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Norfolk International Airport Begins Runway Project
Aug 10, 2018 08:05 AM (ET)
Myrtle Beach Airport Expands Parking Options
Aug 10, 2018 08:04 AM (ET)
Pilot Sentenced for Flying Under the Influence
Aug 10, 2018 07:57 AM (ET)
AAAE's Digicast Presents FAA Technical Center Updates, Parts 1-2
Aug 10, 2018 07:55 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Aug 10, 2018 07:55 AM (ET)



Make Room, 'Rhapsody Blue'; United Adding Some New Colors
USA Today - Aug 10, 2018 03:36 PM (ET)
United Airlines’ signature “Rhapsody Blue” color is about to get some company.

Reno's Airports as Economic Engines
KOLO (Reno, Nev.) - Aug 10, 2018 12:04 PM (ET)
Traffic is up at Reno's airports and so--it seems--is the impact it's having on the local economy.

This Guy Hacked Hundreds Of Planes From The Ground
Forbes - Aug 10, 2018 09:12 AM (ET)
Throughout November and December last year, Ruben Santamarta was sat in front of his computer peeking inside the technical bowels of hundreds of aircraft flying thousands of meters above him. That included commercial aircraft operated by some of the biggest airlines in the world. He believes it may've been the first time anyone had hacked planes from the ground by taking advantage of weaknesses in satellite equipment.

Stennis Airport Flying High These Days
WLOX (Biloxi, Miss.) - Aug 10, 2018 09:01 AM (ET)
When residents and visitors think of airports on the Coast, almost everyone thinks of Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. But there's another airport to the west where business is booming these days. That is the Stennis International Airport. Just recently, the 8,500-foot-long runway was repaved for almost 5 million dollars.

Stale Cockpit Air May Be Dulling Your Airline Pilot's Performance
Bloomberg - Aug 10, 2018 09:01 AM (ET)
That poorly ventilated conference room isn’t the only place with the potential for sick-air syndrome.

With 17% Of Flights Cancelled, Can Ryanair Weather Pilot Strikes? Ask Southwest.
Forbes - Aug 10, 2018 08:58 AM (ET)
Ryanair is facing turbulence right now with pilots unions around Europe demanding better working conditions. The optics are bad for an airline which has been on an aggressive growth path for decades.

New Terminal in the Works for the NCWV Airport
WDTV (Bridgeport, W.Va.) - Aug 10, 2018 08:58 AM (ET)
More than 9,500 people flew through the North Central WV Airport last month, and officials say those numbers will grow. With all the growth, the airport needs more space and newer facilities.

Oroville Airport to Gain New Taxiway in Project
Enterprise-Record (Chico, Calif.) - Aug 10, 2018 08:57 AM (ET)
Next month, a new taxiway will be built at Oroville Municipal Airport, while another one is removed to help improve safety and ease of taxiing.

Bids Put Cost of Airport Concourse Renovation Near $250 Million
Memphis (Tenn.) Daily News - Aug 10, 2018 08:56 AM (ET)
Estimates for Memphis International Airport’s long-awaited concourse overhaul have climbed toward a quarter billion dollars.

Cut Cable Cancels Flights, Causes Delays at Redmond Airport
AP - Aug 10, 2018 08:55 AM (ET)
Officials say a fiber optic cable outage knocked out internet and phone lines at Redmond Municipal Airport, canceling flights and causing others to be delayed.

Airport Gets New Snow Clearing Truck
Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, Ind.) - Aug 10, 2018 08:54 AM (ET)
Terre Haute Regional Airport has new equipment to better clear runways in the winter.

Copenhagen Airport Sets New Passenger Record
The Local (Denmark) - Aug 10, 2018 08:54 AM (ET)
Increasing numbers of people are travelling through Copenhagen Airport, which saw a record number of passengers during the first half of 2018.

