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Global Passenger, Freight Markets Improve in September
Nov 06, 2017 05:33 PM (ET)
Year-to-Date Traffic at Southwest Florida Airport Rises
Nov 06, 2017 09:39 AM (ET)
American Expands Myrtle Beach-DC Service to Daily
Nov 06, 2017 09:39 AM (ET)
Living in the Age of Airplanes Discount
Nov 06, 2017 09:38 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Nov 06, 2017 09:37 AM (ET)

Air Traffic Privatization a Threat to Newton Airport
The Kansan (Newton, Kan.) - Nov 06, 2017 02:21 PM (ET)
Ask Pam Stevens if she can imagine life without the Newton City/County Airport, and she’ll dip her head as she shakes it and give you a “I don’t want to think about it” look. But not because she or her family use the airport much. They do not. There are no commercial flights to take her and her family off on a vacation.

CWU Pilot Program Hits a Bit of Turbulence
Yakima (Wash.) Herald - Nov 06, 2017 02:20 PM (ET)
Stefan Collier was studying electrical engineering at the University of Washington when he decided he’d rather be a pilot.

Sunday's Storm Causes Headaches for Travelers at Lambert Airport
Fox 2 (St. Louis) - Nov 06, 2017 02:19 PM (ET)
Sunday's weather slammed the St. Louis Metro Area, Midwest and moved eastward across the U.S. The storms packed strong wind gust and large hail ranging from a quarter to tennis ball size hail.

Southwest to End Service at Flint's Bishop Airport
Crain's Detroit Business - Nov 06, 2017 02:15 PM (ET)
Southwest Airlines is pulling out of Bishop International Airport in Flint.

First Transient Hangar Opens at KAPS
General Aviation News - Nov 06, 2017 02:14 PM (ET)
The first transient hangar has opened at the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport (KAPS) in Reserve, Louisiana.

Security Breach at SFO Sunday Leads to Brief Lockdown
Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.) - Nov 06, 2017 02:10 PM (ET)
Dozens of travelers waiting in a TSA line at San Francisco International Airport’s Terminal 2 were delayed about 45 minutes Sunday when it was locked down after a passenger raced through a security checkpoint, heading toward an airline gate.

Gateway Airport Project Would Open Up Business to Mexico
East Valley Tribune (Ariz.) - Nov 06, 2017 02:09 PM (ET)
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is working with a private Mexican developer to create a 360-acre mixed-use business park adjacent to the airport that could turn into a preeminent destination for American exporters by bringing Mexican customs officers to the East Valley.

Hurricane Irma Impacts Airport Traffic at Daytona International Airport
Fox 35 (Orlando, Fla.) - Nov 06, 2017 02:08 PM (ET)
Hurricane Irma impacted airport traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport, according to numbers released by Volusia County on Monday.

Airport Radar Corroded by Industrial Emissions
MLive.com (Mich.) - Nov 06, 2017 12:08 PM (ET)
A company that discharged excessive amounts of hydrogen chloride, allegedly affecting workers and radar equipment at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, has agreed to shut down an oven that has caused the problems.

Tucson Airport Officials Plan Meeting to Discuss Power Outage
Tucson (Ariz.) News Now - Nov 06, 2017 12:07 PM (ET)
Leadership at Tucson International Airport is planning a meeting to discuss the power outages that affected hundreds of passengers.

South Korea Is Trying To Up The Ante In Insane Airport Amenities
D'Marge (Australia) - Nov 06, 2017 10:27 AM (ET)
Just as Dubai is in the news for replacing airport security checkpoints with digital face-scanning fish, South Korea has snatched the spotlight with an outlandish transit story of its own.

Nut Tree Airport Expanding Hangar, Office Spaces
Daily Republic (Fairfield, Calif.) - Nov 06, 2017 10:26 AM (ET)
Airplane owners waiting for hangar space at the Nut Tree Airport will get some relief in the near future.

Local Flight School Taking Off with Pilot Shortage
Daily Republic (Fairfield, Calif.) - Nov 06, 2017 10:25 AM (ET)
Denise Duncan described her Wing Flight School as “chaotic” on Tuesday. And that is becoming the norm.

