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Senate Appropriations Panel Okays FY 2019 DHS Spending Bill
Jun 19, 2018 04:47 PM (ET)
Chicago Selects Company to Build Express O'Hare Service
Jun 19, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)
JetBlue Resumes Full Schedule to Puerto Rico
Jun 19, 2018 09:14 AM (ET)
Digicast Presents Program on Dealing with Change
Jun 19, 2018 09:14 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jun 19, 2018 09:13 AM (ET)

American Airlines Looks to Downsize With Executive Buyouts and Job Cuts
Skift - Jun 19, 2018 05:40 PM (ET)
Nearly five years after closing its merger with US Airways, American Airlines plans to trim its corporate bureaucracy.

American Airlines Isn't Sure When It Will Fix Computer Issues at One of Its Regional Airlines
Bloomberg/Skift - Jun 19, 2018 05:40 PM (ET)
American Airlines Group Inc. affiliate PSA Airlines expects more flight cancellations on Tuesday after scrubbing about 400 flights over the weekend as the regional carrier moves into its sixth day of problems with its crew-scheduling system.

Passenger Traffic to San Antonio Airport Spiked More Than 8 Percent in May
mySanAntonio.com - Jun 19, 2018 05:19 PM (ET)
Passenger traffic to San Antonio International Airport grew by more than 8 percent in May as the airfield adds more nonstop routes, aviation officials said Tuesday.

Rectrix Aviation: Lack of Pilots Has Delayed Worcester to Baltimore Flights
Worcester (Mass.) Magazine - Jun 19, 2018 04:49 PM (ET)
Appearing on the Economou & Rosen show on Unity Radio Tuesday, Rectrix Commercial Aviation Services Inc. CEO Rich Cawley said the company has not started flying to Baltimore because of a lack of pilots.

Number of Direct Flights from Stansted Airport Soars to New High
East Anglian Daily Times (U.K.) - Jun 19, 2018 04:48 PM (ET)
The number of direct flights on offer at Stansted Airport has soared, according to a report.

Airport Manager Breault to Retire Next Week
CapeCod.com (Cape Cod, Mass.) - Jun 19, 2018 04:45 PM (ET)
Barnstable Municipal Airport Manager Roland “Bud” Breault is in the final few weeks on the job.

Europe's Crowded Skies Face Capacity Crunch
Air Cargo News - Jun 19, 2018 04:40 PM (ET)
Europe’s crowded skies face “serious capacity challenges” according to a new report by Eurocontrol, the organisation for the safety of air navigation in Europe.

Passenger Breaks Window at Charlotte Airport after Flight Was Canceled, CMPD Says
Charlotte (N.C.) Observer - Jun 19, 2018 04:40 PM (ET)
A 24-year-old woman was cited Monday for breaking a window at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said.

Airport Laptop Ban Backfired, Says Global Aviation Trade Association
Telegraph (U.K.) - Jun 19, 2018 04:39 PM (ET)
The global airport laptop ban was futile because it alerted wannabe terrorists that the screening systems were incapable of spotting harmful items, an International Aviation Transport Authority chief has claimed.

Facial Recognition Technology Speeds Up Customs at Orlando International Airport
Fox 35 (Orlando, Fla.) - Jun 19, 2018 04:38 PM (ET)
International passengers are starting to step onto their flights with a simple stare at Orlando International Airport.

Frontier Airlines Coming to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
Greenville (S.C.) News - Jun 19, 2018 04:36 PM (ET)
The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport will soon be increasing its western reach.

Chattanooga Airport Stays on Record-Breaking Path
Times Free Press (Chattanooga, Tenn.) - Jun 19, 2018 04:33 PM (ET)
Chattanooga Airport officials are looking at better tapping the North Georgia and North Alabama markets as Lovell Field stays on course to pass last year's record-breaking passenger traffic.

Frontier Airlines Coming to Albany International Airport
News 10 (Albany, N.Y.) - Jun 19, 2018 04:32 PM (ET)
Frontier Airlines announced on Tuesday it is offering low-fare and non-stop flights from Albany International Airport.

Proposal to Change Name of T.F. Green Airport to Be Heard
WPRI (Providence, R.I.) - Jun 19, 2018 04:29 PM (ET)
State lawmakers are taking up a proposal Tuesday to change the name of Rhode Island's largest airport from the Theodore Francis Green Memorial State Airport to "Rhode Island International Airport."

Free Unlimited Wi-Fi Now Available at Honolulu's Airport
KHON (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Jun 19, 2018 10:23 AM (ET)
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi is now available for everyone at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, including in Terminals 1 and 2.

Brussels Airport Unveils Blockchain App for Tracking Cargo Movement
CCN (Norway) - Jun 19, 2018 10:22 AM (ET)
Brussels Airport has launched an application based on blockchain technology meant to assist in tracking cargo movement from ground handlers to freight forwarders. The application will work in conjunction with BRUcloud, the open data management platform of Brussels Airport that is hosted on the cloud.

Clayton County Loses Effort to Collect Atlanta Airport Concession Property Tax
Daily Report (Atlanta) - Jun 19, 2018 10:20 AM (ET)
With a decision that seems likely to affect other similar businesses, Clayton County has lost its bid to collect property taxes from airport shops located outside the Atlanta city limits.

Spohr: Lufthansa 'in Contact' with Norwegian
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:24 AM (ET)
Norwegian’s shares rose as much as 12% after Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said his airline was “in contact” with the LCC.

American Airlines Offers $45 Million to Settle Fare-Collusion Case
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
American Airlines has offered to pay $45 million to end its role in a long-running class-action lawsuit against several carriers, making the move to avoid what it feared could be costly litigation, not in an admission of guilt.

Japan's Nippon Cargo Airlines Suspends Flights on Maintenance Issue
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
Japanese carrier Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has temporarily halted all operations after it discovered a discrepancy in maintenance records for one of its freighters.

China's Chengdu Airlines Applies for International Flights
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:21 AM (ET)
Chinese narrowbody and regional jet operator Chengdu Airlines has applied for permission to fly internationally, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

Turkey's Pegasus Airlines, Egypt's Nile Air to Codeshare
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:20 AM (ET)
Turkish LCC Pegasus Airlines signed a codeshare agreement with Nile Air, Egypt’s largest private airline.

SAS Switches Hong Kong Service to Improve Profits
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:20 AM (ET)
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will switch its current Stockholm Arlanda-Hong Kong route to Copenhagen from Oct 28.

Tyumen's Roshchino Airport to Build New Terminal
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:19 AM (ET)
Russia’s Novaport Holding will build a new 17,000 sq m (182,986 sq. ft.) terminal at Roshchino International Airport (TJM) in Tyumen Oblast, the Tyumen region government said in a statement.

Wizz Air to Begin Four Winter Routes from Luton
Air Transport World - Jun 19, 2018 09:19 AM (ET)
Fast-growing LCC Wizz Air is planning to launch four routes this winter from London’s Luton Airport, where it has eight aircraft based. The routes comprise: Eilat’s Ovda Airport, Israel; Grenoble, France; Verona, Italy; and Tromsø, Norway.

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