Oct 02, 2017 06:54 AM (ET)
30 Emergency Planes Chartered to Rescue 110,000 People Stranded by the Collapse of Monarch
Business Insider - Oct 02, 2017 05:26 PM (ET)
The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is launching the biggest repatriation effort of Brits abroad since the Second World War after the collapse of Monarch Airlines over the weekend.
Air Canada to Start Flying from Bucharest to Toronto, Montreal
See News (Southeast Europe) - Oct 02, 2017 03:59 PM (ET)
Air Canada will start operating flights from Romania's biggest airport Henri Coanda in June next year, the airport operator has said.
Bismarck Teacher Helping Students Earn Their Wings
Bismarck (N.D.) Tribune - Oct 02, 2017 03:56 PM (ET)
The aviation technology instructor for Bismarck Public Schools is showing students it's possible to get their pilot's wings.
Kankakee's Historic Koerner Airport
Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.) - Oct 02, 2017 03:11 PM (ET)
ORD, STL, BOS, JFK, LAX ... to travelers, those letter combinations designate airports in various cities: Chicago, St. Louis, Boston, New York, Los Angeles.
T.F. Green Airport Marks Completion of Runway Extension
Turn to 10 (Providence, R.I.) - Oct 02, 2017 03:10 PM (ET)
After years of planning and construction, the runway extension at T.F. Green Airport is done.
For Warwick Residents, Airport Expansion Just A Part Of Life
Rhode Island Public Radio - Oct 02, 2017 02:12 PM (ET)
State officials will celebrate the completion of a multi-million dollar runway expansion at T.F. Green Airport on Monday. Previous expansions raised the ire of some residents and city officials, who cited concerns about noise and environmental pollution. But these days, plenty of Warwick residents don’t seem to mind.
Air France Superjumbo Engine Failure Forces Emergency Landing in Canada
CNN - Oct 02, 2017 02:03 PM (ET)
An Air France flight from Paris to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Canada on Saturday after one of its engines failed during an Atlantic crossing.
TSA: Man Found with Handgun in Carry-On Bag at Reagan, Loaded with 7 Bullets
WJLA (Washington) - Oct 02, 2017 11:52 AM (ET)
A man was caught with a loaded handgun in a carry-on bag at Reagan National Airport Sunday, TSA reports.
Monarch Passengers Learn of Flights Cancellations at Airport
Yorkshire Post (U.K.) - Oct 02, 2017 10:29 AM (ET)
Monarch passengers at Manchester Airport have said they were greeted with the news of the airline’s collapse as they arrived for flights.
How Airplanes Became Aerial Ambulances
General Aviation News - Oct 02, 2017 08:29 AM (ET)
If World War I showed the nations of the world how the airplane could vault over ground emplacements to strike at an enemy, the combatants also came to appreciate the efficacy of using aircraft as ambulances to surmount obstacles and save precious time flying away from the fray.
Norfolk Airport to Remove Walkway, Once World's Longest
AP - Oct 02, 2017 08:27 AM (ET)
Officials at Norfolk International Airport will soon begin tearing out a 350-foot people mover that was once the longest continuous moving walkway in the world.
Airport Authority Trying Again for Self-Control
West Hawaii Today (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii) - Oct 02, 2017 08:26 AM (ET)
Representatives from local airlines and the state Department of Transportation continue to support legislation that would move the state’s 15 airports out from under the DOT and into its own governing body, the proposed Hawaii airport corporation.
Berliners Back Call for City's Tegel Airport to Stay Open
WPXI (Pittsburgh) - Oct 02, 2017 08:24 AM (ET)
Voters in the German capital have backed a proposal to keep operating Berlin's Tegel Airport even after the city's much-delayed big international airport opens, officials said Monday.
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport Resumes Flights after 'Temporarily' Suspending Them Followi
Fox News - Oct 02, 2017 08:23 AM (ET)
Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport resumed 'limited' flights Monday after it “temporarily halted” the flights following the gunfire near the Mandalay Bay casino during a country music festival that killed at least 2 people and left two dozen injured.
Shirdi Village Has No Bus Service, but Gets Airport
Times of India - Oct 02, 2017 08:21 AM (ET)
An airport may have come to Kakdi near the temple town of Shirdi but villager Madhukar Gunjal is nowhere near elated. Far from it, he is fuming that a basic need like a state transport bus service for the village has been ignored and air connectivity instead has been bestowed upon them.
Nashua Airport Authority, DOT Investigate Plane Crash
WMUR (Manchester, N.H.) - Oct 02, 2017 08:20 AM (ET)
Nashua Fire Rescue said it responded to a small plane crash Sunday at the Nashua Airport, also known as Boire Field.
Miami Flight Collides with Plane at DC Airport
WSVN (Miami) - Oct 02, 2017 08:19 AM (ET)
A passenger airplane coming from Miami collided with another jet at the Washington Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., Saturday morning.
Redlands City Council to Consider Airport Grant, Bicycling Contribution
Redlands (Calif.) Daily Facts - Oct 02, 2017 08:18 AM (ET)
The Redlands City Council on Tuesday, Oct. 3, will consider accepting a federal grant to support the airport and making a contribution in support of mountain biking.
Free Parking at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah Will End Next Year
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Oct 02, 2017 08:17 AM (ET)
MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah is going ahead with plans to end its park-for-free policy, as soon as next April.
Nelson Airport Developing Infrastructure and Connections
Stuff (New Zealand) - Oct 02, 2017 08:16 AM (ET)
New routes and more visitors are some of the goals put forward for Nelson Airport as record profits and new infrastructure emerges.
India's SpiceJet Firms Order for Up to 50 Bombardier 90-Seat Q400s
Air Transport World - Oct 02, 2017 06:53 AM (ET)
Indian LCC SpiceJet firmed its order for up to 50 Bombardier Q400 turboprops Sept. 29, the largest single Q400 order to date, valued at $1.7 billion if all purchase rights are optioned.
Lufthansa to Use Boeing 747-400 on Frankfurt-Berlin Route
Air Transport World - Oct 02, 2017 06:52 AM (ET)
Germany’s Lufthansa plans to operate Boeing 747-400s between Frankfurt and Berlin Tegel, citing high demand on the domestic route.
Chinese Firm Acquires Stake in Acro Aircraft Seating
Air Transport World - Oct 02, 2017 06:51 AM (ET)
Chinese seating manufacturer Zhejiang Science and Technology Investment Company (ZTC) has paid £55 million ($73.7 million) to acquire a stake in UK-based Acro Aircraft Seating previously held by private equity firm BGF.
Industry Leaders Urge Coherent Tourism, Trade, Security Policies
Air Transport World - Oct 02, 2017 06:50 AM (ET)
According to the ICAO-sponsored Industry High Level Group (IHLG), by 2034, the aviation industry will provide 99 million jobs and generate $5.9 trillion in GDP, a 122% increase over 2014. But if traffic growth were to slow by only 1% annually, the total number of jobs supported by the air transport sector would fall over 10%, more than 10 million jobs, and the air transport sector’s contribution to world GDP would decrease approximately 12%, or $690 billion.
Eurowings to Retrofit A319s with Zonal Drying System
Air Transport World - Oct 02, 2017 06:49 AM (ET)
German LCC Eurowings will retrofit 25 of its Airbus A319s with the CTT Zonal Drying system, CTT announced.