Jun 27, 2018 09:57 AM (ET)
Will Booze Ever Be Banned on U.S. Airline Flights?
Skift - Jun 27, 2018 06:00 PM (ET)
A drunken passenger last December assaulted a flight attendant on a Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville to Tampa, forcing the plane to divert to Birmingham, Alabama.
The Airline Fee That Exists for No Apparent Reason
Wall Street Journal - Jun 27, 2018 05:59 PM (ET)
Of all the maneuvers airlines make with ticket pricing, this one may be the most devious.
First Phase of Upgrades at Bradley International Airport Slated for Fall Completion
New Haven (Conn.) Register - Jun 27, 2018 05:58 PM (ET)
It’s hard to imagine during a busy Wednesday in late June, but the first phase of a construction project that will ultimately result in a new ground transportation center at Bradley International Airport will be completed this fall.
Do You Know About the New Airport Screening Rules on Powders?
PennLive.com (Harrisburg, Pa.) - Jun 27, 2018 05:58 PM (ET)
Starting June 30, passengers on flights to the U.S. coming from foreign airports will face added scrutiny if they have more than 12 ounces of powders in carry-on bags - about the size of a soda can or water bottle.
Volaris Offers to Re-Unite Separated Migrant Families
TravelPulse - Jun 27, 2018 05:48 PM (ET)
While several domestic airlines have taken a public stance against U.S. policies separating children from parents who have illegally crossed into the United States, at least one airline is offering to reunite those families, free of charge.
TSA Predicts It Will Screen More Than 28M Passengers over Holiday
The Hill (Washington) - Jun 27, 2018 05:47 PM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) predicts it will screen more than 28 million individuals for holiday travel over the Fourth of July.
Delta Airlines Adding Atlanta Connection to Palm Springs Airport Service
Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Calif.) - Jun 27, 2018 05:45 PM (ET)
Delta is expanding its Palm Springs service, adding seasonal flights to Atlanta, starting in December.
Keep Travelers Healthy in Your Airport Facility
Aviation Pros - Jun 27, 2018 05:44 PM (ET)
On Jan. 13, the New Jersey Department of Health said that an international traveler with a confirmed case of measles arrived at Terminal C at Newark Airport and left several hours later in the day for Indianapolis.
Does the Midlands Still Need Its Own Major Airport?
BBC News (U.K.) - Jun 27, 2018 05:43 PM (ET)
"The flyover region." It's an expression coined by the former Conservative minister Lord (formerly David) Willets, now Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation. He was adapting the American catchphrase, "the flyover state".
Ford Airport to Add 730 Parking Spaces Amid Record Passenger Numbers
MLive.com (Mich.) - Jun 27, 2018 05:06 PM (ET)
As Michigan's second busiest airport continues to get even busier, parking spaces become fewer and fewer.
Elwood's Love of Flying Led to Airport Career
Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News & Guide - Jun 27, 2018 05:05 PM (ET)
Directing Jackson Hole Airport is a full-time job and then some.
Airport Commissioners to Vote on New Airline
Victoria (Texas) Advocate - Jun 27, 2018 05:05 PM (ET)
The future of the Victoria Regional Airport depends on the new airline that airport commissioners will choose Thursday, officials said.
Technicians Call Off Airport Strike Threat
News in English (Norway) - Jun 27, 2018 05:04 PM (ET)
The first of two possible strikes at Norwegian airports this week was averted during the night. State mediators were involved, but a representative for the workers claimed the two sides hammered out a settlement themselves.
Lightning Damages Runway at Orlando Sanford International Airport
ClickOrlando.com (Orlando, Fla.) - Jun 27, 2018 05:00 PM (ET)
A lightning strike damaged a runway at Orlando Sanford International Airport on Tuesday, prompting several flights to be diverted.
Anti-Snooze: This Airport in London Bans Passengers from Sleeping on the Terminal Floor
Economic Times (India) - Jun 27, 2018 04:59 PM (ET)
London’s Stansted airport was named the second worst performing airport in a global survey recently, with only Kuwait International faring worse, and now we know why. In a bizarre new rule, the airport is banning passengers from sleeping on the terminal floor and has even brought in ‘anti-snooze’ patrols to wake people up every 10 minutes.
FAA Prohibits Drone Flights over Federal Prisons, Coast Guard Bases
USA Today - Jun 27, 2018 04:54 PM (ET)
Drones will be prohibited from flying over federal prisons and Coast Guard facilities under flight restrictions the Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday.
Radio Glitch Triggers Hijacking Alarm on JetBlue Flight at JFK Airport
CNN - Jun 27, 2018 04:43 PM (ET)
Police surrounded a JetBlue plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport Tuesday after a false alarm about a hijack incident was sent.
El Paso Airport to Get $7.5 Million Makeover
KFOX (El Paso, Texas) - Jun 27, 2018 04:42 PM (ET)
The El Paso Airport is getting a makeover.
Air Wisconsin Expansion to Create 80 New Jobs at Appleton International Airport
WBAY (Green Bay, Wis.) - Jun 27, 2018 04:39 PM (ET)
Air Wisconsin is expanding its operations at Appleton International Airport, creating dozens of jobs.
Santa Barbara Airport Flying High With Top FAA Award
Noozhawk (Santa Barbara, Calif.) - Jun 27, 2018 11:18 AM (ET)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Western Pacific Region awarded Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) its 2018 Outstanding Airport Award in a ceremony last week in Los Angeles.
Can Airport Branches Be More Than Expensive Billboards?
American Banker - Jun 27, 2018 11:18 AM (ET)
Airport bank branches can be expensive to run and typically do not generate much new business, yet SunTrust and a handful of other banks believe that they still have a role to play in their retail strategies.
Man Wandering Tarmac at Atlanta Airport Taken into Custody
CBS News - Jun 27, 2018 10:28 AM (ET)
A man is in police custody Tuesday after he apparently gained access to the tarmac at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, officials said. They say it's possible he got onto the taxiway by hopping a fence.
Dukes County Commissioners Approve Airport Loan
MV Times (Martha's Vineyard, Mass.) - Jun 27, 2018 10:27 AM (ET)
The Dukes County Commissioners returned to a discussion concerning a request from the Martha’s Vineyard Airport to borrow $420,000 Monday evening.
Atlas Air Boosts Profit Outlook Per Rising Express, E-Commerce Demand
Air Transport World - Jun 27, 2018 10:17 AM (ET)
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAW), riding a wave of strong demand across its diverse business lines, increased its full-year profit outlook 5% and is projecting a 35-40% increase over 2017's adjusted net profit of $133.7 million on revenues of $2.6 billion.
Norwegian to Launch Gatwick-Tampa Route, Expands Winter Schedule
Air Transport World - Jun 27, 2018 10:16 AM (ET)
Norwegian Air Shuttle plans to launch a new 2X-weekly London Gatwick-Tampa, Florida service from Oct. 31, and will increase frequencies on other routes in its long-haul winter schedule from Gatwick.
Russia's S7 Airlines Boosts Flights at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport
Air Transport World - Jun 27, 2018 10:16 AM (ET)
Russia´s S7 Airlines has increased its network from St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo International Airport from two to 18 destinations during the last year, the airline said.