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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 […]
November 18, 2017

Hawaiian Airlines: New CEO is Peter Ingram as Dunkerley retires

Hawaiian Airlines announced the planned retirement of Mark Dunkerley, president and chief executive officer, and the selection of Peter Ingram, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, to […]
November 18, 2017

Survey says: Americans want in-flight texting, wifi, cell calls but don’t want fellow passengers using it

Those who thought that airplanes might remain a haven from emails, text messages and phone calls may want to think again. The majority of Americans would […]