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Hauptli Calls on Lawmakers to Approve Bipartisan PFC Increase
Oct 17, 2017 08:46 PM (ET)
TSA Administrator Pekoske Goes One on One with AAAE
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Southwest Plans Service to Hawaii
Oct 17, 2017 11:51 AM (ET)
Fresno Bond Rating Upgraded, Harrisburg Rating Affirmed
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New Look for CNY's 'Front Door': Syracuse Airport Terminal to Get $48M Facelift
The Citizen (Auburn, N.Y.) - Oct 17, 2017 05:36 PM (ET)
The aging terminal at Syracuse Hancock International Airport will get a makeover.

Aer Lingus to Recruit 200 Pilots over Next Three Years
Irish Times (Ireland) - Oct 17, 2017 04:49 PM (ET)
Aer Lingus plans to recruit 200 pilots over the next three years as it continues to expand its network of services.

Airport Parking Expansion Paused
Harrison (Ark.) Daily Times - Oct 17, 2017 04:38 PM (ET)
The expansion of the airport parking lot has been put on hold for the moment.

Neighbors Want Say in How Land Near OSU Airport May Be Developed
This Week News (Ohio) - Oct 17, 2017 04:37 PM (ET)
Although the process that eventually will allow Ohio State University officials to sell off what’s most often referred to as “the sheep farm” in northwest Columbus is inching slowly along, several residents already are working to influence how the 56-acre site might be developed.

Grant Needed for New Terminal at Asheboro Regional Airport
Fox 8 (Greensboro/Winston-Salem, N.C.) - Oct 17, 2017 04:36 PM (ET)
Asheboro City Manager John Ogburn has a big vision for a new terminal at Asheboro Regional Airport.

Pittsburgh Airport Auctions Lost and Found Items, Including Abandoned Cars
Fox News - Oct 17, 2017 04:26 PM (ET)
Lost and found items at Pittsburgh International Airport don’t get thrown out. Instead, they are sold for a good cause.

Bani Walid Airbase Moves Towards Becoming a Civil Airport
Libya Herald (Libya) - Oct 17, 2017 04:19 PM (ET)
A team set up by the Ministry of Communications and the Airports Authority visited the military airbase at Bani Walid yesterday to assess plans to use it as a civil airport.

Pensacola's Airport is Gaining Additional Flights to Denver and Chicago
WEAR (Pensacola, Fla.) - Oct 17, 2017 04:18 PM (ET)
Frontier Airlines announced it will begin service from Pensacola International Airport (PNS) this spring with nonstop, low-cost flights to Denver International Airport (DEN) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) as part of its nationwide expansion. Service to Denver (DEN) will begin April 22, 2018 while service to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) is scheduled to begin May 12, 2018.

How to Handle Physically Challenged People at the Airport
IOL News (South Africa) - Oct 17, 2017 04:17 PM (ET)
I think all travellers should be courteous to physically challenged people. I was injured in March while in Port Elizabeth and this required me to take an emergency flight back to Durban.

County Ends Airport Partnership
Greeneville (Tenn.) Sun - Oct 17, 2017 03:31 PM (ET)
Greene County is officially out of the airport business.

TSA Chief Promises New Vision for Airport Security Checkpoints
The Hill (Washington) - Oct 17, 2017 03:31 PM (ET)
The new head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has promised to unveil a new vision for airport security checkpoints in the coming months, with the goal of improving safety at the public spaces outside of screening areas.

SLC Airport Expects Record Crowds for UEA Weekend — 25,000 People a Day
Salt Lake Tribune - Oct 17, 2017 03:30 PM (ET)
Salt Lake City International Airport expects a record number of passengers on Wednesday and Thursday — thanks to people escaping town during the school break for the annual Utah Education Association convention.

Ryanair Rehires Boss from Malaysia Airlines in Wake of Pilot-Shortage Fiasco
Independent (U.K.) - Oct 17, 2017 11:49 AM (ET)
Ryanair’s “Pilotgate” saga has taken another twist. The airline’s well-regarded former chief operations officer, Peter Bellew, is rejoining in the same role. He will leave his current job as chief executive at Malaysia Airlines, which leaves that carrier with a serious challenge.

