Jul 21, 2017 09:00 AM (ET)
GAO: TSA Doesn't Have Scientific Justification to Detect Terrorists Through Most Behavioral Tics
USA Today - Jul 21, 2017 01:49 PM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration doesn’t have scientific justification for most of the behavioral clues that officers use to identify potential terrorists, a government watchdog reported Thursday.
Lihue Airport Receives Funding
Garden Island (Lihue, Hawaii) - Jul 21, 2017 01:45 PM (ET)
Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced Monday that Hawaii will receive over $2 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration to enhance airport operations and runway safety at the Lihue, Kahului and Molokai airports.
'Missing' Plane in Oxford Lands Safely at Another Airport
Connecticut Post - Jul 21, 2017 01:44 PM (ET)
A small plane reported missing near Oxford/Waterbury Airport Friday morning was found a short time later - at another airport - where it landed safely.
Airport Authority Proposes Additional Fee to Fly Out of Eppley
KETV (Omaha, Neb.) - Jul 21, 2017 01:42 PM (ET)
The Omaha Airport Authority is considering a fee that could increase costs for passengers flying out of Eppley Airfield.
The Airports of the Future Are Here
Bloomberg - Jul 21, 2017 01:42 PM (ET)
No matter how well-regarded a particular airport happens to be, the slog from curb to cabin is pretty much the same wherever you go. A decades-old paradigm of queues, security screens, snack vendors, and gate-waiting prevails—the only difference is the level of stress. Transiting a modern hub such as Munich or Seoul is more easily endured than threading your way through the perpetual construction zones that pass for airports around New York.
Auckland Airport Unveils Plan for Longer Second Runway
Radio New Zealand - Jul 21, 2017 01:41 PM (ET)
The airport hopes to have the runway in use by 2028, running parallel to the existing runway but on the northern, or city-side, side of the terminals.
LG Begins Robot Trials in Korean Airport
ZDNet.com - Jul 21, 2017 01:40 PM (ET)
LG Electronics has deployed cleaning and guide robots at South Korea's Incheon International Airport as part of a trial service.
HK Court Shuts Down AIG Appeal Over Award, Again
Law360 - Jul 21, 2017 01:40 PM (ET)
Months after scolding AIG for its "totally without merit" challenge to an arbitral award canceling the insurer's rights to a $475 million deposit on an aircraft leasing unit following a botched sales agreement, a Hong Kong appeals court has once again rebuffed AIG.
Sabre Asks 2nd Circ. To Ax $15M US Airways Antitrust Win
Law360 - Jul 21, 2017 01:29 PM (ET)
Travel booking company Sabre on Wednesday asked the Second Circuit to overturn a $15 million jury verdict awarded to US Airways in the airline’s antitrust suit over Sabre’s contract terms, saying the decision did not heed the appeals court’s holding in a case involving merchant rules imposed by American Express.
Airport Sets Another Passenger Record
Citizen's Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) - Jul 21, 2017 01:29 PM (ET)
The airport keeps breaking records.
Officials Unveil "Striker" Emergency Response Vehicle at LVIA
WFMZ (Allentown, Pa.) - Jul 21, 2017 11:12 AM (ET)
The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Division announced the arrival of a 2017 OshKosh "Striker" 6x6 ARFF vehicle for emergency response at Lehigh Valley International (LVIA).
Airport Terminal Demolition Behind-The-Scenes
PAHomePage.com (Scranton, Pa.) - Jul 21, 2017 11:11 AM (ET)
It stood for seven decades but a piece of local aviation history is finally coming down. Crews are demolishing the original terminal building at the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport. Eyewitness News Reporter Mark Hiller got a behind-the-scenes look.
Reports: Turkey About to Be Removed from UK's Laptop Ban
Air Transport World - Jul 21, 2017 11:10 AM (ET)
The UK has refused to comment on reports that it is on the verge of lifting the cabin ban on large personal electronic devices (PEDs) being carried to the UK from Turkish airports.
EasyJet Europe Launches Operations
Air Transport World - Jul 21, 2017 11:09 AM (ET)
UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet has confirmed EasyJet Europe has launched operations after securing an air operator’s certificate (AOC) and an operating license by Austrian aviation authorities.
Etihad Sells Swiss Regional in Equity Partnership Shift
Air Transport World - Jul 21, 2017 11:08 AM (ET)
Swiss regional carrier Etihad Regional has been sold to Luxembourg-based private equity fund 4K Invest, owners of Slovenia’s Adria Airways.
One Million Travellers Through Nelson Airport in 12 Months
Stuff (New Zealand) - Jul 21, 2017 10:32 AM (ET)
Abby Nalder was stunned when she walked through the terminal door at Nelson Airport.
Eastern Iowa Airport Adds Expedited TSA Pre Check Option
Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) - Jul 21, 2017 10:32 AM (ET)
The Eastern Iowa Airport has become the second facility in the state to offer travelers an expedited means to board their flight.
What Enhanced Airport Security Measures Mean for You
Travel & Leisure - Jul 21, 2017 10:31 AM (ET)
International travelers flying to the U.S. should prepare for longer wait times and more intensive screening, as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rolls out its enhanced security measures this week.
Passengers Choosing Columbia Regional Airport at Record Rate in 2017
Columbia (Mo.) Missourian - Jul 21, 2017 10:30 AM (ET)
Passenger numbers soared through the first half of the year at Columbia Regional Airport, and city officials are bracing for even larger crowds beginning next month.
Jackson, Wyo. Eclipse Preps Means Big Changes for Airport
Local News 8 (Eastern Idaho) - Jul 21, 2017 10:30 AM (ET)
As ready as they can be is the message from the Teton County Wyoming Emergency Manager as they prepare to see a human invasion.
Global Aviation Solutions' Expansion to the Guntersville Municipal Airport is Step Toward the Future
WHNT (Huntsville, Ala.) - Jul 21, 2017 10:29 AM (ET)
A Huntsville based company called Global Aviation Solutions is now also using the Guntersville Municipal Airport for some of its work. The city constructed a massive overhaul at the airport over the last several years with a goal of bringing in companies - like Global Aviation Solutions - in mind.
Berkeley County Officials Discuss Need to Protect Airport's Growth
Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.) - Jul 21, 2017 10:28 AM (ET)
Future expansion of Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport could be limited without moves to acquire more property around the airfield or place the area in a zoning district, officials said Thursday.
CWA Holds Open House, Seeks Input on Plans for Airport's Future
WSAW (Wausau, Wis.) - Jul 21, 2017 10:28 AM (ET)
The Central Wisconsin Airport is planning ahead, seeking input from the community on its master plan.
Judge Sides with Newport News Airport in Dispute with Restaurant Company
Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) - Jul 21, 2017 10:27 AM (ET)
A Circuit Court judge sided with the Peninsula Airport Commission on Thursday in a dispute with its former restaurant provider, declining to reverse another judge's earlier ruling that the board could legally terminate the restaurant company's lease.
Delta Launches Biometrics Boarding at Washington National
Air Transport World - Jul 21, 2017 09:21 AM (ET)
Certain Delta Air Lines customers now can use fingerprints instead of their boarding pass to board any Delta aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).