Apr 18, 2017 11:07 AM (ET)
Kansas City's Downtown Airport Has a New Manager
The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.) - Apr 18, 2017 05:52 PM (ET)
Kansas City’s Wheeler Downtown Airport has a new manager.
Melissa Cooper replaces Mike Roper, who retired late last year
Jet Aviation Adds to Caribbean Footprint With Puerto Rico FBO
Aviation International News (Midland Park, N.J.) - Apr 18, 2017 05:50 PM (ET)
Jet Aviation has signed an agreement with Pazos FBO, one of two aviation services providers at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, that will see the location rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan.
Moline's Elliott Aviation Flying High with Plans to Add Jobs
WQAD (Moline, Ill.) - Apr 18, 2017 05:48 PM (ET)
Elliott Aviation plans to add 15 new jobs at its Moline headquarters in coming days.
Malaysia Air Is First Airline to Track Fleet With Satellites
Bloomberg (New York) - Apr 18, 2017 05:37 PM (ET)
Malaysia Air, which lost a wide-body jet with 239 people aboard three years ago in one of history’s most enduring aviation mysteries, has become the first airline to sign an agreement for space-based flight tracking of its aircraft.
City Signs Lease with Aviation Firm for Hangar
The Monett Times (Monett, Mo.) - Apr 18, 2017 05:32 PM (ET)
N2 Air to bring detailing, mechanical service to Monett
Paradies Lagardere, Pacific Gateway Airport Concession Proposals Advance to New Orleans Aviation Boa
The New Orleans Advocate (New Orleans, La.) - Apr 18, 2017 05:31 PM (ET)
A committee of airport officials and city representatives on Tuesday selected two proposals to design, build and operate news, gift and retail concessions at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport's new 35-gate terminal, setting a vision for the nearly $1 billion facility that they hope will appeal to locals and visitors alike.
Verner Panton–Inspired Playground Coming to Fort Lauderdale Airport
The Architects Newspaper (New York) - Apr 18, 2017 05:24 PM (ET)
Work on a $295 million modernization plan for the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s Terminal 1 by multiservice firm Gresham, Smith and Partners is nearly complete.
New Trustee Appointed to Airport Authority Board
KTVN (Reno, Nevada) - Apr 18, 2017 05:22 PM (ET)
The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority swore in a new member to the Airport Board of Trustees on Monday. Shaun Carey was appointed by the City of Sparks to serve on the Airport Authority Board, governing Reno-Tahoe International and Reno-Stead Airports.
Tampa International Airport details Phase II of $1 billion construction plan
Tampa Bay Times (Tampa, Fla.) - Apr 18, 2017 05:21 PM (ET)
Tampa International Airport is unveiling details of Phase II of its $1 billion renovation at a Hillsborough County Aviation Authority board meeting this afternoon.
Practice Airport Experience Reduces Travel Anxiety for Children with Disabilities
My San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas) - Apr 18, 2017 01:10 PM (ET)
Bush Intercontinental Airport is holding its fifth Wings for All event Tuesday to provide a practice airport experience for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Seven Major Players in Trump's $1 Trillion Infrastructure Push
The Hill (Washington, DC) - Apr 18, 2017 11:46 AM (ET)
Members of the White House, Congress and Transportation Department are all expected to have a major role in shaping President Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure package.
Alaska Air Overtakes American Airlines in Annual Loyalty Program Awards
Skift (New York) - Apr 18, 2017 11:43 AM (ET)
Mieage Plan from Alaska Airlines just won as the best airline loyalty program in FlyerTalk’s annual survey — largely because of its distance based earnings.
BG/WC Regional Airport Gets Award from TVA
WBKO (Bowling Green, Ky.) - Apr 18, 2017 11:40 AM (ET)
The Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport is one of only four area airports plus Fed Ex Corporation to receive a Ground Support Equipment Award from the TVA.
Dublin Airport Gets New Morocco Service this Winter
Newstalk (Dublin, Ireland) - Apr 18, 2017 11:34 AM (ET)
Air Arabia Maroc has announced its plans to launch a service from Dublin to the Moroccan city of Agadir.
