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Aviation News Today for Friday, June 1, 2012

June 2, 2012
Aviation News Today for June 1, 2012

Stories appear below in the order in which they were reported over the course of the day.
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1.  Lawmakers Question FAA About Consolidation Plans
2.  TSA, EU Reach Air Cargo Security Agreement
3.  U.S., Canada Announce Air Cargo Security Improvements
4.  Alaska Air Plans August Start For Portland, Ore.-DCA Service
5.  JetBlue Announces Start Date For Washington-San Juan Service
6.  Airlines Employ More Workers In March
7.  Manchester, N.H., Airport Bonds Rated
8.  Virgin America To Add Washington National-San Francisco Flights
9.  Atlanta Airport’s Brand New International Terminal Is Already Causing Trouble  ( )
10.  City Picks Managers For Massive Philadelphia International Airport Expansion  (
11.  EU And U.S. To Cooperate On Air-Cargo Screening  (Wall Street Journal)
12.  Oil Price Falls, Airlines Stocks Rise  (AP)
13.  CO2 Market Wants Tougher EU 2020 Climate Goal  (Reuters)
14.  BA Demands EU ‘Reduce Scope’ Of Emissions Trading  (Travel Weekly)
15.  Airlines Seek To Slash Fuel Costs  (
16.  Boeing Cargo-Jet Orders Vanish Amid Slump  (Bloomberg)
17.  Two Emergencies In Two Days For Plane  (Chicago Sun-Times)
18.  EADS May Seek Banking License To Protect Financing For Customers  (Bloomberg)
19.  Plan To Update Air Traffic-Control System Faces Delay  (Raleigh (N.C.) News and Observer)
20.  JetBlue Gets Nod To Expand JFK Terminal 5  (Airwise)
21.  American Airlines To Resume JFK-Tokyo Haneda Flight  (TravelPulse)
22.  Delta Expands Enhanced Legroom ‘Economy Comfort’ Seating  (CNBC)
23.  AMR Corp. Reports Net Loss Of $142M For April  (Wall Street Journal)
24.  The End Of The Airport As We Know It: The Rise Of The Airport City  ( (U.K.))
25.  Liquids Ban Should Not Be Lifted Next Year, Say UK Airports  (London Guardian)
26.  TSA Discovers Gun At Tri-Cites Airport Security Check  (
27.  Frontier Dives To Fourth In Mitchell Market Share  (Greater Milwuakee Business Journal)
28.  Chennai Airport To Be Privatized?  (New Indian Express)
29.  Local Airport Awarded FAA Funds For Hangar  (Webster City (Iowa) Daily Freeman Journal)
30.  ‘Don’t Lift Liquids Ban’: Airport Bosses Fear Increased Security Risk  (London Daily Mail)
31.  Turkish Eyes Regional Jets For Expansion Strategy  (Air Transport World)
32.  EC Investigates Possible State Aid Infringements At BVA  (Air Transport World)
33.  French Government Set To Veto Executive Payoff At Air France-KLM  (Air Transport World)
34.  India, Myanmar Ink Air Services Agreement  (Air Transport World)
35.  Panalpina Cautiously Optimistic About Airfreight Market  (Air Transport World)
36.  Tinicum Fights Airport Expansion Project  (Philadelphia Tribune)
37.  Statesville Given Free Firefighting Truck For Airport  (Lake Norman (N.C.) News)
38.  Hong Kong Airport Seeks Approvals For New Runway  (Aviation Daily)
39.  Heathrow’s Games Terminal Will Disappear After Three Days  (AP)
40.  Big Plans For Grand Junction’s Airport  (Grand Junction (Colo.) Free Press)
41.  Amausi Airport’s New Terminal To Open Tomorrow  (Times of India)
42.  City Picks Managers For Massive Philadelphia International Airport Expansion  (Philadelphia Enquirer)
43.  Port Authority Approves 145,000-Square-Foot JetBlue Expansion At JFK Airport  (AP)
44.  Airport Project To Begin  (Beloit (Wis.) Daily News)
45.  Philippines Airport Security Upgrade Faces Corruption Headwinds  (Gulf News)
46.  Proposed Weeks-Long Van Nuys Airport Shutdown Now Will Only Last A Few Days  (Los Angeles Daily News)
47.  Ex-boss Gordon Dewar Back To Pilot Edinburgh Airport To New Heights  (Edinburgh Evening News)
48.  Stewart International Airport Upgrade Approved As Port Authority Aims To Increase Passenger Traffic  (Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger)
49.  United Sees Opportunity At Airport  (Cincinnati Enquirer)
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