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Aviation News Today for Monday, May 7, 2012

May 8, 2012
1.  US Airways To Launch New Service From East Coast Hubs
2.  Virgin Atlantic Resumes O’Hare-London Heathrow Service
3.  Delta To Expand Detroit-Paris Service
4.  Moody’s Affirms Atlanta CFC Bond Rating
5.  Nashville Airport Names New SVP For Operations
6.  ANTN Digicast Offers Training Options
7.  Did You Know
8.  Airline Food: An Evolving Attempt At Good Taste  (Philadelphia Inquirer)
9.  The Frequent Fliers Who Flew Too Much  (Los Angeles Times)
10.  Frontier Airlines Wants Tax Incentives To Bring Jobs To Colorado  (Denver Post)
11.  Sky-High Airfares This Summer — ‘People Are Going To Be Shocked’  (Chicago Sun-Times)
12.  Border Delay Data Leave Fliers Up In The Air  (Wall Street Journal)
13.  Pratt’s Engine Future: Pancakes On Biofuel  (Hartford (Conn.) Business Journal )
14.  Boeing’s Worker Head Count Will Start Falling Next Year  (Puget Sound Business Journal)
15.  Boeing Steps Up Production; Expects Strong Orders Amid Muted World Economy  (Fox Business)
16.  Mechanics To Meet, Discuss Offer By AA  (Tulsa (Okla.) World)
17.  Passenger Count Grows In Quarter For Allegiant Travel  (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
18.  United Fights Southwest In Texas To Keep Grip On Busy Hub  (Bloomberg)
19.  Virgin America Kicks Shoe Habit, But Losses Mount  (Wall Street Journal)
20.  Southwest Airlines April Traffic Down 2.1% – Quick Facts  (RTT News )
21.  Hawaiian Airlines April Traffic Up 12.8%  (RTT News )
22.  US House Reaches Agreement On Export-Import Bank  (Reuters)
23.  New Government Committee Supposed To Stick Up For Fliers  (USA Today)
24.  Airport Projects Abound  (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
25.  O’Hare Upgrade Would Let You Find And Pay For Parking With Your Phone  (Chicago Sun-Times)
26.  Security Officials Are Tracking Fake IDs Bought On Website  (KCTV-TV (Kansas City, Mo.))
27.  Westchester County Airport To Debut Body Scanner  (Greenwich (Conn.) Times )
28.  City In Talks With Carrier That Wants To Restore Passenger Service To Detroit  (Detroit Free Press)
29.  Dreamliner Jumbo Jet To Land At Reagan National Airport As Part Of World Tour  (Washington Post)
30.  Is Midway Airport Privatization Deal Back In The Works?  (Chicago Sun-Times)
31.  Atlanta Airport Leaders Look To Future  (AP)
32.  Georgia Supreme Court Takes Up Two-City Feud Over Licenses At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport  (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
33.  Bmi Subsidiary May Close In September  (Air Transport World)
34.  Qantas Delays A380 Deliveries; Cuts Costs  (Air Transport World)
35.  Lufthansa Group Posts €381 Million 1Q Net Loss; Will Eliminate 3,500 Administrative Jobs  (Air Transport World)
36.  Air Canada Incurs $213 Million 1Q Loss Amid Labor Strife  (Air Transport World)
37.  SAS Q1 Loss Widens On Fuel Prices, Economic Uncertainty  (Air Transport World)
38.  Atlas Air, Etihad Ink ACMI Agreement For 747 Freighter Services  (Air Transport World)
39.  Indra To Help Kenya Modernize Operations At Gateway Airports  (Air Transport World)
40.  Wizz Air Doubles Fleet At Budapest  (Air Transport World)
41.  Polish OLT Express Adds New International Routes From Warsaw  (Air Transport World)
42.  No-Frills Air Carrier Is Filling In Gaps  (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
43.  Airport Gets $130K Grant For Taxiways  (Natchez (Miss.) Democrat)
44.  Smyrna Airport Now Flying To Branson  (Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Daily News Journal)
45.  Fort Lauderdale Airport’s New Runway: By The Numbers  (South Florida Sun-Sentinel)
46.  Southwest Airlines Plans New Terminal At Houston Hobby  (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
47.  Calls For LA Divestiture Of Ontario Airport Growing  (Inland Empire News (Calif.))
48.  ONT Marketing Plans To Be Reviewed Monday  (San Bernardino (Calif.) Sun)
49.  Council To Consider Airport Study Tuesday  (Santa Monica (Calif.) Dispatch)
50.  Stand Up For O’Hare, Rahm  (Crain’s Chicago Business)
51.  Technology Upgrades Could Simplify O’Hare Parking  (AP)
52.  Delhi Airport Charges Will Hit Expansion: British Airways  (Hindustan TImes (India))
53.  CIAL Submits Detailed Project Report For Kannur Airport  (The Hindu Business Line (India))
54.  Q-C Airport Director To Lead National Board  (Quad City Times)
55.  Bob Hope Airport In Flap On Bag Swabs  (Burbank (Calif.) Leader)
56.  Airport Art Project Could Cost $4 Million  (AP)
57.  Time Running Out For Old Airport Terminal  (Indianapolis Star)
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