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FAA, Phoenix Create Plan to Address Aircraft Noise
Dec 01, 2017 04:56 PM (ET)
FLL to Close Runways for Improvements
Dec 01, 2017 01:50 PM (ET)
Domestic, International Airfare Sales Rise in October
Dec 01, 2017 01:49 PM (ET)
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Dec 01, 2017 09:02 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Dec 01, 2017 09:01 AM (ET)

188th Wing To Provide Fire And Rescue For Fort Smith Regional Airport
5 News (Ark.) - Dec 01, 2017 05:06 PM (ET)
The 188th Wing of the Arkansas Air National Guard will start providing fire and rescue services again at the Fort Smit Regional Airport starting in 2018.

New Land-Use Rules Clear Path for Bruce Willis' Airport
AP - Dec 01, 2017 05:05 PM (ET)
Central Idaho officials have changed land-use rules, clearing the way for actor Bruce Willis to finishing building a private airport.

Public Gets First Glimpse of Burley Airport Plans
Magic Valley Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho) - Dec 01, 2017 04:40 PM (ET)
A plan for a new Mini-Cassia airport will soon be under scrutiny by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Snowplow Art Unveiled at Indy Airport
Rushville (Ind.) Republican - Dec 01, 2017 04:10 PM (ET)
For the 10th consecutive year, preparations for winter weather at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) have a surprisingly artistic flair as nine fourth- and fifth-graders from McClelland Elementary School in Wayne Township have painted the airport’s newest 18-foot decorative snowplow.

A Four-Legged Tag Team Greets Passengers at Bradley Airport
Fox 61 (Hartford, Conn.) - Dec 01, 2017 02:02 PM (ET)
At Bradley International Airport this season you might not be looking forward to the baggage fees and security lines, but there is a new welcoming committee bringing smiles: therapy dogs.

Qantas Remains Firm on Giving No Money for Townsville Airport Redevelopment
Townsville Bulletin (Australia) - Dec 01, 2017 01:54 PM (ET)
Qantas has rejected suggestions it is blocking a major redevelopment at Townsville Airport as negotiations between the parties continue to drag out, 2½ years after terminal expansion plans were announced.

United, American, Delta May Rule Air Travel, But Higher Costs Loom
Investor's Business Daily - Dec 01, 2017 01:05 PM (ET)
A price war that threatens to upend the airline industry likely began this spring, after thousands of Spirit Airlines (SAVE) passengers in May learned their flights were canceled. The low-cost airline blamed pilots, who were entangled in a pay dispute, for engaging in a "pervasive illegal work slowdown" — an account the pilots disputed.

Promotion Puts Airport on Track
Watertown (N.Y.) Public Opinion - Dec 01, 2017 01:04 PM (ET)
As Watertown Regional Airport enters its final month to reach 10,000 passenger enplanements and secure a $1 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, city officials are encouraged by the success of several promotions designed to entice passengers to fly out of Watertown.

Rhode Island, Amtrak Looking at Service to TF Green Airport
AP - Dec 01, 2017 10:55 AM (ET)
Rhode Island transportation officials and Amtrak have been discussing ways to add service to T.F. Green Airport, they said on Thursday.

SkyWest in, Via Air Out at Greenbrier Airport
Register-Herald (Beckley, W.Va.) - Dec 01, 2017 09:23 AM (ET)
Greenbrier Valley officials had much to be thankful for last week, when they finally received the U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to name a new commercial air carrier for the airport in Maxwelton.

Airport Food Bids on Hold Pending Investigation Results
Fox 5 (Atlanta) - Dec 01, 2017 09:22 AM (ET)
The controversial Atlanta airport food and retail bids are on hold - for now. Potential multi-million dollar winners have been chosen by the procurement department, but a conflict of interest investigation is keeping those bids from moving forward.

State Announces Uber, Lyft Pilot Program at Honolulu Airport
KHON (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Dec 01, 2017 09:21 AM (ET)
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will implement a pilot program allowing Lyft and Uber to pick up passengers at two designated locations at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).

Asheville Airport Adds Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Citizen-Times (Asheville, N.C.) - Dec 01, 2017 09:20 AM (ET)
The Asheville Regional Airport has installed two electric vehicle charging stations on its property.

Why Holiday Travelers Shouldn't Panic About the American Airlines Pilot Shortage
Boston.com - Dec 01, 2017 09:20 AM (ET)
A day after news broke that thousands of American Airlines flights could be canceled during the busy holiday travel period due to a software glitch, the airline announced Thursday that only a few hundred of the 200,000 flights it operates in December remain without pilots.

Therapy Dogs Making Visits to Bradley International Airport
NBC Connecticut - Dec 01, 2017 09:19 AM (ET)
Bradley International Airport is taking a new approach to easing passenger’s stress this holiday season with therapy dogs.

An Airport in Denver, Reimagined
Huffington Post - Dec 01, 2017 09:17 AM (ET)
Where Learjets and 747s once routinely took off and landed near downtown Denver, homes, parks and prairie grass are now sprouting.

Seaside Airport Considers Amenities for Arrivals
Daily Astorian (Astoria, Ore.) - Dec 01, 2017 09:16 AM (ET)
Bikes at Seaside Airport? Yes. Camping? No.

American, Pilots Union Disagree on Number of Uncovered Holiday Flights
Air Transport World - Dec 01, 2017 09:13 AM (ET)
American Airlines indicated it is well on its way to resolving the pilot-staffing situation related to holiday season flights, saying it is down to just “a few hundred” unassigned flights and expects the number of uncovered flights to keep decreasing.

Avior Airlines Joins EU Blacklist in Latest Update ?
Air Transport World - Dec 01, 2017 09:12 AM (ET)
Venezuelan carrier Avior Airlines has been added to the list of airlines that are banned from the European Union (EU) in the latest update of the EU Air Safety List, which is more commonly known as the EU blacklist.

Air Austral and Air Madagascar Close Equity JV
Air Transport World - Dec 01, 2017 09:11 AM (ET)
Reunion-based Air Austral has closed its acquisition of 49% of Air Madagascar, cementing a strategic partnership between the two airlines and kicking off Air Madagascar’s turnaround.

Air France Announces Seven More Routes for Joon
Air Transport World - Dec 01, 2017 09:11 AM (ET)
New Air France airline Joon is to open seven routes in spring 2018, including its first longer routes to Cairo (Egypt), Cape Town (South Africa) and Tehran (Iran).

Australasian Hubs Primed for Growth, Airbus Says
Air Transport World - Dec 01, 2017 09:10 AM (ET)
Airbus expects strong traffic growth in the South Pacific market will continue over the next 20 years, increasing the number of Australasian hubs ranked in the largest global categories.

ATR 72-500 Certified by Transport Canada
Air Transport World - Dec 01, 2017 09:09 AM (ET)
The ATR 72-500 turboprop has gained certification from Transport Canada.

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