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Allegiant Cancels Flights, Awaits New Planes
TravelPulse - Jun 15, 2018 05:50 PM (ET)
Passengers flying Allegiant Air are encouraged to check their flight status before arriving at the airport as the airline has been forced to cancel dozens of flights while it awaits new aircraft.

Air France Tries a Softer Touch With Labor But Unions Aren't Amused
Bloomberg/Skift - Jun 15, 2018 05:21 PM (ET)
After an attempt to play hard ball with defiant staff failed to end a bitter labor conflict, Air France is now trying a softer approach. The embattled carrier’s latest offer to workers: more rooms for rest breaks.

EasyJet: 'Expanded Heathrow Would Lead to Lower Fares'
International Airport Review - Jun 15, 2018 05:17 PM (ET)
The London hub’s expansion proposal was given the green light by the UK Cabinet on June 5 and is expected to be debated in the House of Commons in the coming weeks.

Fort Lauderdale Airport to Close Runway in 2019; Flights Will Be Cut
Sun-Sentinel (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) - Jun 15, 2018 05:09 PM (ET)
Travelers flying into and out of Fort Lauderdale airport next year will have fewer flights to choose from as one of its two runways is shut down for five months.

Airport Expansion is Taking Off
PAHomePage.com (Scranton, Pa.) - Jun 15, 2018 05:08 PM (ET)
The Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport may be small, but it brings big economic benefits.

American Airlines Cancels PSA Flights, Stranding Thousands
CBS News - Jun 15, 2018 05:06 PM (ET)
Thousands of airline passengers were stranded overnight in North Carolina's Charlotte-Douglas International Airport after technical troubles caused a regional carrier to abruptly cancel hundreds of flights.

Everything You Need to Know about AWOS and ASOS
Flying Magazine - Jun 15, 2018 05:04 PM (ET)
AWOS: Automated weather observing system. A suite of weather sensors of many different configurations either procured by the FAA or purchased by individuals, groups or airports that are required to meet FAA standards. AWSS — automatic weather sensor system — is functionally the same as ASOS.

West Wales Airport: Firefighters Called After UAV Crash
BBC News (U.K.) - Jun 15, 2018 04:58 PM (ET)
Firefighters were called to West Wales Airport after an unmanned aircraft crashed.

Pilot Shortage Solution Will Take Some Time: Mike Higgins
Daily Liberal (Australia) - Jun 15, 2018 04:58 PM (ET)
Lack of pilots in Australia will cause “some pain for a few years” yet, the boss of a regional aviation body warns.

Sacramento Airport Continues to Grow Despite Bay Area Hurdles
KCRA (Sacramento, Calif.) - Jun 15, 2018 04:57 PM (ET)
More people are choosing to fly out of Sacramento International Airport than ever before.

Kent State Considers Airport for Drone Program
The Business Journal (Youngstown, Ohio) - Jun 15, 2018 04:55 PM (ET)
The Western Reserve Port Authority is talking with Kent State University about using space at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport for a training program.

Aircraft Company Brings Timeshare Model to Centennial Airport
Denver Post - Jun 15, 2018 04:37 PM (ET)
It was all clear skies Wednesday morning as Executive AirShare’s Embraer Phenom 300 circled Centennial Airport, giving President and CEO John Owen and his team a great bird’s-eye view of the Mile High City.

Killeen Seeks Bids for New Airport Boarding Bridges
Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald - Jun 15, 2018 04:36 PM (ET)
Four new boarding bridges are on the way to the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport after the city of Killeen issued a bid online for the federally funded project.

Nashville International Airport Sets New Record with 1.4 Million Passengers in May
Fox 17 (Nashville, Tenn.) - Jun 15, 2018 04:35 PM (ET)
Nashville International Airport set a new record for the number of passengers in a month, servicing over 1.4 million people in May.

Etihad Posts $1.5 Billion Loss for 2017 on Partners' Failures
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:47 AM (ET)
Etihad Airways recorded a “core loss”—equivalent to operating loss for its day-to-day airline operations—of $1.5 billion in 2017, narrowed from $1.95 billion in 2016.

Air France Suspends Negotiations Pending New Management Structure
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:47 AM (ET)
Air France has urged unions to call off planned strikes as it promised measures to improve the daily lives of its staff, but warned no new pay negotiations would take place while it is still run by an interim management team.

Spirit's Orlando Expansion Includes 11 Latin American, Caribbean Destinations
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:46 AM (ET)
Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit Airlines plans to launch 14 new destinations out of its Orlando International Airport (MCO) focus city this fall, including 11 new markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, as the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) continues its strategy to focus on core large-US and leisure markets.

Airbus Extends Range of A350-1000
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:45 AM (ET)
Airbus is offering a higher maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) version of the A350-1000, adding significant range capabilities.

New Canadian ULCC Jetlines Firms A320 Leases, Eyes 2019 Launch
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:45 AM (ET)
Aspiring Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Jetlines has firmed up a deal to lease two 12-year-old Airbus A320s from Dublin-based AerCap and plans to use them to launch operations, likely in early 2019.

Europe Clears All Indonesian Carriers on Safety Improvements
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:44 AM (ET)
The European Commission (EC) removed all Indonesian carriers from the European Union (EU) Air Safety List after aviation safety improvements in the country and as a system to prevent unsafe aircraft from entering European airspace starts operating.

Air New Zealand to Boost Domestic Fleet with Airbus Jets
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:44 AM (ET)
Air New Zealand is planning to increase the size of its domestic fleet by transferring Airbus A320s from its international operation, and is also considering ordering up to seven additional A321neos to use on domestic routes.

LOT Takes on Embraer E190s for London City Services
Air Transport World - Jun 15, 2018 08:43 AM (ET)
LOT Polish Airlines will start services from its Warsaw hub to London City Airport (LCY) and acquire four Embraer E190s specifically for the route.

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