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ACRP Seeking FY 2019 Synthesis Topics
Jun 14, 2018 03:13 PM (ET)
Spirit Airlines to Add Flights from Piedmont Triad Airport
Jun 14, 2018 09:17 AM (ET)
Alaska to Upgrade Equipment at Redmond, Oregon
Jun 14, 2018 09:17 AM (ET)
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Jun 14, 2018 09:16 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
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Switzerland's Biggest Airport Turns 70
SwissInfo.ch (Switzerland) - Jun 14, 2018 05:02 PM (ET)
It’s exactly 70 years since the first flight took off from the brand new tarmac of Zurich Airport. We take a look back at the development of what has since become the biggest airport in Switzerland.

Celebration Planned for Queen City Airport's 75th Anniversary
Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) - Jun 14, 2018 05:01 PM (ET)
When the Queen City Airport was first dedicated as Convair Field, the cost of a gallon of gas was 15 cents.

Kerry Airport Plans Overhaul of Arrivals and Departures Area
Irish Times (Ireland) - Jun 14, 2018 04:19 PM (ET)
A new arrivals hall and an expanded departures area with a bar and restaurant is planned for Kerry Airport to accommodate increased passenger numbers, the airport’s agm has heard.

Drones Stop Landings at Oslo Airport for Second Time in Two Months
The Local (Norway) - Jun 14, 2018 04:18 PM (ET)
Two different drones on Wednesday caused landings at Oslo’s Gardermoen airport to be delayed.

Allegiant Cancels Flights at Orlando-Sanford Airport Amid Plane Shortage
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel - Jun 14, 2018 04:18 PM (ET)
Low-cost air carrier Allegiant Airlines canceled dozens of flights Thursday to and from airports in Florida, including some at Orlando-Sanford International Airport, because of problems with the delivery of new planes.

TSA Takes Steps to Improve Long Security Lines at Sea-Tac Airport
KOMO (Seattle) - Jun 14, 2018 02:37 PM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced new steps Wednesday to help alleviate long security line wait times at Sea-Tac Airport.

Airlines Waiving Change Fees Due to Tropical Storm Bud
TravelPulse - Jun 14, 2018 02:36 PM (ET)
Tropical Storm Bud continues to weaken in the Pacific Ocean, but the storm system is still threatening western Mexico with heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding starting Thursday.

Benedum Airport Authority Members Approve Annual Budget, Hear Robinson Grand Presentation Wednesday
Exponent Telegram (Clarksburg, W.Va.) - Jun 14, 2018 10:00 AM (ET)
The members of the Benedum Airport Authority approved a $16.5 million annual budget for North Central West Virginia Airport for fiscal year 2018-19 during their meeting Wednesday.

'International Passenger Experience' the Focus for $165m Expansion of Adelaide Airport
ABC (Australia) - Jun 14, 2018 09:59 AM (ET)
Adelaide Airport is warning commuters of impending disruptions in its main terminal, as it embarks on its biggest upgrade in more than a decade.

Several Renovation Efforts Underway for Dayton International Airport
Dayton (Ohio) Daily News - Jun 14, 2018 09:55 AM (ET)
The Dayton International Airport is making runway improvements, undergoing terminal renovations, and has added maintenance facilities to counter a decline in air carriers and available seats.

Advisory Group Gets Go-Ahead to Explore Privatization of Lambert Airport
St. Louis Public Radio - Jun 14, 2018 09:54 AM (ET)
A proposal to explore privatization of St. Louis Lambert International Airport has finally been cleared for takeoff.

Elon Musk's Boring Co. Wins Chicago Airport High-Speed Train Bid
Bloomberg - Jun 14, 2018 09:53 AM (ET)
Elon Musk's Boring Co. is the winner in a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to Chicago’s O'Hare International Airport. The result gives the young company a big boost in legitimacy as it tries to get transportation projects underway in Los Angeles and Washington.

FAA Accepts Master Plan for Mercer Airport Improvements
Town Topics (Kingston, N.J.) - Jun 14, 2018 09:53 AM (ET)
With acceptance by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received last week, Trenton-Mercer Airport is now able to pursue plans for upgrading, updating, and modernizing. But these projects at the increasingly popular Ewing Township airport do not include an increase in the size or number of flights, according to Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes.

City Reports Record Airline Boardings in May
Midland (Texas) Reporter-Telegram - Jun 14, 2018 09:51 AM (ET)
The booming economy is having an impact on the airline industry in Midland.

Rapidly Growing Asheville Regional Airport Adds Spirit Airlines
WLOS (Asheville, N.C.) - Jun 14, 2018 09:48 AM (ET)
While Asheville Airport management and Spirit Airlines executives announced the addition of the airport's sixth airline, Spirit Airlines pilot Thomas Rickman arrived home in Asheville. He had come home to take care of personal business when he received good news.

Hawaiian Lowers 2Q Revenue Guidance as Volcanic Activity Hits Bookings
Air Transport World - Jun 14, 2018 09:40 AM (ET)
Despite over a million onboard passengers in May, a record for the month, Hawaiian Airlines revised its guidance for second-quarter revenue downward, citing “a reduction in the pace of domestic bookings following an increase in volcanic activity on the Big Island of Hawaii.”

Five Investors Take Shares in Spanish LCC Volotea
Air Transport World - Jun 14, 2018 09:40 AM (ET)
Five equity investors have taken stakes in Spanish LCC Volotea, replacing founding shareholders CCMP and Corpfin.

EU Urges ICAO to Establish Robust CORSIA System
Air Transport World - Jun 14, 2018 09:39 AM (ET)
The European Union (EU) is urging ICAO to establish the most robust Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) system possible, so the global airline industry can stabilize CO2 emissions at 2020 levels.

France Moves Forward in Paris Airports Privatization Drive
Air Transport World - Jun 14, 2018 09:38 AM (ET)
France’s economy ministry plans to present a draft law on June 18 that will pave the way for the state to reduce its stake in Paris airports operator Groupe ADP, part of a wider privatization drive that also includes lottery operator FDJ and energy company Engie.

EasyJet Reiterates Interest in London Heathrow Airport
Air Transport World - Jun 14, 2018 09:38 AM (ET)
UK LCC easyJet has again voiced its support for London’s Heathrow Airport expansion, arguing that increased capacity could open the way for low-cost carriers to fly from the London hub.

Ryanair to Open London Southend Base
Air Transport World - Jun 14, 2018 09:37 AM (ET)
Irish LCC Ryanair will base three aircraft at London Southend Airport, which is located 40 miles to the east of the city.

EasyJet Set to Launch Four Routes from Nice, France
Air Transport World - Jun 14, 2018 09:37 AM (ET)
UK LCC easyJet will launch four new routes from Nice Cote d’Azur airport in south east France.

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