In Sign of Economy on the Mend, Casper Airport Sees Uptick in Business
Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune - Nov 06, 2017 10:23 AM (ET)
The Casper/Natrona County International Airport has seen an uptick in notable metrics recently, and the director says the stats are a sign that the airport — and Wyoming’s economy — is rebounding from the energy downturn.

Norwegian Air Sees Nothing But Blue Skies Ahead at Stewart
Times Herald-Record (Hudson Valley, N.Y.) - Nov 06, 2017 10:22 AM (ET)
How important is Norwegian Air’s success to Stewart’s future?

Drones Buzz Flights at Auckland Airport
Newshub (New Zealand) - Nov 06, 2017 10:20 AM (ET)
Police have issued a warning to drone operators after attending two incidents of drones interfering with flights near Auckland Airport on Sunday night.

Brunswick Airport Increasing Passenger Numbers
Maine Public - Nov 06, 2017 10:19 AM (ET)
The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority likes to tout the number of jobs created at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. But the airport is growing, too.

SilkAir Passengers Stuck at Penang Airport for 9 Hours
Straits Times (Singapore) - Nov 06, 2017 10:14 AM (ET)
Passengers of a SilkAir flight, including Singaporeans, were stranded at Penang International Airport for about nine hours, as heavy rain and strong wind grounded flights in the Malaysian state.

Beijing New Airport Set for 2019 Opening, Tipped to Be Largest in the World
Indian Express (India) - Nov 06, 2017 10:11 AM (ET)
The ‘Beijing New Airport’, tipped to be the largest airport in the world, is poised for an opening in 2019. The mammoth airport that cost a whopping 80 billion yuan (£9.1 billion) is of the shape of a giant flower and is located China’s southern Daxing district.

Christchurch Airport Trials New Approach Flight Paths
Stuff (New Zealand) - Nov 06, 2017 10:11 AM (ET)
Aircraft landing in Christchurch will soon fly higher over the city making less noise and emitting less carbon dioxide, Christchurch Airport said on Monday.

Montgomery Airport to Provide Service to Washington, DC
AP - Nov 06, 2017 10:10 AM (ET)
An airport in Alabama will provide service to the nation's Capital.

Industry Groups Come Out Swinging to Save Tax-Exempt PABs
Bond Buyer - Nov 06, 2017 09:48 AM (ET)
Muni market supporters of tax-exempt private activity bonds were marshalling forces Friday to fight the House Republicans attempt to do away with them in their tax reform bill.

Clark Sees Potential for 200 A380s at New Dubai Airport
Air Transport World - Nov 06, 2017 09:47 AM (ET)
The new Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) would allow Emirates Airline to operate 200 Airbus A380s – twice as many as it has today, the carrier’s president said Friday.

SAS Contemplates Modest Capacity Growth for Fiscal 2017/2018
Air Transport World - Nov 06, 2017 09:47 AM (ET)
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) issued preliminary financial results Nov. 3, prior to releasing its full-year financial figures on Dec. 12. The carrier’s financial year ended Oct. 31.

TSA Buys Three Analogic CT Machines, Funds Algorithm Development
Air Transport World - Nov 06, 2017 09:46 AM (ET)
The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded Analogic a $4 million contract to enable the Boston-based technology firm to further develop its ConneCT computed tomography (CT) airport checkpoint screening machines.

Czech Airlines Increases Traffic to Russia
Air Transport World - Nov 06, 2017 09:45 AM (ET)
Traffic between Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and Prague increased in January—October 14.6% year-over-year (YOY). According to the airport forecast it will reach 720,000-750,000 passengers at the end of 2017.

Russia´s MC-21-300 Makes First Test Flight at Zhukovsky Airfield
Air Transport World - Nov 06, 2017 09:45 AM (ET)
Irkut´s MC-21-300 test aircraft performed its first flight from the flight research institute at Zhukovsky airfield in Moscow region Nov.3.

Gogo Looks to Faster Air-to-Ground Speeds in 2018
Air Transport World - Nov 06, 2017 09:44 AM (ET)
As inflight connectivity provider Gogo continues the rollout of its latest satellite-based inflight internet technology, it is also working to upgrade its air-to-ground system with faster speeds.

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