Two Million More Passengers for Wanaka Airport?
Otago Daily Times (New Zealand) - Aug 10, 2018 08:51 AM (ET)
Wanaka residents who are trying to guess how big the town's airport might become have been given some strong clues by two Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) documents.

Car Fire Extinguished Inside Fort Lauderdale-Hollwood Airport Garage
NBC Miami - Aug 10, 2018 08:50 AM (ET)
Crews were able to put out a car fire inside of a parking garage at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Thursday morning.

JFK Airport's Stylish TWA Hotel Accepting Event Reservations
Forbes - Aug 10, 2018 08:49 AM (ET)
One of the most anticipated U.S. hotel openings of 2019 has to be the TWA Hotel at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.

Drone Causes Flight Delays at Auckland Airport
Stuff (New Zealand) - Aug 10, 2018 08:49 AM (ET)
A flying drone caused six flights coming in to Auckland airport to be delayed on Thursday evening.

Arrival Operations at Cochin International Airport Stopped
Economic Times (India) - Aug 10, 2018 08:48 AM (ET)
The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) stopped the arrival operations today in view of possible inundation in the airport area following a rising water level in the Periyar river. The CIAL is situated close to the river.

Judge Rules in Favor of Airport with Injunction Against Small Taxi Service
Roanoke (Va.) Times - Aug 10, 2018 08:47 AM (ET)
For at least the next 90 days, it’ll be illegal for a Salem-based taxi service to pick up fares at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. But drivers for B. Early Cab Service are allowed to drop off passengers there.

United, Avianca and Copa Consider Joint Business Agreement
Air Transport World - Aug 10, 2018 08:12 AM (ET)
Chicago-based United Airlines, Colombia’s Avianca and Panamanian flag carrier Copa Airlines may form a three-way joint business agreement, according to statements released by the two Latin American airlines’ holding companies Aug. 8.

Air Canada Prepares Rouge Subsidiary for ULCC Competition
Air Transport World - Aug 10, 2018 08:12 AM (ET)
As the Canadian ULCC market heats up, Air Canada said it is prepared to leverage the significant flexibility of its rouge subsidiary to ward off competition, from adding flights in major domestic markets to re-configuring aircraft to match rivals’ all-economy offerings.

Italy Seeks State-Controlled Shareholder Consortium for Alitalia
Air Transport World - Aug 10, 2018 08:11 AM (ET)
The Italian government is considering involving national railway company Ferrovie dello Stato and public investment bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti in plans to keep the bankrupt Alitalia in Italian hands, local media has reported.

Russia's Rostec to Sell 75% of MC-21 Component Manufacturer
Air Transport World - Aug 10, 2018 08:10 AM (ET)
Russia’s state-owned Rostec said it will sell 75% minus one share in Technodinamika holding company, the leading developer and manufacturer of components and systems for the MC-21, including the neutral gas, electrical power, oxygen and fire protection systems, as well as landing gear components.

Chorus Aviation 2Q Profit Down on Exchange Rates
Air Transport World - Aug 10, 2018 08:09 AM (ET)
Chorus Aviation increased its second-quarter adjusted net income 9%, thanks largely to its growing aircraft leasing business, but unfavorable currency exchange rates helped dragged down the company’s year-over-year (YOY) 2Q net income down 61%.

Singapore Airlines Introduces Upgraded A380 on Zurich Route
Air Transport World - Aug 10, 2018 08:09 AM (ET)
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has replaced its Airbus A380 on the Zurich-Singapore route with an A380 version fitted with the latest onboard cabin productions and innovations.

EasyJet Expands Switzerland Operations
Air Transport World - Aug 10, 2018 08:08 AM (ET)
UK-based easyJet plans to further expand its Switzerland operations by adding new services, including up to 3X-weekly Basel-Warsaw (Poland) and 4X-weekly Geneva-Warsaw flights beginning Oct 28. The LCC also plans to launch 3X-weekly Geneva-Rennes (France) services from Oct. 29.

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