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Aviation News Today for Wednesday, April 11, 2012

April 12, 2012
1.  Delta Breaks Ground on LaGuardia Terminal Expansion
2.  Moody’s Rates DFW Airport Bonds
3.  Boeing, Embraer Sign Cooperation Agreement
4.  Allegiant To Open New Base At Punta Gorda Airport
5.  UFood Opens At Salt Lake City Airport
6.  AAAE Conference Involves Student Members
7.  ANTN Digicast Training Highlights
8.  Judge Puts Brakes On Direct Air  (Worcester (Mass.) Business Journal)
9.  Runway Relocation In Final Stage  (WTOK (Miss.))
10.  Wireless Comms Becoming Standard On Aircraft  (Aviation Week & Space Technology)
11.  Seat-Review Sites Put Airline Passengers In Prime Position  (CNN)
12.  U.S. Looks To ‘Harmonize’ With UN Lithium-Battery Rules  (Bloomberg)
13.  Attorneys: Pilots Who Hide Medical Conditions Can Create Liability For Airlines  (NJBiz)
14.  Airbus Closes In On $2.5 Billion Indonesian Deal  (Reuters)
15.  U.S. Rivals Try To Keep Air Canada’s Washington Plan From Taking Off  (Toronto Globe and Mail)
16.  Boom And Bust, The Regional Jet Phenomenon  (Flightglobal)
17.  Allegiant Air To Start Hawaii Flights  (Wall Street Journal)
18.  United Employees Concerned About Proposal For International Flights At Hobby Airport  (KTRK-TV (Houston))
19.  AMR Executive Says Pilots Doubt Idea Of US Airways Merger  (Bloomberg)
20.  Clerk Refuses To Pay $1M For Airport Project  (WZVN-HD (Fla.))
21.  Airport Gets OK To Curtail Duck, Geese Population  (State College (Pa.) Centre Daily Times)
22.  Fulton OKs Building Luxury Hangars At Airport  (Fulton (Mo.) Sun)
23.  Palmer Airport Parking Expansion Should Be Ready For Orlando Flights  (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
24.  Southwest Adds Larger Planes, Going International  (South Florida Sun-Sentinel)
25.  Nonstop Flight From RDU To San Francisco To Start In August  (Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer)
26.  Altoona Airport Seeks Alternate Designation  (Altoona (Pa.) Mirror)
27.  Direct Air Fights Liquidation While Kalamazoo Airport Seeks New Carriers  (West Michigan Business)
28.  India’s Jet Airways Says Delays Some Airport Payments  (Reuters)
29.  Province Won’t Slow Airport Train By Adding More Stops  (Toronto Star)
30.  Myrtle Beach International Airport To Get New Look  (WMBF (S.C.))
31.  Hundreds Of British Airways Workers To Be Sacked At Gatwick  (Mail (U.K.))
32.  Embraer Continues To Explore Engine Options For Next-Gen E-Jets  (Air Transport World)
33.  Embraer CEO: Boeing Pact Is A Technology First Step  (Air Transport World)
34.  Virgin Australia Invests $8 Million In Perth-Based Skywest  (Air Transport World)
35.  Regulators Green Light Jetstar Japan AOC; Will Launch In July  (Air Transport World)
36.  India Expected To Approve Foreign Airline Investment  (Air Transport World)
37.  Air Astana To Phase Out Fokker F50s  (Air Transport World)
38.  OLT Express To Take Over Some Parts Of Grounded Cirrus  (Air Transport World)
39.  10% More People Use City Airport  (Fife Today)
40.  Tupelo Airport Authority Chooses Local Company For FBO Services  (WTVA (Miss.))
41.  Growth Of Peoria’s Airport Helps Local Economy Take Off  (
42.  Dining At Toronto’s Pearson Airport Will Get A Big Upgrade  (Toronto Globe and Mail)
43.  BAA Airport Traffic In March Boosted By Early Easter  (BBC)
44.  Destination Impacting Airport Boardings  (Florence (Ala.) Daily Times)
45.  Delhi Airport Fears Shutdown As AI, Kingfisher Dues Mount  (Indian Express)
46.  Mayo Mulls Airport Control  (Monroe (La.) News Star)
47.  Great Lakes Comes To Mason City Airport  (KIMT (Iowa))
48.  Airport Approves 2012-2013 Budget  (Parkersburg (W.Va.) News and Sentinel)
49.  Nigeria: Airport Operator – How FAAN Subverted Due Process  (This Day (Africa))
50.  Canberra v Sydney – The Great Airport Debate  (Illawarra (Australia) Mercury)
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