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AAAE To Testify On Rural Air Service Needs
Apr 04, 2017 09:11 PM (ET)
FAA Issues Draft AC On Airport Markings
Apr 04, 2017 01:52 PM (ET)
Delta, Korean Air Negotiate Trans-Pacific Joint Venture
Apr 04, 2017 01:51 PM (ET)
FAA and Brazil Strengthen Aviation Partnership
Apr 04, 2017 01:51 PM (ET)
Historical Marker Dedicated At MEM To Commemorate MLK's Final Flight
Apr 04, 2017 01:50 PM (ET)
Participate In The AAAE Foundation Auction To Fund Scholarships
Apr 04, 2017 01:50 PM (ET)
Digicast Excellence In Training Awards Won By 101 Airports
Apr 04, 2017 01:49 PM (ET)
AAAE Delivers Service, Innovation, Results For Its Members
Apr 04, 2017 01:49 PM (ET)
Reagan National Launches $1 Billion Capital Improvement Project
Apr 04, 2017 07:53 AM (ET)
Iceland To Initiate Chicago- Reykjavík Service
Apr 04, 2017 07:52 AM (ET)
Austin-Bergstrom International Parking Garage Construction Underway
Apr 04, 2017 07:52 AM (ET)
Stinson Municipal Airport Breaks Ground on a New Air Traffic Control Tower
Apr 04, 2017 07:52 AM (ET)
Norwegian Inaugurates Oakland, Calif.- Copenhagen Flights
Apr 04, 2017 07:52 AM (ET)
Airlines Carry All-Time High Traffic In 2016
Apr 04, 2017 07:51 AM (ET)



Valley Airport Claims Service 'Significantly Improved'
Staunton (Va.) News Leader - Apr 04, 2017 02:12 PM (ET)
After complaints of poor service threatened ViaAir with replacement at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in February, the airline has since turned things around with "exceptional" operational performance, said Greg Campbell, executive director of the airport.

Spokane Airport Changes Luggage Screening Systems
Spokane (Wash.) Spokesman-Review - Apr 04, 2017 02:10 PM (ET)
Air travelers in Spokane are seeing changes in the way they check their bags at Concourse C at Spokane International Airport.

Years Behind Schedule, Berlin's New Airport Stymies Property Development
Wall Street Journal - Apr 04, 2017 01:58 PM (ET)
A few steps away from the German capital’s new airport stands the Steigenberger Airport Hotel Berlin, an exclusive getaway with 322 rooms and suites, restaurants, a spa and a full-time cleaning staff.

United Airlines Maintenance Crews Teaming With IBM And Apple
Chicago Business Journal - Apr 04, 2017 01:56 PM (ET)
United Airlines is all about being a more efficient carrier these days. It helps the bottom line, you know.

Pilot Helps Fly Harvey School Students Through Math, Science, Geography
Kenosha (Wis.) News - Apr 04, 2017 01:54 PM (ET)
Ken Arcoleo wasn’t at the controls of the Boeing 737 he pilots as first officer for Southwest Airlines when he touched down early Monday at Harvey Elementary School.

UPS, Asiana And Lufthansa Top Winners Of 2017 Air Cargo Excellence Awards
American Journal of Transportation - Apr 04, 2017 01:54 PM (ET)
Air Cargo World has announced the winners of 22 Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Awards this morning live via Twitter.

Local Airport Preparing For The Super Bowl
Press Publications (Minn.) - Apr 04, 2017 01:39 PM (ET)
When it is all said and done, one local airport will have spent around two years planning for one of the largest events the Twin Cities area has ever seen — the Super Bowl.

A Rikers Island Terminal For LaGuardia Airport?
USA Today - Apr 04, 2017 01:31 PM (ET)
Rikers Island could become a key cog for New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

$1M Airport Project Set
Gloversville (N.Y.) Leader-Herald - Apr 04, 2017 12:05 PM (ET)
Officials are planning to replace all of the Fulton County Airport’s original lighting through part of a $1 million airport capital project planned the next couple years.

Fourth MRJ Arrives In US; Mitsubishi Evaluating Flight Test Program
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:58 AM (ET)
A fourth Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. MRJ90 flight test aircraft has arrived in Moses Lake, Washington.

AACO Chief Calls For Clarification On Electronics Carry-On Ban
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:58 AM (ET)
The head of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) is urging ICAO to seek clarification on the nature of the threat that prompted the US and UK ban on electronics in the cabin.

