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TSA Completes Rollout of Enhanced Screening Procedures
Apr 18, 2018 04:18 PM (ET)
San Diego Airport Bond Rating Affirmed
Apr 18, 2018 04:17 PM (ET)
Congratulations to Two Newly Accredited Airport Executives
Apr 18, 2018 04:16 PM (ET)
Northeast Chapter-AAAE Announces Balchen/Post Award Winners
Apr 18, 2018 10:55 AM (ET)
AAAE to Offer ACE Security Review Course
Apr 18, 2018 10:50 AM (ET)

MacArthur Airport Partners with Discover Long Island on Campaign
Newsday (Islip, N.Y.) - Apr 18, 2018 04:20 PM (ET)
Long Island MacArthur Airport is partnering with tourism bureau Discover Long Island in a joint marketing campaign in Baltimore as part of a new effort to bring visitors to the region.

Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Get New Passenger Terminal
FlightGlobal.com (U.K.) - Apr 18, 2018 04:20 PM (ET)
Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat International airport will receive an extra terminal, which will double its capacity to 50 million annually by 2025.

East Hampton Reviews Options for Reducing Airport Noise
Newsday (Islip, N.Y.) - Apr 18, 2018 02:47 PM (ET)
Potential avenues for reducing noise and traffic at East Hampton Airport — ranging from instituting a curfew to closing the Wainscott facility — are under review by town officials.

Early Returns on New Valley Airport Airline Positive
News Virginian (Waynesboro, Va.) - Apr 18, 2018 11:49 AM (ET)
It's only been two weeks, but the early returns on SkyWest Airlines, the new carrier for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, are positive.

Move Over PDX Carpet, Airport Benches Get New Life as Modern Furniture
KGW (Portland, Ore.) - Apr 18, 2018 11:48 AM (ET)
Move over PDX carpet, there's another piece of Portland airport history that is getting a new life.

Saudi's Riyadh Airport Privatization Plans on Hold: Sources
Reuters - Apr 18, 2018 11:31 AM (ET)
Saudi Arabia has put on hold privatization plans for King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, the kingdom’s second biggest airport, sources familiar with the matter said.

Passenger Numbers at Hollywood Burbank Airport Continue to Climb
Los Angeles Times - Apr 18, 2018 11:30 AM (ET)
A short stint of heavy rain in Southern California during February wasn't enough to hurt Hollywood Burbank Airport's passenger numbers for the late winter month.

Colorado Springs Airport Opens Wednesday with Limited Service Following Fire
KOAA (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - Apr 18, 2018 11:30 AM (ET)
The Colorado Springs Airport will reopen with limited service on Wednesday following a full day of closure due to a fire on the roof of the terminal.

Tampa International Airport's New Remote Baggage Check-In System Takes Off
Tampa Bay (Fla.) Business Journal - Apr 18, 2018 11:29 AM (ET)
Demand has outpaced expectations.

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport Leads By Example, Installs 100 Fast Chargers for New Bus Fleet
Clean Technica - Apr 18, 2018 11:26 AM (ET)
Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport continues to lead by example with the installation of 109 Heliox fast chargers that will support a new fleet of electric buses for the facility.

Dubai Airports to Offer Incentives to Airlines to Operate from Al Maktoum International Airport
Gulf News (UAE) - Apr 18, 2018 11:25 AM (ET)
With closure of one of the runways at Dubai International Airport next summer, operator Dubai Airports is getting ready to offer incentives to global carriers to shift some capacity to Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC) during the 45-day period.

SLO Airport Adds Another Flight to Denver — and Bigger Planes
The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) - Apr 18, 2018 11:24 AM (ET)
United Airlines launched a second daily flight last week from San Luis Obispo to Denver International Airport, part of the airline's push to expand the number of Central Coast travelers it serves.

Burbank Airport to Study Environmental Impact of New Terminal
San Fernando Valley Business Journal (Woodland Hills, Calif.) - Apr 18, 2018 11:23 AM (ET)
The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority awarded a $2.8 million contract to a Los Angeles company to prepare an environmental impact statement for a replacement terminal at Hollywood Burbank Airport.

How Asia's Airports Are Changing the Way We Travel
CNN - Apr 18, 2018 11:22 AM (ET)
It's a fact of life for travelers. Airports can make the journey a stressful and frustrating experience.

Carlsbad Opposes Proposed Airport Consolidation
San Diego Union-Tribune - Apr 18, 2018 11:22 AM (ET)
The Carlsbad City Council authorized a letter Tuesday opposing state legislation that, if approved, would consolidate the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority with the San Diego Unified Port Authority.

Lufthansa's Bid for Alitalia Called 'Most Promising'
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2018 11:03 AM (ET)
Lufthansa’s bid for Alitalia has emerged as the frontrunner as its fate still remains unclear after nearly a year since the Italian flag carrier filed for bankruptcy.

Beijing to Lift Foreign Ownership Restrictions on Aircraft
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2018 11:02 AM (ET)
The Chinese government has announced it will lift restrictions on the proportion of foreign ownership in aircraft manufacturing companies this year, as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s latest pledge made at the Boao Forum for Asia last week.

Air France Offers 'Growth Pact' Pay Proposal in Bid to End Strikes
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2018 11:02 AM (ET)
Air France has presented a new “growth pact” pay proposal to unions in a bid to put an end to a series of strikes that has led to flight cancellations and disruption.

European Pilots Want Better Representation as Transnational Airlines Grow
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2018 11:01 AM (ET)
Representatives from the Norwegian, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Irish LCC Ryanair and UK LCC easyJet pilot groups, as well as French, Dutch and Argentinian pilots’ unions, have met to discuss better representation for pilots working for the growing number of transnational airlines in Europe, the European Cockpit Association (ECA) said.

Lift by EnCore Knits Together Seat Design Elements
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2018 11:00 AM (ET)
“Knitting is the future.” Not the type of remark you hear every day in the aviation industry, but seat manufacturer Lift by EnCore VP-development & strategy Elijah Dobrusin is serious.

Etihad Airways, EgyptAir to Expand Codeshare
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2018 10:59 AM (ET)
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways and EgyptAir have expanded their codeshare partnership to cover more destinations in Africa, North Asia and Australia, starting May 2.

Singapore Airlines, Fiji Airways Agree to Codeshare
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2018 10:59 AM (ET)
Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Fiji Airways have agreed to codeshare, adding popular leisure destination Fiji to the SIA network and broadening Fiji Airways’ global access.

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