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Record Levels of Thanksgiving Air Travel Predicted
Nov 03, 2017 01:21 PM (ET)
Fitch Affirms, Upgrades Airport Bond Ratings
Nov 03, 2017 10:08 AM (ET)
Allegiant Serves 10 Million Passengers in 10 Years at Phoenix-Mesa
Nov 03, 2017 09:29 AM (ET)
Thank You to Hurricane Relief Fund Donors
Nov 03, 2017 09:28 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Nov 03, 2017 09:27 AM (ET)

Travelers At Pensacola International Airport Reaches All-Time High
WKRG (Mobile, Ala.) - Nov 03, 2017 01:16 PM (ET)
At Pensacola International Airport, business is sky-high.

Greensburg Breaking Ground on New Airport
KWCH (Wichita, Kan.) - Nov 03, 2017 11:49 AM (ET)
The City of Greensburg is ready for takeoff.

Airport Now Features All-Jet Service
Lansing (N.Y.) Star - Nov 03, 2017 11:48 AM (ET)
The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport now offers all jet service. County and airport officials hosted a celebration Monday to commemorate the news. The United Airlines E145 jet landed Monday Morning, then took off again for Newark after taking on more Ithaca passengers.

TSA Finds 82 Firearms in Carryon Bags in the Last Week
American Security Today - Nov 03, 2017 11:47 AM (ET)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents discovered 82 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation.

Airport Security Not as Visible Overnight
WANE (Fort Wayne, Ind.) - Nov 03, 2017 11:47 AM (ET)
Many smaller airports across the country don’t have commercial flights coming and going all night long. But, when the flights stop, the terminals don’t necessarily close. Some stay open 24/7 even though they’re empty inside.

Ryanair's Governance Critics are Growing Bored of its 'Independent' Board
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 11:19 AM (ET)
What a ride Ryanair has been on over the past six or seven weeks. From the operational crisis sparked in September by its pilot shortage, to this week’s stellar financial results, its fortunes have been up and down like the Assyrian Empire.

Watch How a Rogue Drone Caused Major Disruption at a Busy Airport
Digital Trends - Nov 03, 2017 11:18 AM (ET)
This past July a rogue drone was spotted in airspace close to Gatwick, one of the U.K.’s busiest airports. Its appearance forced the temporary closure of the airport’s runway, causing major disruption to flights that were preparing to land there.

Sloan Resigns, Airport in Search of New Manager
Morehead (Ky.) News - Nov 03, 2017 11:16 AM (ET)
The Morehead-Rowan County Airport Board will soon officially start the search for a new Fixed Base Operator (FBO) and manager after Perry Sloan tendered his resignation earlier this week.

FAA Proposes $3.7 Million Fine Against NavWorx
General Aviation News - Nov 03, 2017 11:14 AM (ET)
The FAA has proposed a civil penalty of $3.685 million against NavWorx of Rowlett, Texas, for allegedly producing and selling ADS-B navigation units that did not meet FAA requirements and for allegedly misleading customers about those products.

55 Additional Immigration Counters at Delhi Airport Soon
The Hindu (India) - Nov 03, 2017 11:10 AM (ET)
Fifty-five additional immigration counters will be opened at the airport here to tackle the rush, taking the total number of such booths to 130 by January next year, and 1,800 more personnel will be deployed to deal with the growing passenger traffic, the Home Ministry said on Thursday.

Airport Must Be 'Way Better Welcome Mat' for Calgary and Region, CEO Says
Calgary Herald (Canada) - Nov 03, 2017 11:09 AM (ET)
Less than a year after taking the helm of the Calgary Airport Authority, Bob Sartor says he’s been fixing customer complaints at the new terminal while dreaming up ways to improve the experience for tech-savvy and international travellers.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Hikes Parking Fees
AP - Nov 03, 2017 11:08 AM (ET)
It’s going to cost fliers more to park their cars at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

T.F. Green to Address Vacant Properties Surrounding Airport
WPRI (East Providence, R.I.) - Nov 03, 2017 11:08 AM (ET)
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) announced on Thursday that efforts are underway to address the vacant properties surround T.F. Green Airport.

