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DHS Secretary Nominee Clears Procedural Hurdle
Dec 04, 2017 06:31 PM (ET)
Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill in Late-Night Vote
Dec 04, 2017 12:38 PM (ET)
Moody's Maintains Positive Outlook on U.S. Airport Sector
Dec 04, 2017 10:02 AM (ET)
American to Launch Chicago O'Hare Flights to Five Cities
Dec 04, 2017 10:01 AM (ET)
Airport Condition Reporting on Digicast
Dec 04, 2017 10:00 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Dec 04, 2017 09:59 AM (ET)

City Council Approves ATL Airport Concessions Worker Retention Measure
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Dec 04, 2017 05:58 PM (ET)
The Atlanta City Council approved a measure to require new airport concessionaires to retain workers of previous firms.

Fuel Spill Mopped Up at Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Thermal
Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Calif.) - Dec 04, 2017 05:57 PM (ET)
Firefighters were called to Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport after three gallons of fuel leaked from a container Monday.

When To Get To The Airport Before A Flight So You Don't Miss Christmas Dinner
Elite Daily - Dec 04, 2017 04:59 PM (ET)
You've booked your plane tickets for the holidays (congrats, by the way) and now comes the second hurdle: Making your flight. When should you get to the airport before your flight? It's a question that never fails to come up around the holidays, and we've got some answers to make sure you're home for Christmas dinner.

Air Transat Passengers Breach Security at Edmonton Airport After Getting Lost Between Planes
CBC News (Canada) - Dec 04, 2017 02:58 PM (ET)
Peter Tryon says a security breach during an unexpected stopover at Edmonton International Airport nearly put him and more than 50 other passengers at risk of being arrested for illegally entering Canada.

Singapore Flight To Mumbai Nearly Landed At Wrong Airport: Report
NDTV.com (India) - Dec 04, 2017 02:11 PM (ET)
The pilot of a city-bound Singapore Airlines flight with 245 passengers and 14 crew members onboard was forced to discontinue the approach to landing and do a "go-around". The flight finally landed at the assigned runway nine minutes behind the scheduled time.

Tufts University Selected for Air Quality Study at Santa Monica Airport
Santa Monica (Calif.) Lookout - Dec 04, 2017 12:40 PM (ET)
Tufts University begins mobilizing to test air quality at Santa Monica Airport today, a response by the City to long-standing complaints from neighboring residents about the health impacts of air traffic, particularly from jets.

10 Things You Don't Know About the Civil Air Patrol
General Aviation News - Dec 04, 2017 12:38 PM (ET)
When the government’s fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2017, the Civil Air Patrol hit a milestone, flying 100,000 flying hours for the second year in a row.

Changi Airport Warns of Potential Baggage Delay Due to Monsoon Season
Channel News Asia (Singapore) - Dec 04, 2017 12:37 PM (ET)
Travellers arriving at Changi Airport during the year-end holiday period may experience delays in retrieving their luggage due to the monsoon season, said Changi Airport Group (CAG) on Monday (Dec 4).

Putnam: How Late is Too Late to Catch Your Plane?
Lansing (Mich.) State Journal - Dec 04, 2017 12:36 PM (ET)
How close can you cut it and still make your flight at the Capital Region International Airport?

JetBlue CEO to Announce Start Date for Flights from Worcester Airport to New York
MassLive.com (Mass.) - Dec 04, 2017 12:34 PM (ET)
JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes is scheduled at a Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday, where he is expected to announce the start date for flights from Worcester Regional Airport to New York.

Vote This Week on Chicago O'Hare Airport Jet-Noise Plan
WGN (Chicago) - Dec 04, 2017 12:33 PM (ET)
A plan supporters say will more fairly distribute the annoyance of roaring jets flying in and out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport faces a key vote this week.

Rochester Airport Sees Increase in Passengers
AP - Dec 04, 2017 11:59 AM (ET)
The Rochester International Airport is seeing a spike in its number of passengers with the addition of more flights and an endorsement from Mayo Clinic.

The Airport of the Future Will Have Extremely Complicated Lines
The Verge - Dec 04, 2017 11:59 AM (ET)
For the past few years, governments have been gradually remaking the airport, transforming the single security check into a system of tiered clearances and background checks. You can see this logic at work in programs like CBP’s Global Entry and TSA’s Pre-Check, which let you pass through security lines faster if you’ve gone through the pre-clearance system in advance.

