Jul 23, 2018 02:50 PM (ET)
Eugene Airport on Track to Exceed 1 Million Passengers for Second Year in a Row
The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.) - Jul 23, 2018 04:02 PM (ET)
The Eugene Airport is on track to beat last year’s record of 1 million passengers.
Here's Why Greenville-Spartanburg Airport's Cargo Business has Doubled Since 2016
The Greenville News (Greenville, S.C.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:58 PM (ET)
Air freight is taking off at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
Passenger Traffic Soared 30 Percent at this N.J. Airport Last Year
NJ.com (Morristown, N.J.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:56 PM (ET)
Paying passengers at Trenton-Mercer Airport increased 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, and have soared 145 percent in the past five calendar years, federal aviation numbers show.
FAA Awards $1.88 Million for Infrastructure at OU Airport
The Athens News (Athens, Ohio) - Jul 23, 2018 03:50 PM (ET)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $659.8 million in airport infrastructure grants, the second allotment of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding. The grants include a $1.88 million award to Ohio University Airport in Athens for taxiway rehabilitation.
Monroe Airport Gets $1.8M Grant to Fund Runway Extension
The State (Columbia, S.C.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:47 PM (ET)
A Louisiana airport is getting a federal grant to help extend a runway.
GJ Airport Looking for Input on Standards of Operation
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, Colo.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:45 PM (ET)
The Grand Junction Regional Airport is updating its minimum standards for the first time since 2005 and is seeking public feedback on its most recent draft.
New Airport Manager's Plans take Flight
Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, Mass.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:41 PM (ET)
Kate Servis wants to drive new business to Barnstable.
GE Aviation, CFM Fly from Air Show with $22B in Orders
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, Ohio) - Jul 23, 2018 03:38 PM (ET)
Two regional aviation companies — Evendale’s GE Aviation and CFM International, its West Chester-based joint venture Safran Aircraft Engines — received more than $22 billion in orders from the 2018 Farnborough Air Show last week.
Planes Touch Down for Week of Aviation Innovation in Oshkosh
WBAY-TB 2 (Green Bay, Wis.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:35 PM (ET)
Planes touched down in Oshkosh on Sunday for the 66th annual EAA AirVenture fly-in convention.
BOC Aviation to Buy 17 Airbus Aircraft Worth $2.2 Billion
Reuters (Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom) - Jul 23, 2018 03:33 PM (ET)
BOC Aviation Ltd (2588.HK) said on Monday it would buy 17 new Airbus (AIR.PA) A320NEO and A321NEO aircraft worth a combined $2.2 billion at list prices.
Council Approves Long-Term SUW Lease
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:30 PM (ET)
Superior's City Council approved a 10-year lease for offices, a hangar and tarmac area with the Commemorative Air Force Lake Superior Squadron at the Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport.
New Airport Scanners Could Mean You'll Never have to Remove Items from Luggage Again
CNN Travel (Atlanta, Ga.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:29 PM (ET)
London's Heathrow Airport is trialling X-ray scanners that could one day spell the end of passengers frantically removing toiletries from their hand luggage -- or at least, that's the plan.
The scanners feature 3D imagery, meaning security staff can see objects inside people's baggage from all angles.
Piedmont Airlines to Open Aircraft Maintenance Facility in Albany, NY
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:26 PM (ET)
Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group, Inc., will open a new maintenance operation at Albany International Airport (ALB) to service its growing fleet of Embraer 145 aircraft. Piedmont expects to begin hiring for the base in August bringing more than 50 jobs to the area.
James E. Mackler Joins LeClairRyan
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 23, 2018 03:25 PM (ET)
James E. Mackler has joined LeClairRyan as senior counsel on the firm’s aviation and corporate services teams.
Delta and WestJet to Create New Transborder Joint Venture
AviationTribune (Tallin, Estonia) - Jul 23, 2018 03:23 PM (ET)
Delta Air Lines and WestJet have signed a definitive agreement to create a comprehensive transborder joint venture arrangement that will offer customers an extensive route network within the U.S. and Canada.
Cathay Pacific Announces New Non-stop Service to Seattle
AviationTribune (Tallin, Estonia) - Jul 23, 2018 03:18 PM (ET)
Cathay Pacific will commence a new non-stop service to Seattle on 31 March 2019, becoming the only airline that will directly link Hong Kong with the fastest-growing city on the west coast of the United States.
Ryanair Inks Recognition Agreement with Italy's Cabin Crew Union
Air Transport World - Jul 23, 2018 03:15 PM (ET)
Irish LCC Ryanair has signed a recognition agreement with the Italian union FIT CISL, which will now join ANPAC and ANPAV as a joint negotiating body for directly employed cabin crew in Italy.
Airbus, Boeing Gain More than 960 Aircraft Orders at Farnborough
Air Transport World - Jul 23, 2018 03:13 PM (ET)
The world’s commercial aircraft duopoly once again scored big at an otherwise lackluster Farnborough Air Show with Airbus and Boeing announcing firm net orders and commitments for more than 960 aircraft, valued at $160 billion at list prices.
US House Bill Gives Protection From Threatening UAVs
Air Transport World - Jul 23, 2018 03:11 PM (ET)
A bill introduced in the US House on July 17 by Reps. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) would provide the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice (DOJ) authorities to protect buildings and people from threatening unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Delta, WestJet Finalize Transborder JV
Air Transport World - Jul 23, 2018 03:07 PM (ET)
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Calgary-based WestJet have signed a definitive agreement to form an antitrust-immunized transborder joint venture (JV), finalizing the details of a proposed partnership announced in late 2017 via the signing of an MOU.
LaudaMotion, Lufthansa Leasing Contract Dispute Goes to British Court
Air Transport World - Jul 23, 2018 03:05 PM (ET)
A London court said July 20 it will schedule proceedings Nov. 19 to hear a case between Austria-based LaudaMotion and Germany’s Lufthansa over aircraft leasing contracts.
Analysis: Farnborough's Winners and Losers Still to be Determined
Air Transport World - Jul 23, 2018 03:03 PM (ET)
For those that accept the premise that air shows can be won and lost, order tallies are a big deal. Clearly, many in the media are all-in on the idea of winning a trade show, passing along order totals as if they held the same short-term relevance as a golf reporter's major-tournament leaderboard updates.