Oct 06, 2017 09:04 AM (ET)
Cell Phone Parking Lot Popularity Spreads to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) - Oct 06, 2017 05:54 PM (ET)
The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is planning a free "cell phone lot" for people coming to pick up passenger — a type of waiting area that has become more and more common across the country.
Airport's Bell Receives Virginia Department of Aviation Award
Henrico (Va.) Citizen - Oct 06, 2017 05:03 PM (ET)
Troy Bell, Richmond International Airport's director of marketing and air service development, recently received the 2017 Virginia Department of Aviation Person of the Year Award, in recognition of his contributions to marketing and communications, air service expansion, and state and local tourism initiatives on behalf of the Capital Region Airport Commission.
Midway Airport's $323M Modernization Project Begins
WGN (Chicago) - Oct 06, 2017 05:00 PM (ET)
Waiting in the security lines at Midway Airport is on track to become a lot faster.
Where Does Money Spent at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Go?
Austin (Texas) American-Statesman - Oct 06, 2017 04:59 PM (ET)
Before you take off for your well-deserved vacation or business conference, you might end up spending a little at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on food or gifts. So where does all the money spent in the terminal go?
FBI Investigates Suspicious Device at Asheville Airport
WYFF (Greenville, S.C.) - Oct 06, 2017 04:40 PM (ET)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a suspicious device was found at The Asheville Regional Airport Friday morning.
More Steps Taken Toward Eventual Crosswind Runway at Spearfish Airport
Black Hills Pioneer (Spearfish, S.D.) - Oct 06, 2017 04:38 PM (ET)
The city of Spearfish has taken additional steps toward the goal of an additional crosswind runway for economic development purposes at Black Hills Airport-Clyde Ice Field in Spearfish.
White House Meets with Lawmakers on Infrastructure Plan
The Hill (Washington) - Oct 06, 2017 02:56 PM (ET)
President Trump’s legislative affairs team met with a small group of House lawmakers at the White House on Thursday morning to discuss the administration’s plan for rebuilding U.S. infrastructure.
BWI Airport Retail Program Aims to Give Boost to Entrepreneurs
Baltimore Sun - Oct 06, 2017 02:53 PM (ET)
When Newnew Norton decided to set up a shop in an airport terminal, she knew to expect long hours, tight security and unpredictable shopping patterns.
Portland Airport Expansion Flies High with Skanska
Commercial Property Executive - Oct 06, 2017 02:53 PM (ET)
Skanska has been hired by the Port of Portland to expand and renovate Portland International Airport’s Concourse E, part of an overall $1.3 billion, five-year makeover of the Oregon facility.
Man Arrested Carrying Suspected Explosives at Swedish Airport
Reuters - Oct 06, 2017 02:52 PM (ET)
A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of trying to carry explosives onto a plane in western Sweden, police said.
Leasing Airport Land is Smart Business Sense
Bowling Green (Ky.) Daily News - Oct 06, 2017 02:41 PM (ET)
The Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport sits on very fertile and expensive land in the middle of a booming part of town and is becoming surrounded by existing and pending development.
Here's Your First Look at the New KCI Single Terminal Plans
Kansas City (Mo.) Star - Oct 06, 2017 02:40 PM (ET)
There’s a two-story fountain inside, with the tech to flash colors and images against the cascading water. Passengers will hear live jazz from a special performance space. A scalloped roof design pays homage to rolling hills and fields of wheat.
Hurricane Relief from California to Florida
General Aviation News - Oct 06, 2017 02:35 PM (ET)
Van Nuys Airport (VNY), Pegasus Elite Aviation, and the Van Nuys Airport Association have kicked off a collection drive to deliver needed items to the victims of hurricane-affected areas in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Fitchburg Airport Celebrates New $4.1M Building
Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.) - Oct 06, 2017 02:35 PM (ET)
The state Department of Transportation celebrated Thursday the construction of a new administration building at Fitchburg Municipal Airport.
Take a Look Inside the Airport Named Best in North America
Reader's Digest - Oct 06, 2017 02:34 PM (ET)
Every year, the Airports Council International rates the best airports in the world by size and region. In North America, the Indianapolis International Airport stands up above the rest, winning top in the continent for six of the past seven years. The only slip in its streak was in 2011, when it was “just” second in the region. (Check out the airport rated best in the whole world, too.)
Ryanair Boss Offers Pilots Better Pay and Conditions to Stay
BBC News (U.K.) - Oct 06, 2017 02:32 PM (ET)
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary has written to the airline's pilots to offer them better pay and conditions.
TF Green Now Official `Touchdown' Spot for Patriots
Cranston (R.I.) Herald - Oct 06, 2017 02:31 PM (ET)
A large crowd of media, local and state politicians and curious onlookers descended onto Airport Road on Wednesday afternoon to bear witness to the official inaugural sendoff of the New England Patriots’ brand new personalized aircraft, one of which will be permanently housed, serviced and flown out of TF Green Airport in Warwick.
Belgium Lodges Case Against Ryanair
AFP (France) - Oct 06, 2017 02:25 PM (ET)
Belgium said Wednesday it intends to take Ryanair to court, accusing the low-cost airline of illegally punishing customers hit by thousands of flight cancellations.
Air Fares Leap 43% after Ryanair Cancels Thousands of Flights and Monarch Folds
Daily Star (U.K.) - Oct 06, 2017 02:24 PM (ET)
Costs have spiralled as demand has risen, with passengers rebooking on alternative aircraft.
East Rockhill Approves First Two Buildings at Pennridge Airport Business Park
News-Herald (Lansdale, Pa.) - Oct 06, 2017 02:23 PM (ET)
The first two buildings in the planned Pennridge Airport Business Park are cleared for take off after receiving final approval Sept. 26 from the East Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors.
Brainerd Airport Commission Takes Stand Against Kneeling During National Anthem
Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald - Oct 06, 2017 02:22 PM (ET)
Members of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission spoke out Thursday, Oct. 5, against national anthem protests in the NFL while discussing air travel during the upcoming Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
How Pilots Will Weigh in on New Fuel Station at Redlands Airport
Redlands (Calif.) Daily Facts - Oct 06, 2017 02:18 PM (ET)
Redlands pilots will be working with a consultant on plans to install a fuel station at the Redlands Municipal Airport, after expressing concern to city staff over the proposal.
China Eastern and Delta Complete Air France-KLM Buy-In
Air Transport World - Oct 06, 2017 10:15 AM (ET)
SkyTeam members Air France, Delta Air Lines and China Eastern Airlines have completed a series of share transactions aimed at strengthening their strategic partnership.
Eurowings Asks Passengers to Vote on Potential New Routes
Air Transport World - Oct 06, 2017 09:28 AM (ET)
German LCC Eurowings is linking up passenger engagement with its route development strategy by asking customers to vote for the route they want the airline to fly.
Boeing to Buy Aurora Flight Services, Develop Autonomous Technologies
Air Transport World - Oct 06, 2017 09:28 AM (ET)
Boeing will acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corp., a northern Virginia-based advanced aerospace platforms manufacturer, to further the development of autonomous systems technologies behind future robotic aircraft and aerospace vehicles.
Boeing 3Q Deliveries Up 12.2%; Ryanair Takes Most New Aircraft YTD
Air Transport World - Oct 06, 2017 09:27 AM (ET)
Boeing has delivered 554 commercial aircraft as of Sept. 30, including 202 aircraft during the third quarter alone, the US-based manufacturer said Oct. 5. This is a 1.5% increase on year to-date deliveries over 2016, and a 12.2% year-over-year increase in third-quarter deliveries.