City to Seek Funding for Airport
The Daily Star (Oneonta, N.Y.) - Apr 18, 2017 11:32 AM (ET)
The Oneonta Common Council will consider a grant application for its airport, among other business at a meeting Tuesday night, according to the meeting agenda.
Airports: New Approach Saves Jet Fuel, Improves Air Quality
Minnesota Public Radio (Saint Paul, Minn.) - Apr 18, 2017 11:30 AM (ET)
Most airplanes landing at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are using less fuel than they did in the past thanks to new procedures for arriving flights, Metropolitan Airports Commission officials said.
Medford Airport Back on Record-Breaking Pace
Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.) - Apr 18, 2017 11:28 AM (ET)
The Medford airport was back in record territory during March.
Spurred by United Express’ 21 percent gain and Alaska Air Group’s continued growth, passenger activity eclipsed the year-old March record by nearly 4 percent. A total of 64,780 travelers passed through the gates last month, bettering the previous standard of 62,341.
Pellston Regional Airport to Host Business Networking Event on April 27
Petoskey News (Petoskey, Mich.) - Apr 18, 2017 11:24 AM (ET)
The Air Service Task Force is a committee of business leaders representing the chambers of commerce and visitors bureaus of St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, Cheboygan, Indian River, Harbor Springs and Petoskey.
Tulsa Airport Holding Retirement Ceremony for Bomb-Sniffing Dog Bic
KTUL (Tulsa, Okla.) - Apr 18, 2017 11:21 AM (ET)
Tulsa International Airport is saying goodbye to a member of its security team Tuesday.
Pacific Aviation Museum Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Doolittle Raid
Hawaii News Now (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Apr 18, 2017 11:17 AM (ET)
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II Doolittle Raid with a special presentation for the general public by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, author, educator and granddaughter of General Jimmy Doolittle, leader of the famed Doolittle (Tokyo) Raid that took place, April 18, 1942.
Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic to Expand Codeshare Agreement
Aviation Tribune (Estonia) - Apr 18, 2017 11:06 AM (ET)
Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic today announced a further expansion of their codeshare agreement between India and the United States, providing greater choice and enhanced connectivity via London Heathrow.
Airline Routes-April 17, 2017
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2017 11:05 AM (ET)
Ukraine International Airlines launched daily nonstop Kiev-Kherson Embraer E145 and E190 service.
Moscow Domodedovo Wins Approval for T3 Terminal Construction
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2017 11:04 AM (ET)
Moscow Domodedovo International Airport has received approval to begin constructing a third passenger terminal, T3, which is scheduled to open in 2023.
Horizon Air, Pilots' Union Reach Tentative Agreement
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2017 11:03 AM (ET)
Alaska Air Group regional subsidiary Horizon Air and its pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, reached a tentative agreement April 14 to amend their existing eight-year contract.
Interjet Receives First CFM LEAP-1A-Powered A320neo
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2017 11:02 AM (ET)
Mexico City-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Interjet took delivery of the first of three Airbus A320neos, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, on April 17, according to Interjet CEO Jose Luis Garza.
EVA Air Posts $107 Million Net Profit for 2016
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2017 11:01 AM (ET)
Taiwan’s EVA Air posted a full-year 2016 net profit of TWD3.5 billion ($107 million), down 46% from the company’s TWD6.4 billion 2015 net result.
Trump Moves to Restore Ex-Im Bank to Full Functionality
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2017 10:59 AM (ET)
The US Export-Import bank (Ex-Im), a key financing tool for major commercial aircraft transactions, moved a step closer to becoming fully functional again after US President Donald Trump nominated two new Ex-Im board members.
China Eastern, China Southern to Invest in New Beijing Airport
Air Transport World - Apr 18, 2017 10:57 AM (ET)
China Eastern and China Southern airlines have won approval from the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC) to invest in Beijing’s new airport, which is expected to open in 2019.