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Record Number of Travelers Predicted For Holiday Weekend
May 21, 2018 10:07 AM (ET)
FAA Proposes Fine Against Aviation Repair Station
May 21, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
United Plans Brownsville-Chicago Seasonal Flights
May 21, 2018 10:05 AM (ET)
Digicast Offers Fire Service Self-Assessment and Accreditation Program
May 21, 2018 10:04 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
May 21, 2018 10:04 AM (ET)

'Flyaway Greg' Making a Home at Yeager Airport
WSAZ (Huntington, W.Va.) - May 21, 2018 05:32 PM (ET)
There’s a new dog in town, and his home will be Yeager Airport.

Boarding Soon? Boutique Air Considers Service at Shuttered Jamestown Airport
Spectrum News (Buffalo, N.Y.) - May 21, 2018 04:10 PM (ET)
Some potentially good news for Southern Tier travelers: The Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport might resume service soon.

You Have Airport Stories. Now, an Airport Will Write a Story for You.
New York Times - May 21, 2018 02:27 PM (ET)
As part of a showcase for artists at La Guardia in New York, writers will create fictional tales for fliers — and finish them before they land.

Signs of Progress at New SLC Airport
Fox 13 (Salt Lake City) - May 21, 2018 02:27 PM (ET)
Crews make progress towards Salt Lake City’s new airport.

Passenger Traffic Rises Sharply at Syracuse Airport
Syracuse.com (N.Y.) - May 21, 2018 02:26 PM (ET)
Passenger traffic at Syracuse Hancock International Airport is on the rise despite the recent start of a major construction project.

At Least 7 Groups Vie for 25-Year Deal to Operate, Maintain Clark Airport
Rappler.com - May 21, 2018 02:25 PM (ET)
Some of the big local conglomerates that had bid for the country's first airport deal under the public-private partnership (PPP) program could square off once more for the 25-year contract to operate and maintain the Clark International Airport.

Airport Delays for Hundreds of Passengers after Chinese Business Jet Skids Off Runway
South China Morning Post - May 21, 2018 02:23 PM (ET)
A business jet veered off a runway in eastern China on Sunday afternoon, causing 700 passengers to be delayed.

Oil Price Surge Will Ground Struggling Airlines, Warns Ryanair Boss
Telegraph (U.K.) - May 21, 2018 02:15 PM (ET)
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary warned today that some underperforming airlines will go to the wall over the coming winter as soaring oil prices take a chunk out of their margins.

Airport Security Checks 'Not Keeping Pace'
9 News (Australia) - May 21, 2018 02:14 PM (ET)
Stopping would-be terrorists from planning attacks at Australian airports justifies giving police tougher powers to demand traveller identification, the head of Home Affairs believes.

The Self-Supporting Mini City That Is Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, Fla.) - May 21, 2018 02:13 PM (ET)
When I’ve spoken to various community organizations, it’s been interesting to hear people’s confusion about how the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority is structured, operates and is funded. So I’m aware of a need to better inform the community and dispel some misconceptions, beginning with a broad overview of how the authority and the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport operate.

Passengers Evacuate ANA Flight at Tokyo's Narita Airport After Smoke Scare
Channel News Asia (Singapore) - May 21, 2018 02:12 PM (ET)
Passengers on board an All Nippon Airway's (ANA) aircraft at Narita International Airport on Monday morning (May 21) had to evacuate after smoke began to fill the cabin.

Opening Date Announced for China's New $13 Billion Airport
Newshub (New Zealand) - May 21, 2018 02:11 PM (ET)

How a Pilot Shortage Has Slowly Been Affecting Emirates
Airline Geeks - May 21, 2018 02:10 PM (ET)
In early April, Emirates President Sir Tim Clark held a press conference in Hamburg, Germany. This was just a few days after the airline had announced they would be cutting flights to their destinations in Florida, causing many to speculate that maybe the Gulf carrier was expanding too quickly for their own good, maybe not carrying the loads necessary to continue the flights. But Clark revealed the real reason.

Pilot and Flight Instructor Shortage Across U.S. Causing Headaches
WCIA (Champaign, Ill.) - May 21, 2018 01:16 PM (ET)
A pilot shortage is holding some airports back from reaching their full potential.

Forsyth to Ask for More Direct Control of Airport
Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal - May 21, 2018 01:13 PM (ET)
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to ask the N.C. General Assembly to approve legislation that would put governance of Smith Reynolds Airport more directly under the commissioners.

Group Recommends Renaming Airport to Honor MLK
KSHB (Kansas City) - May 21, 2018 01:12 PM (ET)
An advisory group selected by the mayor voted Sunday in favor of renaming the airport after Martin Luther King, Jr.

China Eastern, China Southern to Benefit from New CAAC Policies
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:59 AM (ET)
Shanghai-based China Eastern and Guangzhou-based China Southern airlines, which have been designated as main operators at Beijing’s new airport—are expected to benefit from the Civil Aviation Administration of China’s (CAAC) new policies on international operations and Beijing’s “One city, two airports” rules, which are scheduled to take effect Oct. 1.

ANALYSIS: US Major Airlines' Fifth Failure
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:54 AM (ET)
A three-year battle started by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines against the major Gulf carriers appears to have ended with little to show for the millions of dollars of campaigning by the US airlines and affiliated unions.

Wizz Air Adds London Luton Routes
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:53 AM (ET)
Fast-growing Budapest-based LCC Wizz Air is allocating two new Airbus A320s to its London Luton fleet, accompanying the launch of two routes to Larnaca, Cyprus and Lviv, Ukraine.

Turkey's Corendon Airlines Receives BOC Aviation's First 737 MAX 8
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:53 AM (ET)
Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has delivered its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Nordic Aviation Capital Acquires Aldus Aviation's E-Jet Portfolio
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:52 AM (ET)
Danish regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has acquired all the aircraft owned by Aldus Aviation Fund (AAF), comprising 29 Embraer E-Jets.

Air Belgium Secures Russian Overflight Rights
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:51 AM (ET)
Long-haul start-up Air Belgium has been granted Russian overflight permission, cementing its revised June 3 launch date.

Volaris Costa Rica Completes Launch of San José-US Routes
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:50 AM (ET)
Ultra-LCC Volaris Costa Rica completed its initial round of Central America-US route openings May 17 with the launch of flights between Costa Rican capital San José and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Air China's Chengdu-London Service Will Be to Gatwick
Air Transport World - May 21, 2018 09:50 AM (ET)
Air China’s new service between Chengdu and London that British Airways (BA) dropped in 2017 will be to Gatwick.

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