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Senate Panel to Vote on DHS Secretary Nominee
Nov 13, 2017 06:30 PM (ET)
Senate Confirms DOT Undersecretary Nominee
Nov 13, 2017 06:29 PM (ET)
DOT Issues September Airline Employment Figures
Nov 13, 2017 07:49 AM (ET)
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Nov 13, 2017 07:47 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
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Turkish Plane Investigated in Copenhagen Airport After Threat
Reuters - Nov 13, 2017 02:59 PM (ET)
Danish police were investigating a plane at Copenhagen airport due to depart for Istanbul, in response to a threat against aircraft of Turkish airline Atlasglobal in Europe, the airport said on Monday.

Record-Breaking October Ends Successful Summer Season for London Stansted Airport
Ipswich Star (U.K.) - Nov 13, 2017 02:59 PM (ET)
London Stansted has completed a record-breaking summer season by reporting its busiest-ever October.

Moment Airport Worker Grabs Exploding Bag
The Chronicle (Australia) - Nov 13, 2017 02:51 PM (ET)
A brave security official grabbed a suspicious bag that began smoking at a US airport and moved it away from crowds of passengers.

Hawaiian Airlines New Repair Hangar Can Hold 5 Jets at Once
Hawaii Business - Nov 13, 2017 02:51 PM (ET)
Hawaiian Airlines dedicated its new maintenance and repair facility at Honolulu’s Inouye International Airport – including a giant hangar that could house as many as five of its passenger jets at once.

Changi Airport's New Japan Gourmet Hall to Feature Bar, Fusion Food
Yahoo News - Nov 13, 2017 11:56 AM (ET)
Fans of Japanese food are in for a treat, as the much-anticipated Japan Gourmet Hall SORA will officially open at Changi Airport Terminal 2 on Tuesday (14 Nov).

Small Plane Crash Lands Near Grayslake Airport
ABC 7 (Chicago) - Nov 13, 2017 11:55 AM (ET)
A Cessna 210 with engine trouble made an emergency landing Sunday night near Campbell Airport in Grayslake, the FAA said.

Flights at Goose Bay Airport Moving on Schedule, Large Runway Remains Closed
CBC News (Canada) - Nov 13, 2017 11:54 AM (ET)
The airport in Goose Bay is finally back to a normal operating schedule, despite being limited to one runway following last week's closure.

KBZN Opens New 5,050' Runway
General Aviation News - Nov 13, 2017 11:02 AM (ET)
A new 5,050' asphalt runway at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (KBZN) will help separate general aviation from the airport’s commercial traffic, creating a more efficient environment for transient aircraft operations and flight training.

New Name for KOWA FBO
General Aviation News - Nov 13, 2017 11:02 AM (ET)
The City of Owatonna will now operate its Avfuel-branded FBO at Owatonna Degner Regional Airport as Southern Minnesota Flight Center.

Indianapolis Airport Adding Electric Buses for Shuttle Fleet
Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus, Ga.) - Nov 13, 2017 11:01 AM (ET)
Indianapolis International Airport is starting to use electric buses for shuttling passengers between its terminal and parking lots.

Budget Airline Announces New Winter Sun Routes from Stansted Airport
Cambridge News (U.K.) - Nov 13, 2017 11:00 AM (ET)
As Cambridgeshire braces for its first cold snap of November, you may find your thoughts turning towards the prospect of some winter sun.

Schumer Calls Airport Screening Lapses 'Highly Concerning'
CBS New York - Nov 13, 2017 10:56 AM (ET)
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says continued lapses in airport screening procedures are “highly concerning and a major threat we must neutralize.”

Silent Airport: OR Tambo Airport to No Longer Make Boarding Calls
Eyewitness News (South Africa) - Nov 13, 2017 10:56 AM (ET)
OR Tambo International Airport says that it will be switching off the public address microphones at domestic departures to minimise noise.

Billionaire Razon May Bid for Airport Project
ABS-CBN News (Philippines) - Nov 13, 2017 10:54 AM (ET)
Billionaire Enrique Razon said Monday he was willing to bid for an airport project, as he underscored the need to rebuild the country's infrastructure to spur economic growth.

Killeen Council to Vote on Debt Refinancing, Airport Improvements
Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald - Nov 13, 2017 10:53 AM (ET)
Debt cost savings, airport improvements and easing of the city’s regulation of for-hire transportation companies are on Tuesday’s Killeen City Council agenda.

Smoking Backpack Causes Panic at Florida Airport
KTIC (Lexington, Neb.) - Nov 13, 2017 10:52 AM (ET)
Travelers at Orlando International Airport were sent running when an unattended backpack began smoking on Friday night.

UK Court Rules Monarch Has No Claim on Summer 2018 Slots
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:44 AM (ET)
Administrators acting for UK leisure carrier Monarch Airlines will appeal a high court ruling that the grounded airline has no entitlement to its summer 2018 slots.

China Signs for 300 Boeing Aircraft
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:43 AM (ET)
China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CASC) has signed orders and commitments covering 300 Boeing aircraft, valued at more than $37 billion at list prices.

Finnair Gets Green Light to Buy Back its Regional Airline
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:42 AM (ET)
Finnair will again take full control of its regional airline, Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra), in November after the transaction secured clearance from Finland’s competition authorities.

Pilots Blame Mismanaged Growth for Atlas Air Worldwide's Problems
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:41 AM (ET)
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings faces “intensifying operational and staffing crises” resulting from “mismanagement”—not because of a pilot work slowdown—the union representing the cargo operator’s pilots said.

ADP in Talks to Acquire Amman Airport Operator AIG
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:40 AM (ET)
French airports operator Groupe Aéroports de Paris (ADP) announced it is in exclusive negotiations to acquire Airport International Group (AIG), which runs Amman Airport in Jordan.

Brazil's GOL Shows 3Q Rebound with Seat Discipline, Cost Controls
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:39 AM (ET)
São Paulo-based LCC GOL’s third-quarter net profit rebounded as the airline stuck to a “strong discipline in the supply of seats, high load factors and unrelenting cost control” according to GOL CEO Paulo Kakinoff.

US Company in 787 Talks for World Airways Startup
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:39 AM (ET)
Miami-based investment company 777 Partners plans to launch a long-haul LCC under the World Airways brand.

Air New Zealand Deploys Cargo Tracking Devices
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:38 AM (ET)
Air New Zealand is rolling out Bluetooth tracking devices across its cargo network, and the carrier predicts this will make it easier to track and analyze shipment movements.

Russia's Platov Airport to Start Operations Nov. 27
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:37 AM (ET)
Russia’s new Platov International Airport, which will serve Rostov-on-Don, will begin operations Nov. 27, the government said.

Boeing Acquires Autonomous Systems Developer Aurora Flight Services
Air Transport World - Nov 13, 2017 07:36 AM (ET)
Boeing completed its acquisition of Virginia-based advanced aerospace platforms and autonomous systems manufacturer Aurora Flight Sciences Nov. 8.

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