Mesa Airlines Pilots Request Federal Mediation
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:57 AM (ET)
Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), have requested mediation services from the National Mediation Board (NMB) to facilitate negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement.

Air China Reports 2016 Net Income Up 0.4%
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:56 AM (ET)
Air China has posted a net income of CNY6.8 billion ($978 million) in 2016, up 0.4% over a net profit of CNY6.8 billion in 2015, according to the domestic accounting standard.

AIX 2017: Tigerair Australia Seeks A320 Device Solution
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:56 AM (ET)
Virgin Australia’s low-cost carrier (LCC) Tigerair Australia is looking at “bring your own device” intranet solutions for its remaining Airbus A320s, as it transitions to an all-Boeing 737-800 fleet.

Ban The Carry-On Ban. And Soon
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:55 AM (ET)
The new US and UK electronics carry-on security bans continue to raise questions. But there’s zero evidence that they raise security.

Russia's AirBridgeCargo Grows 747-8F Fleet
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:54 AM (ET)
Russian air freight carrier AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines has taken delivery of the first of two Boeing 747-8Fs under a long-term lease agreement with US-based lessor Intrepid Aviation.

MIAT Mongolian Airlines To Lease Two Boeing 737 MAXs
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:53 AM (ET)
MIAT Mongolian Airlines plans to lease two Boeing 737 MAXs from Irish lessor Avolon as it looks to bolster its single-aisle fleet.

Danish Air Transport Looks At Future Fleet Options
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 11:53 AM (ET)
Scheduled and charter carrier Danish Air Transport (DAT) is evaluating future operations and shape of its fleet.

JAL Begins Tokyo Haneda-JFK Flights
Frequent Business Traveler - Apr 04, 2017 11:52 AM (ET)
Japan Airlines announced the launch of new daily service between Tokyo Haneda and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Florida Airport Security: Are More Guns The Answer?
Airport Technology - Apr 04, 2017 11:50 AM (ET)
It’s no secret that the US has a complicated relationship with guns.

Lanes At Newark Airport Automatically Retrieve Luggage Bins
AP - Apr 04, 2017 11:48 AM (ET)
It's every traveler's nightmare: You're running late for a flight and the person in front of you in the security line has taken the only two available luggage bins and is slowly putting items in, one by one.

Georgetown County Leaders Say Airport Is Overlooked, New Master Plan To Correct Issue
WMBF News (S.C.) - Apr 04, 2017 11:48 AM (ET)
Did you know there's an airport in Georgetown?

Ames Ready To Celebrate New Airport Hangar
Ames (Iowa) Tribune - Apr 04, 2017 11:48 AM (ET)
The Ames Municipal Airport will hold a public ribbon-cutting celebration Saturday for the new Ames Municipal Airport Hangar, and to welcome the new fixed base operator, Central Iowa Air Service, to the community.

East Rockhill Reviews Pennridge Airport Hangar Plans
Montgomery (Pa.) News - Apr 04, 2017 11:47 AM (ET)
Pennridge Airport isn’t planning to expand its runway, airport representatives said at a March 21 conditional use hearing before the East Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors.

City/County Leaders Consider $2.3 Million Airport Upgrade
Smokey Barn News (Tenn.) - Apr 04, 2017 11:47 AM (ET)
Robertson County officials are looking at making a $2.3 million investment in the Robertson County Airport in Springfield.

Solar-Powered Plane Firm Joins Northern Colo. Airport
Coloradoan - Apr 04, 2017 11:46 AM (ET)
An Englewood company developing a long-range, solar-powered aircraft is expected to lease one of a handful of new hangars planned at Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland.

Berlin Voters To Get Say On Keeping Old Airport Open
AP - Apr 04, 2017 11:46 AM (ET)
Plans to replace Berlin's three small airports with a shiny new one have hit a fresh bump, after campaigners collected enough signatures to force a referendum on keeping a second site open.

Shift In Earth's Magnetic Poles Means Changes At Local Airport
WPBN (Mich.) - Apr 04, 2017 11:45 AM (ET)
A change in Earth's magnetic poles is changing how airports around the world label their runways.

Lunken Airport Outlines Safety Changes In Layout Plan
WCPO (Ohio) - Apr 04, 2017 11:43 AM (ET)
The second-largest airport serving Greater Cincinnati outlined a change that will likely go unnoticed by much of the traveling public, but that doesn't mean they're not important.

Lower Fares Help Push More Passengers To Cincy Airport
Journal News (Ohio) - Apr 04, 2017 11:42 AM (ET)
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has seen gains in passenger traffic for the first few months of the year, as smaller hubs like the Dayton International Airport are seeing decreased amounts of passengers.

