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Houston to Gain New Latin American Service
Jun 29, 2018 05:48 PM (ET)
JetBlue to Expand Havana, Cuba, Schedule
Jun 29, 2018 05:47 PM (ET)
Comments Requested on Environmental Regulations
Jun 29, 2018 05:46 PM (ET)
AAAE to Launch New Member Community - the Hub
Jun 29, 2018 11:44 AM (ET)
Security Briefs: How Will You or Your Staff Handle the Big One?
Jun 29, 2018 11:43 AM (ET)

DFW Airport, Love Field Brace for One of the Busiest Travel Days of the Year
Dallas Morning News - Jun 29, 2018 06:25 PM (ET)
An already busy summer travel season might reach historic levels Friday, with the Transportation Security Administration planning for what’s expected to be one of the single busiest days ever at U.S. airports.

Police Arrest Man At Moscow Airport After False Bomb Threat
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty - Jun 29, 2018 06:24 PM (ET)
Police at Moscow's Domodedovo international airport have arrested a man authorities say falsely claimed he had a bomb.

A Struggling National Airline is Renting Out Its Pilots and Cabin Crew
Quartz - Jun 29, 2018 06:23 PM (ET)
Pilots and cabin crew from South African Airways will be loaned to other airlines, as the debt-ridden national carrier tries to save itself.

Airport Strike Threat Delayed until Fall
News in English (Norway) - Jun 29, 2018 06:22 PM (ET)
Passengers flying out on summer holidays could breathe a sigh of relief Friday morning. Mediators of a conflict between airport management and emergency crews recommended a “pause” in negotiations, with a new strike deadline set for midnight on September 4.

Police, Fire and Rescue Combine Forces at Roanoke Airport
Roanoke (Va.) Times - Jun 29, 2018 06:21 PM (ET)
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is putting the Glocks, the medical bags and the big green firetrucks that douse burning planes in the hands of public safety specialists trained to do it all.

Bush Intercontinental Airport Unveils New Automated Security System
Houston Public Media - Jun 29, 2018 06:20 PM (ET)
That automated system is now in operation at Bush’s Terminal E and it’s similar to the one installed in Terminal D earlier this year.

Man Arrested After Jumping Fence into San Diego International Airport's Cargo Area
NBC San Diego - Jun 29, 2018 06:20 PM (ET)
A man jumped a fence into the San Diego International Airport's cargo area Friday.

Munich Airport to Be Expanded at Cost of Almost Half a Billion Euros
The Local (Germany) - Jun 29, 2018 06:12 PM (ET)
Germany’s second biggest airport is set to be modernized and expanded at an estimated cost of €455 million, which the airport plans to cough up out of its own pocket.

Hong Kong International Airport to Introduce Charge for Putting Luggage onto Carousel
South China Morning Post (China) - Jun 29, 2018 06:11 PM (ET)
The world’s most profitable airport, which has just announced it made record annual gains, is to introduce a fee for each piece of baggage unloaded from planes onto conveyor belts – a move that could cost passenger airlines HK$40 million (US$5.1 million) or more a year.

Bali Airport Reopens After Ash Threat Stranded Thousands
ABC News - Jun 29, 2018 06:10 PM (ET)
The international airport on the Indonesian resort island of Bali reopened Friday afternoon after a nearly 12-hour closure due to a volcanic ash threat that disrupted travel plans for thousands.

Gomes Wants New Bedford Regional Airport to Reach Out to New Carrier
South Coast Today (New Bedford, Mass.) - Jun 29, 2018 06:10 PM (ET)
Airport Director Scot Servis sat behind Councilor-at-large Brian Gomes for most of Thursday night’s City Council meeting.

Huckaby Receives Accredited Airport Executive Distinction
Daily Times (Maryville, Tenn.) - Jun 29, 2018 06:09 PM (ET)
Rebecca Huckaby, vice president of public relations for the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority, has been named an accredited airport executive by the American Association of Airport Executives.

Asheville Airport Reduces Parking Fee; More Changes Coming
BlueRidgeNow.com (Hendersonville, N.C.) - Jun 29, 2018 06:08 PM (ET)
Parking garage rates at Asheville Regional Airport will drop $1 beginning July 1.

Construction at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
MyPanhandle.com (Panama City, Fla.) - Jun 29, 2018 06:04 PM (ET)
The road to the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport will be undergoing repairs.

Business Booming at the Rochester Airport
KIMT (Rochester, Minn.) - Jun 29, 2018 06:03 PM (ET)
Since the beginning of the year, the Rochester International Airport has seen a 52% increase in passengers.

French Minister Wants New Air France-KLM CEO Named Soon
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:13 AM (ET)
France’s transport minister is urging Air France-KLM to name a Group CEO in July and for that person to be someone with airline industry expertise.

Norwegian Installs New Slimline Seats on Its Boeing 737 MAXs
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:13 AM (ET)
LCC Norwegian has introduced its first Boeing 737 MAX with a cabin featuring new slimline seats that the airline says are designed for more comfort on longer routes and will give taller passengers more personal space.

Delta CEO Says Don't Overbuild “797”; Skeptical on Hypersonic Airliner
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:12 AM (ET)
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian reaffirmed his interest in the Boeing new mid-market aircraft (NMA), which he dubbed the 797, but is far less certain of the need for another potential new airliner that Boeing unveiled this week, a Mach 5 hypersonic aircraft.

ALPA, NATCA Condemn US Supreme Court Ruling on Union Dues
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:11 AM (ET)
The major unions representing commercial airline pilots and air traffic controllers have denounced the US Supreme Court’s June 27 decision barring public-employee contracts that require workers to pay union dues.

Schedule 'Optimization' Helps Southwest Add Dallas Love Field Flights
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:11 AM (ET)
Southwest Airlines is adding about 15 daily flights, including nonstop service to six new markets, out of Dallas Love Field (DAL) in early 2019, crediting schedule-optimization for creating room to fly out of its already-crowded headquarters airport.

PAL Secures A321neos Through GECAS, Novus
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:10 AM (ET)
Philippine Airlines (PAL) has made a financing agreement with lessors GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and Novus Aviation Capitol to cover the acquisition of four Airbus A321neos.

Norwegian Government Cuts Final SAS Shares Link
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:09 AM (ET)
The Norwegian government has sold its remaining stake in Scandinavian Airlines (SAS).

Goyder to Replace Clifford as Qantas Chairman
Air Transport World - Jun 29, 2018 09:07 AM (ET)
Long-serving Qantas Airways chairman Leigh Clifford is planning to step down in October and will be replaced by Richard Goyder.

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