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Aviation News Today for Thursday, April 26, 2012

April 27, 2012
1.  JetBlue Posts Increased 1Q Profit
2.  United Posts First Quarter Net Loss
3.  Senator Panel Discusses Aviation Security Issues
4.  House Panel Reviews Aviation Safety in the U.S.
5.  Airline Traffic Increases Year Over Year
6.  Moody’s Downgrades Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Bonds
7.  ANA Sets Date For Tokyo-Sea-Tac Service
8.  Regional LEO School Onsite Training Held
9.  Airport Privatization Conference Held
10.  Did You Know
11.  Air Travellers Flock To apps, Mobile Devices  (Reuters)
12.  Airlines Raise Luggage, Itinerary Fees To Stay Competitive  (Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wis.))
13.  Injunction Bars Hawaii From Requiring Cargo Inspection Fee  (Pacific Business News)
14.  Advanced Biofuels, Farm, Airline Groups Call On US To Fund Proposed Military Biofuels Project (
15.  EU Official: Would Protect Interests If Retaliation Seen On ETS  (Fox Business)
16.  Bird Strikes Pose Ongoing Danger To Aircraft  (USA Today)
17.  Watchdogs Question FAA Error Data  (Washington Post)
18.  Boeing Says It Backs AMR Plan To Reorganize  (
19.  Delta Denies Interest In Larger Stake In Gol  (Reuters)
20.  Hobby Lobby: Dueling Airlines’ Political Operations Take Off  (Houston Chronicle)
21.  Earnings Up 26.5 Percent At Las Vegas-Based Allegiant Travel  ( )
22.  US Air Says AMR Deal Would Yield $1.2 Bln A Year  (Reuters)
23.  JetBlue 1Q Profit Surges As Traffic, Capacity Jump; Powers Named Finance Chief  (Wall Street Journal)
24.  Parent Of United Airlines 1Q Loss Doubles After Computer Switchover  (Washington Post)
25.  Iberia Pilots To Bear Brunt Of Cost-Cutting Measures  (Air Transport World)
26.  MITAC Delays MRJ First Flight, First Delivery By More Than A Year  (Air Transport World)
27.  US Airways Posts 1Q Profit; Touts Possible Synergies From AA Merger  (Air Transport World)
28.  Boeing 1Q Profit Surges; Sees ‘Strong And Growing’ Aircraft Demand  (Air Transport World)
29.  Blog: AIA’s Jobs Doomsday Countdown  (Air Transport World)
30.  Delta To Align Headcount With Reduced Capacity  (Air Transport World)
31.  Hawaiian 1Q Net Income Leaps To $7.26 Million  (Air Transport World)
32.  A350 XWB Aft Fuselage Arrives In Toulouse  (Air Transport World)
33.  Bombardier CSeries Tests Confirm 2013 Entry Into Service  (Air Transport World)
34.  UN Agency: 1 Billion Tourists Expected This Year  (AP)
35.  Rep. Francisco Canseco Claims TSA Assault After Security Screening  (Houston Chronicle)
36.  Transportation Security Administration Drug-Smuggling Case Stems From Airport Mix-Up  (Los Angeles Times)
37.  Hoping American Airlines Emerges Strong  (Grand Island (Neb.) Independent)
38.  Airport Chiefs Urge Stormont To Fund Air Route Strategy And Scrap Levy On Short-Haul Flights (Belfast Telegraph)
39.  Atlantic City International Airport Director Thomas Rafter To Retire  (Gloucester County (N.J.) Times)
40.  Flint Bishop Airport Board Approves $1.3 Million Repair Of Tarmac  (Mid-Michigan Business)
41.  Airport Authority Hong Kong Announces Key F&B Tender Results  (Moodie Report)
42.  Virgin Australia Upgrades Sydney Airport Lounge And Terminal  (Australian Business Traveller)
43.  Parliament Begins Scrutiny Of EU Airport Noise Rules  (EurActive)
44.  Bangalore Firm To Launch Regional Airport, Air Services  (Economic Times (India))
45.  Cochin International Airport Posts 10% Growth In Passenger Traffic In FY 12  (The Hindu Business Line)
46.  Airport Operator BAA Profit Rises On Heathrow Growth  (Times of Malta)
47.  Orange Airport To Expand  (ABC News (Australia))
48.  No ‘Crappy Capitalist Luxury Project’ Please  (The Economist)
49.  Flyers Flocking To New Airport  (Winnipeg Free Press)
50.  Dayton Airport Traffic Continues Upward  (Dayton Business Journal)
51.  Sanford Airport Finds New Ways To Battle Birds  (WESH (Orlando, Fla.))
52.  Engineer Settles Airport Lawsuit  (Panama City (Fla.) News Herald)
53.  JFK Airport Wildlife Disrupts Flights: FAA  (AP)
54.  Berlin Combines Its 2 Airports  (Manila Bulletin)
55.  Fort Morgan Airport Runway Project Moving Forward  (Fort Morgan (Colo.) Times)
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