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Global Airline Passenger Traffic Increases in June
Aug 13, 2018 08:05 AM (ET)
Frontier to Add Routes from Gerald Ford International
Aug 13, 2018 08:05 AM (ET)
Moody's Upgrades St. Louis Lambert Bond Rating
Aug 13, 2018 08:04 AM (ET)
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How Did a Worker Steal a Plane from Sea-Tac Airport? Expert Weighs In
KING 5 (Seattle) - Aug 13, 2018 12:18 PM (ET)
Richard Russell didn't have to go far when he stole a plane from Sea-Tac Airport Friday. A former investigator explains how he could get away with it.

Hundreds Stranded at Newark Airport after United Airlines Computer Outage
KUSI (San Diego) - Aug 13, 2018 12:13 PM (ET)
Hundreds of people were stranded at Newark Airport when United Airlines experienced a computer outage Saturday evening.

People Are Using Wheelchairs at Airports to Get Through Security Faster
MarketWatch - Aug 13, 2018 12:08 PM (ET)
That person whizzing past you in a wheelchair at the airport? There’s a chance they’re perfectly OK, and just need an excuse to get through security faster.

It's a Good Thing Bill Wyatt Likes a Challenge: He Walked into New Job Amid Launch of $3.6 Billion R
Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) - Aug 13, 2018 12:06 PM (ET)
Bill Wyatt was officially retired for just three days last summer after 16 years of managing the airports and marine ports in Portland, Ore. Then an executive search firm asked him to consider applying to become director of Salt Lake City International Airport.

Heathrow Airport Passport Queues Reach 2.5 Hours
BBC News (U.K.) - Aug 13, 2018 12:05 PM (ET)
Delays at Heathrow Airport passport control left passengers queuing for up to two and a half hours last month, figures show.

TSA Shows Off New 3D Screening Machine at Washington Dulles
USA Today - Aug 13, 2018 11:50 AM (ET)
The carry-on bags at Washington Dulles International Airport are getting a little closer scrutiny, but not because of any increased security threat.

Indian Aviation Sector Faces Tremendous Shortage of Pilots; Can Hit Pace of Growth
Zee Business (India) - Aug 13, 2018 08:46 AM (ET)
Aviation sector in India is on a roll as it is seeing massive growth year-on-year. Considering the growth in the sector, airlines like Indigo and SpiceJet have placed orders for as many as 1,000 planes, which will be added to their fleet gradually. These planes will be delivered till 2030.

Man Arrested for Kidnapping at Redmond Airport
The Bulletin (Bend, Ore.) - Aug 13, 2018 08:44 AM (ET)
A Bend man was arrested for kidnapping Thursday after allegedly trying to pull a 3-year-old child from his parents in the Redmond Airport.

Spokane Int'l Airport to Celebrate First Nonstop Flight to Las Vegas
KXLY (Spokane, Wash.) - Aug 13, 2018 08:43 AM (ET)
Spokane International Airport (GEG) will celebrate Frontier Airlines first nonstop flight to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) on Aug. 13 at Gate A14.

County Board Approves Airport Grant
Mining Journal (Marquette, Mich.) - Aug 13, 2018 08:41 AM (ET)
The Marquette County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved several action items pertaining to an Airport Improvement Program grant from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Authority Approves Art for New Regional Airport Terminal
Sun-Gazette (Williamsport, Pa.) - Aug 13, 2018 08:40 AM (ET)
A portion of a bare wall in the new Williamsport Regional Airport terminal has been claimed as the municipal airport authority approved an agreement Thursday with Lycoming Arts to accept a piece made by local artist Fred Gilmour.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport after Crew Reports Smoke in Cockpit
Independent (Ireland) - Aug 13, 2018 08:24 AM (ET)
A transatlantic flight has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this morning after the crew reported they had smoke on board.

Short Story Dispenser Unveiled at Philadelphia International Airport
The Inquirer (Philadelphia) - Aug 13, 2018 08:23 AM (ET)
Being stranded at the airport usually means scrolling through social media, or picking up a newspaper or magazine. But those doesn’t need to be your only options at Philadelphia International Airport, where a free, no-WiFi-required alternative was unveiled Friday: a Short Story Dispenser, put in place by the Free Library of Philadelphia.

