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Aviation News Today for April 18, 2012

April 19, 2012
1.  House Passes Another 90-Day Highway Extension
2.  Senate Panel Approves DOT, FAA Funding
3.  Los Angeles, FAA To Advance Runway Lights Program
4.  St. Louis Lambert Completes Bag Claim Upgrade
5.  Allegiant Plans Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-Florida Route
6.  In Memoriam: Edward Dorsett, A.A.E.
7.  New Programs From ANTN Digicast
8.  Did You Know
9.  Airport Food Takes Off: Mitchell’s Dining Guide, 2012  (
10.  Ogden Council OKs Expansion Of Airport Terminal  (Ogden (Utah) Standard-Examiner)
11.  FAA Investigating Possible Runway Incursion By Memphis Fire Vehicle  (Memphis Commercial Appeal)
12.  Blue Ash Declines Option To Buy Airport From Cincinnati  (Cincinnati Business Courier)
13.  Passenger Traffic Up At Tucson International  (AP)
14.  ACT Airport Can Be Sydney Option  (Canberra Times)
15.  Bruce Frallic To Retire As Executive Director Of Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority  (Mississippi Press)
16.  Joplin Airport Manager Supports AMR  (Joplin (Mo.) Globe)
17.  Airport Against New Garbage Disposal Citing Flight Safety  (Daily Nation (Kenya))
18.  $20.5M Airport Project Looks To Land On Time  (Rapid City (S.D.) Journal)
19.  Lake County Approves Land Transfer To Gary Airport  (Gary (Ind.) Post-Tribune)
20.  State Clarifies Airport Management Limits  (Florida Keys Keynoter)
21.  Stowaway Found On Plane At Toronto Airport  (Postmedia News (Canada))
22.  Support Reinvigorated For Second Airport  (Bangkok Post)
23.  AMR Cuts 1,200 More Jobs In $1.25 Billion Labor-Savings Plan  (Bloomberg)
24.  Lambert Moves Forward On Baggage Claim Renovation  (St. Louis Business Journal)
25.  With Allegiant Shaking Up Las Vegas-Hawaii Air Market, How Will Southwest Respond?  ( )
26.  Delta’s New LaGuardia Hub Revolutionary For NYC Fliers  (Forbes)
27.  Honeywell Signs Plane Wi-Fi Deal  (Wall Street Journal)
28.  Ex-Im Bank Chief Contests Delta Complaints On Aircraft Financing  (Bloomberg)
29.  FAA Urged To Adopt Fatigue Rules For Cargo Pilots  (USA Today)
30.  Boeing, ANA Conduct First Transpacific Biofuel Flight  (AIN Online )
31.  Delta Oil Refinery Announcement Could Come This Week-Sources  (Reuters)
32.  Pilot Fatigue Caused Air Canada Incident That Injured 16  (USA Today)
33.  Airlines Lose A Record Low Number Of Bags  (USA Today)
34.  JetBlue And Japan Airlines Reach Deal On Code Sharing Agreement  (Washington Post)
35.  Southwest Amid Air War In Houston  (KDFW-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth) )
36.  ABIA Makes List Of Best Airport Restaurants  (NPR)
37.  Airport Clips Wings On International Travel By Employees  (Indianapolis Business Journal)
38.  Orlando Airport To Consider $472M In Upgrades  (Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel)
39.  Commerce Dept. Reports Visitors To U.S. Spent $13.3 Billion In February  (TravelPulse )
40.  Cruise Lines And Tour Operators Eat Costs Of Higher Fuel  (Travel Weekly)
41.  Cops: Man arrested At John Wayne Airport With Loaded Gun  (Orange County (Calif.) Register)
42.  China Replaces Airport Construction Fee With Civil Aviation Fee For Domestic Flights  (China Economic Review)
43.  Bob Hope Airport Seeks To Add ‘Burbank’ To Name  (Burbank (Calif.) Leader)
44.  Airport Authority Looks To Expand Queen City  (Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call)
45.  Airport Chatter Aims To Remove Hassle From Navigating An Airport  (MSNBC)
46.  Airport Concessionaire Argues Companies Wrongly Won Contracts, City Says It Followed Law  (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
47.  Airport Reports Travel Slump  (Medford (Ore.) Mail Tribune)
48.  Busy Heathrow Is ‘Making Airlines Flee’  (Sky News)
49.  Dubai Set To Pvertake Heathrow As World’s Largest Airport  (Telegraph (U.K.))
50.  Airport Could Handle More Business, City Leaders Say  (Anniston (Ala.) Star)
51.  BWI Airport Parking Garage Home To New 505KW Solar Power Array  (AP)
52.  Airport Releases Details Of New Concessions For Massive International Terminal  (AP)
53.  Airports Restore Major Murals To Former Glory  (USA Today)
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