Oct 05, 2017 08:09 AM (ET)
Local Pilot Named Airport Manager
Hillsdale (Mich.) Collegian - Oct 05, 2017 03:54 PM (ET)
Although she’s only been Hillsdale Municipal Airport manager for five days, Ginger Moore already has almost a lifetime of experience with the airport.
Russia's VTB Capital Says It's Not Bidding for Brazil Airport
Reuters - Oct 05, 2017 03:24 PM (ET)
Russia'sVTB Capital on Thursday denied a report that it was mulling a bid to operate an airport in the Brazilian city of Campinas.
Police: Unlikely That Las Vegas Shooter Targeted Airport Fuel Tanks
Fox News - Oct 05, 2017 03:23 PM (ET)
Authorities believe it's unlikely that the Las Vegas gunman targeted jet fuel tanks located at an airport next to the scene of the massacre.
Monarch's Creditors Risk Losing Valuable Airport Slots
Financial Times (U.K.) - Oct 05, 2017 03:22 PM (ET)
Monarch’s creditors risk being stripped of the airline’s most valuable assets — its take off and landing slots — which could be worth as much as £60m.
Baton Rouge Airport Commission Chairman Resigns as Heat Turns Up over Search for New Director
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) - Oct 05, 2017 03:21 PM (ET)
The head of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Commission has resigned while a hot-button political issue has sprouted up over whether the airport should hold a national search for its next director.
This Michigan Airport Has Traffic Like a Ski-Resort Town
MLive.com (Mich.) - Oct 05, 2017 03:20 PM (ET)
What does a Northern Michigan beachtown have in common with Colorado ski resort?
Boeing's Latest Buy May Give It Flying Taxis, Robotic Pilots
Investor's Business Daily - Oct 05, 2017 12:23 PM (ET)
Boeing announced Thursday it would buy Aurora Flight Sciences as the company looks toward more autonomous applications for aircraft and the possibility of flying taxis.
Dane County Regional Airport to Offer Second Flight Option to Philadelphia
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wis.) - Oct 05, 2017 12:22 PM (ET)
American Airlines will add a fourth flight in late-spring to its list of daily departures from Dane County Regional Airport with its daily afternoon flight to Philadelphia.
Winnipeg Airports Authority Reaches Deal with Striking Workers
CBC News (Canada) - Oct 05, 2017 12:21 PM (ET)
Striking Winnipeg Airports Authority employees are heading back to work.
Additional Offseason Flight Coming to Jackson Hole Airport
AP - Oct 05, 2017 12:21 PM (ET)
American Airlines has announced that starting next spring it will be offering a direct flight to Dallas from the Jackson Hole Airport during the offseason.
Milestone: CAP Tops 100,000 Flying Hours in Fiscal 2017
General Aviation News - Oct 05, 2017 09:04 AM (ET)
For the second straight year, the Civil Air Patrol amassed 100,000 flying hours for its 560-plane fleet, recognized as one of the largest fleets of single-engine aircraft in the world.
St. Maarten Airport Set to Reopen Post Hurricane Irma
Travel Market Report - Oct 05, 2017 09:01 AM (ET)
St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport will welcome its first air traffic since shutting its doors in early September when local carrier Winair resumes regular service on Oct. 6.
JFK Airport to Use $4 Million State Grant for Electric Vehicles to Move Baggage
NY1 (New York) - Oct 05, 2017 08:54 AM (ET)
The future is looking a bit greener at JFK Airport thanks to a new federal grant.
Airport Traffic Rises for Fifth Month in a Row
BizTimes Milwaukee - Oct 05, 2017 08:40 AM (ET)
Passenger traffic at Mitchell International Airport rose for the fifth consecutive month in a row in August. The airport served 629,650 passengers in the month, up 7.3 percent from a year ago.
Airport Manager Prepares for Departure
Marietta (Ohio) Times - Oct 05, 2017 08:38 AM (ET)
Although he’ll be working alongside incoming Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Manager Glen Kelly over the next month, current Manager Jeff McDougle had his final regular meeting with the Wood County Airport Authority Tuesday.
Mobile Air Traffic Control Tower Comes to Ardmore Airport
KXII (Sherman, Texas) - Oct 05, 2017 08:37 AM (ET)
The Ardmore City Commissioners approved bringing in a mobile air traffic control tower to the Municipal Airport.
One of the Most Famous Airport Terminals in the World is About to Become a Swanky Hotel
Business Insider - Oct 05, 2017 08:33 AM (ET)
The Trans World Airlines Flight Center at JFK International Airport is one of the most famous terminals buildings in the world. With its instantly recognizable lines, the Eero Saarinen designed building has been a New York landmark since 1962.
Atlantic County Plans for New Aviation School at AC Airport
Press of Atlantic City (N.J.) - Oct 05, 2017 08:29 AM (ET)
Atlantic City International Airport will soon be the home of a new aviation maintenance academy.
Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport Relations Have 'Soured Immensely'
Irish Times (Ireland) - Oct 05, 2017 08:28 AM (ET)
Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have “soured immensely” in the last year, according to the airline’s chief operating officer, Mike Rutter.
UND Endows $1.5 Million For Pilot Scholarships
AVweb.com - Oct 05, 2017 08:25 AM (ET)
Citing the growing global pilot shortage, the University of North Dakota on Wednesday announced it has established a $1.5 million scholarship endowment for high-achieving students to earn their wings.
BEA: Air France A380 Damage Limited After Uncontained Engine Failure
Air Transport World - Oct 05, 2017 08:23 AM (ET)
French air accident investigation agency BEA has said damage to the Air France Airbus A380, which suffered an uncontained engine failure over Greenland Sept. 30, appears to be limited to the No. 4 engine and its immediate environment. Observation shows the fan, the first rotating part in front of the engine, detached during flight, according to BEA.
Russian Authorities Seek to More Closely Monitor Airlines
Air Transport World - Oct 05, 2017 08:22 AM (ET)
Russian authorities want to develop new rules to allow for closer monitoring of airline financial conditions to make sure carriers can fulfill passenger obligations, Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov announced Oct. 3.
CEO: Austrian Airlines Must Begin Replacing Long-Haul Fleet in 2019-20
Air Transport World - Oct 05, 2017 08:17 AM (ET)
Lufthansa Group subsidiary Austrian Airlines must decide on a long-haul fleet replacement in 2018 as the life of its current fleet winds down over the next two years.
Taiwan's China Airlines to Expand US Services
Air Transport World - Oct 05, 2017 08:17 AM (ET)
China Airlines will launch 4X-weekly Taipei Taoyuan International-Ontario, California services from spring 2018. Frequencies will be increased to daily during the peak season, depending on market demand.
Avolon Reports 22 3Q Lease Transactions as Owned, Managed Fleet Grows
Air Transport World - Oct 05, 2017 08:16 AM (ET)
Dublin-based Avolon has completed 22 lease transactions during the 2017 third quarter, the company said Oct. 4.
Finnair, Widerøe to Partner on Norwegian Routes
Air Transport World - Oct 05, 2017 08:15 AM (ET)
Finnair will open new routes from its Helsinki hub to Norway's Bergen and Tromsø in May 2018, as a part of its continuing growth strategy.