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Airlines Report Nine Lengthy Tarmac Delays in September
Nov 20, 2017 06:26 PM (ET)
Via Air to Increase Austin Service
Nov 20, 2017 01:06 AM (ET)
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Reports Record Traffic, New Nonstop Flights
Nov 20, 2017 01:05 AM (ET)
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From American to United: A Big Decision for Waterloo, Iowa
Airline Geeks - Nov 20, 2017 12:02 PM (ET)
Located in Iowa, Waterloo Regional Airport is currently hard at work deciding the future of the airport’s only airline. For six years, the airport has seen service from American Airlines, operating through its regional brand. The airport is proposing to switch its sole carrier from American Airlines to United Airlines in 2018.

TSA Likely to See Record Airport Screenings During Thanksgiving Week
Washington Examiner - Nov 20, 2017 12:01 PM (ET)
The Transportation Security Administration is likely to screen 2.4 million air passengers each day during this coming Thanksgiving week, and could break the record of 2.71 million people screened in a single day in 2004.

Trump flight Rules Again to Bring Lantana Airport to Standstill
Palm Beach (Fla.) Post - Nov 20, 2017 11:43 AM (ET)
Palm Beach County taxpayers can expect to eat up to $60,000 in waived rental fees in 2018 as the county tries to provide relief to companies at the Lantana airport that will be effectively shut down when President Donald Trump is in town.

A Local Pilot Retires After Flying Out of Palm Springs International Airport More Than 30 Years
KESQ (Palm Springs, Calif.) - Nov 20, 2017 10:36 AM (ET)
A local pilot is celebrating her retirement this week after flying more than 40 years, 30 of them, in Palm Springs.

NTSB Investigating Separate Safety Incidents at San Francisco International Airport
ABC 7 (San Francisco) - Nov 20, 2017 10:35 AM (ET)
Two separate runway safety incidents that happened two months apart at San Francisco International Airport are being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board, ABC7 News has learned.

Ontario International Airport One Year Later
Daily Bulletin (Ontario, Calif.) - Nov 20, 2017 10:34 AM (ET)
November 1, 2016, was a day like no other for the city of Ontario, San Bernardino County and the Inland Empire. It was the day we took full control of our airport.

Luton Airport Tour for 'Bucket List' 82-Year-Old Cancer Sufferer
BBC News (U.K.) - Nov 20, 2017 10:15 AM (ET)
An 82-year-old man has been given a tour of London Luton Airport as part of his "bucket list" wish.

BWI Marshall Airport Aims to Reduce Traffic Congestion as Busy Thanksgiving Holiday Approaches
Baltimore Sun - Nov 20, 2017 10:10 AM (ET)
Getting in and out of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport may be easier through Thanksgiving and the rest of the holidays this year.

Trump Wants More Big Infrastructure Projects. The Obstacles Can Be Big, Too.
New York Times - Nov 20, 2017 01:24 AM (ET)
President Trump says he is frustrated with the slow pace of major construction projects like highways, ports and pipelines. Last summer, he pledged to use the power of the presidency to jump start building when it became bogged down in administrative delays.

Feds to End Subsidy for Air Service to Waimea Airport
Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Nov 20, 2017 01:23 AM (ET)
Waimea-Kohala Airport following unsuccessful efforts to negotiate sharing the subsidy’s cost. The order, issued on Tuesday, ends a subsidy to Mokulele Airlines for air service to the airport, effective Jan. 16. The order doesn’t restrict that airline or any other carrier from offering unsubsidized service after the subsidy ends.

People Invited for New Muscat International Airport Trials
Times of Oman - Nov 20, 2017 01:22 AM (ET)
Residents in Oman will take part in trials to make sure the Sultanate’s new airport is ready to open, officials said.

Airline Hiring Means Pilot Shortage Looms for Business Jets
Reuters - Nov 20, 2017 01:20 AM (ET)
Business jet operators, already offering double digit raises to attract pilots, could face a labor shortage in North America as they compete with U.S. airlines for talent, executives and analysts say.

Des Moines Airport Seeks to Limit Taxi Companies
News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) - Nov 20, 2017 01:19 AM (ET)
Des Moines International Airport officials are pushing to limit the number of taxi companies permitted to pick up travelers. The move follows an increase in customer complaints over taxi service, the Des Moines Register reported.

