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Trans States to Operate More United Express Flights
Aug 03, 2018 11:20 AM (ET)
Hawaiian Airport Bonds Rated
Aug 03, 2018 11:19 AM (ET)
Congratulations to Two Newly Accredited Airport Executives
Aug 03, 2018 11:19 AM (ET)
Digicast Offers New Program: Training...Taking a Fresh Look
Aug 03, 2018 10:43 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Aug 03, 2018 10:43 AM (ET)

Akron Fulton Airport Rebranded Akron Executive Airport
Cleveland.com - Aug 03, 2018 05:15 PM (ET)
The former Akron Fulton Airport, now Akron Executive Airport (AKR), is undergoing revitalization and rebranding.

These Are the 15 Coolest Things at Airports Around the World
Business Insider - Aug 03, 2018 05:15 PM (ET)
Passengers can do more than just wait for their plane at airports; they can watch IMAX movies, explore jungles, check out aquariums, and even relax at a pool.

12-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Abducted from Washington-Area Airport Is Found Safe in New York
People - Aug 03, 2018 05:14 PM (ET)
Jinjing Ma, a 12-year-old girl allegedly abducted from Reagan National Airport in Virginia, has been found safe with her family in Queens, New York, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

San Jose Airport Readies Facial Biometrics for All International Flights
Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.) - Aug 03, 2018 05:14 PM (ET)
Mineta San Jose International Airport has agreed to become the first airport on the West Coast to launch facial recognition technology for all international flights in a partnership with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency.

United Issues Travel Waiver for NYC Area Amid Severe Weather
TravelPulse - Aug 03, 2018 05:11 PM (ET)
United Airlines has issued a travel waiver for passengers flying into or out of New York City's three major airports due to severe weather in the area.

Volaris Now Selling Codeshare Flights With Frontier
TravelPulse - Aug 03, 2018 05:09 PM (ET)
Travelers flying with Volaris can now take advantage of its new codeshare agreement with Frontier airlines.

Flight Attendants Work to Combat Uncomfortable In-Flight Temps
TravelPulse - Aug 03, 2018 05:09 PM (ET)
A major complaint about air travel is onboard temperatures. If you have ever found yourself freezing on an airplane—or peeling of the layers—you know that cabin temperature, especially on long-haul flights, can really start or end a journey on the wrong foot.

Fiji Airways, Alaska Airlines Open Up More US Cities To Fiji
Fiji Sun (Fiji) - Aug 03, 2018 05:00 PM (ET)
Fiji Airways and Alaska Airlines continue to strengthen their code-share partnership, with the latest expansion adding a number of destinations to Fijian carrier’s network via its San Francisco hub.

Sneak Peek of American Airlines' New ORD Hangar
MRO Network - Aug 03, 2018 04:59 PM (ET)
American Airlines plans to open its new Hangar 2 on Dec. 1. Here’s an advance look behind the scenes of the construction progress.

Advocates Worry That Changes To GI Bill Will Make Pilot Crisis Worse
Forbes - Aug 03, 2018 04:55 PM (ET)
Veterans groups representatives and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) have raised concerns about legislation that would cap the educational benefits of the GI Bill for those pursuing careers as pilots, discouraging interested veterans at a time when aviation faces chronic pilot shortages in the U.S. and around the world.

Ryanair Is Having a Terrible Summer. Can It Bounce Back?
CNN - Aug 03, 2018 04:54 PM (ET)
Ryanair is having a summer to forget.

Philadelphia International Airport Now Offering a 'Quiet Room'
The Inquirer (Philadelphia) - Aug 03, 2018 04:53 PM (ET)
For those who feel overwhelmed by traveling or may need a moment to themselves, the Philadelphia International Airport now offers a 315-square foot “Quiet Room” open 24 hours every day, the airport announced Thursday.

Work on Caribbean Island Airport Halted by Court Ruling
The Guardian (U.K.) - Aug 03, 2018 04:52 PM (ET)
A high court has suspended all construction work on a controversial airport development on the unspoilt Caribbean island of Barbuda that residents say will devastate its fragile ecosystem.

Bald Eagle Poses for Flawless Selfies in Front of Airport Security Camera
Springfield (Ohio) News-Sun - Aug 03, 2018 04:49 PM (ET)
Employees at Denver International Airport got a pleasant surprise Wednesday when they spotted a bald eagle posing in front of one of the airport’s security cameras.

The TSA Has Found 3D-Printed Guns at Airport Checkpoints 4 Times Since 2016
Time - Aug 03, 2018 04:48 PM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration said workers have found 3D-printed guns and accessories at airport security checkpoints at least four times in the last two years.

China Eastern, Japan Airlines Seek to Form Joint Venture
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 11:14 AM (ET)
China Eastern Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) will apply to form a joint venture (JV) for international and domestic operations.

Post CSeries Deal, Bombardier Commercial Eyes Return to Profitability
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 11:13 AM (ET)
Now that Airbus has taken control of the CSeries program, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft (BCA) said it will focus on returning to profitability by reducing the cost structure for its regional airliners, increasing production volume and growing aftermarket revenue, Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare told analysts on the company’s Aug. 2 second-quarter results call.

Ryanair's Irish Pilots Call for Fifth Strike Day
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 11:13 AM (ET)
Ryanair pilots in Ireland have called a fifth one-day strike for Aug. 10, leading the Irish LCC to cancel a further 20 flights and adding to a wave of European industrial action as a conflict with its workforce continues.

Japan Airlines Sets Up Company for New Long-Haul LCC Operations
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 09:24 AM (ET)
Japan Airlines (JAL) has formally established a new corporate entity that will operate long-haul LCC flights with widebody aircraft.

TSA: Not Considering Reducing Security Screening at Smaller Airports
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 09:24 AM (ET)
The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is disputing reports the agency is considering curbing passenger screening at more than 150 small- and medium-sized airports across the US.

Air Austral to Wet Lease Hi Fly A380 as Grounded 787 Is Inspected
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 09:22 AM (ET)
Air Austral will wet lease an Airbus A380 from Portuguese wet-lease specialist Hi Fly to replace its second Boeing 787-8, which is being taken out of service for three months from Aug. 24 for Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine inspections.

Luxair to Buy Used 737-700s
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 09:21 AM (ET)
Luxembourg’s national carrier Luxair plans to acquire two Boeing 737-700s in 2019 to expand its route structure and build additional resilience to its network.

Norwegian Eyes Flights to Brazil
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 09:21 AM (ET)
Low-cost, long-haul carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has applied to Brazil’s civil aviation authority ANAC for permission to fly to and from the country, as it continues its plans to expand into new markets.

Moscow Domodedovo Traffic to Turkey Up 26% in July & July
Air Transport World - Aug 03, 2018 09:20 AM (ET)
Traffic from Moscow Domodedovo International Airport to Turkey increased 26.3% year-over-year (YOY) in June and July 2018.

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