Jul 05, 2017 10:36 AM (ET)
Water Service Restored at Kansas City Airport Terminal
AP - Jul 05, 2017 02:43 PM (ET)
Crews at Kansas City International Airport have restored water service to one of its terminals, a day after a water main break prompted travelers to rely on shuttles to go to another terminal to use restrooms.
Ontario Airport Losing Its CEO — Here's Why
Daily Bulletin (Ontario, Calif.) - Jul 05, 2017 02:40 PM (ET)
Seven months into local control of the Ontario International Airport, its CEO, Kelly Fredericks, is stepping down, it was announced Wednesday.
FAA Proposes Flight Path Changes for Orlando International Airport
WFTV (Orlando, Fla.) - Jul 05, 2017 12:12 PM (ET)
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed changes to the flight paths into Orlando International Airport, that could affect homeowners around the facility.
Manchester Airport Terminal Evacuated Over 'Suspicious Package'
BBC News (U.K.) - Jul 05, 2017 12:11 PM (ET)
A series of controlled explosions have been carried out by a bomb disposal unit at Manchester Airport.
With Pilot Shortage, Boeing Explores Self-Flying Aircraft
Herald (Everett, Wash.) - Jul 05, 2017 12:04 PM (ET)
With millions more people flying every year, Boeing is concerned there may not be enough pilots to get everyone where they want to go. The number of commercial pilots could hamper growth and innovation in the aviation industry in the coming decades. That could mean fewer airplane sales or, more worrisome, an increase in accidents.
Former Senior Narita Airport Executive is Arrested on Bribery Charges
Japan Times - Jul 05, 2017 12:03 PM (ET)
The Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday arrested Yoshiyuki Kurita, 64, a former senior executive of Narita International Airport Corp., for allegedly receiving ¥600,000 in bribes in return for business favors.
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is Economic Engine That East Valley Was 'Praying' for After 25 Years
Arizona Republic (Phoenix) - Jul 05, 2017 12:03 PM (ET)
Mesa Mayor John Giles was a first-time council member in the 1990s just after the U.S. Air Force handed over the keys to Williams Air Force Base, allowing the East Valley to repurpose the base into a regional airport.
Austin Airport Adding Third Direct Route to Europe
Austin (Texas) American-Statesman - Jul 05, 2017 12:02 PM (ET)
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport continues to grow the “international” portion of its name, adding its third nonstop route to Europe.
Port Moves Ahead Runway Rehabilitation Project
Port Townsend (Wash.) Leader - Jul 05, 2017 11:55 AM (ET)
Port of Port Townsend commissioners voted unanimously June 28 to authorize a $239,229 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant for phase-one design of a runway rehabilitation project at Jefferson County International Airport.
Longtime Airport Manager Hopes to Inspire New Pilots
NJ.com (N.J.) - Jul 05, 2017 11:54 AM (ET)
For some, the idea of an airplane speeding off a runway into the air is a terrifying concept. Or it's routine travel.
For 2nd Day, Mystery Security 'Activities' Cause Delays at Ben Gurion Airport
Times of Israel - Jul 05, 2017 11:37 AM (ET)
A Defense Ministry decision to restrict Israel’s airspace Tuesday forced planes to wait longer than normal between takeoffs, causing a cascade of delays at Ben-Gurion Airport.
Greeley-Weld County Airport Nearly Finishes $6.5 Million Runway Renovation Project
Greeley (Colo.) Tribune - Jul 05, 2017 11:37 AM (ET)
The Greeley-Weld County Airport reopened for flights this past Wednesday after two months of renovations on its runway.
Drones: How Disruptive Are They and What Is Being Done to Regulate Them?
CNBC - Jul 05, 2017 11:35 AM (ET)
Drones have come a long way from being military-grade equipment to commercially accessible toys sold across mainstream stores.
Visitors Laud Charleston Airport Tribute to Emanuel AME Church Shooting Victims
Post & Courier (Charleston, S.C.) - Jul 05, 2017 11:10 AM (ET)
Surrounded by eloquent words and somber images, Rayna Kneuper Hall of Mount Pleasant moves among the exhibits at Charleston International Airport set up in memory to the nine victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting.
TSA Busts Man Hiding Handgun in Checked Luggage at Newark Airport
NBC New York - Jul 05, 2017 11:09 AM (ET)
A man was arrested at Newark Airport on Monday after TSA agents found a handgun concealed in the lining of his suitcase, officials said.
Pilot Not Hurt in Incident at Marana Airport
Tucson (Ariz.) News Now - Jul 05, 2017 11:09 AM (ET)
Crews from Northwest Fire were called to the Marana Regional Airport on Tuesday, July 4, after a small plane left the runway after landing.
Proposed Koo Wee Rup Airport Would Be 'Melbourne's Badgerys Creek'
Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) - Jul 05, 2017 11:00 AM (ET)
Ambitious plans to build a major airport near Koo Wee Rup have been described as Melbourne's answer to Sydney's Badgerys Creek project.
The Citizens of East Hampton v. Its Airport
New York Times - Jul 05, 2017 10:59 AM (ET)
A seaplane was waddling toward the runway. A helicopter that had just touched down was gliding to a place on the tarmac where its passengers could climb out. Patricia Currie pulled out her cellphone out and snapped a photograph.
Want an Uber to Pick You Up at the Airport? You're Out of Luck
LehighValleyLive.com (Pa.) - Jul 05, 2017 10:56 AM (ET)
Any travelers who took an Uber to Lehigh Valley International Airport last week are in for a rude surprise when they land this week.
Police Shoot, Kill Suspect at Hillsboro Airport
Hillsboro (Ore.) Tribune - Jul 05, 2017 10:55 AM (ET)
One officer fatally shot a man who allegedly attempted to steal a helicopter from an adjacent aero academy late Monday morning.
Robots to Aid Tourists, Clean Floors at South Korean Airport
Seattle Times - Jul 05, 2017 10:52 AM (ET)
Robots will start roaming South Korea’s largest airport this summer, helping travelers find their boarding gates and keep its floors clean as the country prepares for its first Winter Olympics game.
Turkish Airlines CEO: IST to Be Taken Off Laptop Ban List by July 5
Air Transport World - Jul 05, 2017 10:46 AM (ET)
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) is expected to be removed from the list of airports from which US-bound passengers are required to check large personal electronic devices by July 5, according to Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Eksi.
Airbus Completes Reorganization
Air Transport World - Jul 05, 2017 10:45 AM (ET)
Airbus completed a group reorganization July 1, unifying its operations under one central brand.
China to Take 140 Airbus Aircraft
Air Transport World - Jul 05, 2017 10:44 AM (ET)
Aircraft procurement company China Aviation Supplies Holding Co. (CAS) has signed a general terms agreement (GTA) covering 100 A320-family aircraft and 40 A350s.
Houston Named Airport Board Chair
Daily Advance (Elizabeth City, N.C.) - Jul 05, 2017 10:41 AM (ET)
Johnny Houston is the new chairman of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Airport Authority overseeing the Elizabeth Regional Airport.
Police Investigate Crash of Taxi Into Group Near Airport
ABC News - Jul 05, 2017 10:41 AM (ET)
Authorities have seized a taxi that crashed into a group of cab drivers near Boston's Logan International Airport and are investigating what happened in what they call a "tragic accident."