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Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2019 DHS Spending Bill
Jun 21, 2018 04:44 PM (ET)
Trump Administration Again Proposes ATC Corporatization
Jun 21, 2018 02:58 PM (ET)
Airline On-Time Arrival Rates Improve in April
Jun 21, 2018 09:29 AM (ET)
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Jun 21, 2018 09:28 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jun 21, 2018 09:27 AM (ET)

Indianapolis Airport Recognized for Human-Powered Charging Stations
Fox 59 (Indianapolis) - Jun 21, 2018 05:58 PM (ET)
The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has been recognized for another “best” in North America, thanks to the terminal’s new human-powered charging stations that are helping travelers stay in shape and recharged.

Flights to the Northeast? Evansville Airport Courts United Service to Newark
USA Today - Jun 21, 2018 05:07 PM (ET)
Evansville Regional Airport is courting American, Delta and United in an effort to get flights to the Northeast.

Welding Sparks Fire to Airplane at John Glenn Columbus International Airport
10TV (Columbus, Ohio) - Jun 21, 2018 05:05 PM (ET)
Firefighters were called to an airplane hangar at John Glenn Columbus International Airport at 4:12 a.m. Thursday.

Hudson Extends Contract at Burlington Airport in Vermont
Moodie Davitt Report (U.K.) - Jun 21, 2018 12:35 PM (ET)
Dufry-owned duty free and travel retailer Hudson Group has won a 10-year contract extension at Burlington International Airport (BTV), in the state of Vermont in the US. The City of Burlington approved the deal today.

Miami Airport Now Has Vending Machines That Sell WiFi
Sun-Sentinel (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) - Jun 21, 2018 12:34 PM (ET)
Vending machines sell drinks, chips and phones. Why not WiFi?

This Is the Only U.S. City to Offer Nonstop Flights to 6 Continents Around the Globe
Travel & Leisure - Jun 21, 2018 12:09 PM (ET)
When it comes to major airports in the U.S., one city stands out from the rest.

Frontier Pilots Ready to Strike
Local News 8 (Pocatello, Idaho) - Jun 21, 2018 10:51 AM (ET)
Frontier Airline pilots are warning Jackson Hole Airport customers they are ready to strike this summer.

R.I. House Backs Changing Name of T.F. Green Airport
Providence (R.I.) Journal - Jun 21, 2018 10:13 AM (ET)
Lawmakers voted 55 to 17 to change the name of T.F. Green Airport to Rhode Island International Airport. The bill now moves to the Senate.

Bids for Airport Runway Extension to Be Opened June 29
Rome (Ga.) News-Tribune - Jun 21, 2018 10:12 AM (ET)
Bids for the long anticipated runway extension at Richard B. Russell Airport are scheduled to be opened Friday, June 29 at the Floyd County Administrative office building on East First Street. The runway project is being funded by an earmark of approximately $5.7 million in the 2013 SPLOST package.

Crowd Gathers at LaGuardia Airport to Support Children Believed to Be Separated from Families
CNN - Jun 21, 2018 10:08 AM (ET)
Dozens gathered Wednesday night at LaGuardia Airport to support separated immigrant children.

Delta CEO Opposes Idea of State Takeover of Hartsfield-Jackson
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jun 21, 2018 09:56 AM (ET)
Delta CEO Ed Bastian said he opposes a state takeover of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, as Georgia’s legislature plans a committee to study the idea.

New TSA Checkpoint at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport
WEAR (Pensacola, Fla.) - Jun 21, 2018 09:55 AM (ET)
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport is expanding its TSA checkpoint. The airport will now have three lanes.

Flights Canceled at Blue Grass Airport after Airline Glitch
WKYT (Lexington, Ky.) - Jun 21, 2018 09:54 AM (ET)
Several flights in at the Blue Grass Airport in Lexington were canceled Wednesday morning after an American Airlines glitch.

Hollywood Burbank Airport Plays It Safe with Next Fiscal Year Budget
Los Angeles Times - Jun 21, 2018 09:53 AM (ET)
Hollywood Burbank Airport’s passenger numbers have been on a constant rise over the past two years, but officials aren’t taking any risks with the airport’s financial projections for the next fiscal year.

Amsterdam Airport Now Has a Bitcoin ATM
TheNextWeb.com - Jun 21, 2018 09:51 AM (ET)
The main international airport of the Netherlands will now let you convert those “leftover euros” at the end of your Eurotrip to cryptocurrency.

Nashville Airport Authority Breaks on New Concourse D
Tennessean (Nashville, Tenn.) - Jun 21, 2018 09:51 AM (ET)
The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority broke ground Wednesday morning for the new Concourse D at Nashville International Airport.

Passengers on Fatal Southwest Flight Sue Airline and Manufacturers of Plane and Engine
Washington Post - Jun 21, 2018 09:35 AM (ET)
Eight passengers who were aboard a Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of its engines blew apart filed suit Wednesday against the airline, Boeing and the companies that manufactured the engine, alleging that they failed to take proper safeguards to prevent the fatal tragedy.

FAA Chief Urges Increased Cooperation with UK Ahead of Brexit
Air Transport World - Jun 21, 2018 09:35 AM (ET)
FAA acting administrator Dan Elwell has called on the UK and world governments to accelerate the pace of bilateral aviation negotiations ahead of Brexit, when the UK leaves the European Union (EU), in March 2019.

Eurocontrol Cautions on 'Serious Capacity Challenge'
Air Transport World - Jun 21, 2018 09:33 AM (ET)
Eurocontrol director general Eamonn Brennan has warned that urgent action is needed to avoid European flight delays nearly doubling by 2040, as record traffic growth continues.

IATA and ACI See Scope for Airport Charges Arbitrator
Air Transport World - Jun 21, 2018 09:33 AM (ET)
IATA DG Alexandre de Juniac and Airports Council International (ACI) DG Angela Gittens see potential for independent oversight of airport charge disputes and for airports to have greater involvement in slot allocations.

Kenya Airways, Nairobi Airport to Merge
Air Transport World - Jun 21, 2018 09:32 AM (ET)
State-run national flag carrier Kenya Airways plans to merge with Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to compete with other state-owned carriers in Africa and the Middle East, such as Ethiopian Airlines and Emirates Airline.

Abu Dhabi Opens Short-Stay Hotel for Transit Passengers
Air Transport World - Jun 21, 2018 09:31 AM (ET)
Abu Dhabi Airports has opened a new sleeping facility for transit passengers at the emirate’s main international airport, its operating authority said June 20.

China's Sichuan Airlines Applies for Boston Service
Air Transport World - Jun 21, 2018 09:30 AM (ET)
China’s Sichuan Airlines is seeking approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to open service to Boston, Massachusetts, accelerating its international expansion.

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