Travelers from 9 States Will Need Passports for Domestic Flights in 2018
Fox 13 (Memphis, Tenn.) - Oct 17, 2017 11:38 AM (ET)
he deadline is approaching for nine states that have yet to update state IDs in compliance with the REAL ID Act, which was passed in 2005.

Missoula Airport Trying to Attract Direct Flight Service to Texas Cities
Missoulian (Missoula, Mont.) - Oct 17, 2017 11:06 AM (ET)
A coalition of tourism and business groups in Missoula has launched a new effort to attract more direct flight options to the Missoula International Airport, a move it says would boost the economy and lower fares.

Airport: Legally, Our Records Private
Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News & Guide - Oct 17, 2017 10:41 AM (ET)
The publicly administered Jackson Hole Airport is posing the legal argument that its internal records and communications are not subject to public records law.

Travel Agents Appeal To 9th Circ. In Airline Price-Fix Suit
Law360 - Oct 17, 2017 10:32 AM (ET)
Travel agents suing American Airlines Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., United Airlines Inc. and a global airfare publisher have asked the Ninth Circuit to revive their suit alleging the airlines conspired to fix prices on multicity flights, arguing that new evidence substantiated their conspiracy claims but were ignored by the lower court.

California Man Cited for Flying Drone over Airport, Impeding Firefighters
SF Gate (San Francisco) - Oct 17, 2017 10:30 AM (ET)
The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said it was investigating a second incident involving a drone illegally flying into North Bay fire areas, a day after police cited a drone operator for causing firefighters to briefly stop flying in and out of the Petaluma airport.

City Slashes Land Lease Rate at Airport to Encourage Hangar Development
Las Cruces (N.M.) Sun-News - Oct 17, 2017 10:30 AM (ET)
City councilors passed a resolution Monday slashing in half the current land lease rate at the Las Cruces International Airport in the hopes of spurring economic development — a move that was recommended by the airport's advisory board.

Airbus & Bombardier to Partner on CSeries; Build Aircraft in Alabama
Air Transport World - Oct 17, 2017 10:27 AM (ET)
Airbus and Bombardier are forming a partnership that will see both manufacturers build and market the CSeries narrowbody, with plans to create a second final assembly line in the US.

Santa Fe Airport Manager Resigns
Santa Fe (N.M.) New Mexican - Oct 17, 2017 10:26 AM (ET)
Cameron Humphres, manager of the Santa Fe Municipal Airport, is resigning after 19 months on the job.

Lufthansa Confirms Interest in 'New Alitalia'
Air Transport World - Oct 17, 2017 10:23 AM (ET)
The Lufthansa Group has submitted an offer letter expressing interest in establishing a “new Alitalia,” only days after the German flag carrier signed a €210 million ($249 million) deal to take over a large part of bankrupt airberlin’s assets, including NIKI and regional carrier LGW.

Canada Confirms UAV Struck Commercial Aircraft
Air Transport World - Oct 17, 2017 10:22 AM (ET)
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) struck a commercial aircraft last week as it flew into Quebec City airport, the Canadian Minister of Transport said in a statement Sunday. The aircraft, flown by Skyjet, sustained minor damage but landed safely.

Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch Resigns
Air Transport World - Oct 17, 2017 10:21 AM (ET)
Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch has resigned, the airline announced Oct.16. The company gave no reason for his departure.

Austrian Airlines to Hire 100 Airberlin Pilots
Air Transport World - Oct 17, 2017 10:21 AM (ET)
Austrian Airlines is looking for about 100 new pilots and is making a special offer to the insolvent airberlin pilots to work at the Lufthansa subsidiary’s hub in Vienna.

Airbus Forecasts Doubling of Middle East Fleet by 2036
Air Transport World - Oct 17, 2017 10:19 AM (ET)
Middle East airlines will require 2,590 new commercial aircraft over the next 20 years, according to Airbus’s 2017 Global Market Forecast, representing a market value of $600 billion for the region’s future fleet.

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