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TSA Administrator Pekoske Testifies Before House Committee
Nov 08, 2017 05:35 PM (ET)
Homeland Security Secretary Nominee Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
Nov 08, 2017 03:35 PM (ET)
Senate Committee Approves NTSB Nominee
Nov 08, 2017 03:33 PM (ET)
United Operates Final Boeing 747 Flight
Nov 08, 2017 10:41 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Nov 08, 2017 08:53 AM (ET)

Airport Takes First Step for New Tower
Valdosta (Ga.) Daily Times - Nov 08, 2017 05:43 PM (ET)
Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority unanimously voted to spend $8,333 for an air traffic control tower preliminary study.

Town Weighs Airport's Fate
Greeneville (Tenn.) Sun - Nov 08, 2017 04:35 PM (ET)
The Greeneville Board of Mayor and Aldermen considered the fate of the Greeneville-Greene County Airport on Tuesday.

Spirit Airlines to Fly Out of Columbus Airport in 2018
10 TV (Columbus, Ohio) - Nov 08, 2017 04:35 PM (ET)
Officials at John Glenn Columbus International Airport announced a new airliner that will soon be available for travelers.

St. Clair Regional Airport Officially Closes Next Monday
The Missourian (Washington, Mo.) - Nov 08, 2017 03:32 PM (ET)
The St. Clair Regional Airport will be officially locked up for good Monday, Nov. 13, according to City Administrator Travis Dierker.

Poland's New Central Airport Due in 2027, Gov't Says
Radio Poland - Nov 08, 2017 09:28 AM (ET)
Preparations for Poland's major new airport will be complete by 2019, with construction to end by 2027, the government said on Tuesday.

Flight School Opens at KSEF
General Aviation News - Nov 08, 2017 09:27 AM (ET)
A new flight school has opened at Sebring Regional Airport (KSEF) — the airport’s first flight training facility.

Passenger Traffic Loses Altitude at Kalamazoo/Battle Creek Airport
MLive.com (Mich.) - Nov 08, 2017 09:26 AM (ET)
Passenger traffic was down about 16 percent in September and 7 percent overall for the first nine months of the year at the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport.

Judge Asked to Halt $26M Airport Deal
Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News and Guide - Nov 08, 2017 09:26 AM (ET)
Some legal and community opposition has mounted against a business deal that would more than double the size of Jackson Hole Airport’s enterprise and that goes with a government-run operator for private planes instead of the competitive marketplace.

Berlin: A Drama in Four Airports
CityLab - Nov 08, 2017 09:21 AM (ET)
If one city proves the importance of a good airport, it might be the European capital with two, three, or four of them, depending on how you count. This is Berlin, where the tumultuous 20th century scattered a trail of three flughaefen from east to west.

London Court Rules that Monarch Cannot Sell Airport Slots
Reuters - Nov 08, 2017 09:21 AM (ET)
Failed airline Monarch does not have the right to sell its airport takeoff and landing slots, potentially the most valuable remaining part of the business, a court in London ruled on Wednesday, in a blow to administrators seeking to recoup money.

New LED Displays at HNL Airport
Big Island Now (Hilo, Hawaii) - Nov 08, 2017 09:13 AM (ET)
Big Island residents traveling through Honolulu Airport will see new LED displays.

IndiGo Staff Argues and Manhandles Passenger at Delhi Airport; Airline Issues Apology
Business Today (India) - Nov 08, 2017 09:11 AM (ET)
A video of a passenger being manhandled by IndiGo staffers has emerged and is going viral on social media. The passenger has been identified as Rajeev Katyal and the incident took place at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on 15 October. The video was captured by an airline employee who was trying to intervene.

Plane Engine Catches Fire at Sea-Tac Airport
KING 5 (Seattle) - Nov 08, 2017 09:10 AM (ET)
The right engine of a Hawaiian Airlines plane caught fire upon landing at Sea-Tac Airport on Tuesday evening.

