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Aviation News Today for Tuesday, March 20, 2012

April 11, 2012
1.  AAAE Supports Expansion Of Trusted Traveler Programs
2.  IATA Downgrades Carrier Earnings Forecast
3.  TSA Expands PreCheck At O’Hare, Reagan National
4.  Aviation Associations Support Contract Tower Funding
5.  ANTN Digicast Program Highlights
6.  Did You Know
7.  Analyst Sees Narrowbody Bubble Market  (Air Transport World)
8.  UPS Strikes Accord To Acquire TNT For $6.8 Billion  (Air Transport World)
9.  Air Berlin’s 2011 Loss Widens; Set To Join Oneworld  (Air Transport World)
10.  Russian Authorities To Liberalize International Routes  (Air Transport World)
11.  ATR Opens Training Center In Africa  (Air Transport World)
12.  FAA Pledges Improved Air Traffic Over Bay Area Airports  (San Francisco Business Times)
13.  Cabin Interior Advances Beyond Seats And IFE  (
14.  Automation Is Considered For Checking IDs In Airports  (New York Times)
15.  US Lawmakers Worry About E Coast Refining Capacity  (Reuters)
16.  India To Ask Airlines To Shun EU Carbon Law  (Reuters)
17.  Boeing, Airbus Watchers Fear Production Rates Headed Too High  (Seattle Times)
18.  Boeing Says Committed To MAX For Long Term  (Reuters)
19.  UPS Deal Puts FedEx On The Defensive  (Wall Street Journal)
20.  JetBlue Moving To Bigger Digs In San Juan  (Travel Weekly)
21.  American Eagle’s Future Will Soon Be Clearer For Employees  (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
22.  787 Making New Routes Economically Viable  (Aviation Week)
23.  Airlines Look To Satellites For Wi-Fi Internet In The Sky  (USA Today)
24.  Travel Buyers Call For Uniform Approach To Airport Security  (Supply Management online (U.K.))
25.  TSA To Drug Dealers: Don’t Bring Ecstasy On Plane  (Oklahoman)
26.  With Multimillion-Dollar Projects Ahead, Ford Airport Might Seek New Consulting Firm  (Michigan Business Review)
27.  Burlington Airport Looks To Sell Vacant Homes Before Demolition  (Burlington (Vt.) Free Press)
28.  Newport Airport Manager Pitches $9 Million Upgrade To City Council  (Oregonian News Network)
29.  Alaska Airlines And Three Others To Switch Terminals At LAX  (Los Angeles Times)
30.  Hochtief Chief Seeks Firmer Airport Solution After Shelving Sale  (Bloomberg)
31.  AMR Joins United In Scrubbing 300 Flights On Texas Storms  (Bloomberg)
32.  Panel Votes To Rename Little Rock Airport For Clintons?  (Arkansas News)
33.  Delay In Delhi Airport Fee Hike May Push Up Charges Further  (
34.  Travelers Can Pay $5 Fee To Reserve Parking Spot At Greenville-Spartanburg Airport  (Greenville (S.C.) News)
35.  Sydney Airport’s Overseas Passengers Up  (AAP)
36.  Spirit Flight Attendants Picket Outside Fort Lauderdale Airport For New Contract  (South Florida Sun-Sentinel)
37.  No. Of Narita Airport Employees Falls Due To Global Economic Downturn  (Kyodo)
38.  Taxpayers To Get Spending Statement  (London Evening Standard)
39.  Airport Contractor Denies Allegations  (Sacramento Business Journal)
40.  Oskaloosa City Council Approves 28E Agreement For Regional Airport  (Oskaloosa (Iowa) News)
41.  Contract For Hickory Airport Fuel Depot Up For Approval  (Hickory (N.C.) Daily Record)
42.  US Airways, City Say They Are Working Out Differences On Airport Expansion  (Philadelphia Inquirer)
43.  Dickinson Has Express Route To The Airport  (Dickinson (N.D.) Press)
44.  Little Rock Officials To Consider Renaming City Airport In Honor Of Clintons  (AP)
45.  Denver Route Boosts Traffic At Akron Airport  (Denver Business Journal)
46.  Manistee Airport Gets New Carrier  (Ludington (Mich.) Daily News)
47.  Hong Kong Gives Green Light For $17.5 Bln 3rd Runway  (Reuters)
48.  Report: Nevada Airports Drive State’s Economy  (Reno Gazette Journal)
49.  Oroville Airport Now Offering Jet Fueling  (Oroville (Calif.) Mercury-Register)
50.  Air Canada Maintenance Firm Gets Bankruptcy Protection  (CBC News)
51.  Airport Medical Clinic Will Close  (Orlando Sentinel)
52.  Proposed Governing Body Might Omit Neighbors  (Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise)
53.  Delays Different At Small Airports  (Salisbury (Md.) Daily Times)
54.  Our View: Rockford Airport Board, Staff Find Airline In Just 52 Hours  (Rockford (Ill.) Register Star)
55.  Airport Commission Agree To Buy House, Apartments Adjacent To LAX  (Torrance (Calif.) Daily Breeze)
56.  LAX Baggage Screening Facility Working At Only Half Capacity  (Los Angeles Times)
57.  Clark Leaves Suddenly As Airport Chief  (Indianapolis Business Journal)
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