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Aviation News Today for Thursday, February 9, 2012

April 11, 2012
1.  Senate Passes Highway Bill With Temporary AMT Relief
2.  TSA’s Pistole Testifies On Screening Partnership Program
3.  Frontier Announces Colorado Springs Expansion
4.  Sea-Tac Receives ‘Clean’ FAA Report
5.  San Francisco Upgrades Noise Abatement Website
6.  Economic Impact Shown For Reno Airports
7.  International Visits Increase In November
8.  DOT Selects SeaPort For Four-Year Salina, Kan., Contract
9.  EASA Widens AD For A380 Cracks; Boeing Confirms 787 Shims  (Air Transport World)
10.  IATA: Europe Should Build A More Competitive Aviation Sector  (Air Transport World)
11.  WestJet Posts 65% 2011 Profit Increase, To Start Regional Carrier In 2013  (Air Transport World)
12.  Royal Jordanian Trims Network, Fleet On High Fuel Prices, Unrest  (Air Transport World)
13.  Chinese Carriers Support Beijing’s Decision Against Joining EU ETS  (Air Transport World)
14.  Estonian Air To Add 12 Embraer Aircraft To Its Fleet  (Air Transport World)
15.  Etihad Rolls Out Connectivity-Equipped Aircraft  (Air Transport World)
16.  Digging Set To Start Friday On Mitchell Intl. Airport Taxiway  (Fox6Now (Milwaukee))
17.  Earn Air Miles For Shopping At Sea-Tac  (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
18.  450 New Jobs Could Come To Springfield Airport  (Dayton Daily News)
19.  Beverly City Council Approves Funding For Airport Improvement Projects  (Your Town Beverly (Mass.))
20.  Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Looks To Consultant To Create Plan For South Side  (Lewiston (Idaho) Tribune)
21.  Bradley Pays $138K For Interim Marketing Consultant  (Hartford Business)
22.  DIA Looks At Drilling Oil Wells At Airport  (
23.  Direct Flights To Denver Coming To Harrisburg International Airport  (Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News)
24.  Denver Flights Coming To Bloomington Airport  (Peoria (Ill.) Journal Star)
25.  Airport Still Needs A New Terminal  (Wyoming Tribune)
26.  Airport Traffic Grows By 1.3 Percent in 2011  (Beaver County (Pa.) Times)
27.  Airlines That Fill 86% Of Seats And Still Lose Money On Domestic Flights  (Wall Street Journal)
28.  The World’s Most Outrageous Airport Lounges  (Forbes)
29.  Air Canada’s All-In Fares Land Earlier Than Expected  (Toronto Globe and Mail)
30.  IATA Blasts EU For Emissions Trading System  (Aviation Week)
31.  Airlines Face $670 Mln Carbon Pollution Charge In 2012  (Reuters)
32.  Aviation And Military Biofuels: New Thinking On Finance, Fuels  (
33.  Transportation Official: LightSquared ‘Not Compatible’ With Flight-Safety Devices  (The Hill)
34.  Boeing CEO Affirms 787 Output Rate Despite Glitch  (Reuters)
35.  Airbus Safety Checks To Be Extended  (Wall Street Journal)
36.  Air Canada Reports Quarterly Loss As Costs Weigh  (Reuters)
37.  Republic’s Shares Flying Too High On Frontier Sale  (Seeking Alpha)
38.  Exclusive: American Airlines Creditors Want To Talk Merger  (Reuters)
39.  Frontier Airlines Passenger Count Down 3.3% In January  (Denver Business Journal)
40.  American Needs Merger Flight Plan  (Wall Street Journal)
41.  United Prepared For Switch To A Single Computer System  (Chicago Tribune)
42.  New Airfare Pricing Rule Challenged In Congress  (Seattle Times)
43.  Corporate Travel Costs May Bloat Without Watchful Eye  (Fox Business)
44.  Shipper Fined $1M For Not Screening Cargo Sent To Indy Airport  (Indianapolis Star)
45.  TSA Head: After Air Marshal Allegations ‘People Were Fired’  (ABC News)
46.  Passenger Prescreening Coming To More Airports–TSA  (Wall Street Journal)
47.  LaGuardia Airport’s Central Terminal Dilemma  (NYC Aviation)
48.  Leflore Board Delays Action On A Grant To Rebuild Airport’s General Aviation Area  (AP)
49.  Lewis Airport Plans Runway Project  (Romeoville (Ill.) Patch)
50.  Airport Affected ‘Significantly’ By FAA Reauthorization  (Moscow-Pullman (Idaho) Daily News)
51.  Complaint On Airport Eatery/Bar Bid Denied  (Arizona Republic)
52.  Passenger Screening System Installed At Greenbrier Valley Airport  (Beckley (W.Va.) Register-Herald)
53.  U.S. Airports Continues To Enrich Passenger Experience  (People’s Daily (China))
54.  Ormond Airport Expansion Proposal Stalls  (Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal)
55.  Hungary To Liquidate Malev, Seeks Airport Deal  (Bloomberg)
56.  Medford Airport Sees Decline In Use  (Medford (Ore.) Mail Tribune)
57.  Shipper Fined $1M For Not Screening Cargo Sent To Indy Airport  (Indianapolis Star)
58.  French Airports Face Day 4 Of Disruptive Strike  (AP)
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