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December 9, 2017

HDR to plan and design regional airport in Iowa

South Central Regional Airport Agency in central Iowa has selected HDR to plan and design a 581-acre regional airport. The site for the new airport is […]
November 26, 2017

CDC: Nearly half of world’s busiest airports have smoke-free policies

Among the 50 busiest airports in the world, 23 have smoke-free indoor policies. This means air travelers and employees at 46 percent of the world’s busiest […]
November 18, 2017

ICAO Council endorses new Global Aviation Security Plan

The ICAO Council took an historic step in November endorsing the very first Global Aviation Security Plan to improve international coordination, response, and planning to counter […]
November 18, 2017

TSA screened 24 million travelers Thanksgiving week; up 6 percent

The number of passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints across the country this Thanksgiving season was expected to be extremely high. From […]
November 18, 2017

Which airports were the busiest for Thanksgiving week?

The data from Hopper revealed the following trends for Thanksgiving 2017: Domestic flight prices are currently averaging about $322 round-trip for Thanksgiving compared to $288 last year (up about 12%). Last year, the cheapest […]
November 18, 2017

Six airlines to change terminals in December in LaGuardia

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines will consolidate their flight operations as part of major relocations of airline carriers at LaGuardia […]
November 18, 2017

No. of firearms at ATL security surpass 2016 total; breaks record

Transportation Security Administration officers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) have discovered 211 firearms at security checkpoints in 2017 as of November 16, surpassing the total […]
November 18, 2017

Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians vote to ratify agreement

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced Nov. 16 that the Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians, represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), ratified their first collective bargaining […]
November 18, 2017

LAWA, TSA unveil five automated screening lanes at Bradley Intl.

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) formally unveiled in November the first five Automated Screening Lanes (ASLs) to be installed as […]