Jul 03, 2018 09:37 AM (ET)
Record 47 Million People Expected To Travel For July 4th
WBBM (Chicago) - Jul 03, 2018 01:28 PM (ET)
Nearly 47 million Americans are expected to travel for Independence Day.
TSA Going Through Busiest Period Ever at US Airports
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.) - Jul 03, 2018 01:26 PM (ET)
TSA just missed a record for the number of people screened at airport checkpoints as the July 4 holiday travel period started with a bang.
County Commissioners Approve Airline Selection
Victoria Advocate (Victoria, Texas) - Jul 03, 2018 01:25 PM (ET)
County commissioners signed off on the airport board’s recommendation that a new airline begin providing service to Victoria in November.
Chicago-Rockford International Airport Announces New Expansion Projects
WIFR (Rockford, Ill.) - Jul 03, 2018 01:24 PM (ET)
Nearly 1.4 billion pounds of cargo traveled through the Chicago-Rockford International Airport in 2017, a 50 percent increase compared to the year before.
With Southwest Airlines Coming to Hawaii, Alaska Air and Hawaiian Airlines Strike First
https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/07/02/with-southwest-airlines-coming-to-hawaii-alaska-ai.aspx - Jul 03, 2018 01:21 PM (ET)
Two of the top airlines in the West Coast-Hawaii market are expanding preemptively before Southwest Airlines starts flying to Hawaii.
Airport Renovations Around the World
Forbes - Jul 03, 2018 01:14 PM (ET)
Airports are no longer just a simple gateway during your journey. Rather, airports are more and more becoming destinations in and of themselves.
After 33 Years, Piedmont Airlines Retires Planes that Revolutionized Regional Industry
The Daily Times (Salisbury, Md.) - Jul 03, 2018 01:05 PM (ET)
Piedmont Airlines is retiring its de Havilland Canada Dash 8 fleet after 33 years of flying.
Hawaiian Adds Service to Maui
Travel Weekly (Secaucus, N.J.) - Jul 03, 2018 01:03 PM (ET)
Hawaiian Airlines is adding new service to Maui, Hawaii, from Sacramento.
Air Canada is Easing Travel for Families
Travel Pulse (Westampton, N.J.) - Jul 03, 2018 01:01 PM (ET)
While you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone in the world who’s uttered the words, “I love going to the airport,” the pain of air travel only increases for families traveling with young children.
Propeller planes take last flight from Lynchburg Regional Airport, switching to jets
WSET (Lynchburg, Va.) - Jul 03, 2018 01:00 PM (ET)
The last propeller plane has taken its last flight from the Lynchburg Regional Airport.
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport's First Connected Hotel Close to Opening
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.) - Jul 03, 2018 12:59 PM (ET)
Upscale facility aspires to attract guests for more than overnight stays.
Air Travel Record: Flight Tracker Monitors Busiest Day Ever for Flights
Stuff (New Zealand) - Jul 03, 2018 12:56 PM (ET)
Air travel just set a new record, according to a leading flight monitoring service.
Cebu Pacific Converts Two Aircraft to Venture into Cargo Transport
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 03, 2018 10:49 AM (ET)
Cebu Air Inc., the operator of Cebu Pacific and CebGo, said Monday it converted two ATR 72-500 passenger planes into a dedicated cargo aircraft.
Fuel, Geopolitics Force US Airlines to Revisit Capacity Projections
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 03, 2018 10:43 AM (ET)
US trade policy whiplash and rising oil prices are combining to create looming uncertainty for US airlines even as demand and revenue trends remain solid.
Elliott Aviation Receives Ninth Annual Garmin Platinum Dealer Award
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 03, 2018 10:42 AM (ET)
Elliott Aviation, the industry’s leading Garmin retrofitter, has been awarded their ninth annual Garmin Platinum Dealer Award.
Castle & Cooke Aviation Enhances Management Team
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 03, 2018 10:35 AM (ET)
Castle & Cooke Aviation welcomes three staff members to its dedicated management team: Casey Pullman, general manager of Castle & Cooke Aviation Van Nuys (KVNY); Joshua Yun, the company’s new controller; and the promotion of Natalie Hidalgo to customer service manager at KVNY.
Taking Flight is Focus of Jr. STEM: Aviation Week Camp
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisc.) - Jul 03, 2018 10:34 AM (ET)
A summer camp where kids can build objects that fly and catch some air themselves on a trampoline was a hit for Madison second-grader Felix Doane.
Duncan Aviation to Open Avionics Shop in Bedford, Mass.
Intelligent Aerospace (Spokane, Wash.) - Jul 03, 2018 10:29 AM (ET)
Aircraft services provider Duncan Aviation is expanding its footprint through the opening of a new avionics shop in Bedford.
Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 737 MAX 8
Aviation Tribune (Estonia) - Jul 03, 2018 10:20 AM (ET)
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first of 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets for Africa’s largest and fastest-growing commercial airline.
Fastjet Raises Funds to Ease Financial Crisis
Air Transport World - Jul 03, 2018 10:19 AM (ET)
African LCC fastjet has raised $10 million from investors, staving off imminent financial collapse after the airline warned last week that it might not survive without a further round of equity fundraising.
Airbus Completes Takeover of Bombardier CSeries Program
Air Transport World - Jul 03, 2018 10:17 AM (ET)
Airbus and Bombardier confirmed the transaction transferring majority control of the CSeries program to Airbus was completed as scheduled July 1.
IAG's Level Launches Paris-Montreal Services
Air Transport World - Jul 03, 2018 10:08 AM (ET)
International Airlines Group (IAG)’s low-cost, long-haul airline Level began its first service from Paris to Montreal July 2, using an Airbus A330-200.