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Airline Denied Boarding Rate Declines
Aug 14, 2017 09:07 AM (ET)
Delta to Operate A350 Aircraft Between Atlanta-Seoul
Aug 14, 2017 09:06 AM (ET)
JetBlue to Offer New Communications Platform
Aug 14, 2017 09:06 AM (ET)
DOT: Passenger Enplanements Increase in May
Aug 14, 2017 09:05 AM (ET)
Digicast Offers ARFF Training
Aug 14, 2017 09:01 AM (ET)

Editorial: Why an Increase in Airline Passenger Fees Could Actually Be a Good Deal for Travelers
Kansas City Star - Aug 14, 2017 11:28 AM (ET)
As Kansas City nears a decision on building a new airport terminal, Congress is quietly considering a fee increase that could dramatically change the equation on the project and dozens like it.

Renovation of Denver International Airport Main Terminal Comes After Years of Planning
TheDenverChannel.com - Aug 14, 2017 10:26 AM (ET)
The Chief Commercial Officer for Denver International Airport says now is the time to expand and renovate the airport.

Uber to Resume from Adelaide Airport
9 News (Australia) - Aug 14, 2017 10:25 AM (ET)
Uber will resume pick-ups from Adelaide Airport on Monday after being forced to halt its services last week because of a taxi blockade.

Melbourne Airport Boss Defends 'Competitive' Car Parking Charges
ABC (Australia) - Aug 14, 2017 10:24 AM (ET)
The head of Melbourne Airport has defended car parking prices at Tullamarine, saying its fees are competitive.

Phnom Penh Airport Railway Project Halted
Bangkok Post (Thailand) - Aug 14, 2017 10:23 AM (ET)
The Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has announced a halt to a railway project meant to lead to Phnom Penh airport following multiple protests by local villagers.

Airport Operator Holds Digital Application Development Race
Jakarta Post (Indonesia) - Aug 14, 2017 10:22 AM (ET)
State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura (AP) II has held the CGK Airport Code Race to facilitate software developers to develop an application that will help airports provide passengers with better services.

Airport Officials Explain Why Jets Flew Over San Luis Obispo Sunday
KSBY (Central Coast, Calif.) - Aug 14, 2017 10:22 AM (ET)
Central Coast residents may have heard or seen at least one loud jet flying over San Luis Obispo Sunday.

Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Hazleton Airport
Citizen's Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) - Aug 14, 2017 10:21 AM (ET)
Four relics will fly into Hazleton Regional Airport this month telling significant stories which place a part of World War II in perspective.

King Shaka Airport Bomb Scare Probed
IOL News (South Africa) - Aug 14, 2017 10:20 AM (ET)
King Shaka International Airport was evacuated on Sunday night while an unattended bag was examined by the SAPS bomb tech team.

Several Airport Items on Council Agenda
Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho) - Aug 14, 2017 10:12 AM (ET)
Several airport-related items are on Monday’s City Council agenda.

Police Reduce Effect of Security Strike at Barcelona Airport
AP - Aug 14, 2017 10:11 AM (ET)
An indefinite strike by workers handling carry-on baggage checks at Barcelona’s airport is having a more limited impact on passengers after police have been deployed to help.

Stansted Airport Delays: Air Passengers Face Travel Chaos After 'Hole' Closes Runway
Evening Standard (U.K.) - Aug 14, 2017 09:51 AM (ET)
Air passengers faced travel chaos after reports a hole was found in the runway at one of the UK’s busiest airports.

Security Breach Causes Evacuation, 2 Hour Delay at San Jose Airport
Fox News - Aug 14, 2017 09:46 AM (ET)
Saturday afternoon, the Mineta San Jose International Airport encountered a potential security breach that led to a terminal-wide evacuation.

Duterte's Push Drives Revenue Up at Clark Airport
Inquirer (Philippines) - Aug 14, 2017 09:45 AM (ET)
Due to an improved cash flow from additional flights encouraged by President Rodrigo Duterte, the state-owned Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) is remitting dividends to the national treasury after three years.

Wildlife Biologist at Tulsa Airport Plays Vital Role in Maintaining Safety of Aircraft's and Animals
Tulsa (Okla.) World - Aug 14, 2017 09:41 AM (ET)
While making a routine loop around the perimeter of the Tulsa International Airport's airfield, Clayton Faidley spots a small hawk.

Planes May Finally Take-Off from Wind-Hit Island Airport
The Weather Channel - Aug 14, 2017 09:40 AM (ET)
A multi-million pound airport on the South Atlantic island of St Helena could soon have its first scheduled service - after safety concerns meant the UK taxpayer funded project nearly failed to get off the ground.

City Looks to Passenger Fee to Help Airport Really Take Off
Santa Fe (N.M.) New Mexican - Aug 14, 2017 09:26 AM (ET)
Just two decades ago there were practically no commercial flights at the Santa Fe Municipal Airport, and the city’s mayor opposed a carrier that wanted to offer direct flights to tourist-rich cities in Texas and California.

Qatar Eases Visa Requirements for 80 Nations
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:16 AM (ET)
Qatar, embroiled in a diplomatic stand-off with four Middle East nations that have seen severe restrictions on its access to neighboring airspace, has waived entry visa requirements for 80 nations.

Air Europa Pilots Ask to Avoid Layovers in Venezuela
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:15 AM (ET)
Air Europa pilots, represented by the Spanish pilots trade union SEPLA, have requested layover alternatives on its 3X-weekly Madrid-Caracas services because of safety concerns.

Lessor Avolon Says MAX 10 Launch Will Cannibalize Part of Line-Up
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:14 AM (ET)
One of the world’s largest lessors believes that Boeing’s recent launch of the 737 MAX 10 will significantly improve the manufacturer’s share of the narrowbody market, but probably at the cost of limiting sales of the smaller MAX 9.

Ireland's FLY Leasing Builds Toward $750 Million Acquisition Goal
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:13 AM (ET)
Dublin-based FLY Leasing continued to boost its fleet and shore up equity in the second quarter, aiming to meet its $750 million acquisition goal by the end of 2017.

Air Lease Corp. Bookings Boost Boeing's July Orders Above $4 billion
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:12 AM (ET)
Air Lease Corp. (ALC) provided the bulk of Boeing’s commercial aircraft* orders in July, as the US manufacturer booked firm orders for 14 aircraft from the Los Angeles-based lessor, valued at approximately $1.8 billion at list prices. Originally announced at the Paris Air Show in June, ALC ordered five 737 MAX 7s, seven 737 MAX 8s and two 787-9s.

Chorus Aviation Leasing Revenue Surges, 2Q Net Profit Up 73%
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:12 AM (ET)
Efforts by Halifax-based Chorus Aviation to develop its nascent aircraft leasing business Chorus Aviation Capital (CAC) are making headway, as the company posted a C$40.8 million ($31.3 million) net profit for the second quarter of 2017, up 72.5% from C$23.7 million in 2Q 2016.

United to Begin Service from Paine Field in 2018
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:11 AM (ET)
United Airlines will launch commercial passenger services from Paine Field in Everett, Washington state—with six daily flights to its hubs in Denver and San Francisco—in the fall of 2018.

Loftleidir Icelandic to Manage TACV Cabo Verde
Air Transport World - Aug 14, 2017 09:10 AM (ET)
Iceland-based capacity solution provider Loftleidir Icelandic is to undertake a management contract with TACV Cabo Verde Airlines, as the archipelago’s government seeks to restructure and privatize the national carrier.

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