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TSA Appoints Members to Aviation Security Advisory Panel
May 30, 2018 09:49 AM (ET)
FAA Offers Webinars on Small UAS Rule Waivers
May 30, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
In Memoriam
May 30, 2018 09:43 AM (ET)
Digicast Presents 2018 FAA Headquarters Updates
May 30, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
May 30, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)

Low-Cost Flights Arrive at Syracuse Hancock International Airport
CNYCentral.com (Syracuse, N.Y.) - May 30, 2018 06:03 PM (ET)
Allegiant Air has teamed up with the Syracuse Hancock International Airport and the Orlando Sanford International Airport to bring travelers low-cost airfare rates.

Passenger Count at Hartsfield-Jackson Security Checkpoints Sets Record
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - May 30, 2018 06:01 PM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration says it screened a record 93,082 passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport security checkpoints on the Friday before Memorial Day.

Delaware Airport To Offer Customs Service
Aviation International News - May 30, 2018 06:01 PM (ET)
Delaware Coastal Airport (GED), through an agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), can now accept international arrivals with prior notice.

Footsteps, Pressure Sensors, and AI: The Next Step in Airport Security
EE Times - May 30, 2018 05:58 PM (ET)
The University of Manchester’s school of electrical and electronic engineering, in collaboration with the University of Madrid, has developed a behavioral biometric verification system that can measure a human’s individual gait or walking pattern, enabling successful identification of a person simply as they walk on a pressure pad in the floor and analyzing the footstep’s 3D and time-based data.

Mitchell International Airport Reopens after Military Plane Emergency Landing
WTMJ (Milwaukee) - May 30, 2018 05:57 PM (ET)
Mitchell International has reopened after the emergency landing, according to airport official Harold Mester.

University Park Airport to Undergo $6 Million Expansion
Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.) - May 30, 2018 05:56 PM (ET)
University Park Airport is getting ready to begin a more than $6 million expansion, with the help of a $2.2 million state grant.

America's Security Profiling at Airports Should Worry Frequent Flyers
The Economist (U.K.) - May 30, 2018 05:56 PM (ET)
Are you on America’s newest airport-security watch list? You could be, but you would never know.

Pilot Shortage Hits Home
WesternSlopeNow.com (Grand Junction, Colo.) - May 30, 2018 10:15 AM (ET)
With the pilot shortage happening across the nation, many airlines are already starting to see the impacts first hand.

Suspicious Letter Reported At Airport's FAA Building
CBS Minnesota - May 30, 2018 10:11 AM (ET)
Authorities say they are investigating after the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s FAA building was delivered a letter “containing a suspicious material.”

Moree Airport Upgrades Expected to Be Complete by End of Year
Moree Champion (Australia) - May 30, 2018 10:10 AM (ET)
The upgrade of Moree Airport continues to progress according to plan, with construction on the $2.5 million project passing the halfway mark.

Israel's $15 Billion Island Airport Project Sparks Interest from Europe
Stuff (New Zealand) - May 30, 2018 10:07 AM (ET)
European companies are in discussions with Israel about developing a $14.5 billion airport offshore in the Mediterranean.

Denver International Airport Will Add 39 More Gates by 2021
Denverite.com (Denver) - May 30, 2018 10:05 AM (ET)
Denver’s airport is expanding to keep up with a growing number of passengers and flights.

British Passenger Dies After Falling from Plane at Dalaman Airport in Turkey
Telegraph (U.K.) - May 30, 2018 10:04 AM (ET)
A British man died after falling from a plane on to a runway at Dalaman airport in south-west Turkey early on Tuesday morning.

Organization Raises Questions about Service Dog Giving Birth at TIA
WFLA (Tampa, Fla.) - May 30, 2018 10:03 AM (ET)
When Suzy Wilburn heard about the story of a service dog giving birth to a litter of puppies at Tampa International Airport on Friday, her first reaction wasn't, "Isn't that cute." The news made her upset and angry.

Jeddah's New Airport Welcomes First Commercial Flight
Arab News (Saudi Arabia) - May 30, 2018 09:56 AM (ET)
The first commercial flight to land at the new King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah has signaled a major milestone for the facility, due to open early next year.

AirBaltic Buys Up to 60 More CS300s
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:30 AM (ET)
Latvian national carrier airBaltic has placed a large follow-up order for the Bombardier CS300 as part of its new business plan to streamline its fleet to one aircraft type and expand its network.

Air France, SNPL Union Sign 787 Pilot Training Deal
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:29 AM (ET)
Air France and the SNPL pilot union have reached an agreement that extends a previous Boeing 787 training deal allowing 777 instructors to train pilots on the 787.

WestJet, ALPA Agree to Federal Mediation, Late June Settlement
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:29 AM (ET)
Following personal intervention by the Canadian government’s labor minister, WestJet management and its pilots, as represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), agreed May 25 to federal mediation of the two sides’ heated contract negotiations, averting pilot strike action.

Lufthansa Takes Up Options for Six Airbus A320neos
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:28 AM (ET)
Lufthansa Group has firmed a previous option for six further Airbus A320neos, following a decision by the company’s supervisory board at the beginning of May.

Air Seychelles Orders One A320neo
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
Air Seychelles has ordered a CFM International LEAP-1A-powered Airbus A320neo, which will be used as part of a wider fleet renewal.

Eurocontrol, Thales to Partner on Cybersecurity and ATC Digitalization
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)
European air traffic management (ATM) organization Eurocontrol will work with technology provider Thales to protect against cyberthreats and digitalize air traffic services in Europe.

Industry Meets to Review European Flight Time and Fatigue Rules
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:26 AM (ET)
Some 180 aviation industry representatives participated in a workshop on flight time limitation (FTL) rules and fatigue risk management (FRM), giving their views on European rules which have been in force for more than two years.

China's Donghai Airlines Launches 737 Australian Service May 30
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:25 AM (ET)
Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines is set to become the first Chinese carrier to begin long-haul services with a Boeing 737-800 on a twice-weekly Shenzhen-Darwin, Australia route May 30. Flying time will be 5.4 hours.

United, Boutique Air Codeshare to Grow Denver Network
Air Transport World - May 30, 2018 09:25 AM (ET)
The codeshare tie-up between United Airlines and San Francisco-based Boutique Air gives the US major extensive reach into smaller communities, particularly from its Denver hub, while giving the regional operator both passenger feed and a leg up as it looks to grow its extensive Essential Air Service (EAS)-focused operation.

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