New Terminal in City Airport's Sights
Marion (Ohio) Star - Nov 20, 2017 01:17 AM (ET)
The municipal airport's manager can tell who is flying into the airport just by looking at the plane.

Airport CEO Nick Story Mourned
New Zealand Herald - Nov 20, 2017 01:10 AM (ET)
Hawke's Bay Airport Company chief executive Nick Story, who died late on Friday, was a high-flyer in some of the most rapid growth of air services to the region since a sealed runway was built to usher-in jet-prop aircraft more than 50 years ago.

Auckland Airport Announces New GM Airport Development
Scoop (New Zealand) - Nov 20, 2017 01:08 AM (ET)
Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Andre Lovatt as its new general manager airport development and delivery.

Airport Traffic Expected to See Major Increase with Thanksgiving Upcoming
WWMT (Kalamazoo, Mich.) - Nov 20, 2017 01:04 AM (ET)
Whether it's by plane, train or automobile, consumers are looking for the best deals for holiday travel.

Airport Seeks Grant to Replace Underground Fuel System
Pratt (Kan.) Tribune - Nov 20, 2017 01:03 AM (ET)
The Pratt Regional Airport is seeking a grant to replace its underground aviation fuel system.

Toy Grenade Prompted Miami International Airport Evacuation, Police Say
Local 10 (Miami) - Nov 20, 2017 01:02 AM (ET)
Miami-Dade Police Department detectives were investigating how a toy grenade got inside a restroom at Miami International Airport's Terminal J.

New Jet Service Expected at Airport by End of Month
Sun-Gazette (Williamsport, Pa.) - Nov 20, 2017 01:00 AM (ET)
The Williamsport Regional Airport is expecting its new jet aircraft to arrive on Nov. 29.

€15m Investment at Ireland West Airport
Donegal Democrat (Ireland) - Nov 20, 2017 12:58 AM (ET)
Work has commenced on a €15m facilities investment plan aimed at transforming the Airport over the next three years. The investment strategy will see over €15m invested in new passenger facilities, terminal upgrades and infrastructural works across the airport facility and runway.

Gulf Air Names New CEO, Leases 787-9s
Air Transport World - Nov 20, 2017 12:56 AM (ET)
Gulf Air has appointed the former head of Croatia Airlines, Krešimir Kucko, as CEO, effective immediately. He replaces Maher Salman Al Musallam, who retired earlier this year.

VLM Airlines Acquires Belgian AOC for Fokker 50
Air Transport World - Nov 20, 2017 12:55 AM (ET)
Belgian aviation authorities have granted an air operator’s certificate (AOC) to regional VLM Airlines for its Fokker 50 aircraft, just days after approving an AOC for Airbus A320s acquired from Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium (TCAB).

Kenya's Jambojet to Lease Two Bombardier Q400s
Air Transport World - Nov 20, 2017 12:55 AM (ET)
Bombardier has signed a firm purchase agreement with Denmark-based Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) for two Q400 turboprops, for lease to Kenyan LCC Jambojet. Based on list prices, the order is valued at approximately $64 million.

Boeing, Royal Jordanian Ink 5-Year Training Plan
Air Transport World - Nov 20, 2017 12:54 AM (ET)
Boeing and Royal Jordanian Airlines have signed a five-year strategic training agreement to help train the airline’s Boeing 787 pilots.

Beijing's Capital Airlines Begins Qingdao-London Service
Air Transport World - Nov 20, 2017 12:53 AM (ET)
HNA Group subsidiary Capital Airlines launched Qingdao-London services Nov. 17, as part of its international expansion plan. The new twice-weekly service uses an Airbus A330.

LOT Polish Airlines to Launch Singapore Services in 2018
Air Transport World - Nov 20, 2017 12:52 AM (ET)
LOT Polish Airlines plans to begin 3X-weekly Warsaw-Singapore Changi services from May 15, 2018. Warsaw-based LOT will utilize a Boeing 787 in a three-class configuration—business class, premium economy and economy—on the service. Frequencies will increase to 4X-weekly from July 2018.

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