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Aviation News Today for Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 2, 2012
1.  American Eliminates Senior Positions In Reorganization
2.  Delta Subsidiary Buys Refinery
3.  Airport Concessions Programs Becoming High-Tech
4.  San Antonio Airport Bonds Rated
5.  Scheduled Airlines Add Workers In February
6.  Inbound Travel Increases In February
7.  HMSHost Expands B4 You Board App To Sacramento Airport
8.  Domestic Airfares Set Record High In 2011  (Los Angeles Times)
9.  Air Travel Survey Reveals Fliers Use More Technology, Want More Leg Room  (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
10.  Airlines Charging Extra For Everything Is Good For Consumers, Report Says (Poll)  (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
11.  Carbon Price Needed To Halt Warming, NASA Chief Says  (Bloomberg)
12.  Tests Of Aviation Jet Biofuel To Start  (UPI)
13.  US Airways, American Airlines Pilots Unions Meet In Charlotte  (Charlotte Observer )
14.  Boeing Says Demand For New Airplanes Growing  (Reuters)
15.  Low-Cost Carriers See Double-Digit Growth In 2011  (
16.  United Pilots Want Talks Declared At Impasse  (Wall Street Journal)
17.  JetBlue Begins Dallas/Fort Worth Flights  (AP)
18.  United Airlines Launches Daily Washington-Doha flights Via Dubai  (Gulf News (U.A.E.))
19.  Hawaiian Airlines Debuts Another Airbus A330-200  (Pacific Business News)
20.  Change Is In The Air For Southwest, Spirit Airlines  (Dallas Morning News)
21.  Frontier To Cut 11 Flights From Milwaukee, Furlough 125 Workers  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel )
22.  AMR Posts $807 Million Loss In March  (Reuters)
23.  Newark Airport Terminal Shut After Baby Goes Through Checkpoint Unscreened  (New York Daily News )
24.  TSA In-Line Baggage Screening Benefits Airports, But Better Cost Estimates Needed, Says GAO  (Government Security News )
25.  ALC Purchases Eight 787-9s  (Air Transport World)
26.  Spanish Government Steps In To End Iberia Pilots’ Dispute  (Air Transport World)
27.  UPS 1Q Profit Rises 6%  (Air Transport World)
28.  Aeromexico Posts 1Q Income Down 49%, Record-High Revenue  (Air Transport World)
29.  Nordic Aviation Capital Sources New ATR Financing  (Air Transport World)
30.  Airbus Completes First New-Build Sharklet-Equipped A320  (Air Transport World)
31.  South Korea’s International Passenger Traffic Up 12.4%  (Air Transport World)
32.  Pratt & Whitney Launches New Water Stripping Method  (Air Transport World)
33.  King Shaka International Reaching For The Skies  (Independent (South Africa))
34.  Residents Form United Front In Fight To Close SMO  (Santa Monica (Calif.) Daily Press)
35.  Delta To Purchase Refinery Near Philadelphia  (Detroit Free Press News Service)
36.  Frontier Airlines Continues Slashing Of Milwaukee Service  (Milwaukee Business Journal)
37.  New Walking, Bike Trail Circles Airport Lands  (Victoria (B.C.) Times Colonist)
38.  Ontario Manager’s Role Re-Calibrated  (Riverside (Calif.) Press Enterprise)
39.  Recent Bird Strikes Renew Opposition To Trash Station  (New York Daily News)
40.  Lynchburg Airport Surveys Businesses On International Travel  (Lynchburg (Va.) News and Advance)
41.  Allegiant To Add New Building To Bellingham Airport  (Bellingham (Wash.) Herald)
42.  New Jersey Airport Added To Sikorsky Service  (New Haven (Conn.) Register)
43.  Airline Renews Nonstop Service Plan To Palm Springs  (Palm Springs (Calif.) Desert Sun)
44.  Georgetown Municipal Airport Gets State Money To Make Runways Safer  (Austin (Texas) American-Statesman)
45.  Passengers Get A Feel Of New Airport Terminal In Chennai  (The Hindu)
46.  Parish Airport To Get Weather Station  (Natchez (Miss.) Democrat)
47.  Busy Airport Ready For Runway Upgrade  (Sioux Falls (S.D.) A)
48.  Airport Project Halted  (Monterey (Calif.) )
49.  Charleston Airport Board Delays Contract For $150 Million Terminal Makeover  (Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier)
50.  Airlines Ready To Pay To End Heathrow Delays  (Reuters)
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