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Court Rules for Phoenix in Flight Path Case
Aug 30, 2017 10:10 AM (ET)
CommutAir to Expand Facilities to Support Growth
Aug 30, 2017 10:06 AM (ET)
FAA Publishes New Runway Safety Fact Sheet
Aug 30, 2017 10:06 AM (ET)
How to Accurately Document Training at Your Airport
Aug 30, 2017 09:09 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Aug 30, 2017 09:09 AM (ET)

Houston Airports Reopening After Harvey
The Hill (Washington) - Aug 30, 2017 03:45 PM (ET)
Houston airports will reopen Wednesday as the city recovers from the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

How Mouse Neurons May Bring an End to Airport Security As We Know It
International Airport Review - Aug 30, 2017 01:22 PM (ET)
Speaking at TED Global in Tanzania, Oshiorenoya Agabi revealed to the assembly his Koniku Kore – a computer with a spectacular twist.

Airport Debuts Self-Cleaning Nanotechnology In Checkpoint Bins
Facility Executive - Aug 30, 2017 01:21 PM (ET)
Used by thousands of people on a daily basis, the bins used in airport security checkpoint lines offer an opportunity for extending cleanliness. In a first among the world’s 9,000 airports, the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) has launched a nanotechnology solution that uses light to clean checkpoint bins 24/7.

Analyst Says Harvey Will Cost United Airlines $265 Million
NJ.com (N.J.) - Aug 30, 2017 01:20 PM (ET)
United Airlines, which uses Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport as one of its main hubs, will likely see flights decline by 1.5 percent in this quarter due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, an analyst quoted by Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

Trump Admin., Rights Groups Settle NY Travel Ban Suit
Law360 - Aug 30, 2017 09:56 AM (ET)
President Donald Trump’s administration and advocates for a proposed class of travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries suing over an executive order barring them from entering the U.S. have agreed to settle the case.

New Runway Dedicated at KSKX
General Aviation News - Aug 30, 2017 09:55 AM (ET)
Culminating a two-decade-long effort, a new 8,600-foot runway was dedicated Aug. 25, 2017, at Taos Regional Airport (KSKX) in New Mexico.

Emergency Landing at Hong Kong Airport After Report of Fire on Plane
South China Morning Post - Aug 30, 2017 09:55 AM (ET)
The VietJet plane, an Airbus 320, had been flying from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, when smoke was detected in the cargo compartment.

Uber Arrives at Airport
Rochester (N.Y.) Business Journal - Aug 30, 2017 09:54 AM (ET)
Two months after ridesharing’s official welcome in Rochester, Uber Technologies Inc. has joined Lyft Inc. at the Greater Rochester International Airport.

Environmental Assessment Breaks Down Airport Plans
Aspen (Colo.) Daily News - Aug 30, 2017 09:53 AM (ET)
The long-awaited environmental assessment for the proposed expansion/upgrade of the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport has been released for public consumption.

Passenger Traffic Grows at Muscat Airport
Meed (UAE) - Aug 30, 2017 09:52 AM (ET)
Passenger traffic at Muscat International airport grew sharply during June this year, the same month a travel and trade embargo was imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain.

SLC Mayor Touts Magic-Bullet Solution to Airport TRAX Extension, Though Council Wonders Why Details
Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 30, 2017 09:48 AM (ET)
Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski told the City Council on Tuesday that there may be a way for light rail to reach an under-construction terminal at the Salt Lake City International Airport without breaking the bank, but council members wondered why she wouldn’t share more details.

What to Do If You Planned to Fly to Houston This Week
CBS News - Aug 30, 2017 09:47 AM (ET)
The skies are anything but friendly right now on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Years Of Effort Finally Pay Off For Philadelphia Airport Workers
CBS Philadelphia - Aug 30, 2017 09:46 AM (ET)
After years of labor unrest at Philadelphia International Airport, airline subcontractors have recognized a workers’ union and agreed to begin negotiating with them. There was also a notable absence at Tuesday’s announcement.

WSU, Pullman Airport Near Deal
Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) - Aug 30, 2017 09:45 AM (ET)
The Washington State University regents will decide Wednesday whether to accept a $15.3 million real estate offer from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport.

Dubai Rolls Out Free Airport Entertainment
TravelPulse - Aug 30, 2017 09:44 AM (ET)
The experience just became more pleasant for travelers flying out of Dubai International Airport.

JFK Airport Lot May Transform Into New Shopping Center
New York Post - Aug 30, 2017 09:44 AM (ET)
An 11-acre site near JFK airport now used for parking is being pitched to supermarkets and shopping center tenants.

Firm Picks Zebra Touch Computer for Airport Logistic Centers
Daily Herald (Chicago) - Aug 30, 2017 09:43 AM (ET)
Bradford Airport Logistics has selected Zebra Technologies' TC70 touch computer to optimize its delivery process, increase worker productivity and improve customer satisfaction.

Corvallis Unveils New Solar Array at Airport
Corvallis (Ore.) Gazette-Times - Aug 30, 2017 09:31 AM (ET)
A new solar array with the capacity to power about 50 homes was unveiled Monday at the Corvallis Municipal Airport on land that had once been an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site.

Oakland Airport Adds New Nonstop East Coast Flights
Mercury News (Silicon Valley, Calif.) - Aug 30, 2017 09:30 AM (ET)
The addition of nonstop flights at Oakland International Airport continues.

LAX Changes the Way Uber and Lyft Do Business at the Airport
Daily Breeze (Torrance, Calif.) - Aug 30, 2017 09:29 AM (ET)
Lyft and Uber riders at Los Angeles International Airport will spend less time waiting curbside for their ride if a new program at the airport is a success.

Airberlin to Cut Long-Haul Routes Following Insolvency
Air Transport World - Aug 30, 2017 09:21 AM (ET)
Airberlin—which filed for bankruptcy earlier this month—will reduce long-haul routes from Berlin Tegel as bookings have dropped dramatically.

Yield, Cost Pressures Lead to Flydubai 1H Loss
Air Transport World - Aug 30, 2017 09:20 AM (ET)
A combination of yield pressure and seasonality were some of the factors behind hybrid carrier flydubai recording a loss of AED142 million ($38.8 million) for 1H 2017, the airline said.

Lessor BOC Aviation Rides Wave of Industry Expansion
Air Transport World - Aug 30, 2017 09:19 AM (ET)
Continuing sound fundamentals in the airline industry helped spur lessor BOC Aviation to an improved 2017 first-half result compared to the year-ago period.

Jazeera Airways A320 'Damaged by Balloon Cable'
Air Transport World - Aug 30, 2017 09:19 AM (ET)
A Kuwaiti hybrid carrier Jazeera Airways Airbus A320 sustained serious damage to an engine nacelle after it apparently struck a cable holding a military aerostat.

Eurowings to Hire 600 Crew for A320 Fleet Expansion
Air Transport World - Aug 30, 2017 09:18 AM (ET)
Lufthansa Group LCC subsidiary Eurowings will hire 600 crewmembers, comprising 200 pilots and 400 cabin crew members, as its fleet expands to a further 20 Airbus A320s.

China's Chongqing Airport Begins Third Terminal, Runway Operations
Air Transport World - Aug 30, 2017 09:17 AM (ET)
Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport began operations from a newly built third terminal and third runway Aug. 29.

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