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FAA Issues Details On Supplemental AIP Funding
Jul 12, 2018 01:39 PM (ET)
Delta Opens Booking for Seattle-Osaka, Japan, Flights
Jul 12, 2018 01:39 PM (ET)
Southwest Airlines Reports June Traffic
Jul 12, 2018 01:38 PM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jul 12, 2018 01:34 PM (ET)
Digicast Offers New Program: Training...Taking a Fresh Look
Jul 12, 2018 01:34 PM (ET)

Pittsburgh Airport Readies $1B Revamp
Construction Dive (Washington, D.C.) - Jul 12, 2018 06:20 PM (ET)
Pittsburgh International Airport officials are gearing up for a $1.1 billion modernization, a project that will help the facility meet current forecasted capacity demands and plan for a future that does not include hosting a major airline hub, according to The Business Journal.

Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Start McNamara Concrete Repairs
Crains Detroit Business (Detroit, Mich.) - Jul 12, 2018 05:35 PM (ET)
The Detroit Metropolitan Airport will start repair work Friday on the McNamara Terminal Ground Transportation Center, requiring redirection of shuttle and charter bus traffic.

$3 Billion Redevelopment at San Diego Moves Ahead with Environmental Report
International Airport Review (Westerham, United Kingdom) - Jul 12, 2018 05:31 PM (ET)
San Diego International Airport (SAN), has released the draft environmental impact report (DEIR) for a terminal redevelopment to replace its 51-year-old infrastructure.

Airport Sets Annual Passenger Record
Nashville Post (Nashville, Tenn.) - Jul 12, 2018 05:28 PM (ET)
BNA welcomed about 14.9 million users during the recently completed fiscal year

Cyprus Airports Add Biometric Kiosks for Entry and Exit Processing
BiometricUpdate.com (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - Jul 12, 2018 05:13 PM (ET)
Hermes Airports Ltd. is installing 74 BORDEREXPRESS kiosks from Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR’s) Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) at Pafos International Airport and Larnaka International Airport in Cyprus t expedite the border clearance process. The companies say the implementation will be the first permanent entry and exit border control kiosks in Europe.

Everyone Loves the Indianapolis Airport.
IndyStar (Indianapolis, Ind.) - Jul 12, 2018 04:50 PM (ET)
A bad airport can make for a bad travel experience. Long lines, regular delays and dirty facilities can turn a fun trip into a stressful experience. A new ranking suggests that travelers don't need to worry about any of that at the Indianapolis International Airport.

Airport Security: TSA PreCheck vs. Global Entry vs. Clear
AZ Central (Phoenix, Ariz.) - Jul 12, 2018 04:45 PM (ET)
You're running late for your flight, or traveling with cranky kids, and you see a snaking security line.

American Airlines Will Get Four New Gates as Charlotte Airport Opens New Concourse
Forbes (New York, N.Y.) - Jul 12, 2018 04:42 PM (ET)
Charlotte Douglas International Airport will expand next week, boosting its gate total by 9%, and hub carrier American Airlines is a beneficiary. But it is not an immediate beneficiary.

KLM's New Airport Robot Care-E will Guide you to the Gate
WFMZ-TV 69 News (Allentown, Pa.) - Jul 12, 2018 04:28 PM (ET)
Question: Why do celebrities always look so cool and put-together in airports when the rest of us are exhausted and puffy-faced?

Santa Fe Hires from Within for Airport Manager
Santa Fe New Mexican (Santa Fe, N.M.) - Jul 12, 2018 04:24 PM (ET)
An employee who has worked his way up the ladder during a quarter century at the Santa Fe Regional Airport will be its next manager.

New Travel Options Coming to Meadows Field Airport
KGET.com (Bakersfield, Calif.) - Jul 12, 2018 04:16 PM (ET)
Right now, you can only fly direct to Phoenix, San Francisco or Denver from Meadows Field Airport. But after a generous grant - travelers will soon be able to fly from Bakersfield to Dallas, non-stop.

Norwegian Reports Solid Profit in Q2
AviationTribune (Tallin, Estonia) - Jul 12, 2018 03:57 PM (ET)
Norwegian today reported its second-quarter earnings for 2018 with a net profit of NOK 300 million, despite the highest growth in the company’s history.

New Setup for Eurowings Group
AviationTribune (Tallin, Estonia) - Jul 12, 2018 03:55 PM (ET)
After first successes of joint projects, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines will take the next decisive steps in the integration process, defining each other’s roles within the Eurowings Group.

New International Airport in Ho Chi Minh as Passenger Traffic Increases 20 per cent
International Airport Review (Westerham, United Kingdom) - Jul 12, 2018 03:53 PM (ET)
French airport operator Groupe ADP has been asked to carry out a feasibility study for a new international airport in Vietnam’s biggest city.

JetBlue Expands International Service in Northeast Focus Cities
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 12, 2018 03:47 PM (ET)
JetBlue on July 12, announced that its new and expanded Mexico City service, with daily nonstop flights between the Mexican capital and both New York City and Boston, is now out for sale. Service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Mexico City International Airport (MEX), as well as service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Mexico City International Airport begins Oct. 25.

HMSHost Will Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2020
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 12, 2018 03:46 PM (ET)
Your favorite North American airport restaurants and travel venues are eliminating plastic straws thanks to HMSHost. The company operates award-winning casual and quick-service dining locations at airports and motorways across North America. Approximately 100 million straws were used at HMSHost North American locations last year, but that will soon end. HMSHost announced the elimination of its plastic straw use by 2020.

NC: Macon Airport Authority Still Eyeing Expansion Project
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 12, 2018 03:45 PM (ET)
The Macon County Airport Authority may have hit a roadblock in the planning process for a project that will add another 1,000 feet to the runway.

SIA to Boost US Network with Los Angeles, San Francisco Flights
Air Transport World - Jul 12, 2018 10:23 AM (ET)
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has said its second nonstop route to the US using Airbus A350-900ULRs will launch Nov. 2, with the flight from Singapore to Los Angeles (LAX) replacing one of its two one-stop services between the cities.

Thai Airways to Order 23 Aircraft this Year
Air Transport World - Jul 12, 2018 10:20 AM (ET)
Thai Airways will reportedly order 23 aircraft this year, in a move the airline has signaled for several months.

Vistara's New Airbus, Boeing Orders to Enable International Expansion
Air Transport World - Jul 12, 2018 10:15 AM (ET)
Indian airline Vistara advanced its goal of launching international service in 2018 with commitments to order 13 Airbus A320neos and six Boeing 787-9s, in deals valued at a combined $3.1 billion at list prices, the company announced July 11.

JetBlue's A220 Decision Based on Flexibility, Economics
Air Transport World - Jul 12, 2018 10:13 AM (ET)
JetBlue’s choice of the just-rebranded Airbus A220 gives the airline significant operational flexibility starting next decade, but the New York-based airline insists it intends to keep its focus-city strategy and leverage the new aircraft’s economics to help drive bottom-line improvements without changing its growth plan.

Italy Signs Deal Paving the Way for Virgin Galactic Flights
Air Transport World - Jul 12, 2018 09:50 AM (ET)
Virgin Galactic has signed a framework agreement to bring commercial space flight to Italy, following two years of business discussions, regulatory analysis, studies on potential operations and market assessment.

American Lowers 2Q RASM Guidance on Reduced Domestic Yields
Air Transport World - Jul 12, 2018 09:46 AM (ET)
Falling domestic yields and several one-time items will hit American Airlines’ bottom line this quarter, the carrier revealed July 11.

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