Tupelo Airport, Airline Waiting for Plan Approval
Daily Journal (Northeast Miss.) - Dec 04, 2017 11:14 AM (ET)
The holidays may force Tupelo Regional Airport and Contour Airlines to wait a little longer to hear from Uncle Sam.

More Than Hundred Flights Cancelled at Moscow Airport Due to Snowfall
TASS (Russia) - Dec 04, 2017 11:13 AM (ET)
A total of 118 flights have been cancelled at Sheremetyevo International Airport and more than 48 flights have been delayed on Monday morning amid a snowfall in Moscow.

Japan's First Public Sign Language Phones Installed at Haneda Airport
Japan Times - Dec 04, 2017 11:12 AM (ET)
The nation’s first public phones allowing communication via sign language were set up Sunday at Tokyo’s Haneda airport.

Huntington Tri-State Airport Names New Airport Director
HuntingtonNews.net (W.Va.) - Dec 04, 2017 11:05 AM (ET)
Huntington Tri-State Airport has named Brent Brown as Director. For the past 14-months, Brown has served as Airport Deputy Director alongside former Director Jerry Brienza. Before serving as Deputy, he was the Airport Operations Supervisor for the County of Ventura, Department of Airports in California.

HIA Holds Airport Tour for Special Children
The Peninsula (Qatar) - Dec 04, 2017 10:25 AM (ET)
On the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons, Hamad International Airport (HIA) conducted a bespoke airport tour for children with special needs from ‘Shafallah Center’, one of Qatar’s centres for social work. The occasion is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since December 3, 1992, with the aim to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the well-being of persons with disabilities.

Moscow's Domodedovo Airport Operates on Routine Basis After Bomb Threat Report
TASS (Russia) - Dec 04, 2017 10:24 AM (ET)
Experts have not found any prohibited objects at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport after a passenger said he had a bomb, the airport’s press service told TASS on Monday.

Airport Lease, Downtown Plan Focus of Kalispell Council
Daily Inter Lake (Kalispell, Mont.) - Dec 04, 2017 10:22 AM (ET)
The Kalispell City Council will face two major votes Monday evening — one on a deal to lease the municipal airport at the south end of town to an independent association, and the other to finalize the downtown plan. Both items have been hotly debated for years.

Air New Zealand Opens New Perth Airport Business Class Lounge
Australian Business Traveller (Australia) - Dec 04, 2017 10:21 AM (ET)
Air New Zealand opens its all-new Perth Airport lounge this week, adding a fourth classy lounge to its Australian network.

Istanbul International Airport to Woo Malaysian Airlines
MalayMail (Malaysia) - Dec 04, 2017 10:20 AM (ET)
The Istanbul Sabiha Gokchen International Airport (ISG), operated and owned by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), is wooing national carrier, Malaysian Airlines Bhd, in the hope of receiving flights from Malaysia into theTurkish airport.

US Court Orders Atlas Air Worldwide Pilots to Halt Work Slowdown
Air Transport World - Dec 04, 2017 09:57 AM (ET)
A US federal court has granted Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ request for a preliminary injunction against its pilots. The Purchase, New York-based cargo operator had accused the pilots of its Atlas Air, Polar Air and Southern Air subsidiaries of an intentional work slowdown amidst ongoing contract negotiations.

Air Arabia Jordan Moves to Charter Services
Air Transport World - Dec 04, 2017 09:56 AM (ET)
Middle East LCC Air Arabia is largely limiting its operations from its Jordanian hub to charter flights, after being unable to secure enough traffic rights to allow it to expand its scheduled services.

EU Reaches Initial Agreement on UAV Rules
Air Transport World - Dec 04, 2017 09:47 AM (ET)
New regulations covering the civil use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) across the 28-nation European Union (EU) have been agreed by representatives of the European Parliament and European Council negotiators.

Singapore LCC Scoot Adds Second European Destination to Network
Air Transport World - Dec 04, 2017 09:47 AM (ET)
Singapore-based LCC Scoot, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group, will expand its network to Europe with the launch off 4X-weekly Singapore-Berlin services starting in mid-2018.

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