Baraboo-Dells Airport's Economic Impact Estimated at $15M
Baraboo (Wis.) News Republic - Nov 03, 2017 11:06 AM (ET)
The Baraboo-Wisconsin Dells Regional Airport produced nearly $15 million in economic output last year, according to a state study.

Indianapolis International Airport to Offer New Nonstop Flight to Oakland
Indy Star (Indianapolis) - Nov 03, 2017 11:05 AM (ET)
Southwest Airlines will offer a new nonstop flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Oakland, Calif., beginning July 15, 2018.

Savannah/Hilton Head Airport Thanks Troops with Offer of a Way Home for the Holidays
Island Packet (Bluffton, S.C.) - Nov 03, 2017 11:04 AM (ET)
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is showing its thanks to active military service members this holiday season by offering them a chance for a free trip home.

New Airline Eyes Riverton
Gillette (Wyo.) News Record - Nov 03, 2017 11:03 AM (ET)
A second airline has expressed interest in beginning commercial air service at Riverton Regional Airport.

Myrtle Beach International Airport Welcomes One-Millionth Passenger in 2017
WMBF (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) - Nov 03, 2017 11:03 AM (ET)
A family of seven celebrated when it was announced grandpa was the Myrtle Beach International Airport's first ever one-millionth passenger.

Tuesday's Ballot Is About More Than the Airport
WDAF (Kansas City, Mo.) - Nov 03, 2017 10:37 AM (ET)
We all know the single terminal airport is on Tuesday’s ballot in Kansas City, but that’s not the only thing voters will cast decisions about.

Bombardier to Miss 2017 CSeries Delivery Target, but Wins New Order
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 10:36 AM (ET)
Bombardier will miss its 2017 delivery target for the CSeries by 8-10 aircraft, but the manufacturer has signed the first sales agreement for the CSeries—with an unidentified European customer—since April 2016.

Etihad to Suspend Dallas/Fort Worth Service
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 10:35 AM (ET)
Etihad Airways will suspend its Abu Dhabi-Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) route from March 25, 2018. The UAE carrier said Nov. 2 the route would become commercially unsustainable following American Airlines’ decision to terminate the codeshare agreement between them.

AerCap 3Q Profit Up 18% to $266 Million on Aircraft Sales
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 10:35 AM (ET)
Dublin-based lessor AerCap Holdings posted $265.8 million in third-quarter 2017 net profit, up 17.8% from $225.5 million net income in the year-ago quarter. AerCap said the result was primarily attributable to a $63.7 million net gain on the sale of 27 aircraft and reclassification of eight aircraft to finance leases during the quarter.

Swedish Cargo Carrier West Atlantic Seeks New Funding
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 10:26 AM (ET)
Sweden-based cargo airline West Atlantic is considering looking for additional shareholders to recapitalize operations, in the light of costly delays in bringing in new freighters to its fleet.

Boeing HorizonX to Explore Advanced Materials, Invests in Gamma Alloys
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 10:26 AM (ET)
Boeing’s HorizonX innovation unit made its first foray into advanced materials production and applications Nov. 1 with its investment in Gamma Alloys, a Valencia, California-based aluminum alloy developer of advanced metal-matrix composites.

Airbus Completes A350-1000 Functional and Reliability Testing
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 10:25 AM (ET)
Airbus has completed the functional & reliability testing for the A350-1000, bringing the aircraft a step closer to type certification this month.

Singapore Airlines Unveils Recaro Seats
Air Transport World - Nov 03, 2017 10:24 AM (ET)
Singapore Airlines has unveiled new Airbus A380 economy-class seats, which will be introduced by the end of the year. The seats, Recaro Aircraft Seating’s CL3710, will also be used on the carrier’s A350 and Boeing 787-10 aircraft in 2018.

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