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Aviation News Today for Wednesday, August 1, 2012

August 2, 2012

1.  Subcommittee Addresses Misconduct Among TSA Screeners
2.  TSA Screens 2 Million Passengers Through PreCheck
3.  San Diego Airport Gains Global Entry
4.  NTSB Investigates Engine Failure On Dreamliner
5.  TSA Expands PreCheck At Chicago O’Hare
6.  Philadelphia’s Mark Gale, A.A.E., Honored
7.  Latin American/Caribbean Conference Held
8.  Did You Know

9.  LAX Environmental Report Published  (Airport World)
10.  Pluses Of Travel Outweigh Hardship, Business Travelers Say  (USA Today)
11.  Flight Price Comparison Fight Ramps Up  (USA Today)
12.  Business Travelers Dissatisfied With Airport & Airline Mobile Technology Adoption  (Fox Business)
13.  FAA Chief’s Nomination Faces Uncertain Future in Senate  (Bloomberg)
14.  Countries Opposed To Europe Airline Carbon Tax Meet  (BBC)
15.  Senate Panel Approves Bill Exempting U.S. From EU Carbon Rule  (Bloomberg)
16.  First United Boeing 787 ‘Dreamliner’ Rolls Out Of Paint Hangar  (USA Today)
17.  Bird Strike Leaves Hole In United Jet At DIA  (Denver Post)
18.  IN FOCUS: 2012 Airline Safety Starts Well  (
19.  Air Canada Labour Settlement Could Lead To Wider Industry Shake-Up  (Financial Post (Ca.))
20.  Air Canada’s Discount Carrier Seen Boosting Tourism  (Toronto Globe and Mail)
21.  Suitors For American Airlines: Better Prospects If We Look North To Alaska Air  (Seeking Alpha)
22.  JetBlue Frequent Fliers To Get More Perks  (CNBC)
23.  United Continental Drops Controversial Pact With Aer Lingus  (Wall Street Journal)
24.  Dulles Rail Project Needs Better FTA Oversight, Audit Finds  (Washington Post)
25.  Sacramento International Airport Gets Tentative OK To Switch To Private Checkpoint Security  (Sacramento Bee)
26.  Faster Security Screening Expanded At O’Hare, But Complaints Linger  (Chicago Tribune)
27.  Kidnapped Woman Was Rescued By TSA Agents at MIA: Authorities  (WTVJ-TV (Miami) )
28.  US Industry Groups Push For Action Against EU ETS  (Air Transport World)
29.  Embraer Posts 2Q Profit Of $54.3 Million  (Air Transport World)
30.  Aer Lingus 1H Deficit Widened On Exceptional Items  (Air Transport World)
31.  Arbitrator Imposes New Labor Accord On ‘Angry’ Air Canada Pilots  (Air Transport World)
32.  Venezuela’s Conviasa Airlines To Buy Up To 20 Embraer E-190s  (Air Transport World)
33.  Okay Airways Seeks Approval To Launch Regional Carrier In Harbin  (Air Transport World)
34.  Cebu Pacific To Sell A319 Fleet  (Air Transport World)
35.  Bahrain Air Reports 57% Increase In 2Q Passenger Traffic  (Air Transport World)
36.  Air Berlin To Fit Its A320s With Sharklets  (Air Transport World)
37.  Hancock Airport Gets $4 Million Federal Grant To Replace Deteriorating Concrete  (Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard)
38.  Airport Becomes Part Of The Capital  (The Enquirer (U.K.))
39.  BrisConnections Proposes New Signs To End Airport Link Confusion  (Queensland (Australia) Courier-Mail)
40.  Tentative Deal Reached In Albertus Airport Contract  (Freeport (Ill.) Journal-Standard)
41.  Ti Airport Gets Access Road Grant  (Plattsburgh (N.Y.) Press-Repbulican)
42.  Sussex County Renews Its Focus On Airport Business  (News Journal (New Castle, Delaware))
43.  Airport’s Budget Projected To Increase  (Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate)
44.  Editorial: New Security Features At Logan Airport Are Welcome Innovations  (Boston Globe)
45.  Jakarta-Airport Railway Delay Expected  (Jakarta Post)
46.  AC Airport Tech Site Fire Caused $2.2M In Damage  (AP)
47.  Airport Approves $35.78M Budget  (Quad City Business Journal)
48.  Will Rogers World Airport Director Recommends Fee For Off-Site Rental Car Companies  (The Oklahoman)
49.  Delays Improved But Not Perfect At Miami Airport  (Miami Herald)
50.  Faster Security Screening Expanded At O’Hare, But Complaints Linger  (Chicago Tribune)
51.  Airport Board Requests Airfield Marking, Terminal Glass Contracts  (Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal)
52.  Airport Wants More Space To Spread Wings  (Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Daily News Journal)
53.  Stewart Wants Northeast NextGen Tadar Center  (Mid-Hudson News (N.Y.))
54.  Stewart Airport Commission Mulls Over Options For Economic Growth  (YNN Hudson Valley (N.Y.))

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