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Domestic, International Airfare Sales Increase in November
Dec 22, 2017 09:29 AM (ET)
Appleton, Wisconsin, Airport Begins Terminal Upgrade
Dec 22, 2017 09:28 AM (ET)
Sun Country Airlines Sold to Apollo Global Management
Dec 22, 2017 09:27 AM (ET)
American to Add Flagstaff-DFW Service
Dec 22, 2017 09:27 AM (ET)
Publication Notice
Dec 22, 2017 09:26 AM (ET)
Digicast Offers SIDA Training Part 3
Dec 22, 2017 09:26 AM (ET)

Design Approved for Airport Addition
WJHG (Panama City Beach, Fla.) - Dec 22, 2017 03:50 PM (ET)
The hope behind a new addition to one of our local airports is to help future expansion opportunities take off.

Airports, Despite the Chaos, Can Be Relaxing
Lansing (Mich.) State Journal - Dec 22, 2017 03:49 PM (ET)
Last year, on Christmas Day, I was scheduled to board an afternoon Delta flight for a long-planned holiday trip to Venice, Italy. It turned out though, by fiat (pardon the Italian pun), that I’d be going “oh solo mio.” But once I’d walked into the terminal at the bright, gleaming, colorful, Detroit Metro Airport, I felt not the least bit alone.

Impacts of Nationwide Pilot Shortage Felt Locally
WHSV (Harrisonburg, Va.) - Dec 22, 2017 03:47 PM (ET)
There is a shortage of pilots nationwide and you may notice the impacts when you travel.

Are Biometrics a Safe Way to Speed Up Airport Security?
Recode - Dec 22, 2017 03:46 PM (ET)
If you’re reading this while stuck in an interminable TSA line at the airport: Sorry!

In 9 U.S. Cities, Airport Security Is Now Scanning Your Face
CityLab - Dec 22, 2017 01:09 PM (ET)
On Wednesday morning, I queued up at the assigned gate at Dulles Airport to board a flight to India. I was distractedly checking work emails in the line, so it took me a while to realize that the routine boarding pass scan at the gate was actually something different.

Spokane International Airport's Record Season
KXLY (Spokane, Wash.) - Dec 22, 2017 01:08 PM (ET)
2017 saw a huge increase in service at Spokane International Airport, which is both good news and bad news for travelers.

W-B Airport to Begin Nonstop Flights to Pittsburgh in Spring
Standard-Speaker (Hazleton, Pa.) - Dec 22, 2017 12:56 PM (ET)
A new carrier will offer nonstop flights from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport starting in the spring.

Holiday Travelers Forced to Evacuate Dallas Love Field
ABC 13 (Houston) - Dec 22, 2017 12:55 PM (ET)
Several flights departing Houston Hobby Airport are delayed or cancelled this morning, impacted by a big evacuation at Dallas Love Field.

Flights Halted at British Airport After Jet Leaves Runway
Fox News - Dec 22, 2017 12:53 PM (ET)
A regional airport in England has halted flights after a plane that had just landed left a runway while taxiing.

Plane Diverted to Texas Airport After Smoke Reported
AP - Dec 22, 2017 12:52 PM (ET)
A United Airlines flight from Houston to Boise, Idaho, made an emergency landing at another Texas airport after smoke was reported in the aircraft.

Inside Air Canada's Cloud-Surfing Photo Shoot
CNN - Dec 22, 2017 12:49 PM (ET)
"This is not an ordinary flight," says veteran Air Canada Captain Dave Butler. "We're going to have some fun today."

UK Proposes Tougher Penalties for Laser Incidents
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:48 PM (ET)
The UK has announced plans to impose tougher sentences on people convicted of shining laser lights at aircraft.

Flydubai Firms Order for Up to 225 737 MAXs
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:47 PM (ET)
Dubai-based hybrid carrier flydubai firmed its order for 175 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft—including options for an additional 50 MAXs—Dec. 21, a $27 billion list price booking that Boeing claims as the “largest single-aisle order [by number of aircraft and total value] in Middle East history.”

SAS Starts Operations Under Irish AOC
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:47 PM (ET)
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has launched its new operation under an Irish air operator’s certificate (AOC), as it seeks to lower costs by basing aircraft outside its expensive home territories.

Air Seychelles Appoints Interim CEO
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:46 PM (ET)
Air Seychelles has appointed Remco Althuis as its interim CEO, following the resignation of his predecessor, Roy Kinnear who is taking up the role of CCO at UK-based regional carrier Flybe, after holding the top slot at the Indian Ocean carrier since July 2015.

Pegasus Airlines Converts Options on 25 A321neos
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:46 PM (ET)
Turkish LCC Pegasus Airlines has converted 25 Airbus A321neo options to a firm order, based on an initial commitment made in 2012.

EasyJet Europe Fleet Grows to 28 Aircraft
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:45 PM (ET)
UK LCC easyJet has transferred 28 aircraft to its new mainland Europe-based airline, easyJet Europe, as part of its contingency plans for the UK’s exit from the EU (Brexit).

Germany's Condor Adds More Capacity to Fill NIKI Gap
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:44 PM (ET)
German leisure carrier Condor has leased seven aircraft during the holiday season to fill a capacity gap left by airberlin subsidiary NIKI, which filed for bankruptcy and immediately ceased operations Dec. 13.

Spirit Airlines to Launch New Ecuador, Haiti Routes in 2018
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:44 PM (ET)
Florida-based ultra LCC Spirit Airlines will launch two new year-round international routes, including the carrier’s first service to Ecuador, from its Fort Lauderdale hub in spring 2018.

Superjet SSJ100 Flies with New Wingtips
Air Transport World - Dec 22, 2017 12:42 PM (ET)
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) has flown its Superjet SSJ100 regional jet for the first time with its new wingtip configuration.

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