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Aviation News Today for Monday, May 21, 2012

May 22, 2012
1.  TSA PreCheck Expands To Include Alaska Air Frequent Flyers
2.  Delta Adds Caribbean, Bermuda, Florida Service From New York
3.  American Plans To Boost U.S.-Brazil Service
4.  Phoenix Sky Harbor To Gain New Restaurants
5.  Body Shop To Open ‘Pulse’ At Toronto Pearson
6.  Rafter Named Director At Nantucket Airport
7.  ANTN Digicast Offers Two Training Solutions For Airport Employees
8.  Did You Know
9.  Norfolk International Airport Working To Fix Runway Lights  (Hampton Roads (Va.) Daily Press)
10.  Delta Details Airfare Search Glitch  (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
11.  Airport Name Change ‘Still On Agenda’ – SF  (Derry Journal)
12.  Europe Airfares Dampen Healthy Tour Outlook  (
13.  HIA Seeing Interest As Orlando, Denver Routes Debut  (Central Penn Business Journal)
14.  U.S. Travel Association Praises JOLT Act For Facilitating Tourism  (TravelPulse)
15.  Dems Wade Into Major Airline Union Battle  (The Hill)
16.  Airport Security ‘Fast Lane’ Comes With Concerns  (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
17.  Virgin Australia Launches Australian-First Biodiesel Trial  (BTN Online)
18.  Russia Might Acquiesce On Airline Emissions  (Moscow Times)
19.  Jet Makes Emergency Landing In NC After Oil Leak  (AP)
20.  Air Canada-Pilot Labor Dispute Goes To Arbitration  (Wall Street Journal)
21.  US Airways Brand Under Fire  (Aviation Daily)
22.  Judge Will Rule On American’s Union Contracts By June 22  (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
23.  Police Nab Airline Pilot With Loaded Gun In Luggage  (Chicago Tribune)
24.  Reports Forecast Summer Gains, But Uncertainty Surrounds Fall  (Travel Weekly)
25.  Frequent Fliers Find Seats More Often On Budget Airlines, Study Says  (Los Angeles Times)
26.  Phoenix TSA Officers Take Homeland Security Classes  (Arizona Republic)
27.  Taoyuan Airport Unveils Partial Refurbishment  (Focus Taiwan)
28.  Airport Wins Over The West  (Adelaide (Australia) Advertiser)
29.  Bankruptcy Court Approves Delta DIP Loan To Pinnacle  (Air Transport World)
30.  New Airline In Ivory Coast To Launch In July  (Air Transport World)
31.  United Continental Pilots Call For Strike Action  (Air Transport World)
32.  Delta Trims Capacity On Transatlantic Routes  (Air Transport World)
33.  Russia To Subsidize Kaliningrad Routes  (Air Transport World)
34.  Virgin Atlantic To Cease Nairobi Service In September  (Air Transport World)
35.  Hawaiian Tops DOT’s March On-Time Report  (Air Transport World)
36.  FAA Approves Blended Winglets For 767BCF  (Air Transport World)
37.  Dubai International Airport Targets 90m Passengers By 2018  (AME Info)
38.  Britain’s Airport Crisis Will Cost £100bn In The Next 20 Years, Ministers Are Warned  (London Evening Standard)
39.  Heathrow ‘Free To Lobby On Third Runway’  (Financial Times (U.K.))
40.  Fraport Seeks To Add To Airport Portfolio  (Financial Times (U.K.))
41.  Blue Grass Airport ‘More Fortunate’ Than Others In A Changing Airline Climate  (Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader)
42.  Airport Noise Issue Mulled Over  (People’s Daily (China))
43.  Gulf Airport Contracts Fly Ahead To The Tune Of $2bn  (Al Bawaba)
44.  Airport Authority Faces Anger, Lawsuits  (Yuma (Ariz.) Sun)
45.  Auburn Airport Positioned For Growth On Ground And In The Air  (Auburn (Calif.) Journal)
46.  Protect City’s Heritage: Expand Airport  (Kalispell (Mont.) Daily Inter Lake)
47.  Congress Considers Threats From Airport Employees  (AP)
48.  South Florida Airports Add Artwork  (South Florida Sun-Sentinel)
49.  Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Reopens  (Miami Herald)
50.  Airports Should Fix Infrastructure, Improve Standards: Govt  (Jakarta Post)
51.  Nigeria: How To Make Asaba Airport A Hub – Uduaghan  (AllAfrica)
52.  Southwest Florida Airport Tops Study Of Increases In Airline Ticket Prices  (Naples (Fla.) Daily News)
53.  United’s Dominance At Newark Airport Brings Conveniences, Higher Fares  (Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger)
54.  Qantas Cuts 500 Engineering Jobs  (Sydney Morning Herald )
55.  FAA, Commissioners To Discuss Airport Plan  (Aspen (Colo.) Times)
56.  Budapest Airport In Good Shape At Routes Europe 2012  (ITCM (U.K.))
57.  Stansted Airport Workers Vote To Strike Over Bank Holiday  (BBC)
58.  South Africa: Umthatha Airport To Be Handed Over To The Sandf  (AllAfrica)
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