Jul 25, 2018 03:50 PM (ET)
Airport Traffic Up in Long Beach, Ontario
Los Angeles Business Journal (Los Angeles) - Jul 25, 2018 05:26 PM (ET)
Passenger traffic at both Long Beach and Ontario International airports rose by double-digit percentages in both June and for the first half of 2018, according to statistics released July 24 by officials at both airports.
Honolulu Airport is About to Get Thousands of New Solar Panels
CNBC - Jul 25, 2018 05:24 PM (ET)
It’s a state known for its sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and warm weather. Now, authorities in Hawaii are looking to harness some of the sunshine that makes it such a popular holiday destination.
Gary Airport Woos Chicago Aviation Guests
Chicago Tribune (Chicago) - Jul 25, 2018 05:21 PM (ET)
Chicago’s aviation community received an intimate look at new improvements at the Gary/Chicago International Airport last week, designed to raise the profile of the airport and what it can offer
Will Rogers World Airport Moving Forward with Expansion Plan
KFOR (Oklahoma City, Okla.) - Jul 25, 2018 05:20 PM (ET)
Oklahoma City’s largest airport may be expanding in the coming months.
Springfield-Branson National Airport Sees Record Numbers in Early 2018
Ozarks First (Springfield, Mo.) - Jul 25, 2018 05:18 PM (ET)
The Springfield-Branson National Airport has seen a rise in flyers in the first six months of 2018.
American Airlines Planes Will be Able to Take the Heat at Phoenix Airports
KTAR News (Phoenix) - Jul 25, 2018 05:13 PM (ET)
The extreme heat that will continue to smother the Phoenix area for at least another day won’t interfere with American Airlines planes taking off this time.
Knox County Recommends Sticking with Cape Air for Airport Service
Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Maine) - Jul 25, 2018 05:12 PM (ET)
Knox County commissioners favor keeping the airline that has served the county’s regional airport for a decade.
Local Airports Begin Coordinating Flight for Super Bowl LIII
WTOC (Savannah, Ga.) - Jul 25, 2018 05:08 PM (ET)
On a normal day you'll find jets coming and going out of DeKalb Peachtree Airport or PDK.
Hawaiian Airlines' Airbus A330 to Honolulu From SFO Flying in Lie-Flat First
San Francisco Gate (San Francisco) - Jul 25, 2018 05:06 PM (ET)
Seeing the Hawaiian Airlines Pualani on the tail of a graceful Airbus A330 as I enter San Francisco International Airport's airport roadways helps ease me into an aloha state of mind.
RDU Wants Developer to Build Jet Hangars for the Likes of Apple and Amazon
The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) - Jul 25, 2018 05:00 PM (ET)
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is looking for a developer to create a campus of hangars for corporate jets on about 48 acres at the north end of the airport.
St. Francis Launches Aviation Program
The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Penn.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:56 PM (ET)
A new program at St. Francis University will allow students to earn a bachelor’s degree and a private/commercial pilot’s license at the same time.
Fairmont State and WVU Tech Partner to Benefit Aviation Students
The Fairmont News (Fairmont, W.V.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:54 PM (ET)
An agreement between Fairmont State University and West Virginia University Institute of Technology allows aviation students the ability to take classes from either program in order to complete their degree.
Portage Airport Has Busiest Weekend in More Than Decade
Portage Daily Register (Portage, Wis.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:52 PM (ET)
Pilots from across the United States pitched their tents in Portage over the weekend as the local airport experienced its heaviest use in more than a decade.
British Airways Announces Flights Between Pittsburgh and London
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:49 PM (ET)
British Airways announced July 25, a new service between Pittsburgh International Airport and London Heathrow, offering Pittsburgh travelers nonstop flights to London.
Qatar Airways to Launch New Direct Flights
Travel Pulse (Westampton, N.J.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:46 PM (ET)
Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct five-times weekly flights to Gothenburg, Sweden starting December 12, making it the airline’s second Swedish gateway after Stockholm.
Passenger Traffic Continues to Grow at ROA
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:44 PM (ET)
The Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport continues to see 2018 traffic increase with June traffic up 9 percent on a year over year basis. June 2018 saw 60,543 passengers fly via ROA compared to 55,526 in June of 2017 an increase of 5,017 passengers.
SMF Celebrates Return of Frontier Airlines on Aug. 1
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:42 PM (ET)
Sacramento International Airport will celebrate the return of Frontier Airlines (F9) on Aug. 1 when the ultra-low-cost-carrier airline launches new nonstop service to Denver.
Fiji Airways CEO Eyes Investments, JV Opportunities in South Pacific
Air Transport World - Jul 25, 2018 04:41 PM (ET)
Oneworld connect partner Fiji Airways is considering possible investments and joint ventures (JV) with carriers in the South Pacific region, similar what Ethiopian Airlines is doing on the African continent.
US Airlines to Change How They Refer to Taiwan
Air Transport World - Jul 25, 2018 04:40 PM (ET)
Four US international airlines are reportedly about to change how they refer to Taiwan.
easyJet Launches Doorstep Baggage Collection for Gatwick Flyers
International Airport Review (United Kingdon) - Jul 25, 2018 04:36 PM (ET)
Airportr will collect passenger’s baggage and take it to easyJet’s bag drop area to make travelling with hold luggage less stressful.
Gulfstream Awarded U.S. Air Force Fleet Support Contract
Aviation Tribune (Estonia) - Jul 25, 2018 04:31 PM (ET)
Gulfstream Aerospace announced the U.S. Air Force has awarded the company a contract to provide contractor logistics support services for the Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard C-20 and C-37 fleets.
Lufthansa to Launch New Edinburgh-Munich Route
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 25, 2018 04:28 PM (ET)
A new route between Edinburgh and the German city of Munich will take-off this winter.