitalia to Partner on Codeshare Flights
Air Transport World - Mar 26, 2018 11:16 AM (ET)
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Italian flag carrier Alitalia have signed a commercial partnership agreement to offer codeshare flights between Japan and Italy and on domestic routes within the two countries from Oct. 28.

Fastjet and LAM Plan Cooperation
Air Transport World - Mar 26, 2018 11:15 AM (ET)
African LCC fastjet and Mozambican national carrier LAM have signed a wide-ranging MOU to explore long-term commercial cooperation.

FAA Forecasts Doubling of Small Model Personal UAV Fleet by 2022
Air Transport World - Mar 26, 2018 11:15 AM (ET)
FAA is projecting significant rises in US air passenger and air cargo traffic, as well as a doubling of the hobbyist unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) fleet in the next five years, according to its annual Aerospace Forecast for fiscal years 2018-2038.

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