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Government Funding High on Congressional Agenda in Early 2018
Dec 29, 2017 04:02 PM (ET)
San Francisco to Gain Australia Flights
Dec 29, 2017 01:44 PM (ET)
Flint Bishop Airport Unveils New Website
Dec 29, 2017 01:43 PM (ET)
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Fort Lauderdale Airport's New Upgrades to Make Travel Easier
Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) - Dec 29, 2017 04:39 PM (ET)
Get ready for a more pleasant travel experience at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

FAA Publishes Super Bowl NOTAM
General Aviation News - Dec 29, 2017 04:27 PM (ET)
Pilots flying in the Minneapolis area Jan. 31-Feb. 5, 2018, should familiarize themselves with the FAA’s air traffic procedures NOTAM for the area on those dates. Super Bowl LII takes place on Sunday, Feb. 4, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, with kick-off set for 5:30 p.m. (CST).

NTSB Releases Summary of 2015 Accidents
General Aviation News - Dec 29, 2017 04:27 PM (ET)
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its summary of US civil aviation accidents for calendar year 2015.

The Best New Airport Amenities of 2017
USA Today - Dec 29, 2017 04:19 PM (ET)
In our roundup of the best new airport amenities of 2016, we celebrated perks such as the rollout of European-style “smart” security lanes to come to U.S. airports, the performing arts residency program that made it possible for a circus troupe to spend several months clowning around at San Diego International Airport, and the fact that the first flush of more than 100 sets of bathrooms updated at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport were impressive enough to take first place in the annual America’s Best Restroom contest.

The Best Airport in the World Is About to Get Even Better
Travel & Leisure - Dec 29, 2017 04:16 PM (ET)
Singapore's Changi Airport is already the World's Best, and it has no plans to give up the title. An enormous dome-shaped facade made of glass and steel, called Jewel Changi, is due to be finished in the fourth quarter of 2018, opening to the public by early 2019.

World-Class Vision for Orlando International Airport Takes Shape in 2017
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel - Dec 29, 2017 04:15 PM (ET)
If you flew out of Orlando International Airport in 2017, you helped us make history.

Federal Oversight of Booming Regional Airlines Lacking, Investigation Finds
The Hill (Washington) - Dec 29, 2017 04:14 PM (ET)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) isn’t providing adequate oversight to regional air carriers that now account for more than 40 percent of all U.S. commercial flights, in some cases missing signs of financial distress and failing to fully scrutinize pilot training, an internal investigation found.

Stanly County Airport Will Be Home To Major Emergency Training Center
WUNC (Chapel Hill, N.C.) - Dec 29, 2017 04:05 PM (ET)
Stanly County Airport will be home to a major emergency training center, thanks to a partnership between the state insurance department and the North Carolina Air National Guard.

Wayne County Airport Official Sean Brosnan Dies at 54
Detroit News - Dec 29, 2017 04:05 PM (ET)
Sean Patrick Brosnan, a retired Wayne County airport official who died Dec. 25, 2017, will be remembered as "colorful, kind-hearted and dynamic."

Improvements Mark Year for Gary/Chicago Airport
Chicago Tribune - Dec 29, 2017 04:04 PM (ET)
The Gary/Chicago International Airport will soon fully live up to its moniker.

Therapy Dogs, Bomb-Sniffing Canines and Other Pooches Growing in Number at Airports
Los Angeles Times - Dec 29, 2017 03:43 PM (ET)
Airports across the country increasingly are turning to therapy dogs to help relieve the stress of flustered fliers.

Family Sues Alaska Airlines, Contractor Over PDX Airport Fall
KGW (Portland, Ore.) - Dec 29, 2017 03:42 PM (ET)
The family of a Spokane, Wash. woman is suing Alaska Airlines and another company in connection with the woman's fall down a Portland International Airport escalator in June. The woman died four months after the fall, and family members allege that neglect at the airport contributed to her injuries.

Passenger Decline Forces Mokulele Airlines to End Service at Santa Maria Airport
The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) - Dec 29, 2017 03:39 PM (ET)
The Hawaii-based airline that had expanded to the mainland to include Santa Maria service has departed after failing to attract enough passengers to support the flights.

Airport Seeks Bond Lender
Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News and Guide - Dec 29, 2017 03:38 PM (ET)
The Jackson Hole Airport is on the hunt for financial institutions keen on investing in the $26 million purchase of an on-site business to service and house private aircraft.

Inside United Airlines' Secret, Invite-Only Restaurant at Newark Airport
CBS News - Dec 29, 2017 03:38 PM (ET)
If you're walking through Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport, you might have no idea that you're passing right by one of the most sought-after restaurants in the New York area. Down a secret hallway, you'll find a speakeasy that meets fine dining. It's called Classified. Here your taste buds will delight – if you can score an invite.

Unnamed Customer Orders Up to 12 Bombardier CRJ900s
Air Transport World - Dec 29, 2017 01:54 PM (ET)
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced Dec. 29 that an unidentified customer has signed a firm order for six CRJ900 regional jets and taken options on six additional aircraft.

EgyptAir Firms CSeries Order
Air Transport World - Dec 29, 2017 01:54 PM (ET)
EgyptAir Holding Company has confirmed its order for 12 Bombardier CSeries CS300 regional jets, along with purchase rights for a further 12.

Wizz Air Details A320neo-Family Order
Air Transport World - Dec 29, 2017 01:53 PM (ET)
Central European LCC Wizz Air has given more details of its share of the 430-strong order for A320neo-family aircraft that was firmed on Dec. 28 by US private equity company Indigo Partners.

Lessor CALC Takes 50 A320neos
Air Transport World - Dec 29, 2017 01:52 PM (ET)
Airbus continued its strong finish to 2017 with a firm order from China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) for 50 A320neo family aircraft.

Indigo Seals Deal for 430 Airbus Neos
Air Transport World - Dec 29, 2017 01:51 PM (ET)
Airbus has finalized agreements for which MoUs were signed in November during the Dubai Air Show and which cover the purchase of 430 A320neo family aircraft for four ultra-LCC airlines.

BA Owner IAG Set to Take Over NIKI
Air Transport World - Dec 29, 2017 01:50 PM (ET)
British Airways parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) is believed to be on the verge of taking over NIKI, after the administrator handling the Austrian carrier’s insolvency process said Thursday that only one of four bidders remained.

AerCap Firms Options on 50 A320neos ?
Air Transport World - Dec 29, 2017 01:49 PM (ET)
Irish-headquartered lessor AerCap has exercised options on 50 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, with deliveries starting from 2022.

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