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Senate Finance Committee Approves Tax Bill
Nov 17, 2017 05:39 PM (ET)
FAA Issues Guidance on Electronic Flight Bags
Nov 17, 2017 03:39 PM (ET)
Zachary Bass Named Oregon Airport Manager of the Year
Nov 17, 2017 03:39 PM (ET)
Living in the Age of Airplanes Discount
Nov 17, 2017 08:21 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Nov 17, 2017 08:20 AM (ET)

The Ultimate Guide to the Philadelphia International Airport
Curbed.com - Nov 17, 2017 04:20 PM (ET)
If you have somehow managed to avoid flying out of or into the Philadelphia International Airport, color us impressed. It’s the only international airport that serves Philly and the region, and has grown from flying 14,000 passengers a year in the 1940s to 30 million today.

Frontier Adding 1-Stop Flights to California, West Coast Next Year
NJ.com (N.J.) - Nov 17, 2017 04:18 PM (ET)
A day after announcing they're buying over 100 new Airbus jets, Frontier Airlines said they'll be offering more direct routes to the West Coast from Trenton-Mercer Airport starting in April 2018.

Trump's Vow to Fix 'Third-World' U.S. Airports Is Hurt by Tax Bill
Bloomberg - Nov 17, 2017 04:16 PM (ET)
President Donald Trump has compared landing at Los Angeles International and other U.S. airports to arriving in a third-world country. But a provision in the tax bill passed by the House of Representatives would eliminate a tool central to his $1 trillion pledge to upgrade airports and other public works.

Could Terrorists Hack an Airplane? The Government Just Did
Daily Beast - Nov 17, 2017 04:15 PM (ET)
Could terrorists hijack an airliner remotely by hacking into its cockpit controls, putting its fate in their hands?

Plan to Develop 211 Acres at Fishers Airport Site Takes Flight
Indianapolis Business Journal - Nov 17, 2017 04:14 PM (ET)
The amount of land available for commercial development within the city of Fishers is about to increase substantially.

Trump's Homeland Security Pick is Caught Up in a Conflict of Interest Complaint
Washington Post - Nov 17, 2017 04:13 PM (ET)
President Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, has been guided through her Senate confirmation process by a private consultant who represents companies seeking millions in DHS contracts, an arrangement that creates conflicts of interest, according to a government-ethics watchdog group as well as current and former national security officials.

Runway Improvements Could Mean Big Growth for Trent Lott Airport
WLOX (Biloxi, Miss.) - Nov 17, 2017 04:12 PM (ET)
The Trent Lott International Airport stays busy, but one big hiccup has kept it from getting much busier.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Looking for New Airline
Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.) - Nov 17, 2017 04:12 PM (ET)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport officials are still trying to attract a new airline to replace withdrawing Allegiant Airlines.

Kevin Klein: Airport Business Model Must Change
Traverse City (Mich.) Record-Eagle - Nov 17, 2017 04:11 PM (ET)
Aviation is one of the fastest modes of transportation. Yet communities continue to get in their own way of providing and attracting the necessary business opportunities to prosper in a global economy. Many communities continue to think and act in a manner that slows the growth of the fastest mode of transportation.

Lincoln Airport Sees Small Passenger Gain in October
Lincoln (Neb.) Journal-Star - Nov 17, 2017 04:10 PM (ET)
A surge in passengers flying on United Airlines in October helped the Lincoln Airport eke out a passenger gain.

Record Number of Guns Confiscated at Atlanta's Airport
WSB-TV (Atlanta) - Nov 17, 2017 03:35 PM (ET)
Hartsfield-Jackson international airport has set a record for the number of firearms discovered at TSA security checkpoints in a single year.

We Got Through a New Airport Terminal Without Speaking to a Single Human (Almost)
CNBC - Nov 17, 2017 02:19 PM (ET)
When the world's top-ranked airport opens a new terminal, you can bet expectations are pretty high.

Now It's an International Airport: US Customs Clears 1st Lakeland Linder Border Crossing
News Chief (Winter Haven, Fla.) - Nov 17, 2017 08:43 AM (ET)
The sign hasn’t changed yet, but at 11:30 a.m. Thursday Lakeland Linder ceased being a regional airport and became an international one.

Flights at Reno-Tahoe International Airport Impacted Due to Weather
News 4 (Reno, Nev.) - Nov 17, 2017 08:42 AM (ET)
Flights departing and arriving at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Thursday, Nov. 16 are being affected due to weather.

Fire Reported on Board Delta Plane at Eugene Airport
Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.) - Nov 17, 2017 08:42 AM (ET)
A smoldering fire was reported aboard a Delta Airlines aircraft parked at a gate at the Eugene Airport on Thursday after­noon, prompting the evacuation of the A Concourse while the fire was put out.

City to Conduct Pollution Study at Santa Monica Airport
Santa Monica (Calif.) Lookout - Nov 17, 2017 08:40 AM (ET)
The City of Santa Monica plans to conduct an air quality study that would begin before the airport is temporarily shut down for ten days next month to shorten the runway, City officials told the Lookout.

Officials Making Long-Term Plans for San Antonio International Airport
KSAT (San Antonio) - Nov 17, 2017 08:39 AM (ET)
The San Antonio International Airport is in the process of adding 20 more flights, eight of which are to completely new destinations, and the aviation director said it's just the start of changes to come.

Hawaiian Airlines CEO Dunkerley to Retire After 15-Year Run
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:34 AM (ET)
Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO Mark Dunkerley will retire and be replaced by EVP and CCO Peter Ingram, effective March 1, 2018, ending a 15-year run in which Dunkerley transformed the Honolulu-based carrier.

Hawaiian Airlines Takes First A321neo
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:34 AM (ET)
Hawaiian Airlines took delivery of the first of 18 Airbus A321neo aircraft, which will be used on flights between Hawaii and the US west coast. The carrier’s new fleet of single-aisle aircraft will offer nonstop flights to more islands, starting with service to Kauai, Maui, and the Kona Coast on the Island of Hawaii.

Alaska's Cuba Pullout Signals Death of US-Cuba Air Transport Market
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:33 AM (ET)
Alaska Airlines pulling out of Cuba signals the effective death of the market for US airlines, at least for the foreseeable future.

Cathay Pacific to Introduce Wi-Fi on A330s, 777s
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:32 AM (ET)
Cathay Pacific is the latest airline to unveil an extensive onboard Wi-Fi deployment plan, as it looks to introduce the service across its widebody fleet.

Ethiopian Airlines Expects 100-Seater Decision in 2018
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:31 AM (ET)
Ethiopian Airlines expects to make a decision next year on an order for a 100-seater type and is carefully watching Boeing’s plans for a Mid-Market Aircraft (MMA), the airline’s group CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said at the Dubai Air Show.

Sukhoi to Decide on New Superjet Variant by 1Q 2018
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:31 AM (ET)
Russian manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Corp. (SCAC) must decide by 1Q 2018 about whether to begin developing a smaller or larger variant of the SSJ100 Superjet.

Austrian Airlines to Train 96 Pilots for 2018
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:30 AM (ET)
Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines is looking for 96 future pilots as it begins a new training course for ab initio pilots.

SkyTeam Opens Lounge in Vancouver
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:28 AM (ET)
SkyTeam alliance has opened its latest branded lounge at Vancouver International Airport—its first lounge in the Americas and seventh worldwide.

Air Senegal Commits to Two A330neos
Air Transport World - Nov 17, 2017 08:27 AM (ET)
Air Senegal has signed an MOU for two Airbus A330neo aircraft, making the national carrier of Senegal the first airline in Africa to select new re-engined A330 version.

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