Sep 07, 2017 10:10 AM (ET)
Del Rey Oaks and Monterey Airport Prepare to Share a Police Chief, and Maybe Departments
Monterey County Weekly (Seaside, Calif.) - Sep 07, 2017 05:44 PM (ET)
There may soon be a new police chief in Del Rey Oaks – though the city will share him with another police department.
Football Champs and CEOs Alike Sidestep Taxes With Private Jets
Bloomberg - Sep 07, 2017 05:42 PM (ET)
When the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots take their first road trip later this month, players like quarterback Tom Brady will be setting the standard for comfort and legroom on the team’s new private widebody jet.
With Hurricane Irma Looming, South Florida Airports Remain Open For Now
CBS Miami - Sep 07, 2017 05:21 PM (ET)
Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport remain open as Category 5 Hurricane Irma continues to move towards south Florida.
United's $14 Billion Order Signals Airbus Gain on Boeing Domain
Bloomberg - Sep 07, 2017 02:20 PM (ET)
United Airlines is expanding an earlier order for Airbus SE’s A350 jetliner, handing the European planemaker a critical win in its battle with Boeing Co. for supremacy in the wide-body jet market.
Airlines Cap Fares Starting at $99 from Florida Amid Price Gouging Complaints
USA Today - Sep 07, 2017 02:19 PM (ET)
Several airlines capped fares out of Florida this week, a move that comes amid social media complaints about “fare gouging.”
Take a First-Ever Look at How LAX Airport Targets Threats from Airport Workers
CNBC - Sep 07, 2017 02:13 PM (ET)
Teams of undercover police officers fan out across Los Angeles International Airport targeting what they call the "insider threat."
Evacuees Flocking to Southwest Florida International Airport
Fox 4 (Fort Myers, Fla.) - Sep 07, 2017 11:34 AM (ET)
Evacuees in Southwest Florida are choosing to fly out of the area as Hurricane Irma nears.
Orlando International Airport to Close Saturday at 5 p.m. Due to Irma
Fox 35 (Orlando, Fla.) - Sep 07, 2017 11:26 AM (ET)
Orlando International Airport has posted a notice on its website that says OIA (airport code MCO) will cease commercial flights at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Danvers Delays Airport Panel Appointment
Salem News (Beverly, Mass.) - Sep 07, 2017 11:25 AM (ET)
Faced with candidates with strong backgrounds in aviation and emergency preparedness, selectmen did not want to wing it when it came to appointing a vacancy to the Beverly Airport Commission.
Mt. Vernon Adds AirportView at MVN
General Aviation News - Sep 07, 2017 11:24 AM (ET)
Mt. Vernon Outland Airport (MVN) has added an AirportView.net weather and information system.
That Delta Plane Flying Straight Through Hurricane Irma Was NBD
Wired - Sep 07, 2017 11:14 AM (ET)
There are some places that feel very safe. Like your bed. Or a corner booth at your favorite diner. Or Mom's kitchen table. There are some places that feel very unsafe. Like in a commercial airliner in the middle of one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded.
Cherry Capital Airport Hosts Aircraft Fire, Rescue Training
9 & 10 News (Northern Mich.) - Sep 07, 2017 11:13 AM (ET)
Throughout Wednesday you may have seen clouds of smoke coming from the Cherry Capital Airport. No worries because it was all part of a special aircraft fire and rescue training.
Hour-Long Free Wi-Fi Backed by Lambert Airport Commission
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Sep 07, 2017 11:12 AM (ET)
Hour-long free wireless internet access at St. Louis Lambert International Airport was endorsed Wednesday by the city Airport Commission.
China Airlines Expresses Interest in Ontario Airport
Daily Bulletin (Ontario, Calif.) - Sep 07, 2017 11:11 AM (ET)
Ontario International Airport officials have long envisioned tapping into the San Gabriel Valley’s Chinese American population as a means to bolster traffic at the facility.
Committee Chooses Company Named 'Edgemoor' to Build Single-Terminal Airport for Kansas City
Fox 4 (Kansas City, Mo.) - Sep 07, 2017 11:11 AM (ET)
The KCI Selection Committee announced Wednesday that it is recommending Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, to build a new single-terminal airport at KCI.
Princess Juliana Airport in St Maarten Devastated by Hurricane Irma
news.com.au (Australia) - Sep 07, 2017 11:08 AM (ET)
An airport famous for its spectacular plane landings has been destroyed by strong winds as Hurricane Irma moves across the Caribbean.
SkyWest Orders 25 Embraer E175s
Air Transport World - Sep 07, 2017 10:23 AM (ET)
SkyWest, parent of US regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines, will buy 25 Embraer E175 regional jets.
European Carriers Call for Action on Escalating ATC Delays
Air Transport World - Sep 07, 2017 10:22 AM (ET)
Airlines for Europe (A4E) has again complained to Europe’s air navigation service providers (ANSPs) about escalating air traffic control delays.
United, Spirit Revise 3Q Revenue Guidance, Citing Harvey Impact
Air Transport World - Sep 07, 2017 10:21 AM (ET)
United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Delta Air Lines have all released revised outlooks for their respective third-quarter 2017 financial performance, with United in particular projecting a four-point drop in its pre-tax margin guidance for 3Q 2017.
Ryanair Cuts Free Hand Luggage Allowance
Air Transport World - Sep 07, 2017 10:21 AM (ET)
Irish LCC Ryanair will cut its regular hand-luggage allowance from two pieces to just one in a bid to reduce boarding delays.
Boeing Boosts China 20-Year Demand Outlook to 7,240 New Aircraft
Air Transport World - Sep 07, 2017 10:20 AM (ET)
Boeing has forecast China will require 7,240 new aircraft through 2036, valued at approximately $1.1 trillion, according to the US manufacturer’s annual China Current Market Outlook released Sept 6. Boeing’s new estimate is 6.3% higher than last year’s projection.
United Orders 10 More A350 XWBs; Converts -1000s to -900s
Air Transport World - Sep 07, 2017 10:18 AM (ET)
United Airlines has converted an order for 35 Airbus A350-1000s to 45 of the smaller -900s, updating a previously existing deal made at the 2013 Paris Air Show.
AirBaltic to Replace Bombardier Q400s with Jets
Air Transport World - Sep 07, 2017 10:17 AM (ET)
Latvian carrier airBaltic, which is in the process of being reprivatized, plans to phase out its 12 Bombardier Q400s and replace them with either CSeries or Embraer E195-E2s.