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DOT, DHS Secretaries Testify on FY 2019 Budget Request
Apr 11, 2018 05:50 PM (ET)
House Speaker Paul Ryan to Retire
Apr 11, 2018 05:49 PM (ET)
TSA Opens Second Security Lane at San Luis Obispo
Apr 11, 2018 05:47 PM (ET)
Agencies Agree on 'One Decision' for Infrastructure Projects
Apr 11, 2018 09:28 AM (ET)
New Digicast Program: American Flight #1418 Incident Review
Apr 11, 2018 08:59 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Apr 11, 2018 08:59 AM (ET)

Twelve Architects Reveals Plans for Siberian Airport with Tented Roof
Dezeen (U.K.) - Apr 11, 2018 11:25 AM (ET)
Pitched roof elements reference traditional reindeer herder tents in Twelve Architects' design for Novy Urengoy Airport, in Russia.

Contracts Awarded For Airport Redevelopment
Bernews (Bermuda) - Apr 11, 2018 11:24 AM (ET)
Four Bermuda based businesses, and one overseas company, have been awarded contracts to work on the new passenger terminal building at L.F. Wade International Airport, Skyport announced today.

Bangalore Airport's Second Runway to Be Operational Next Year: BIAL
Economic Times (India) - Apr 11, 2018 10:59 AM (ET)
BIAL, the operator of Bangalore international airport, today said the second runway is expected to be operational next year and the new terminal by 2021.

Behind the Scenes at Budapest Airport
Budapest Business Journal (Hungary) - Apr 11, 2018 10:58 AM (ET)
The French-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MFKI) is being given an exclusive “behind the scenes” tour at Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport on Thursday morning, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

Indy Airport Adds Five New Nonstop Flights Making Your Travel Planning That Much Easier
RTV 6 (Indianapolis) - Apr 11, 2018 09:51 AM (ET)
Whether you're planning your next summer vacation or just need to get away, the Indianapolis International Airport is making it even more tempting than ever with their newest batch of nonstop flights.

Plane Forced to Return to Brisbane Airport
9 News (Australia) - Apr 11, 2018 09:50 AM (ET)
A plane has been forced to return to Brisbane Airport shortly after taking off.

Longmont City Council Hears from Municipal Airport Supporters
Times-Call (Longmont, Colo.) - Apr 11, 2018 09:49 AM (ET)
Longmont City Council members heard Tuesday night from several supporters of the Vance Brand Municipal Airport and the benefits those people said the facility provides the city and its economy.

Pilot Lands Without Landing Gear at Salinas Municipal Airport
KSBW (Salinas, Calif.) - Apr 11, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
A skilled pilot accidentally forgot to extend the landing gear when touching down at Salinas Municipal Airport, an airport spokesman confirmed.

Airport Awaiting Funds for $6.5M Runway Expansion
The Herald (Jasper, Ind.) - Apr 11, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
Federal funding needed to extend the Huntingburg Airport’s runway is not prepared for takeoff.

World's 10 Most Scenic Airport Approaches for 2018
CNN - Apr 11, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
The rocky coast of Donegal, Ireland played a starring role in the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" when none other than the Millennium Falcon landed on the county's rocky Malin Head -- Ireland's most northerly point.

Airport Board Honors Hastings, Elects New Members
Mohave Valley Daily News (Bullhead City, Ariz.) - Apr 11, 2018 09:44 AM (ET)
Members of the Mohave County Airport Authority stood quietly Tuesday morning for a moment of silence in remembrance of Board President John Hastings, who died last month.

I.F. Regional Airport Receives Perfect Rating by FAA
KPVI (Pocatello, Idaho) - Apr 11, 2018 09:41 AM (ET)
For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Safety Inspection with zero discrepancies – the highest rating a commercial airport can receive.

Thinking About Aviation Infrastructure in Africa
Business Day (Nigeria) - Apr 11, 2018 09:40 AM (ET)
Air travel in Africa can be notoriously difficult relative to most other parts of the world. Tickets are significantly more costly for similar flight times and distances.

Midway Airport Explosives-Sniffing Dog Retires; Lacy Was First-Ever TSA-Certified K9
ABC 7 (Chicago) - Apr 11, 2018 09:39 AM (ET)
A 9-year-old dog who spent about seven years screening passengers at O'Hare and Midway airports retired on Tuesday.

Rostraver Airport Closed for 2 Weeks for Runway Repaving
TribLIVE.com (Pittsburgh) - Apr 11, 2018 09:38 AM (ET)
Rostraver Airport is closed for about two weeks while contractor Derry Construction resurfaces the runway.

Delhi Airport Set for Expansion, Bigger T1 and T3, New Runway by 2021
Hindustan Times (India) - Apr 11, 2018 09:37 AM (ET)
New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport is set to kick off the fist phase of an ambitious expansion drive to meet rapid traffic growth that has already made it Asia’s seventh busiest.

Airbus A330neo Airspace Cabins Nearing Service Entry
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:24 AM (ET)
Airbus is preparing to introduce the Airspace cabin on the A330neo and is refining the design on the A320neo, both variants of the cabin being touted as continuing the A350’s passenger experience.

SAS to Take Up to 55 More A320neos
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:23 AM (ET)
Scandinavian carrier SAS will take 50 more Airbus A320neos plus five options in a commitment split between Airbus and lessors, enabling the airline to transition to a single-type short-haul fleet by 2023.

Lion Group Is Customer for 50 More Boeing 737s
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:23 AM (ET)
Indonesia-based LCC Lion Air has been revealed as the customer for 50 Boeing 737-10s, boosting the carrier’s already massive order book for Boeing and Airbus narrowbodies.

Virgin Galactic Working on Cabins and Further Testing
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
Commercial spaceflight venture Virgin Galactic has been working to design a cabin that works in multiple orientations, although the company is reluctant to put a timeline on its first passenger flight.

Recaro Chief Sees USB Taking Over from Power Sockets
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:21 AM (ET)
Recaro Aircraft Seating CEO Mark Hiller believes traditional power sockets will ultimately be replaced by USB power on short- and mid-haul flights, as laptop charging technology evolves.

STG Aims to Light Up Airbus Models
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:20 AM (ET)
STG Aerospace has launched the latest version of its liTeMood retrofittable LED lighting system for installation in the Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft.

Thales Unveils Core, Prestige IFE Suites
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:13 AM (ET)
Technology provider Thales introduced two new inflight entertainment (IFE) suites—the lower-cost Core and the high-end Prestige—at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, Germany.

Austrian Airlines is Launch Customer for FACC Cabin Upgrade Unit
Air Transport World - Apr 11, 2018 09:02 AM (ET)
Aerostructures firm FACC has created a new aftermarket services unit and named Lufthansa Group subsidiary Austrian Airlines as its launch customer for Airbus A320 overhead bin modification work.

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