Dayton Airport Traffic At Lowest Point In The Past Decade
Dayton Daily News - Apr 04, 2017 11:20 AM (ET)
Passenger traffic at the Dayton International Airport has decreased in eight out of the past 12 months and in February it was the lowest recorded in the past decade.

Columbus Airport Sees Passenger Increase As Dayton Struggles
Springfield (Ohio) News-Sun - Apr 04, 2017 11:19 AM (ET)
The John Glenn Columbus International Airport has seen gains in passenger traffic for the first few months of the year, as smaller hubs like the Dayton International Airport are seeing decreased amounts of passengers.

Harrison Ford Won't Face Punishment In Airport Runway Incident
AP - Apr 04, 2017 11:17 AM (ET)
Harrison Ford will not face any penalties over mistakenly landing on a taxiway at a Southern California airport earlier this year, the actor's attorney said Monday.

Boca Raton Flights Double As Other Airports Suffer From Trump Restrictions
South Florida Sun Sentinel - Apr 04, 2017 07:58 AM (ET)
When Air Force One lands in West Palm Beach, a parade of private jets descends on Boca Raton.

Airlines Make More Money Selling Miles Than Seats
Bloomberg - Apr 04, 2017 07:56 AM (ET)
Does your wallet contain an airline-branded credit card? If so, your daily Starbucks visits, iTunes selections, and dining habits serve a critical role in keeping the U.S. airline industry fat and happy.

Navy To Use Dauphin Island Airport For Unmanned Research Flights
Al.com (Ala.) - Apr 04, 2017 07:55 AM (ET)
The Jeremiah Denton airport on Dauphin Island might seem an unlikely launch site for Navy drones, but it's going to happen later this year under an agreement recently approved by the Mobile County Commission.

Louisiana Flight Schools Ready To Meet Demand
Lafayette (La.) Advertiser - Apr 04, 2017 07:51 AM (ET)
Louisiana schools have shifted focus to workforce development in recent years to fill gaps left by retirees or quickly growing industries. One unique gap they're looking to fill is in the sky.

Aviation Event Targets Attracting More Women To Sector
Gulf News - Apr 04, 2017 07:50 AM (ET)
International women leaders from the aviation industry will convene at the second Women in Aviation General Assembly on May 15 to promote higher participation of women in the Middle East’s aviation sector.

Redbird Debuts Rugged Flight Sim For Schools
General Aviation News - Apr 04, 2017 07:50 AM (ET)
Redbird Flight Simulations has introduced an updated and specialized version of its desktop flight simulator, the Jay Velocity Edition, to support schools that are investing in STEM education.

Airport Receives Solar Funding From Rocky Mountain Power
Sweetwater Now (Wyo.) - Apr 04, 2017 07:49 AM (ET)
Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky Customers have awarded $94,216 in funding for a new solar array at the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport.

Experimental Aircraft Association Awards Local Students
Albuquerque (N.M.) Journal - Apr 04, 2017 07:49 AM (ET)
The Albuquerque Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (eaa179.org) has provided more than $10,000 in grants and scholarships to applicants seeking to further their aviation education, practical skills and training.

Federal Fix Could Help Air Traffic Congestion
WHOTV (Iowa) - Apr 04, 2017 07:48 AM (ET)
While flying in and out of Des Moines may not be too difficult, not all airports are known for short lines and security stops.

Spring Travel Season Is Here - That Means Airlines Are Beefing Up Their Flight Schedules
Anchorage Daily News - Apr 04, 2017 07:47 AM (ET)
Even though there's fresh snow on the ground, spring has sprung in airline-land. That means the aircraft scheduling department is working overtime to line up additional summertime flights.

Air Canada Rouge Doubles Flights To Budapest Airport
eTurbo News - Apr 04, 2017 07:47 AM (ET)
Budapest Airport has announced further development in its expanding summer schedule with another welcome frequency increase on Air Canada rouge’s link to Toronto Pearson.

Hawaiian Airlines Targets Growth In Asia
CNBC - Apr 04, 2017 07:46 AM (ET)
After posting one of its best financial results on record in 2016, Hawaiian Airlines is reaffirming its commitment to the Asia Pacific region, celebrating its fourth anniversary of service between Auckland and Honolulu.

