Nov 22, 2017 09:58 AM (ET)
Fire Damages Southwest Airlines Facility At Midway Airport
CBS Chicago - Nov 22, 2017 12:57 PM (ET)
Employees were evacuated from a Southwest Airlines facility Wednesday morning at Midway International Airport, after a fire in the boiler room.
Reno-Tahoe Airport Welcomes Frontier Service to Denver
News 4 (Reno, Nev.) - Nov 22, 2017 12:53 PM (ET)
With Thanksgiving travel here, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport celebrated the start of non-stop service to Denver on Tuesday.
RFD Announces Promotions
Rockford (Ill.) Register Star - Nov 22, 2017 10:56 AM (ET)
The Chicago Rockford International Airport recently promoted four members of its team.
Missoula Airport Announces Nonstop Service to Los Angeles
NBC Montana - Nov 22, 2017 10:20 AM (ET)
Starting June 7 the Missoula International Airport will offer nonstop flights to the Los Angeles International Airport.
Pierre Airport Passes Key 10,000-Passenger Level
Capital Journal (Pierre, S.D.) - Nov 22, 2017 10:19 AM (ET)
More than 10,000 passengers have boarded flights at the Pierre Regional Airport, the most since 2013 and an important number to keep a million dollars of federal funding coming in, Airport Manager Mike Isaac said.
Fatal Accidents on the Decline
General Aviation News - Nov 22, 2017 10:18 AM (ET)
Accident rates among general aviation pilots are on the decline, officials with the NTSB reported at a recent meeting to review progress made in addressing the agency’s 2017-18 Most Wanted List.
Transportation Department's 'Forces to Flyers' Buoys Pilot Potential
American Security News - Nov 22, 2017 10:18 AM (ET)
Combining two affiliated goals, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao recently announced the inception of “Forces to Flyers,” a research program designed to connect veterans with pilot training and simultaneously augment the commercial workforce.
DOT, FAA Want Out Of Dallas Airport Gate Access Fight
Law360 - Nov 22, 2017 10:17 AM (ET)
The Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday argued they should be freed from a Texas federal court fight between Southwest Airlines Co. and Delta Air Lines Inc. and the city of Dallas over gate access at a local airport.
Alaska Air's 3Q17 Performance: Short-Term Challenges Come to Light
Market Realist - Nov 22, 2017 10:16 AM (ET)
For 3Q17, Alaska Air (ALK) missed analysts’ estimates for both revenues and earnings. Combined revenues (Virgin America numbers consolidated with Alaska Air) grew 5.4% year-over-year (or YoY) to $2.1 billion, missing analyst estimates of $2.0 billion.
A New Vision For Traveling: A Shared Airport For Pittsburgh And Cleveland
CBS Pittsburgh - Nov 22, 2017 10:15 AM (ET)
If you’re flying out of Pittsburgh this busy travel week, where is your layover? Charlotte? Atlanta? O’Hare?
Panel Scrutinizes Baton Rouge Metro Airport Director Salary as National Search Begins
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) - Nov 22, 2017 10:09 AM (ET)
Changing the pay range for the next director of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport might turn out to be more difficult than some search committee members thought.
Airport Operator Remains Up in Air as Council Tables Decision
GoDanRiver.com (Danville, Va.) - Nov 22, 2017 10:07 AM (ET)
Danville City Council voted to table the question of whether to let General Aviation continue to provide services at Danville Regional Airport.
How to Keep Your Sanity at the Airport This Holiday Season
Travel & Leisure - Nov 22, 2017 10:05 AM (ET)
The holidays are right around the corner, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to pack your bags.
Dan Rather Loves Himself Some Denver Intl. Airport
9 News (Denver) - Nov 22, 2017 10:05 AM (ET)
Travelgeddon 2017 is almost upon us. Most people dread flying at this time of year, and then there's Dan Rather, who's happy, as long as he's flying through Denver.
New Bedford Regional Airport Adds Commercial Flights to Florida
South Coast Today (New Bedford, Mass.) - Nov 22, 2017 10:03 AM (ET)
For the first time in nearly three decades, New Bedford Regional Airport will host a larger volume commercial airline.
Airbus A350-1000 Gains EASA & FAA Certifications
Air Transport World - Nov 22, 2017 09:56 AM (ET)
The Airbus A350-1000 has gained both EASA and FAA type certifications, the manufacturer announced Tuesday.
Aerolíneas Argentinas Set to Receive Latin America's First 737 MAX 8
Air Transport World - Nov 22, 2017 09:55 AM (ET)
CEO Mario Dell’Acqua said Aerolíneas Argentinas will take delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 Nov. 29. The aircraft will make its first commercial flight Dec. 1.
AACO Chief Confident of Continued Arab Airline Growth
Air Transport World - Nov 22, 2017 09:55 AM (ET)
The future growth of Arab airlines is assured despite the many crises that continue to impact the region.
Delta to Offer Lie-Flat Seats on Six More Domestic Routes
Air Transport World - Nov 22, 2017 09:54 AM (ET)
Delta Air Lines will offer lie-flat business-class seating on domestic flights on six more routes next year as customer service on US domestic long-haul flights continues to become more competitive.
SF Airlines Wins Bid for Two Boeing 747 Freighters
Air Transport World - Nov 22, 2017 09:53 AM (ET)
Shenzhen-based SF Airlines purchased two Boeing 747 freighters for CNY320 million ($48 million) via an online auction conducted by China’s e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding.