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AAAE, ACI-NA, U.S. Travel Urge Support for PFC Increase
Nov 27, 2017 04:41 PM (ET)
United to Increase Service from Five Hubs
Nov 27, 2017 06:04 AM (ET)
Denver Great Hall Project Bonds to Be Rated
Nov 27, 2017 06:03 AM (ET)
New Digicast Programming Now Available
Nov 27, 2017 04:22 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Nov 27, 2017 04:22 AM (ET)

City Airport Receiving Donation to Help Restore Youth Aviation Training Programs
Crain's Detroit Business - Nov 27, 2017 04:00 PM (ET)
The advocacy group Friends of Detroit City Airport plans to celebrate the Coleman A. Young International Airport's 90th anniversary Thursday with an announcement of new education funding.

Charleston Airport Passenger Count Soars 24 Percent in October; on Pace for Record 4 Million in 2017
Charleston (S.C.) Post & Courier - Nov 27, 2017 04:00 PM (ET)
A month after threatening hurricanes dented the number of people traveling in and out of Charleston International Airport, passenger traffic in October more than made up for the September loss.

BNA Vision Projects to Impact Traffic, Parking at Airport
WSMV (Nashville, Tenn.) - Nov 27, 2017 03:58 PM (ET)
There are some changes coming to Nashville International Airport in the next few weeks.

American Airlines President Takes the Long View
AP - Nov 27, 2017 01:41 PM (ET)
Confidence abounds at the headquarters of American Airlines, the world’s biggest carrier, where the CEO recently declared that his company would never lose money again.

Here's a Chance to See Ford Airport's $45M Transformation Without Taking a Flight
MLive.com (Mich.) - Nov 27, 2017 11:54 AM (ET)
If you want to see the first phase of Gerald R. Ford International Airport's $45 million transformation without spending money on a plane ticket, here's your chance.

Delta Swaps International and Domestic Aircraft To Fight the Low Cost Carriers
Cranky Flier - Nov 27, 2017 09:40 AM (ET)
It was more than a year and a half ago when I wrote this about JetBlue’s first big expansion of its Mint premium cabin beyond the usual transcon markets between New York and both LA and San Francisco: So far JetBlue has had tremendous success with Mint, and with every success, it continues to try to bite off a little bit more. If you don’t think there’s someone at Delta watching this very closely, you’re nuts.

For Trump, GOP Tax Bill Could Have Big Downside
The Hill (Washington) - Nov 27, 2017 09:38 AM (ET)
The GOP tax plan that is speeding through Congress could deliver a much-needed win for the White House, but it could also kill one of Trump's other top priorities: legislation to rebuild U.S. infrastructure.

Drone Restores Puerto Rico Cell Service
General Aviation News - Nov 27, 2017 07:33 AM (ET)
The FAA has approved the first unmanned aircraft operation of its kind to help restore cellular service in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

New Hangar in the Works at KECP
General Aviation News - Nov 27, 2017 07:32 AM (ET)
Sheltair Aviation has received approval to build a new 20,000-square-foot, $2 million hangar at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (KECP).

Stroudsburg-Pocono Airport Sold for $1.4 Million
Pocono Record (Stroudsburg, Pa.) - Nov 27, 2017 06:21 AM (ET)
Stroudsburg-Pocono Airport has been sold, Robert Strenz, the seller, confirmed. The transaction took place months ago, but both parties have stayed quiet on the purchase details.

Expansion Could Come at Mid-Carolina Regional Airport
Salisbury (N.C.) Post - Nov 27, 2017 06:20 AM (ET)
Less than a year after the completion of a 15,000-square foot corporate hangar at Mid-Carolina Regional Airport, further expansion is being discussed.

Former West Michigan Regional Airport Terminal Set to Be Demolished
Holland (Mich.) Sentinel - Nov 27, 2017 06:17 AM (ET)
The airport has grown to handle 34,650 takeoffs and landings annually, with five corporate hangars, 12,000 square feet of business space and 33,000 square feet in two aircraft buildings.

Flyers Fill Charlotte Douglas Airport on Year's Busiest Travel Day
WSOC-TV (Charlotte, N.C.) - Nov 27, 2017 05:08 AM (ET)
Experts say the Sunday after Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day of the year.

Massive Airport Expansion Contract 'Imminent'
Sunshine Coast Daily (Australia) - Nov 27, 2017 05:05 AM (ET)
Announcement of a winning contractor to build a new runway at Sunshine Coast Airport is "imminent", according to expansion project director Ross Ullman.

DIA's Underground Train Will Get More Cars and Maintenance Amid Airport Expansion
Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - Nov 27, 2017 05:04 AM (ET)
Rapid passenger growth is driving big projects at Denver International Airport, from a $650 million renovation of the iconic tented terminal building to $1.5 billion in gate expansions on all three concourses.

Airports Report Sunday As Busiest Travel Day During Holiday
CBS Miami - Nov 27, 2017 05:01 AM (ET)
Miami International Airport officials said Sunday was projected to be the busiest travel day for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, with about 137,000 passengers expected to come through.

To Relieve Pilot Shortage, Program Will Train Veterans to Fly
Travel Weekly - Nov 27, 2017 04:51 AM (ET)
Transportation secretary Elaine Chao has unveiled a research initiative that will use public financing to help military veterans become commercial pilots.

This Airport Just Set a New World Record for Number of Flights Handled in a Day
Fortune - Nov 27, 2017 04:50 AM (ET)
Mumbai International Airport handled a combined 969 flights on Friday. That’s more than any other airport that operates a single runway has ever handled over a 24-hour period.

Thousands Stranded as Volcano in Indonesia Erupts, Officials Announce Highest Alert Level
CNBC - Nov 27, 2017 04:50 AM (ET)
Following massive plumes of smoke and volcanic eruptions over the weekend, Indonesian authorities raised their alert for the Mount Agung volcano here to the highest level possible on Monday.

Leisure Carriers Urge Improved Aviation Policies
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:31 AM (ET)
A group of European leisure airlines has called for tight limits on European Union (EU) aviation infrastructure charges and controls on organizations that hold monopoly positions in the industry.

EU Moves Forward on UAV Regulation
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:30 AM (ET)
A European Union-wide agreement has been reached on future commercial operations of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones). The agreement aims to have the necessary regulations in place by 2019.

Trent 1000 TEN Enters Commercial Service
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:30 AM (ET)
The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engine, which is designed to power all Boeing 787 family members, entered commercial airline service on Nov. 23.

UK Passenger Tax to Rise Yet Again
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:29 AM (ET)
The UK government is to increase Air Passenger Duty (APD) – an airline ticket tax – on premium tickets from April 2019.

Okay Airways Finalizes Order for Five Boeing 787-9s
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:28 AM (ET)
Tianjin-based Okay Airways has finalized an order for five Boeing 787-9s, valued at $1.4 billion at list prices, which it will use to expand into long-haul operations from Beijing’s new airport.

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Board to Discuss Opening Date
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:27 AM (ET)
Berlin Brandenburg International Airport’s (BER) supervisory board will discuss a new startup date for the airport’s much-delayed opening at an extraordinary meeting Dec. 15.

Will Lie-Flat Seats Become Standard on US Transcon Flights?
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:26 AM (ET)
Lie-flat business-class seats have become the standard for long-haul international flying. Delta Air Lines, in fact, has concluded that lie-flat alone is no longer good enough; just launched Delta Airbus A350-900 Detroit-Tokyo Narita service debuts Delta One business-class seats with sliding doors to create privacy compartments. This mirrors long-haul business-class service offered by a number of Asian and Middle East airlines.

Arab Airlines Issue Resolutions on European Competition, Global Security
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:26 AM (ET)
Arab carriers have joined forces in calling on the European Commission (EC) to respect state sovereignty and prioritize passenger interests as it looks to repeal and replace legislation on airline fair competition.

Hainan Airlines Launches China's First Intercontinental Biofuel Flight
Air Transport World - Nov 27, 2017 04:25 AM (ET)
A Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 has completed China’s first intercontinental passenger flight with sustainable fuel produced from waste cooking oil from restaurants in China by Sinopec.

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