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Aviation News Today for Wednesday, January 25, 2012

April 11, 2012
1.  Delta Fourth Quarter Income Jumps To $425 Million
2.  US Airways 4Q Income Declines
3.  Fitch Downgrades Rating On Tampa Bonds
4.  TSA Expands Pre-Check To Minneapolis-St. Paul
5.  American To Add Miami-Barcelona Flights
6.  North Side Construction to Begin at Lindbergh Field
7.  Akron-Canton Gains New TSA Screening Checkpoint
8.  Sister City Airport Information Requested
9.  South Bend Airport Names New Executive Director
10.  More Firms Plan Business Travel In 2012  (CNBC)
11.  Welcoming Tourists In A Post-9/11 World  (Wall Street Journal)
12.  Buy Or Rent?  (Economist)
13.  Spirit Airlines Asks Flyers To Protest Rules Forcing Up-Front Disclosure Of Fees, Taxes  (Detroit Free Press )
14.  Obama Calls For End To Oil Subsidies  (
15.  Boeing 4Q Profit Up As Plane Deliveries Take Off  (Chicago Sun-Times)
16.  Round Two For Controller-Pilot Datalink As FAA Contract Award Looms  (
17.  Boeing Receives Firm Order For 100 737 MAX Airplanes – Quick Facts  (
18.  Checks Reveal More Cracks In A380 Wing Part  (Reuters)
19.  Delta Reroutes Flights As Solar Storm Hits Earth  (Fox Business)
20.  Why Delta Is Interested In Buying American  (
21.  US Airways Express Flight Attendants May Strike  (Phoenix Business Journal)
22.  Air Canada Pilots Union Says Airline Playing Games In Labor Talks  (Wall Street Journal)
23.  British Airways Holds Keys To AMR  (Wall Street Journal)
24.  US Airways 4Q Income Falls As Fuel Prices Climb  (AP)
25.  Delta, U.S. Airways 4Q Profits Fly Past Street Despite Expensive Fuel  (Fox Business)
26.  Bradley Terminal Expansion Project At LAX Running Behind Schedule  (Daily Breeze (Torrance, Calif.))
27.  NBC 5 Exclusive: Inside DFW Airport’s Terminal Facelift  (KXAS-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth))
28.  Santorum Defends TSA Profiling  (CNN)
29.  Obama Eases Travelers’ Paths  (Florida Today)
30.  TSA Adds Prescreening At MSP  (Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.) )
31.  US House Passes FAA Funding Extension  (Air Transport World)
32.  Iberia Pilots To Strike Again  (Air Transport World)
33.  Saudi Arabian Airlines Orders Eight Additional 777s  (Air Transport World)
34.  A David-And-Goliath Tale In Airline Revenue Integrity  (Air Transport World)
35.  ATW Editors’ Blog: Is Congress Really Close On FAA Bill?  (Air Transport World)
36.  CFM Ends 2011 As Record Year  (Air Transport World)
37.  Eurocontrol: European RVSM Program Delivers Major Cost Savings To Airlines  (Air Transport World)
38.  ILFC Focuses On Asia Expansion  (Air Transport World)
39.  Bombardier Delivered 245 Aircraft In 2011  (Air Transport World)
40.  Airport Numbers Remain Strong  (Montrose (Colo.) Daily Press)
41.  Study: New Airport Slot Rules Will Leak Jobs Out Of Europe  (Travel Daily News International)
42.  Zephyrhills Cranks Up Hangar Rental Rates At Airport  (Tampa Bay Times)
43.  RAK Airport Adds British Executives To Management Team  (Arabian Supply Chain)
44.  Vinci Still Keen On Hochtief’s Airport Business  (Reuters)
45.  Villaraigosa Hails Progress On LAX’s Bradley Renovation  (Los Angeles Times)
46.  Mike Dunn Expected To Take 1 Of 2 Director Roles At Rockford Airport  (Rockford (Ill.) Register Star)
47.  Airport Plans Could Have Explosive Consequences, Warns Expert  (News Shopper (U.K.))
48.  BR Airport Hits 3-Year High For Passenger Numbers  (Bayou Buzz (La.))
49.  Commissioners Vote To Keep Airport Security Plans Secret; Hiller Says She Has Right To Them  (Naples (Fla.) Daily News)
50.  Budapest Airport Welcomes Five New Scheduled Routes From Ryanair  (Incentive Travel & Corporate Meetings)
51.  Three New Routes From Bristol Airport To Be Launched This Summer  (Bristol (U.K.) Evening Post)
52.  Allegiant To Offer New Oakland Flights And Create 60 Jobs At The Airport  (Oakland (Calif.) Tribune)
53.  Chattanooga Airport Traffic Up  (Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press)
54.  Second Airport Location To Be Identified: Report  (Sydney Morning Herald)
55.  Letter: Aborted Landing By Airport Authority?  (Idaho Mountain Express)
56.  Major Upgrades Flying In To GJ Airport  (KKCO (Grand Junction, Colo.))
57.  Sonoma Supervisors OK Airport Expansion  (Santa Rosa (Calif.) Press Democrat)
58.  Reading Regional Airport Reopens North-South Runway  (Reading (Pa.) Eagle)
59.  People-Watching, Celebrity-Spotting Acceptable Pastime In Airports  (USA Today)
60.  County Posts New Airport Expansion Information On Website  (Westminster (Md.) Patch)
61.  Leesburg Council Eliminates Airport Fund  (Leesburg (Va.) Today)
62.  Tourists May Pay 11% More To Rent Cars At Chicago Airports  (Chicago Sun-Times)
63.  County Hears Proposals For Airport Development  (Napa Valley Register)
64.  Committee Says Airport Change Will Help Airport On Long Road To Black  (Watertown (N.Y.) Daily Times)
65.  Outagamie County Regional Airport Overlay Action Out On Hold  (Appleton (Wis.) Post-Crescent)
66.  At Singapore Airport, iPad-Toting Team Eases Fliers’ Frustrations  (USA Today)
67.  Key West Airport Has Record Passenger Year  (Florida Keys Keynoter)

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