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House Passes Republican Tax Plan
Nov 16, 2017 07:31 PM (ET)
Senate Committee Rejects Amendment to Preserve Advance Refunding
Nov 16, 2017 07:30 PM (ET)
Passenger Count at Myrtle Beach Airport Rises
Nov 16, 2017 03:49 PM (ET)
Digicast Offers SIDA Training Part 2
Nov 16, 2017 09:50 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Nov 16, 2017 09:49 AM (ET)

3D Scanners Can 'Digitally Unpack' Carry-Ons and Transform Airport Checkpoints with Better, Faster S
USA Today - Nov 16, 2017 06:32 PM (ET)
Technology used in the medical field for years may soon revolutionize screening of carry-on bags at airports — bolstering security while dramatically cutting bottlenecks at checkpoints — with an expansion of testing planned for New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport early next year.

Airports Make Additions as Busy Thanksgiving Travel Season Cranks Up
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel - Nov 16, 2017 04:27 PM (ET)
Thanksgiving travel is expected to increase 9 percent over last year at Orlando International Airport as travel club AAA expects a record season nationally.

New County Airport Terminal to Be Renamed After Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal
Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas) - Nov 16, 2017 04:26 PM (ET)
The Nueces County Airport’s forthcoming $1.2 million hangar building will carry a new name after it is constructed — the County Judge Loyd Neal Airport Terminal.

Hobby Airport Gives Travelers a Digital Welcome to Houston
Houston Chronicle - Nov 16, 2017 04:22 PM (ET)
Travelers entering Houston through Hobby Airport will now receive a digital introduction to the city.

Airport Authority Approves Applying to FAA for Passenger Fee
Jamestown (N.D.) Sun - Nov 16, 2017 04:00 PM (ET)
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority is applying to the Federal Aviation Authority to charge a $4.50 per passenger fee that will generate funds for improvement projects at the airport.

County OKs Submission of Airport Analysis to the FAA
Aspen (Colo.) Daily News - Nov 16, 2017 03:59 PM (ET)
The Pitkin Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the final environmental analysis (EA) for the proposed quarter-billion-dollar, two-pronged expansion of the Aspen Airport.

New Automated Screening Lanes Up and Running at Midway Airport
WGN (Chicago) - Nov 16, 2017 03:56 PM (ET)
Just in time for the big Thanksgiving holiday travel period coming up next week, new automated screening lanes are now in operation at Midway Airport.

Where To Eat At Toronto-Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
Eater - Nov 16, 2017 11:49 AM (ET)
Toronto’s Pearson Airport is easily the less-convenient of the city’s two air travel hubs — but given that the other airport downtown is tucked on a rather small island, the vast majority of air travelers are forced to go through this large suburban facility.

Senegal's New $575 Million Airport Opens After 10-Year Saga
CNN - Nov 16, 2017 10:39 AM (ET)
The largest airport in Senegal will open its doors on December 7, after more than a decade of development and delays.

'Consequences' to City's Termination of Airport Authority Lease
Titusville (Pa.) Herald - Nov 16, 2017 10:30 AM (ET)
A regional engineer for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aviation sent an email to the City of Titusville on Tuesday in response to the city terminating the Titusville Airport Authority’s lease of the airport.

FAA Chief: Collaboration Key to Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Aviation
General Aviation News - Nov 16, 2017 10:29 AM (ET)
As his term at the FAA comes to an end early next year, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told members of the Aero Club in Washington, D.C., the “only way forward” is to foster more “constructive relationships” in the aviation community.

Build a New Cleveland Hopkins Airport? Some Readers Are Thinking Big: Calling All Readers
Cleveland.com - Nov 16, 2017 10:28 AM (ET)
Kansas City voters gave their approval earlier this month to a $1 billion plan to rebuild the city's airport.

Aden Airport Receives First Commercial Flight
Asharq Al-Awsat (U.K.) - Nov 16, 2017 10:23 AM (ET)
Yemen’s National Airline announced on Tuesday a commercial flight had landed at Aden international airport after acquiring security permits.

2 Winnebago County Board Dumps Long-Disputed Wittman Airport Plan for Cheaper Remodel
Oshkosh (Wis.) Northwestern - Nov 16, 2017 10:22 AM (ET)
A lampooned plan to replace an aging Oshkosh airport building crumbled in a budget meeting last week when the Winnebago County Board passed a no-frills alternative to demolish much of the building.