State Eyes Hartsfield Jackson Airport Takeover
11 Alive (Atlanta) - Aug 13, 2018 08:22 AM (ET)
The state starts taking a hard look later this month at a pitch to take over Hartsfield-Jackson International airport. The city of Atlanta has run it for decades.

Airport Builds Bridge to Future Aviation Goals
Valdosta (Ga.) Daily Times - Aug 13, 2018 08:21 AM (ET)
Passengers at the Valdosta Regional Airport will no longer need to brave the weather in the next few weeks when boarding planes.

Asheville Regional Airport: Board OKs $875k Spirit Airlines Incentive Package
Citizen Times (Asheville, N.C.) - Aug 13, 2018 08:19 AM (ET)
The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority granted an $875,000 incentive package Friday to Spirit Airlines, which is scheduled to begin three new routes to Florida next month.

Airport Commission Moves Forward on Business Park Planning
MV Times (Martha's Vineyard, Mass.) - Aug 13, 2018 08:18 AM (ET)
On Thursday, August 9, Martha’s Vineyard Airport commissioners unanimously agreed to rebid a contract to remove hazardous materials from a well house that has held up progress on the much-anticipated new business park location.

Not Your 'Typical Aircraft Hangar': See This Local Company's New $5M Airport Building
Dayton (Ohio) Daily News - Aug 13, 2018 08:17 AM (ET)
A local real estate investment firm’s new hangar at Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport is an eye-catcher.

Ryanair Cancels 400 Flights as Pilots in Five Countries Strike
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 08:03 AM (ET)
Ryanair canceled around 400 flights in Europe, most of them in Germany, as pilots in five countries staged strikes as long-running tensions between the Irish LCC and its workforce come to a head.

Copa 2Q Net Profit Down 15% on Fuel Costs, Weak Regional Currencies
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 08:02 AM (ET)
Panama-based Copa Holdings posted a second-quarter 2018 net profit of $49.9 million, down 15% from $58.6 million in 2Q 2017. The results reflect the combined effects of rising fuel costs, weakened currencies in Brazil and Argentina, and a 90-day halt on all Copa flights to Caracas, Venezuela, the company stated.

DAE Hits Record Interim Profit After AWAS Acquisition
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 08:02 AM (ET)
Aerospace company and aircraft lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has posted a $224 million pre-tax profit for the 2018 first half, up from $42.5 million for the comparable period, driven by the “smooth and successful integration” of leasing company AWAS.

Jet Airways Delays Quarterly Results; Stock Exchange Seeks Answers
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 08:01 AM (ET)
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is seeking further information after Indian carrier Jet Airways delayed the release of its financial results for the quarter ended June 30.

Norwegian Wet Leases Hi Fly A380 for London-NY Route
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 08:00 AM (ET)
Low-cost, long-haul carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is operating a single Airbus A380 from Portuguese wet-lease specialist Hi Fly through Aug. 23 on its London Gatwick-New York JFK services to fill in for temporarily out-of-service Boeing 787s as they undergo Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine inspections.

Turkey's TAV Airports Posts Record-High 1H Profit on 31% Passenger Rise
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 08:00 AM (ET)
A surge in passenger traffic propelled Turkey-based airports operator TAV Airports Holding to a record first-half profit, the company said.

Saudi Arabia Chooses SITA to Modernize Airports
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 07:59 AM (ET)
Saudi Arabia’s aviation regulator, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), has selected SITA to support the modernization of the country’s airports, starting a major upgrade of airport and communication technology across 26 sites.

Adria Airways Opens German Base at Paderborn-Lippstadt
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 07:58 AM (ET)
Slovenia’s Adria Airways plans to open a base at German’s Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport from winter 2018-19.

Air Serbia Introduces 'Celebration' Ancillary Service
Air Transport World - Aug 13, 2018 07:57 AM (ET)
Air Serbia has launched a new ancillary revenue stream, where the airline will organize cakes, champagne and flowers for passenger special occasions.

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