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Aviation News Today for Friday, July 27, 2012

July 28, 2012

1.  Delta Reports Narrower June Quarter Loss
2.  JetBlue Report Increased Second Quarter Net Income
3.  US Airways Reports Record Quarterly Profit
4.  Miami To Open New International Arrivals Facility
5.  DOT IG Reviews ATC Error Reporting System
6.  Regional Advanced ASOS Onsite Offered
7.  HMSHost Opens Beaudevin At Charlotte Airport
8.  ANTN Digicast Now Offers a Pay-Per-View Option

9.  Court Denies Bid By Spirit, Southwest Airlines To Block Consumer Protection Regulations  (AP)
10.  The GOP Plan To Get Air Traffic Safety On The Cheap  (Bloomberg)
11.  US Biofuel Advocates Urge Congress To Continue Pentagon Funding  (Reuters)
12.  Union To US Airways: Get Serious About Our Contracts  (The Street)
13.  FedEx Plans $1 Billion Issue With First 30-Year Bond Since 1989  (Bloomberg)
14.  UPS Earnings Miss; Outlook Is Cut  (Philadelphia Inquirer)
15.  American Plans To Cut 63 Jobs At MIA  (South Florida Sun Sentinel)
16.  JetBlue 2Q Net Income Doubles  (CNBC)
17.  Hawaiian Airlines’ Parent Reports $3.9M Q2 Profit  (Pacific Business News)
18.  Heathrow To Cope With Growing Olympics Influx  (Reuters)
19.  Ridership Up For Chippewa Valley Regional Airport  (Chippewa (Wis.) Herald)
20.  Delta To Offer Spring Training Flights At SRQ Airport  (Bradenton (Fla.) Patch)
21.  Mexican Airport Operator GAP Posts 61 Pct Profit Jump  (Reuters)
22.  Delayed Berlin Airport Passes Fire Safety Test  (Reuters)
23.  Fort Wayne Airport Gets Air-Quality Grant  (Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette)
24.  US Airways Profit Triples; Fares Up, Fuel Down  (Sacramento Bee)
25.  AMR Chief Pledges ‘Fair’ Merger Evaluation  (Wall Street Journal)
26.  FAA Official: Radar Center Will Be In New York  (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
27.  Raleigh-Durham Airport Starts Terminal 1 Project  (AP)
28.  14 Of The Awesomest Airline Lounge Amenities Around The World  (
29.  Roman Holiday: UK Airport Probes How Boy, 11, Got On Plane To Italy Without Passport, Ticket  (Washington Post)
30.  Ex-Fire Chief’s Son, Ex-TSA Agents To Plead Guilty In Drug Scheme  (Los Angeles Times)
31.  Miami Airport Set To Open New Facility For International Arrivals  (Travel Weekly)
32.  BAA Says Stansted Airport Will Rebound When UK Economy Recovers  (Guardian (U.K.))
33.  Council Confirms New Shreveport Airport Director  (AP)
34.  Airport Strike For Eve Of Olympics Called Off  (Financial Times)
35.  LCC Spirit Doubles 2Q Net Profit  (Air Transport World)
36.  UPS Warns Of ‘Greater Uncertainty’; 2Q Profit Up Only 2.2%  (Air Transport World)
37.  Alitalia Gets Conditional Approval For Wind Jet Takeover  (Air Transport World)
38.  2011 Ancillary Sales Reach $22.6 Billion; Report Sees Evolution From ‘Money-Grab’  (Air Transport World)
39.  Aerostar Airport Holdings Wins Bid For San Juan Airport  (Air Transport World)
40.  IAG Abandons Bonds Issue Due To Lack Of Interest  (Air Transport World)
41.  Court Overthrows Brownlee On Chch Airport Noise Zone  (National Business Review (New Zealand))
42.  Guernsey States Defrauded Of Airport Money  (BBC)
43.  Shenandoah Valley Airport Getting New Express Carrier  (Waynesboro (Va.) News Virginian)
44.  Albany Airport Tterminal Nearing 20% Completion  (WALB (Albany, Ga.))
45.  Sidney Airport Reopens Nighttime Service  (WBNG (Binghamton, N.Y.))
46.  Aspen Airport Passenger Traffic Up In June  (Aspen (Colo.) Times)
47.  Eastern Iowa Airport Begins Rewards Program  (KCRG (Cedar Rapids, Iowa))
48.  Dania Beach Earmarks $850,000 For Airport Litigation  (South Florida Sun Sentinel)
49.  Tampa International Airport Objects To Newly-Proposed Hernando Airport Name  (Tampa Bay Times)
50.  Plane Facility To Quit Airport  (Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union)
51.  Maury Regional Airport Being Upgraded  (AP)
52.  Airport Will Further Develop Queen City, Not Sell It  (Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call)
53.  Brisbane Airport Link Tunnel Opens  (ABC News (Australia))
54.  Airport Authority OKs 122-Room Hotel  (Columbus Dispatch)
55.  Longer Runways Might Bring Bigger Jets  (Manitowoc (Wis.)Herald Times Reporter)
56.  Ryanair Deal With Finnish Airport Gets EU Blessing  (Reuters)
57.  Union Calls Off Pre-Olympics Strike By Immigration Staff At London’s Heathrow Airport  (AP)
58.  Sacramento County Supervisors Open Up Airport Taxi Business  (Sacramento (Calif.) Bee)

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