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Final Tax Bill Preserves Private Activity Bonds
Dec 15, 2017 06:59 PM (ET)
Carriers Report International Tarmac Delays in October
Dec 15, 2017 07:54 AM (ET)
Philadelphia Airport Bonds Rated
Dec 15, 2017 07:54 AM (ET)
Delta to Add Nonstop San Jose-New York Flights
Dec 15, 2017 07:53 AM (ET)
Digicast: Chicago O'Hare Incident Review
Dec 15, 2017 07:53 AM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results for Its Members
Dec 15, 2017 07:52 AM (ET)

Air Traffic Controllers End Strike at New Senegal Airport
Reuters - Dec 15, 2017 06:25 PM (ET)
Air traffic controllers ended a strike at Senegal's main airport on Friday, a union leader said, after shutting it down for most of the day over demands for more training and transportation stipends.

DC-Area Airport Parking a Relative Bargain
WTOP (Washington) - Dec 15, 2017 06:24 PM (ET)
With holiday travel soon in full swing, the D.C. region’s three airports are expecting full parking garages and parking lots.

Pilot Shortage Felt at GTRA
Daily Times Leader (West Point, Miss.) - Dec 15, 2017 05:50 PM (ET)
Jammed planes in October and November have Golden Triangle Region Airport on track for a second-straight record year.

Berlin's New Airport: A Potted History
DW (Germany) - Dec 15, 2017 05:49 PM (ET)
Anyone under the age of 26 is not as old as the planning and construction process behind the long-awaited but perennially-delayed Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER).

It's Official: Bob Hope Airport Is Now Hollywood Burbank Airport
Los Angeles Times - Dec 15, 2017 05:48 PM (ET)
Thanks for the memories. The airport on North Hollywood Way in Burbank has officially rebranded itself the Hollywood Burbank Airport, putting an end to the former title that paid tribute to the comedian and showman Bob Hope.

Drone Operator Errors Caused Drone, Helicopter Collision
General Aviation News - Dec 15, 2017 10:47 AM (ET)
The National Transportation Safety Board determined Dec. 13, 2017, that the operator of a drone that collided with an U.S. Army helicopter failed to see and avoid the helicopter because he was intentionally flying the drone out of visual range and did not have adequate knowledge of regulations and safe operating practices.

Airport Gets $30K Grant for Business Study
Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.) - Dec 15, 2017 08:11 AM (ET)
Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport has been awarded a $30,000 grant to help the airfield in Berkeley County, W.Va., prepare a strategic business vision.

Sacramento Airport Unveils Solar Power Panels
KCRA (Sacramento, Calif.) - Dec 15, 2017 08:10 AM (ET)
The airport unveiled its solar panels Thursday, the largest for any airport in California.

Illinois Misses Deadline to Comply with FAA Aviation Fuel Tax Regulation
Salamanca (N.Y.) Press - Dec 15, 2017 08:08 AM (ET)
The state is past a deadline to comply with a Federal Aviation Administration regulation regarding jet fuel tax revenue and lawmakers have a couple of options.

Ryanair Preparing For Multiple Pilot Strikes
Airwise - Dec 15, 2017 08:07 AM (ET)
Ryanair will publish contingency plans next week as it prepares for strikes by pilots in a number of European countries.

How Midway Airport Took Off
Chicago Tribune - Dec 15, 2017 08:05 AM (ET)
On May 8, 1926, a few businessmen and politicians gathered in an open field on the Southwest Side to mark the birth of Chicago’s first airport. They heard some speeches and saw four carrier pigeons released.

Acquisition Committee to Inspect Land for Airport Today
The Hindu (India) - Dec 15, 2017 08:05 AM (ET)
Ahead of the visit of the committee for land acquisition for the expansion of Coimbatore International Airport on Friday, Revenue Department officials have identified and marked around 620 acres.

FAA Publishes Guidance for Airport Sponsors on Pricing and Services
Flying Magazine - Dec 15, 2017 08:04 AM (ET)
There’s nothing guaranteed to make steam pour from the ears of a GA pilot quite like a discussion about the price of fuel and services at some airports.

State Might Back Full Replacement of Pittsfield Municipal Airport Terminal
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Mass.) - Dec 15, 2017 08:03 AM (ET)
The terminal at Pittsfield Municipal Airport might be replaced in several years with a new and larger building able to accommodate growing aviation interest in the city.

Apple Adds Indoor Maps for JFK, LaGuardia, LAX, and Other Major Airports
The Verge - Dec 15, 2017 08:02 AM (ET)
Apple has added indoor maps of some major airports around the world to its Maps app. Los Angeles International (LAX) airport, London’s Heathrow (LHR), as well as New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA) are all now supported in Apple Maps.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport's CEO to Retire
AL.com (Ala.) - Dec 15, 2017 08:02 AM (ET)
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport's president and chief executive officer is retiring after 34 years of service.

NIKI Bankruptcy Leaves Thousands of Passengers Stranded
Air Transport World - Dec 15, 2017 07:58 AM (ET)
Airberlin subsidiary NIKI—which filed for insolvency Dec. 13 and abruptly ceased operations—has left up to 40,000 passengers stranded throughout its European network after a rescue deal by Lufthansa collapsed, four months after airberlin filed for bankruptcy.

DHL Express Firms Air Hong Kong Partnership Though 2033
Air Transport World - Dec 15, 2017 07:58 AM (ET)
Global express freight provider DHL Express and subsidiary cargo carrier Air Hong Kong have agreed to a 15-year block space agreement that will extend Air Hong Kong’s support of DHL Express’ network through 2033.

Zhejiang Loong Airlines Increases Fleet to Cope with Growth
Air Transport World - Dec 15, 2017 07:57 AM (ET)
Lessor BOC Aviation has delivered a batch of three Airbus A320ceos to Chinese airline Zhejiang Loong Airlines. Zhejiang is a province in eastern China, immediately south of Shanghai.

UK and China Expand Air Links
Air Transport World - Dec 15, 2017 07:56 AM (ET)
The UK and China have announced a major expansion of air connections between the two nations.

SuperJet International Appoints New SVP
Air Transport World - Dec 15, 2017 07:56 AM (ET)
SuperJet International (SJI) has named Stewart Cordner as SVP-commercial.

Norwegian Air Argentina to Receive First 737-800 in January
Air Transport World - Dec 15, 2017 07:55 AM (ET)
Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) will receive its first aircraft—a nine-month old Boeing 737-800—in January 2018, bringing the Buenos Aires-based subsidiary of the European LCC closer to flight-operational status, the company said Dec. 14.

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