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Roanoke Airport To Gain DOT Air Service Development Funds
Jul 11, 2018 05:42 PM (ET)
Airbus Projects Doubling Of World Aircraft Fleet In 20 Years
Jul 11, 2018 05:42 PM (ET)
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Jul 11, 2018 05:41 PM (ET)
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TSA Announces New Screening Technology at Charlotte Douglas Airport
WCNC (Charlotte, N.C.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:52 PM (ET)
Charlotte Douglas airport will be one of the first airports in the country to test the new screening technology.

Pittsburgh International Airport Ranked One of the Best Yet Again
KDKA (Pittsburgh, Pa.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:43 PM (ET)
Pittsburgh International Airport has been named one of the top domestic airports in the country by a new study.

Spokane Airport Adding 1,300 Parking Spaces to Accommodate Growth
The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:39 PM (ET)
Responding to rapid growth, the Spokane International Airport is expanding its parking by 1,300 spaces.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport to Undergo $5.5 Million Baggage Claim Renovation
KSFY (Sioux Falls, S.D.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:36 PM (ET)
Pretty soon, part of the Sioux Falls Regional Airport will get a makeover. The airport has started to expand its baggage claim area. It's a $5.5 million project to add a little more than 4,000 square feet.

Denton Gets Go-Ahead for Second Airport Runway
NBCDFW (Dallas, Texas) - Jul 11, 2018 06:34 PM (ET)
Denton's Municipal Airport is growing. The Federal Aviation Administration recently signed off on plans to add a second runway. The implications could go far beyond just the airport – the tenth busiest in Texas.

American Airlines Adds Service to Charlotte from Willard Airport
WAND (Central, Ill.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:30 PM (ET)
American Airlines is adding service to Charlotte Douglas International Airport from Willard Airport.

Roanoke Airport Awarded Major Grant to Help Add New Nonstop Flights
WSLS (Roanoke, Va.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:28 PM (ET)
The federal government is spending $750,000 to help bring new nonstop flights to the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport.

Solar Energy Could be Headed to Yeager Airport
WSAZ (Charleston, W.Va.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:23 PM (ET)
Solar energy power’s next destination could be Yeager Airport.

Singapore Airlines Reintroducing Nonstop LAX-Singapore Flights
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:20 PM (ET)
It’s about time. That’s one of the premises behind the return of Singapore Airlines’ nonstop flights from LAX to Singapore. Starting in November the airline will again offer nonstop service, which began in 2004 and was discontinued a decade later.

2018 American Barnstormers Tour Takes Off
Flying (Winter Park, Fla.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:18 PM (ET)
A group of open cockpit Travel Air biplanes are cruising around the Midwest on what’s called the American Barnstormers Tour.

Safeskys Celebrates 25 years of Defending Aircraft from Bird Strikes
International Airport Review (United Kingdom) - Jul 11, 2018 06:10 PM (ET)
SafeSkys, part of leading global aviation company, Air Partner, is celebrating its 25th year of industry-leading wildlife hazard management.

Oman Air Targets Africa for Potential Network Expansion
Aviation Tribune (Estonia) - Jul 11, 2018 06:07 PM (ET)
Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman is reviewing its route network with a view to further expanding its destinations in Africa.

Korean Air Launches Cargo Flights to Delhi
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:05 PM (ET)
Korean Air is currently operating direct passenger flights from Incheon to Mumbai and Delhi, each three and five times a week.

Cutter Opens Pilatus Maintenance Center in Denver
Intelligent Aerospace (Spokane, Wash.) - Jul 11, 2018 06:02 PM (ET)
Cutter Aviation is now providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Pilatus aircraft via its shop at Denver's Centennial Airport.

Non-EU Passenger Traffic Continues to Drive European Growth, New Figures Reveal
International Airport Review (United Kingdon) - Jul 11, 2018 06:00 PM (ET)
Passenger numbers entering the European Union from outside continued to increase at a substantially higher rate than traffic inside the bloc in May, a report from ACI EUROPE has found.

Car Park Demolition to Mark Beginning of Redevelopment at Helsinki Airport
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 11, 2018 05:58 PM (ET)
The operator of Helsinki Airport has announced the demolition of two of its car parks will begin later this year – the first sign the general public will see of its upcoming terminal redevelopment.

Perq Soleil and Maryland Aviation Administration Partner
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 11, 2018 05:57 PM (ET)
Perq Soleil – a Washington DC-based personal lifestyle service provider specializing in airport VIP concierge services – announced that it is teaming with Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall Airport) to offer passengers a seamless way to travel in style.

Lockheed Martin Announces LM-100J Commercial Freighter Flying at 2018 Farnborough International Airs
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 11, 2018 05:55 PM (ET)
Lockheed Martin will showcase its LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter at Farnborough International Airshow 2018, held in Farnborough, England, July 16-22.

Shenzhen Airways 737-800 Involved in Runway Excursion; No Injuries
Air Transport World - Jul 11, 2018 04:14 PM (ET)
A Chinese Shenzhen Airlines Boeing 737-800 veered off the runway after landing at Hohhot Baita International Airport on July 7.

Air Malta Names New CEO
Air Transport World - Jul 11, 2018 04:08 PM (ET)
Air Malta’s board has appointed Clifford Chetcuti as CEO, effective Sept. 1. Chetcuti will take over from Joseph Galea, who joined the airline in 2014 as deputy CCO and has been acting CEO since 2016.

Icelandair Cuts 2018 Guidance on Slow Yield Growth, High Fuel Costs
Air Transport World - Jul 11, 2018 04:06 PM (ET)
Icelandair Group has lowered its EBITDA guidance for the 2018 financial year by $50 million, because of slower-than-expected yield growth and higher fuel costs. The Icelandic company was originally expecting a $170-190 million full-year EBITDA, but this has now been cut to $120-140 million.

Southwest Reports 2Q ASM Growth Falls Short of Guidance
Air Transport World - Jul 11, 2018 04:04 PM (ET)
Southwest Airlines grew available seat miles (ASMs) 3.3% in the second quarter, with a weak June cementing results that came in below its early-June projection of 3.5%—the latest sign that the carrier’s 2018 growth will be on the lower end of its guidance.

Airbus: CSeries Renamed A220; Hopes for 'Several Hundred' Orders this Year
Air Transport World - Jul 11, 2018 04:03 PM (ET)
Airbus hopes to secure “several hundreds of additional orders” for the newly renamed A220 this year, according to Airbus CCO Eric Schulz.

JetBlue Orders 60 A220-300s to Replace E190s
Air Transport World - Jul 11, 2018 04:02 PM (ET)
JetBlue Airways, providing an early boost to the newly rebranded Airbus A220 line and delivering a notable blow to Embraer, has placed an order for 60 A220-300s—previously known as Bombardier CS300s—and earmarked them as E190 replacements. Delivers are planned to start in 2020.

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