FAA Approves Second Round Of Fly Quiet Program At O'Hare Airport
Chicago Tribune - Apr 04, 2017 07:45 AM (ET)
Residents in some communities northwest and northeast of the airfield — like Park Ridge, which was among several northern suburbs to vote against the plan — said they ended up with more jet noise during the trial run.

After 6 Months Of Local Control, Here's How Ontario Airport's Income Has Changed
Inland Valley Bulletin (Calif.) - Apr 04, 2017 07:45 AM (ET)
Now under local control for six months, the Ontario International Airport is bringing in almost 10 percent more revenues than it did during the same period last year when it was owned by Los Angeles World Airports.

BWI, Reagan National Airports Set Records For Passenger Traffic
Washington Post - Apr 04, 2017 07:44 AM (ET)
More than 70 million passengers flew through the Washington region’s three airports in 2016 — a sign that airport leaders’ aggressive efforts to court new airlines, offer amenities and upgrade shopping and dining options are paying off, officials said.

Duke Research Team Partners With TSA, Smiths Detection To Enhance Screening Technologies
Duke Chronicle - Apr 04, 2017 07:44 AM (ET)
Within two to three years, "deep learning technology" developed by Duke researchers could be in airports.

Purcell: With TSA, Indignity Security's Price
San Antonio Express-News - Apr 04, 2017 07:43 AM (ET)
It was probably worse for the Transportation Security Administration officer than it was for me.

SC Man Arrested At Charleston Airport For Trying To Join ISIS
WBTW (S.C.) - Apr 04, 2017 07:42 AM (ET)
A man from Ladson was arrested by the FBI this week at the Charleston International Airport for attempting to provide support to ISIS.

Feds Fear Terror Groups Developing Laptop Bombs That Evade Airport Security
Fox News - Apr 04, 2017 07:42 AM (ET)
U.S. intelligence sources suggest ISIS and other terrorist groups can build laptop bombs capable of slipping past airport security scanners, Fox News has learned.

Boeing 787-10 Completes First Flight In Charleston
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 07:41 AM (ET)
The first Boeing 787-10, BOE1, completed its first flight from the Boeing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, on March 31. The flight took off at 9:30 a.m. local time and landed at 2:35 p.m., just over five hours later.

Airbus A319neo Concludes Maiden Flight
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 07:41 AM (ET)
The first Airbus A319neo performed its maiden flight March 31, Airbus announced in a statement.

Lufthansa Cargo Posts €50 Million Loss In 2016, Evaluates 777F Fleet
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 07:40 AM (ET)
Lufthansa Cargo (LHC) reported an adjusted EBIT loss of €50 million ($52.5 million) for 2016, reversed from a net profit of €74 million in 2015.

Virgin Australia Selects Gogo For Satellite Connectivity
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 07:40 AM (ET)
Virgin Australia has chosen Chicago-based aviation broadband specialist Gogo for satellite connectivity service across its fleet, the two companies announced March 30.

Russia Expands Crimea Subsidy Program
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 07:39 AM (ET)
The Russian government has added three cities to the list of subsidized routes to Simferopol, Crimea, bringing the total number of routes to 61. The additional cities include Sochi, Orsk and Syktyvkar.

China Southern Reports Net Profit Up 30% In 2016
Air Transport World - Apr 04, 2017 07:39 AM (ET)
China Southern Airlines reported a net profit of CNY5.06 billion ($734 million) in 2016, up 30% over a net income of CNY3.9 billion in 2015.

Lower Fares Help Push More Passengers To Cincy Airport
Journal News (Ohio) - Apr 04, 2017 06:58 AM (ET)
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has seen gains in passenger traffic for the first few months of the year, as smaller hubs like the Dayton International Airport are seeing decreased amounts of passengers.

Dayton Airport Traffic At Lowest Point In The Past Decade
Dayton Daily News - Apr 04, 2017 06:54 AM (ET)
Passenger traffic at the Dayton International Airport has decreased in eight out of the past 12 months and in February it was the lowest recorded in the past decade.

Columbus Airport Sees Passenger Increase As Dayton Struggles
Springfield (Ohio) News-Sun - Apr 04, 2017 06:53 AM (ET)
The John Glenn Columbus International Airport has seen gains in passenger traffic for the first few months of the year, as smaller hubs like the Dayton International Airport are seeing decreased amounts of passengers.

Harrison Ford Won't Face Punishment In Airport Runway Incident
Fox News - Apr 04, 2017 06:52 AM (ET)
Harrison Ford will not face any penalties over mistakenly landing on a taxiway at a Southern California airport earlier this year, the actor's attorney said Monday.

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