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House Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2019 DHS/TSA/CBP Spending Bill
Jul 26, 2018 02:44 PM (ET)
Updated FAA Guidance on AIP Supplemental Appropriations
Jul 26, 2018 02:36 PM (ET)
JetBlue Adds More Mint Flights to the Caribbean
Jul 26, 2018 02:32 PM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Jul 26, 2018 02:27 PM (ET)
Digicast Offers Fire Service Self-Assessment and Accreditation Program
Jul 26, 2018 02:24 PM (ET)



Santa Barbara Airport Director Hazel Johns Soaring into Retirement
NoozHawk (Santa Barbara, Calif.) - Jul 26, 2018 04:59 PM (ET)
Santa Barbara Airport Director Hazel Johns is leaving her post at the end of August.

GSP Airport Introduces New K9 Officer with Help From Hyco Fund
WSPA 7 News (Spartanburg, S.C.) - Jul 26, 2018 04:57 PM (ET)
There is a new face on the GSP International Airport police force, but this one is furry and has four legs.

FedEx Expands Air Cargo Operations in San Bernardino Under New 10-Year Agreement with Airport
The Sun (San Bernardino, Calif.) - Jul 26, 2018 04:55 PM (ET)
FedEx Express will begin operating daily cargo flights out of San Bernardino International Airport in October, under terms of a new 10-year agreement.

$12 Million in Funding Announced for Virginia Airports
WTKR News 3 (Hampton Roads, Va.) - Jul 26, 2018 04:52 PM (ET)
More than $12 million in funding is going toward improving Virginia airports. The $12,223,523 in funding was announced Tuesday in a news release from Virginia senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine.

$2.5 Million Approved for Chico Airport Work
Chico Enterprise-Record (Chico, Calif.) - Jul 26, 2018 04:49 PM (ET)
More than $2 million in federal funding has been issued to the Chico Municipal Airport for taxiway projects.

Feds Give $2.5M Loan to Provo for Airport Upgrades to Attract Jet Maintenance Company and Up to 800
The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) - Jul 26, 2018 04:47 PM (ET)
The federal government gave a $2.5 million boost Wednesday to help build new facilities at the Provo airport needed to expand an aircraft refurbishment company — and create 400 new high-paying jobs now, and up to 800 eventually.

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport Sets New Passenger Record for June
(Panama City Beach, Fla.) - Jul 26, 2018 03:08 PM (ET)
Just like other parts of Bay County, more and more people are coming to spend time in our area and more of them are using our airport and the numbers are showing this growth.

Lewiston Airport Officials Look for Ways to Improve SkyWest Passenger Numbers
Lewiston Tribune (Lewiston, Idaho) - Jul 26, 2018 03:02 PM (ET)
Two Delta tickets are going to be given away to help the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport increase the number of passengers using SkyWest's Salt Lake City service.

Passenger Volume Up at Erie International Airport
JET/FOX/YourErie.com (Erie, Pa.) - Jul 26, 2018 03:00 PM (ET)
The search for a new executive director at Erie International Airport has been narrowed to three candidates from a field of more than 50 seeking the position.

Columbia Regional Airport Adds Second TSA line
ABC 17 News (Columbia, Mo.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:57 PM (ET)
The Columbia Regional Airport now has a second TSA security screening station.

Jamestown Airport Awarded Funds
The Jamestown Sun (Jamestown, N.D.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:56 PM (ET)
U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat, and John Hoeven, Republican, announced Wednesday that Jamestown Regional Airport has been awarded $1.27 million in federal funds for rehabilitating the runway and improving safety at the airport.

Airport Boardings in Rapid City on a Record Pace
USNEWS.com (Washington, D.C.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:54 PM (ET)
Boardings at the Rapid City Regional Airport are on a record pace.

Denton Airport Getting New Runway for $8.3 Million
North Texas Daily (Denton, Texas) - Jul 26, 2018 02:52 PM (ET)
The Denton Enterprise Airport is getting a second, smaller runway to run parallel to the existing one for $8.3 million. The runway is expected to be finished by July of next year. The second runway is being built to meet increasing demand and separate larger aircrafts — used for corporate operations — from smaller ones, used for flight training.

Main Runway Repair to Get Underway Next Week at Airport
The Daily Courier (Prescott, Ariz.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:50 PM (ET)
A $6 million repair on Prescott Municipal Airport’s main runway will get underway next week — closing it down for all daytime traffic until Aug. 22.

Delta and Aeromexico Announce New Route
TravelPulse (Westampton, N.J.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:47 PM (ET)
Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico announced Wednesday the airlines will launch a new service between Detroit and Queretaro, Mexico.

AccorHotels Drops Bid for Air France-KLM Stake
AviationTribune (Tallin, Estonia) - Jul 26, 2018 02:46 PM (ET)
French hotels giant AccorHotels today said it has dropped plans to buy a minority stake in AirFrance-KLM, which has been wracked by months of crisis triggered by a wave of strikes.

Ethiopian Airlines and DHL Announce Cargo Logistics Joint-Venture Deal
AviationTribune (Tallin, Estonia) - Jul 26, 2018 02:45 PM (ET)
DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines today signed a new agreement to form a joint venture company, DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd., to build the Leading Cargo Logistics provider JV company in Africa.

Airways New Zealand Trains Bahraini Air Traffic Control Students
AviationTribune (Tallin, Estonia) - Jul 26, 2018 02:44 PM (ET)
A group of 15 air traffic control students from the kingdom of Bahrain have completed their ICAO 051 training with Airways New Zealand, the globally renowned air navigation service provider.

Indy Airport 'Ticks All the Boxes' Among World's Best Airports
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:43 PM (ET)
The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) takes a top spot -- again -- with travelers in Travel + Leisure Magazine’s 2018 World’s Best Awards for favorite domestic airports.

Denton Airport Getting New Runway for $8.3M
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:42 PM (ET)
The Denton Enterprise Airport is getting a second, smaller runway to run parallel to the existing one for $8.3 million. The runway is expected to be finished by July of next year.

Dubai International on Track to Meet 90M Visitors in 2018
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - Jul 26, 2018 02:41 PM (ET)
Dubai International (DXB) airport passenger traffic grew 1.6 per cent in the first half of 2018 to 43.7 million, mainly due to increased passenger traffic from the CIS states and Eastern Europe.

Boeing Pushes 737 Production Rates Higher on Supply Chain Confidence
Air Transport World - Jul 26, 2018 09:32 AM (ET)
Boeing executives remain confident in their ability to keep pushing 737 production rates higher while meeting delivery commitments, even as they acknowledge mounting pressure on their supply chain.

Shuster: US Senate Needs to 'Act Now' on FAA Bill
Air Transport World - Jul 26, 2018 09:31 AM (ET)
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania), chairman of the US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, stressed the urgency of passing long-term legislation reauthorizing the FAA, and repeatedly called on the Senate to pass its version of the bill at a July 24 meeting of the Aero Club of Washington DC.

Hawaiian Posts 2Q Net Profit of $79.5 Million as Volcano Affects Demand
Air Transport World - Jul 26, 2018 09:26 AM (ET)
Hawaiian Airlines managed to increase its net profit in the second quarter, despite challenges such as continuing volcanic activity on Hawaii’s Big Island, which has affected demand. Hawaiian reported a net profit of $79.5 million for the quarter, up by $2.6 million year-on-year. However, the results would have been stronger if not for the volcano, and an associated slowdown in bookings, CEO Peter Ingram said.

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