Airport Director Authorized to Enter Fuel Agreement with Shell
Exponent Telegram (W.Va.) - Nov 16, 2017 10:20 AM (ET)
North Central West Virginia Airport Director Rick Rock received authorization from members of the Benedum Airport Authority to renew a fuel contract with Shell during the authority’s meeting Wednesday.

Airport Looks at Drone Safety
Mt. Vernon (Ill.) Register-News - Nov 16, 2017 10:19 AM (ET)
The Mt. Vernon Airport Authority plans to host a drone safety meeting next month.

Airport Seeks Clearance for Runway Work, Hangars
Journal Express (Knoxville, Iowa) - Nov 16, 2017 10:18 AM (ET)
Improvements to the Knoxville Municipal Airport are among three city projects ready for takeoff if the City Council approves nearly $4 million in bond issues Monday.

Uber Headed to Gulfport-Biloxi Int. Airport
WLOX (Biloxi, Miss.) - Nov 16, 2017 10:12 AM (ET)
Travelers heading to and from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport now have yet another reason to rejoice - Uber.

Nashville Airport Hires Metro Planning Head Doug Sloan, Fills Other Top Jobs
Tennessean (Nashville, Tenn.) - Nov 16, 2017 10:11 AM (ET)
The Metro Nashville Airport Authority filled three of its top jobs on Wednesday, including hiring city government veteran Doug Sloan as its new chief legal officer.

Tweed Airport Authority Approves $2.9M for 3rd Phase of Sound Insulation
New Haven (Conn.) Register - Nov 16, 2017 10:07 AM (ET)
The Tweed New Haven Airport Authority unanimously approved a $2.56 million contract Wednesday for the third phase of its residential sound insulation program, which will soundproof 54 houses in East Haven and the Morris Cove section of New Haven.

Youngstown-Warren Airport Officials Courting Several Replacement Airlines
The Vindicator (Youngstown, Ohio) - Nov 16, 2017 10:06 AM (ET)
Western Reserve Port Authority officials are talking to several airlines that might offer flights between the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and Chicago, flights to leisure destinations and flights on smaller aircraft.

30th Anniversary of Deadly Continental Airlines Crash at Stapleton Airport
KDVR (Denver) - Nov 16, 2017 10:05 AM (ET)
Wednesday marked 30 years since rescue crews and investigators were picking through the wreckage of a Continental flight that had crashed just after takeoff from the old Stapleton International Airport.

Arlington Airport Installs New Video Surveillance System for Security
Arlington (Wash.) Times - Nov 16, 2017 10:02 AM (ET)
More eyes are on Arlington Municipal Airport after the city this month installed a new state-of-the-art wireless video surveillance system to improve security and safety.

Airbus Lands Massive Order for 430 A320neo-Family Aircraft
Air Transport World - Nov 16, 2017 09:55 AM (ET)
Airbus signed an MOU Nov. 15 for 430 A320neo-family aircraft, to be split between the four airlines in Arizona-based private equity and venture capital firm Indigo Partners’ portfolio. The order, once firmed, will be worth $49.5 billion at list prices.

Flydubai Orders 225 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft in $27 Billion Deal
Air Transport World - Nov 16, 2017 09:55 AM (ET)
Dubai-based flydubai signed a landmark agreement for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, with a list price value of $27 billion, at the Dubai Air Show.

Alaska Latest to Pull Out of Cuba as US Ends 'People-to-People' Trips
Air Transport World - Nov 16, 2017 09:54 AM (ET)
Alaska Airlines has become the latest US carrier to give up on the Cuba market, announcing it will end its daily Los Angeles-Havana service on Jan. 22, 2018.

CDB Aviation Orders 90 A320neos
Air Transport World - Nov 16, 2017 09:53 AM (ET)
CDB Aviation Lease Finance, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., confirmed an order for 90 Airbus A320neo family aircraft during the 2017 Dubai Air Show.

L-410 Crashes in Russia's Khabarovsk Region; Young Girl Sole Survivor
Air Transport World - Nov 16, 2017 09:53 AM (ET)
A Khabarovsk Airlines Let L-410 crashed in Russia’s Khabarovsk region Nov. 15, Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) reported.

EgyptAir Pursues Further Fleet Modernization
Air Transport World - Nov 16, 2017 09:52 AM (ET)
Dublin-based lessor AerCap announced two deals Nov. 15 to largely complete the renewal of EgyptAir’s equipment inventory.

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