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Carriers Post Extended Tarmac Delays in February
May 01, 2018 09:17 AM (ET)
Catherine Young, A.A.E., Earns Accreditation
May 01, 2018 09:16 AM (ET)
Revenue Bond Rating Affirmed for John Wayne Airport
May 01, 2018 09:16 AM (ET)
Digicast Presents 2018 FAA Headquarters Updates
May 01, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
May 01, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)

Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter to Plead Guilty, Receive Life in Prison
WPLG (Miami) - May 01, 2018 06:10 PM (ET)
An Alaska man will not face the death penalty on charges of killing five people and wounding six in a shooting rampage at a South Florida airport, authorities announced Tuesday.

Chattanooga Airport Unveils New Website Meant to Help Travelers
Nooga.com (Chattanooga, Tenn.) - May 01, 2018 06:09 PM (ET)
The Chattanooga Airport recently unveiled a new website that creators designed to help flyers access information more easily.

Taking Flight: Auburn University Regional Airport Focuses on Growth
OAnow.com (Opelika, Ala.) - May 01, 2018 06:08 PM (ET)
Sky-high. That’s the level of success Auburn University Regional Airport routinely aims to propel not only students seeking to master aviation, but also the county it serves.

Hawaii Airport Authority Bill Dies at Legislature for Second Year in a Row
Pacific Business Journal (Honolulu, Hawaii) - May 01, 2018 06:06 PM (ET)
The House and Senate have disagreed over the corporation's exemption from state procurement codes.

New United Polaris Lounge at San Francisco International Airport Is Open
Forbes - May 01, 2018 06:04 PM (ET)
United unveiled plans for its all-new business class, dubbed Polaris, back in March 2016. The Polaris concept included a number of innovations such as new lie-flat seats and a raft of upgraded amenities.

Frontier Airlines Returns to Santa Barbara Airport with New 'Low-Cost' Fares
KEYT (Santa Barbara, Calif.) - May 01, 2018 06:03 PM (ET)
After a 3-year hiatus, Frontier Airlines returns to Santa Barbara Airport with "low-cost" fares to and from Denver.

Emirates Reducing Fleet Size Due to Severe Pilot Shortage and Low Demand
The Peninsula (Qatar) - May 01, 2018 05:58 PM (ET)
Emirates airlines are reducing the number of aircraft in their fleet due to various factors like lower demand, pilot walkouts, weak loads etc.

Bradley International Airport Announces Expansion Plans
WWLP (Chicopee, Mass.) - May 01, 2018 10:10 AM (ET)
Bradley International Airport is unveiling an ambitious expansion plan for the next 20 years.

Cheyenne Regional Airport Update
KGWN (Cheyenne, Wyo.) - May 01, 2018 10:09 AM (ET)
Although there is still no confirmed date or airline, the Cheyenne Regional Airport Director says they are working closely with TSA. And they may be able to extend the 90-day deadline.

Amazon Air Asks About Denton Airport
Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle - May 01, 2018 10:08 AM (ET)
The city let the cat out of the smiling box when officials revealed Monday that Amazon Air inquired last fall about locating at Denton Enterprise Airport.

BWI Airport Retail Program Expands and Becomes Permanent
Baltimore Sun - May 01, 2018 10:07 AM (ET)
BWI Marshall Airport is expanding a program for retail entrepreneurs and making it permanent, the program’s operator, Fraport USA, said Monday.

Lynchburg Regional Airport Commission Recommends One-Year Lease for Operator
News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.) - May 01, 2018 10:07 AM (ET)
The Lynchburg Regional Airport Commission unanimously voted to recommend a one-year lease agreement renewal with the airport’s sole fixed-based operator during a special meeting Monday.

Police Officers at Detroit Metro Airport May Soon Be Carrying Rifles
WXYZ (Detroit) - May 01, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
People flying in and out of Detroit Metro Airport could soon be seeing airport police carrying exposed rifles.

Regional Carriers Deal with Pilot Shortage
WCNC (Charlotte, N.C.) - May 01, 2018 09:55 AM (ET)
Charlotte is American Airlines' largest regional hub with hundreds of flights each day to small, regional airports. But all of those flight options could be in jeopardy if the regional carriers can’t find more pilots.

Aurora Approves Two Deals at Airport
Chicago Tribune - May 01, 2018 09:54 AM (ET)
The Aurora City Council recently approved two agreements for operators at the Aurora Municipal Airport.

Saratov Airlines' AOC Extended Through May 30; Rebrands as Ivolga
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
Russian authorities have extended the air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Saratov Airlines through May 30 after the carrier resolved issues found in a March inspection that grounded the Antonov An-148 fleet.

Frontier Pilots Say Talks Are at an Impasse, Seek Arbitration
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:47 AM (ET)
Denver-based ultra LCC Frontier Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), are petitioning the National Mediation Board (NMB) to release the union from further contract negotiations, saying talks are at an impasse and “further mediation will be futile.”

Jazeera Airways Narrows 1Q Loss on Customer Service, Network Investments
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
Kuwaiti hybrid carrier Jazeera Airways has attributed an improvement in the traditionally weak 1Q figures to a combination of investments in improving passenger experience, a growing route network and higher asset utilization.

Saudi's Flynas Looks to Dry-Lease Market for Pilgrimage Surge
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
Saudi Arabian hybrid carrier flynas again plans to increase its exposure to the long-haul sector, as it seeks to take advantage of growing numbers of religious travelers to the country.

Kenya Airways to Add Capacity as Leased Aircraft Return
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:45 AM (ET)
Kenya Airways is adding capacity as it prepares take back two Boeing 787-8s and three 777-300ERs as their leases expire over the next two years.

Azerbaijan Airlines Steps Up Saudi Links
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:44 AM (ET)
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) plans a major increase in its services to Saudi Arabia and has started negotiations to operate flights from the small Caucasian nation to four cities.

Wizz Air to Open Largest Training Center in Budapest
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:44 AM (ET)
Central and eastern European LCC Wizz Air plans to open a new training and education center in Budapest by the end of 2018.

TAP Air Portugal, Volotea Link Up on European Services
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:43 AM (ET)
TAP Air Portugal and Spain-based LCC Volotea may expand their partnership after agreeing to a codeshare arrangement to strengthen services between three European nations.

Croatia Again Seeks Airline Partner
Air Transport World - May 01, 2018 09:42 AM (ET)
The government of Croatia has announced that it aims to find a new strategic partner for Croatia Airlines.

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