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Lawmakers Examine Commercial Space Regulations
Jun 26, 2018 04:28 PM (ET)
Allegiant Plans Aircraft Base in Tennessee
Jun 26, 2018 09:23 AM (ET)
S&P Upgrades Fresno Rating
Jun 26, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
Call for Nominations: AIAA/AAAE/ACC Jay Hollingsworth Speas Airport Award
Jun 26, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jun 26, 2018 09:15 AM (ET)

Airlines Issuing Waivers for Northeast Storm
TravelPulse - Jun 26, 2018 06:07 PM (ET)
A storm system moving across the United States is expected to bring heavy rain and damaging winds to the Northeast Wednesday night into Thursday, causing possible flight delays and cancellations across the region.

Spirit Airlines Brings New International Routes from Houston
TravelPulse - Jun 26, 2018 06:06 PM (ET)
The lush beauty and diverse cultures of Latin America await as Spirit Airlines continues its international expansion, this time from Houston.

Chinese Airlines Hit With Rising Costs Due to U.S. Trade Quarrel
Bloomberg/Skift - Jun 26, 2018 06:04 PM (ET)
Chinese airlines ordered more than $100 billion of planes from Airbus SE and Boeing Co. in the past decade. Paying those bills is getting harder with the prospect of a trade war pushing the local currency to its lowest level in six months.

Orlando International Airport to Add 18 New Customs Officers in 2018
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel - Jun 26, 2018 06:02 PM (ET)
Orlando International Airport will add 18 new Customs and Border Protection officers by the end of 2018, U.S. Rep. Val Demings’ office revealed Tuesday, which airport officials say will reduce lines for international flights at what has become one of the busiest airports in the country.

Smoke Diverts S.C.-Bound United Airlines Flight to Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Detroit Free Press - Jun 26, 2018 06:02 PM (ET)
An airline says a flight from Chicago to South Carolina landed safely after being diverted to Detroit Metropolitan Airport due a maintenance issue.

New Airline Offering Direct Flights from St. Louis to Tampa and Ft. Myers
Fox 2 (St. Louis) - Jun 26, 2018 06:00 PM (ET)
Sun Country will be beginning service from St. Louis Lambert St. Louis airport in 2018. They're offering seasonal nonstop service from St. Louis, Mo. to Fort Myers and Tampa.

One of Every Seven Travelers Miss Their Flights Because Of Long Airport Security Lines
Forbes - Jun 26, 2018 05:18 PM (ET)
Long airport security lines have caused one of every seven travelers to miss a flight in the past 12 months, a new survey reveals.

Atlanta Mayor Counters Idea of State Takeover of Airport
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jun 26, 2018 04:33 PM (ET)
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is opposed to the idea of a state takeover of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and said she has spoken with the state legislator behind the move.

Dane County Regional Airport Announces Two New Nonstop Flights
Channel3000.com (Madison, Wis.) - Jun 26, 2018 04:33 PM (ET)
Dane County Regional Airport and Sun Country Airlines on Tuesday announced two new nonstop service flights to Florida.

Two Airplanes Collide at South Korea's Gimpo Airport Amid Heavy Rain; No One Hurt
Straits Times (Singapore) - Jun 26, 2018 04:32 PM (ET)
Two airplanes that were being towed collided at an airport in Gimpo in western Seoul, causing damage to part of the jets and a four-hour delay in their take-offs, South Korean authorities said on Tuesday (June 26).

CVG Sets New All-Time Local Passenger Record
WLWT (Cincinnati) - Jun 26, 2018 11:50 AM (ET)
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) set a new monthly all-time local passenger record in May.

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Trump's Travel Ban
Vox - Jun 26, 2018 11:49 AM (ET)
Donald Trump’s travel ban now appears to be a permanent part of US immigration policy.

Plane Takes Off, Falls into Ditch at Florida Airport
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) - Jun 26, 2018 10:13 AM (ET)
An airplane at a Florida airport took off from a runway and fell into a ditch.

11 Things You Need to Know About New Orleans' New Airport Terminal, Opening in 2019
Times-Picayune (New Orleans) - Jun 26, 2018 10:09 AM (ET)
Construction crews are more than halfway finished with New Orleans' new airport terminal, a $993.7 million project with 35 gates and a brand new 2,100-space parking garage. The terminal is set to open in February 2019.

New Airport Director Focuses on Incremental Improvements
Durango (Colo.) Herald - Jun 26, 2018 10:08 AM (ET)
For Tony Vicari, managing the Durango-La Plata County Airport is the ideal job in an ideal locale for someone who likes to spend time on trails, whether it’s wearing hiking boots in the summer or ski boots in the winter.

Record 4.3M Passengers Use McCarran International Airport in May
Las Vegas Review-Journal - Jun 26, 2018 10:08 AM (ET)
May marked the busiest month in McCarran International Airport’s history with more than 4.36 million airline passengers, topping the record set seven months ago, the Clark County Aviation Department reported Monday.

Mayor Bottoms: City Has Five Finalists for Airport General Manager
Atlanta Business Chronicle - Jun 26, 2018 10:06 AM (ET)
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday said the city has narrowed its search for an airport general manager to five finalists.

400 Jobs Coming to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
WFTS (Tampa Bay, Fla.) - Jun 26, 2018 10:05 AM (ET)
A new multi-million dollar maintenance facility is coming to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, and with it — hundreds of jobs.

Tri-Cities Airport Awarded $10 Million in Federal Grants
NBC Right Now (Yakima, Wash.) - Jun 26, 2018 10:02 AM (ET)
The Tri-Cities Airport was awarded more than $10 million in grant money from the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Specifically, the airport received a grant for $757,251 to update its Airport Master Plan and $9,419,121 to relocate Taxiway Alpha.

Heathrow Gets Go-Ahead to Become World's Biggest Airport
CNN - Jun 26, 2018 09:59 AM (ET)
A century after it opened as a simple grass runway in a village west of London, Heathrow could be transformed into the world's biggest airport following a controversial decision by British lawmakers.

Public Comments Sought on Chico Airport Project
Enterprise-Record (Chico, Calif.) - Jun 26, 2018 09:58 AM (ET)
Public input from those interested in the Chico Municipal Airport is being taken on a reconstruction project that deals with Taxiway A and cross taxiways.

YRA Looks at Buying 40 Acres
Cody (Wyo.) Enterprise - Jun 26, 2018 09:55 AM (ET)
The 40-acre parcel in question juts out like the proverbial sore thumb.

Search for New Air France-KLM CEO Hits Turbulence
Air Transport World - Jun 26, 2018 09:47 AM (ET)
The process of choosing a new CEO for Air France-KLM is causing turbulence for the airline, as French media reports that Philippe Capron, the CFO of Paris-based water and waste management company Veolia, was on point to being nominated sparked a backlash.

Chinese Carriers to Start Taking Delivery of A350s in July
Air Transport World - Jun 26, 2018 09:47 AM (ET)
Several Chinese carriers, eager to launch international expansion plans, are scheduled to start taking delivery of new Airbus A350 aircraft in July, the first of the model to enter-into-service in mainland China.

Nippon Cargo Fleet Grounding Extended as Record Review Continues
Air Transport World - Jun 26, 2018 09:45 AM (ET)
Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has extended the grounding of its freighter fleet while it finishes reviewing maintenance records.

Austrian Airlines Appoints New CEO
Air Transport World - Jun 26, 2018 09:37 AM (ET)
The supervisory board of Austrian Airlines appointed Alexis von Hoensbroech as the new CEO of the Lufthansa subsidiary as of Aug. 1, succeeding Kay Kratky, who will step down after three years in July when his contract ends.

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