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TSA Screens 72+ Million During Spring Travel Season
Apr 23, 2018 03:30 PM (ET)
TNCs Impact Airport Ground Transportation Revenue
Apr 23, 2018 02:31 PM (ET)
Donaldson Field in South Carolina Leads in GA Economic Impact
Apr 23, 2018 09:35 AM (ET)
House Democrats Write DOT on Airline Safety
Apr 23, 2018 09:24 AM (ET)
AAAE to Offer Basic ASOS School in Wisconsin
Apr 23, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Apr 23, 2018 09:21 AM (ET)

United Airlines CEO to Skip Bonus, Chairman Is Stepping Aside
Bloomberg - Apr 23, 2018 06:08 PM (ET)
United Continental Holdings Inc.’s top executive is forgoing a bonus for last year and its chairman is stepping aside.

Prescott Looking for Carrier with Larger Aircraft at Airport
AP - Apr 23, 2018 02:51 PM (ET)
City officials say they’re putting the brakes on efforts toward interim commercial service at the Prescott Municipal Airport.

Suburban Seattle Getting Rare, Private US Airport Terminal
Q13 Fox (Seattle) - Apr 23, 2018 02:50 PM (ET)
It’s not uncommon to see brand new commercial jets flying in and out of Paine Field, just north of Seattle, defying rain and low visibility that define the region. That’s because the airport with two runways has for decades served as home to Boeing assembly lines, rolling out models such as the 777 for test flights over the Pacific Ocean.

PDX Airport Offers 'Street Pricing' and Variety of Local Dining Options
KGW (Portland, Ore.) - Apr 23, 2018 02:49 PM (ET)
When you visit The Portland International Airport, and need a bite to eat, you'll most likely feel right at home. KGW's Rachael Rafanelli takes us on a tour.

Ocean Isle Beach Airport Receives $1.2 Million Grant
WWAY (Leland, N.C.) - Apr 23, 2018 02:48 PM (ET)
An airport in Brunswick County is one of ten in North Carolina that will receive state and federal funds.

Ontario International Airport Terminal Reopened Following Report of Suspicious Device
Los Angeles Times - Apr 23, 2018 02:44 PM (ET)
Travelers were briefly evacuated from a terminal at Ontario International Airport early Monday following a report of a suspicious device.

New Flights Taking Off from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
PAHomePage.com (Scranton, Pa.) - Apr 23, 2018 02:43 PM (ET)
Getting from northeastern Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh is now a lot easier.

Dickten Resigns as Regional Airport Director
The Business Journal (Youngstown, Ohio) - Apr 23, 2018 02:41 PM (ET)
Dan Dickten resigned today as director of aviation at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.

2018 FlyerTalk Awards: The Top Loyalty Programs Are ...
USA Today - Apr 23, 2018 02:22 PM (ET)
Alaska Airlines, British Airways and Qatar Airways each repeated to win three of the most-coveted "Best Reward Program" categories in the seventh annual FlyerTalk Awards, announced Monday.

Brisbane Airport Opens Newly Expanded International Terminal
9 News (Australia) - Apr 23, 2018 11:06 AM (ET)
Brisbane Airport has officially opened its expanded international terminal to help accommodate the city's growing number of tourists.

Charleston Airport Lands 3 New Minority-Owned Kiosk Vendors, Fourth on Way
Charleston (S.C.) Post & Courier - Apr 23, 2018 11:06 AM (ET)
A baker, confectionaire and curator walked into Charleston International Airport .... and set up new businesses.

Next in Innovative Airport to Airport Transportation: Hyperloop
eTurboNews.com - Apr 23, 2018 11:05 AM (ET)
Innovative Hyperloop connections could reduce travel times between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) by around 34 minutes at some stage in the future, according to expert panelists speaking on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage.

3 Southwest Flights Canceled at Austin Airport Amid Maintenance Checks
Statesman (Austin, Texas) - Apr 23, 2018 10:59 AM (ET)
At least three Southwest Airlines flights were canceled Monday morning as the airline continues performing maintenance inspections in the wake of an engine failure last week that resulted in the death of a passenger.

FAA, EASA Issue Emergency Directives for CFM56-7B Inspections
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:34 AM (ET)
The FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) late April 20 issued emergency airworthiness directives (AD) calling for inspections of fan blades on CFM56-7B engines that power Boeing 737NGs.

Air France-KLM CEO Consults with Staff to End Strikes
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:33 AM (ET)
Air France-KLM CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac launched a new consultation with Air France staff, putting his own job on the line in a bid to put an end to an “impasse” of ongoing strikes and pay disputes at the French airline, which it says has cost an estimated €220 million ($270 million) to date.

IAG-Norwegian Deal Raises Competition Concerns for Barcelona El Prat
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:32 AM (ET)
The Catalan Competition Authority (ACCO) said the International Airlines Group’s (IAG) possible purchase of Norwegian Air Shuttle would have to be analyzed in depth because it could involve risks for competition at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport.

Austrian Airlines Unveils New Livery
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:32 AM (ET)
Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines will reveal a new branding May 15 when it rolls out its sixth Boeing 777-200ER in recognition of the carrier’s 60th anniversary.

Unions Imperil Air France's Future
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:31 AM (ET)
Air France unions must realize the damage they are doing to their company, which declared the cost of their strikes through mid-April was €220 million ($272 million). But do they understand how much they are jeopardizing their own futures and those of the other non-striking employees who make up the majority of Air France’s workforce?

Analysis: Creative Cabin Designs Abound, But Will They Sell?
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:30 AM (ET)
With record new-generation aircraft backlogs secured, the OEMs are focused on delivery and on ramping up production. Airlines, meanwhile, are turning their attention to how to elicit more revenue from passengers after they’ve bought their seat and how to make that seat a product differentiator.

Delta Air Lines Appoints Huerta to Board of Directors
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:30 AM (ET)
Former FAA Administrator Michael Huerta has joined Delta Air Lines’ board of directors, the Atlanta-based carrier announced.

SIA Subsidiaries Scoot, SilkAir Boost Group Operations
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:29 AM (ET)
Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) subsidiaries Scoot and SilkAir are helping to increase the group’s overall operational performance as the carriers enjoy surging passenger demand.

Air Canada Rolls Out Enhanced Premium Service on International Flights
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:29 AM (ET)
Air Canada unveiled its new “Signature Service” premium travel brand this week for international flights and plans to introduce the service upgrade on certain transcontinental flights within North America in June.

Boeing Delivers First New 737-800 Converted Freighter Model
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:28 AM (ET)
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has taken delivery of the first Boeing 737-800 converted freighter (BCF). The initial aircraft will be operated by Sweden-based West Atlantic Group.

Finnair, Alaska Airlines to Begin Codeshare Partnership
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
Oneworld member Finnair and Seattle-based Alaska Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement, starting May 20.

Spanish LCC Volotea Opens New French Base in Marseille
Air Transport World - Apr 23, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
Spanish LCC Volotea has opened a new base at Marseille Provence Airport, where it has two Boeing 717s.

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