Mar 15, 2017 03:46 PM (ET)
Hayward Airport Expands Operations as Bay Area Business Travel Booms
East Bay Times (Calif.) - Mar 15, 2017 06:27 PM (ET)
The Hayward Executive Airport on Tuesday celebrated an expansion project that will help it accommodate the increasing demand for air travel to and from the Bay Area.
Rapid City Airport to Spend $11 Million on Capital Projects Next Year if Funding is Approved
Rapid City (S.D.) Journal - Mar 15, 2017 06:27 PM (ET)
The Rapid City Regional Airport Board of Directors passed a $16 million budget for next year, with some large capital projects planned if funding can be acquired.
Airport Strike Halted Flights from Haiti Wednesday Morning, Now Over
Miami Herald - Mar 15, 2017 05:42 PM (ET)
A brief strike by airport security workers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, paralyzed airline traffic off the island Wednesday morning, then ended before noon.
Unity, Airport Officials Weigh Restrictions on Drones
Pittsburgh Tribune - Mar 15, 2017 05:41 PM (ET)
Drones, like larger, manned aircraft, are subject to federal restrictions near transportation hubs such as Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity.
Glasgow Airport in Crackdown on Drunken Disruption
STV (Scotland) - Mar 15, 2017 05:40 PM (ET)
Glasgow Airport staff dealt with 125 incidents of drunken disruption last year, management said.
Local Airports Need Millions in Infrastructure Funding
Dayton (Ohio) Daily News - Mar 15, 2017 05:39 PM (ET)
Airports across the U.S. need to invest billions of dollars on “much-needed” infrastructure projects in the next five years, including local hubs in Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus.
Monarch Airlines Promises Free Upgrades to 'Nice' Customers
Telegraph (U.K.) - Mar 15, 2017 05:30 PM (ET)
Monarch Airlines promises free upgrades to 'nice' customers
Embraer's Innovation Think Tank Touches Down in the USA
Aircraft Interiors International - Mar 15, 2017 05:29 PM (ET)
Embraer has announced that it is forming innovation teams in the USA, with the objective of exploring business opportunities in the future of air transportation through collaborations with startups, investors, academia and corporations.
Three Reasons Why U.S. Airlines Are Not Losing Your Luggage as Often
Dallas Morning News - Mar 15, 2017 05:19 PM (ET)
There are few quicker ways to ruin a vacation than for your luggage to end up in a different city than you are.
Runway Renovation Underway as Airport Expands
Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune - Mar 15, 2017 05:19 PM (ET)
The expansion of a runway will make Columbia Regional Airport more friendly to commercial air traffic, a city spokesman said as the airport prepares to add another commercial carrier and more daily flights.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO: Knowing Our African Customers Has Been a Key Advantage
Skift - Mar 15, 2017 05:10 PM (ET)
Ethiopian Airlines has come a long way since April 1946, when its first scheduled services flew second-hand Douglas C-47 Skytrains to the likes of Aden, Djibouti and Jimma.
The 10 Best U.S. Airports for a Stress-Free Trip
Money - Mar 15, 2017 05:08 PM (ET)
To help you smooth out the stress of air travel, MONEY analyzed 31 of the nation’s largest airports to pick the ones that offer the best, most drama-free destinations and layovers.
Melbourne Could be Getting a Third Major Airport
Broadsheet (Australia) - Mar 15, 2017 04:55 PM (ET)
The state government has confirmed the additional flight hub is part of the city’s long-term plan, with a site to be picked in the next five years.
PE Firm American Securities Inks $2.5B Air Methods Buy
Law360 - Mar 15, 2017 04:53 PM (ET)
Air Methods Corp. agreed to be bought out by private equity firm American Securities LLC in a $2.5 billion deal, including debt, as the air medical transportation and air tourism company looks to grow its services, according to an announcement on Tuesday.
McDougle:?Enplanement Numbers Hit 10-Year Low at MOV Regional Airport
Parkersburg (W.Va.) News & Sentinel - Mar 15, 2017 04:52 PM (ET)
The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport recorded the lowest number of enplanements in a decade in February as new carrier ViaAir canceled 58 percent of its flights.
Spokane International Airport Adding More Flights to Hubs
KREM (Spokane, Wash.) - Mar 15, 2017 04:50 PM (ET)
Spokane Airport plans to offer more options for flights to the country’s biggest hubs.
Singapore Beats Hong Kong to Claim Title of 'World's Best Airport'
CNBC - Mar 15, 2017 04:49 PM (ET)
Research firm SkyTrax has named Singapore Airport "World's Best Airport" for a fifth consecutive year over regional rival Hong Kong.
Construction to Start to Bring Second Metrolink Station at Burbank Airport
Curbed - Mar 15, 2017 04:49 PM (ET)
Metrolink is adding a new access point to the recently renamed Hollywood Burbank Airport, this one for riders on the Antelope Valley line, says Urbanize LA.
French ATC Strike Causes Over 1,500 Cancellations
Air Transport World - Mar 15, 2017 03:36 PM (ET)
The latest French air traffic control (ATC) strike has caused a record-breaking 1,500 flight cancellations, according to estimates by commercial aviation group Airlines for Europe (A4E).
Turkish Airlines Posts $77 Million Net Loss for 2016
Air Transport World - Mar 15, 2017 03:35 PM (ET)
Turkish Airlines reported a 2016 net loss of $77 million, reversed from a net profit of $1.7 billion for the previous year.
Berlin Airports Cancel 90% of Flights on Tuesday
Air Transport World - Mar 15, 2017 03:35 PM (ET)
Berlin’s Tegel and Schönefeld airports have canceled hundreds of scheduled flights from March 13-15 because of an ongoing ground staff strike over wages.
American to Include Main Cabin Meals on Transcontinental Flights
Air Transport World - Mar 15, 2017 03:34 PM (ET)
American Airlines will provide meals at no extra cost for all main cabin seats on two transcontinental routes, beginning May 1.
European Court Annuls UPS, TNT Merger Ruling
Air Transport World - Mar 15, 2017 03:28 PM (ET)
The General Court of the European Union has annulled a European Commission ruling, which blocked a 2012 merger between express delivery companies United Parcel Service (UPS) and TNT.
Chinese Regulator Cancels Ying'an Airlines' AOC
Air Transport World - Mar 15, 2017 03:27 PM (ET)
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has revoked the air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Ying’an Airlines because, CAAC said, the airline was no longer able to conduct safe operations.
Accenture Completes Seabury Acquisition
Air Transport World - Mar 15, 2017 03:26 PM (ET)
Consultancy firm Accenture has completed its acquisition of the aviation consultancy and advisory units of New York-based aviation specialist Seabury Group.