Nov 09, 2017 09:29 AM (ET)
Astorino Announces Winning Bid to Run Westchester Airport
LoHud.com (White Plains, N.Y.) - Nov 09, 2017 05:18 PM (ET)
A company has been chosen to run Westchester Airport in a $1.1 billion, 40-year deal, County Executive Rob Astorino announced today.
Boeing 757 Testing Shows Airplanes Vulnerable to Hacking, DHS Says
Avionics - Nov 09, 2017 05:17 PM (ET)
A team of government, industry and academic officials successfully demonstrated that a commercial aircraft could be remotely hacked in a non-laboratory setting last year, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official said Wednesday at the 2017 CyberSat Summit in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
Tri-Cities Airport Authority, Local Leaders Hold Signing Event for Aerospace Park
WJHL (Johnson City, Tenn.) - Nov 09, 2017 05:11 PM (ET)
Local leaders and the Tri-Cities Airport Authority held a signing event confirming their partnership in a regional economic development project.
Discount Airline Adds Service to Warm Weather Spots at Regional Airport
Dayton (Ohio) Daily News - Nov 09, 2017 01:48 PM (ET)
Low-cost air carrier Spirit Airlines will add service to John Glenn Columbus International Airport, bringing more cheap flights to the area before spring break.
Passengers Evacuated After Fuel Spill at Atlanta Airport
11 Alive (Atlanta) - Nov 09, 2017 01:48 PM (ET)
More than 1,000 gallons of jet fuel was spilled Thursday morning at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Goose Bay Airport Still Closed, Airlines Scramble to Reschedule Affected Passengers
CBC News (Canada) - Nov 09, 2017 11:50 AM (ET)
Airlines were busy Thursday morning trying to accommodate passengers with plans to travel to and from the Goose Bay airport, after the runways were closed to commercial traffic this week.
The Triumph of LSA
General Aviation News - Nov 09, 2017 11:14 AM (ET)
In barely over a decade, Light-Sport Aircraft have had an enormous impact on the world of aviation.
Leaders Break Ground for New Airport
Kiowa County (Kan.) Signal - Nov 09, 2017 10:37 AM (ET)
Community leaders, state officials, engineering firm representatives, local businessmen all put shovels in the ground Nov. 3 to break ground on the new Greensburg Airport located at 37th Avenue and I Street.
Ryanair Changes Airport on Route Between London and Belfast
BBC News (U.K.) - Nov 09, 2017 10:35 AM (ET)
Ryanair is to change the airport it uses when its flights between Belfast International and London resume.
Airport on Path to Improvements
Gainesville (Fla.) Sun - Nov 09, 2017 10:34 AM (ET)
Construction on a multi-year project to improve Gainesville Regional Airport continues to make progress.
Airport Authority Millage Renewal Allows for Long-Term Planning
Holland (Mich.) Sentinel - Nov 09, 2017 10:33 AM (ET)
A 10-year millage renewal means more long-term planning for the West Michigan Airport Authority.
Proposed Airport Master Plan Update Looks Toward Growth
Boulder City (Nev.) Review - Nov 09, 2017 10:32 AM (ET)
Safety and growth were two topics discussed at Monday’s public workshop for the Boulder City Airport master plan update.
Green Nod to Raipur Airport Runway Extension Project
Economic Times (India) - Nov 09, 2017 10:31 AM (ET)
The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has received environment clearance for extension of the runway of Raipur airport in Chhattisgarh, which would entail an investment of Rs 103.5 crore.
Zimbabwe Finally Renames Its Main Airport after Mugabe
Africa News (Congo) - Nov 09, 2017 10:30 AM (ET)
A ceremony was held on Thursday morning to officially renamed Zimbabwe’s main airport in the capital Harare after its president.
Contractor Choice for Airport Terminal Near; Early Design Updates Shown
Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, La.) - Nov 09, 2017 10:00 AM (ET)
The Lafayette Regional Airport Commission continues to move forward its new terminal project, reviewing design updates at its Wednesday meeting and preparing to hire its chief construction manager next week.
Firefighting Chemicals Found in Well Water Near FAI Airport
KTUU (Anchorage, Alaska) - Nov 09, 2017 09:59 AM (ET)
High levels of firefighting chemicals have been found in the groundwater near the Fairbanks International Airport, and the state will be testing nearby water wells starting next week.
TSA Fails Most Tests in Latest Undercover Operation at US Airports
ABC News - Nov 09, 2017 09:58 AM (ET)
In recent undercover tests of multiple airport security checkpoints by the Department of Homeland Security, inspectors said screeners, their equipment or their procedures failed more than half of the time, according to a source familiar with the classified report.
Gary Airport to Spruce Up Landscaping
NWITimes.com (Munster, Ind.) - Nov 09, 2017 09:58 AM (ET)
Visitors to Gary/Chicago International Airport will pass through newly landscaped grounds after a $90,000 project to plant 80 shade trees, 400 shrubs and native grasses and wildflowers is complete next spring.
New Air Ambulance Base Opening at Brookings Airport
Curry Coastal Pilot (Brookings, Ore.) - Nov 09, 2017 09:57 AM (ET)
Cal-Ore Life Flight will open an air ambulance base at the Brookings Airport in December, with a helicopter to provide high-speed transportation for patients who need emergency medical treatment.
Sticking the Landing: City Leaders Praise Airport Paving Project
Citizen Tribune (Morristown, Tenn.) - Nov 09, 2017 09:55 AM (ET)
The recently completed paving of at the Morristown Regional Airport runway is the culmination of a five-year, $4.5 million spending program that marks the first time in at least 14 years that the entire paved surface, including the taxiways and apron, have been simultaneously covered with a new coat of asphalt, officials say.
FedEx Express Orders Up to 50 New-Build ATR Freighters
Air Transport World - Nov 09, 2017 09:48 AM (ET)
?US cargo specialist FedEx Express will become the launch customer for the line-produced ATR 72-600 freighter, after placing a firm order for 30 aircraft, plus 20 options.
EASA Seeks New Emissions Standards for Aircraft
Air Transport World - Nov 09, 2017 09:47 AM (ET)
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is looking to set new emissions standards for aircraft in a bid to curtail carbon dioxide (CO2) production.
Surveying the US Mainline Passenger Airline Landscape
Air Transport World - Nov 09, 2017 09:46 AM (ET)
Consolidation has whittled the US passenger airline business into 11 mainline carriers.
EC Approves Acquisition of Copenhagen Airports
Air Transport World - Nov 09, 2017 09:46 AM (ET)
The European Commission (EC) has given the green light for Danish investor Arbejdsmarkedets Tillaegspension (ATP) and Canada’s Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan Board (OTPP) to indirectly acquire a controlling stake Danish airports operator Copenhagen Airports.
Ryanair Rolls Out New Digital Initiatives
Air Transport World - Nov 09, 2017 09:45 AM (ET)
Irish LCC Ryanair has rolled out a series of new digital initiatives as part of its Always Getting Better (AGB) improvement program, including connecting flights at Porto Airport in Portugal.
Emirates to Debut New First-Class on European Routes
Air Transport World - Nov 09, 2017 09:44 AM (ET)
Emirates Airline will initially fly its new first-class cabin product on services to its Belgian and Swiss destinations.