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Aviation News Today for Friday, August 17, 2012

August 18, 2012
1.  DOT Awards Small Community Air Service Grants
2.  Salina (Kan.) Municipal Airport Renamed
3.  FAA Determines Turbines Won’t Impact Air Operations
4.  United Joins Sustainable Aviation Fuels Group
5.  DOT Awards Small Community Air Service Grants
6.  Puerto Rico Gains Runway Safety Grant
7.  Ethiopian Initiates Addis Ababa-Moscow Cargo Flights
8.  HMSHost, Portland International Open New Retail Stores
9.  Economy Has Companies Still Scrimping On Travel, Survey Says  (USA Today)
10.  Australia Joins Attack On EU Airline Carbon Tax  (Sydney Morning Herald)
11.  Boeing, Comac Open Energy Technology Center  (Aviation International News)
12.  Airbus Plans Environmentally Friendly Planes, With Fuel Cells  (ThinkDigit)
13.  American Pilots Decision Largely Favours Airline  (Flightglobal)
14.  Kenyan Official Welcomes Inquiry into Airport Tender Bid  (Voice of America)
15.  Delaware Airport’s Runway Expansion Finally Takes Off  (Newsworks)
16.  State Surveys Airline Fees At Logan Airport  (Boston Globe)
17.  Ontario International Airport Authority To Be Created  (Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Calif.))
18.  Sioux Falls Airport Grounded  (Sioux Falls (S.D.) Argus Leader)
19.  Qatar Buys Fifth Of UK Airport Operator BAA  (AP)
20.  Ambitious Ethiopian Views Addis As Potential Dubai-Like Hub  (Air Transport World)
21.  Hong Kong May Cancel A380 Order, Delay Six 777Fs  (Air Transport World)
22.  Air Berlin To Sell Eight Aircraft To Reduce Debt  (Air Transport World)
23.  Vietnam Airlines Downgrades Yearly Profit Forecast  (Air Transport World)
24.  Agency Review Finds Errors In United Pension Payments  (Air Transport World)
25.  China Southern Considers A380 For Sydney-Guangzhou-London  (Air Transport World)
26.  Boeing, COMAC To Collaborate On Cooking Oil-Derived Biofuel  (Air Transport World)
27.  Airport Receives $1.3 Million In Federal Grants  (Gardnerville (Nev.) Record-Courier)
28.  Lucknow Airport Irregularities Referred To CVC  (Deccan Chronicle)
29.  Kansas City May Privatize Airport Shuttle Bus Service  (Kansas City Business Journal)
30.  Traffic Continues To Decline At Myrtle Beach Airport  (Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Sun News)
31.  City Leaders Debate Milford Airport’s Future  (Spencer (Iowa) Daily Reporter)
32.  RFD Construction Inadvertently Has The Airport Going Green  (
33.  Mayors Seeking Governors’ Help To Boost Memphis International Airport  (Memphis Commercial Appeal)
34.  Delhi Metro Airport Express Resumption Date Unclear  (Business Today (India))
35.  Council Approves Airport Concession Deal  (San Antonio Express-News)
36.  March Neighbors Still Fear Return Of DHL-Like Flights  (Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise)
37.  Airport Retail Trends In Europe  (eTurboNews)
38.  Airport Scoffs At Idea It Could Face Closure  (Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Times Leader)
39.  PDA Extends Contract With Airport Consultant  (Portsmouth (N.H.) Herald)
40.  Louis Armstrong International Airport Gets OK To Refinance Bonds For Parking Facilities  (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
41.  Airport Receives $950K Grant To Increase Service  (Williamsburg Yorktown (Va.) Daily)
42.  Salina Airport Gets Name Change  (KSAL (Kan.))
43.  Kenya: Parliament To Probe Sh56 Billion Controversial Airport Tender  (AllAfrica)
44.  Downstate Illinois Airports Campaign For D.C. Flights  (AP)
45.  Airport Having Busy Summer  (Palm Springs (Calif.) Desert Sun)
46.  Rochester Airport Gets $500,000 Grant To Add Flights  (Rochester (Minn.) Post-Bulletin)
47.  Harrisburg International Airport Adds Orlando Flight  (Carlisle (Pa.) Sentinel)
48.  Airport Officials Question JFK Security Breach  (Queens (N.Y.) Gazette)
49.  India Auditor Faults Government For Handing Delhi Airport, Land to Private Operators At Low Price  (Dow Newswire)
50.  Decision On Berlin Airport’s Delayed Opening Postponed  (Reuters)
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