Jul 10, 2018 02:08 PM (ET)
Tucson International Airport is Planning for A New Full-Size Runway
News4Tucson KVOA.com (Tucson, Ariz.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:42 PM (ET)
The Tucson International Airport (TIA) is constantly making improvements. A major project may be coming soon.
TIA needs a new runway because the current one does not meet with FAA standards.
Airport, Allen County, Taking Steps to Develop 223 Acres Near Fort Wayne International
News~Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:32 PM (ET)
Hoping to attract more industry to the area near Fort Wayne International Airport, the Allen County Redevelopment Commission Tuesday is expected to designate 223 acres an “economic development area.”
As Others Stuggled, Akron-Canton Airport Invested
The Business Journal (Youngstown, OH.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:29 PM (ET)
In 2008, when surging fuel prices forced airlines to cut service, merge or shut down altogether, many airports took a hit.
Facial Scanner at Seattle Airport is the Latest in Growing Federal Biometric Program
Scoop News Group (Washington, D.C.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:27 PM (ET)
Airlines say it's more convenient, immigration authorities say it will keep borders safe, but privacy advocates say the expanding program has already reached too far.
Allegiant Plane Clips Another Aircraft at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport
WKRG News 5 (Foley, Ala.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:25 PM (ET)
A plane at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport clipped another plane at the airport Sunday night.
North Adams Airport Approved for Administrative Building
iBerkshires.com (North Adams, Mass.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:23 PM (ET)
The Planning Board gave its approval on Monday to the relocation of the former doctor's building on State Road to serve as the new administrative building for Harriman & West Airport.
Alaska Airlines Adds Flights from Palm Springs to New York, Portland and Seattle
The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Calif.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:21 PM (ET)
Just in time for the holiday season, Alaska Airlines will expand its roundtrip flights between Palm Springs and New York, Portland and Seattle.
Delta County Airport Finishes Runway Work
Daily Press (Escanaba, Mich.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:20 PM (ET)
The Delta County Airport will be reopening its crosswind runway after two months of construction today. The $2.6 million dollar project, completed ahead of schedule, included the re-pavement of the runway and associated parallel taxiway pavement, new Light Emitting Diode (LED) runway lights, and the re-designation of the runway to compensate for magnetic variation.
Southwest Airlines Will Stop Serving Peanuts to Protect Allergic Passengers
USA Today - Jul 10, 2018 03:17 PM (ET)
Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts on its flights this summer, nixing a snack that has been nearly synonymous with the carrier itself.
United Airlines Will Add New Service to Mammoth-Yosemite Airport
Sierra Wave Media (Bishop, Calif.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:16 PM (ET)
In less than five weeks Mammoth Lakes Tourism and Mammoth Resorts have secured a new airline carrier for the Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles flight route.
New Chief Executive Officer for Air Malta
AviationTribune (Estonia) - Jul 10, 2018 03:12 PM (ET)
Air Malta announced that the Board of Directors has resolved to appoint Captain Clifford Chetcuti as the Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st September 2018.
The Electric Aircraft is Taking Off
TechCrunch (San Francisco, Calif.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:08 PM (ET)
In 2008, the electric motor vehicle experienced a rebirth triggered by a rise in oil prices. Now in 2018, it is the time for another rebirth — in electrical aviation. Over the decades, advances have been made across the aviation field on all fronts. In 1986, Burt Rutan made the first non-stop, unrefueled flight around the world.
Monsoon Storm Delays Phoenix Airport Flights
AZ Central (Phoenix, Ariz.) - Jul 10, 2018 03:07 PM (ET)
Travelers headed to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Monday evening should check their flight status before heading to the airport. And then prepare to wait.
Fraport Maryland Brings Lug's Flagship Store to BWI Marshall Airport
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 10, 2018 02:51 PM (ET)
With the arrival of the flagship Lug store, fun, functional and colorfully designed bags and accessories are now available at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).
Delta Breaks Passenger Records in June
TravelPulse (Westampton, N.J.) - Jul 10, 2018 02:50 PM (ET)
At least one airline is reaping the benefits of a robust global tourism industry. Delta Air Lines announced this week that it flew more passengers in June than it has in any other month in the airline’s history. The airline handled some 17.7 million people, flying on mainline and Delta Connection flights around the world.
Passenger Numbers Continue to Rise at London Luton Ahead of 80th Anniversary
International Airport Review (Westerham, United Kingdom) - Jul 10, 2018 02:49 PM (ET)
Passenger numbers continue to increase as 80th birthday celebrations approach for London Luton Airport.
Traffic Boom on International Routes to and from Munich
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 10, 2018 02:47 PM (ET)
Munich Airport set a new record for passenger traffic in the first six months of the 2018 operating year, with a total of 21.7 million passengers handled. This represents an increase of about 3 percent. The number of take-offs and landings was up slightly as compared with the first half of 2017 to around 200,000.
Melbourne Airport Set for Major Revamp Including Larger Terminal and New Runway
International Airport Review (Westerham, United Kingdom) - Jul 10, 2018 02:45 PM (ET)
The planned revamp will help Melbourne Airport reach its goal of reaching annual traffic of 100 million passenger over the coming decades.
Get to Know Air Italy
TravelPulse (Westampton, N.J.) - Jul 10, 2018 02:31 PM (ET)
Italy’s newest international airline has arrived.
Air Italy made its maiden voyage between Milan and New York in June, marking the beginning of a new airline that brings high-quality travel in true Italian style.
FAA Slow to Resolve DataComm Security Risks, DOT IG Says
Air Transport World - Jul 10, 2018 11:11 AM (ET)
FAA is lagging in resolving security risks that could affect the availability of data communications (DataComm) linking pilots and controllers, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of the Inspector General (IG) has reported.
Beijing's New Airport Scheduled to Open in September 2019
Air Transport World - Jul 10, 2018 11:09 AM (ET)
Beijing’s new airport, at Daxing on the southern side of the city, will go into operation Sept. 30, 2019, officials have decided. This will be preceded by an acceptance check three months earlier, Xinhua news agency has reported, citing the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
Allegiant Air Pilots Threaten Strike Action Over Crew Scheduling
Air Transport World - Jul 10, 2018 11:05 AM (ET)
Pilots at Las Vegas-based ultra-LCC Allegiant Air are threatening to strike over what they claim is foot-dragging by the company on installing a new crew schedule-bidding system, while the airline insists the process is moving along.
EgyptAir MS804 Crash 'Most Likely' Caused by Fire, Not Crime
Air Transport World - Jul 10, 2018 11:04 AM (ET)
France’s aircraft accident investigation unit, BEA, has voiced its differences with Egyptian authorities over the May 2016 crash of an EgyptAir Airbus A320 over the Mediterranean Sea.
Canadian North, First Air Will Merge to Serve Canadian Arctic
Air Transport World - Jul 10, 2018 10:56 AM (ET)
Calgary-based Canadian North and Ottawa-based First Air airlines have announced plans to merge—the latest step in the carriers’ efforts to combine air services to best meet the needs of communities in the Canadian arctic.
Gulf Air CEO: CS100 Oders Canceled; Studying Alliance Options
Air Transport World - Jul 10, 2018 10:55 AM (ET)
Gulf Air has canceled its order for 10 Bombardier CS100 regional jets.