Voters Say Yes to a Better Airport and a Stronger City. Now What?
Kansas City (Mo.) Star - Nov 08, 2017 09:07 AM (ET)
Kansas City’s voters took a decisive and historic step Tuesday by overwhelmingly approving plans to build a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport.

Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Requests Independent Airport Authority
WCTV (Tallahassee, Fla.) - Nov 08, 2017 09:06 AM (ET)
The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce is requesting the City of Tallahassee to consider acquiring an independent airport authority.

Cairns Airport Ready to Talk Turkey on Labor Export Centre Plan
Cairns Post (Australia) - Nov 08, 2017 09:06 AM (ET)
Cairns Airport fully intends to take Labor up on its election promise to invest $10?million into building an export distribution centre in regional Queensland.

Peter Moll Resigns as Wittman Regional Airport Director
Post-Crescent (Fox Valley, Wisc.) - Nov 08, 2017 09:05 AM (ET)
Wittman Regional Airport Director Peter Moll has resigned effective early next year.

Tropic Ocean Airways Orders Seaplanes and Explores Training School Options
Flying Magazine - Nov 08, 2017 09:03 AM (ET)
Four new Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft equipped with Wipline 8750A seaplane floats are expected to join the fleet in 2018 at Tropic Ocean Airways in Fort Lauderdale.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport Receives 'Pawsitive' Honors for Pet-Friendly Amenities
News 4 (Reno, Nev.) - Nov 08, 2017 09:02 AM (ET)
What's the bark all about? Travelling with your 4-legged, furry friend can often times be 'ruff,' however, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is making your journey easier one step at a time.

New Restaurants Open at HNL Airport
Big Island Now (Hilo, Hawaii) - Nov 08, 2017 09:02 AM (ET)
Big Island residents traveling though the Daniel K. Inouye Airport (HNL) on O‘ahu have more eateries to choose from while waiting for flights.

The Flights Flybe is Offering from Newquay Airport This Winter
CornwallLIVE (U.K.) - Nov 08, 2017 09:01 AM (ET)
Flybe has started operating its winter schedule from Newquay featuring four routes with up to 36 departures a week.

Aircraft Leasing Veteran Knittel Named Airbus Americas CEO
Air Transport World - Nov 08, 2017 08:58 AM (ET)
Airbus has named Jeff Knittel, a longtime veteran of the commercial aircraft leasing business, as the new chairman and CEO of Airbus Americas.

Cathay & Qatar: Who Wins?
Air Transport World - Nov 08, 2017 08:57 AM (ET)
At first glance, it’s difficult to see the gains that Qatar Airways’ stake in Cathay Pacific Airways brings to either airline. But dig deeper and there may be advantages that emerge from this new Chinese-Arab aviation relationship.

VivaAerobus 3Q Net Profit Up 33% as Passengers, Load Factor Surge
Air Transport World - Nov 08, 2017 08:56 AM (ET)
Grupo VivaAerobus, holding company of Mexican LCC VivaAerobus, posted a MXN409 million ($22.5 million) net profit for the 2017 third quarter, up 33.1% over MXN307.5 million net income in 3Q 2016. The company attributed the results to increased 3Q load factor and capacity, driven by competitive pricing. Net income margin was 18%, up 1.6 points from 3Q 2016.

IndiGo to Reach 1,000 Flights Per Day in December
Air Transport World - Nov 08, 2017 08:56 AM (ET)
Indian LCC IndiGo will launch 47 flights in December, which includes 19 new routes and 28 additional frequencies, achieving 1,000 flights per day on Dec. 23, 2017.

Lufthansa Aviation Training Begins Fleet Renewal with Cirrus Aircraft
Air Transport World - Nov 08, 2017 08:55 AM (ET)
Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) has received six of 25 Cirrus Aircraft SR20s for its primary training fleet. Deliveries should be completed by April 2018.

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