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Aviation News Today for Wednesday, August 22, 2012

August 22, 2012
1.  Smejkal Joins Tucson Airport Authority
2.  Labor Day Holiday Travel Projected To Increase
3.  American Eagle to Add DFW-Puebla, Mexico Service
4.  Gresham Smith To Prepare Winter Ops Guidebook
5.  ANA To Operate Boeing 787 on Seattle-Tokyo Nonstops
6.  Ask Airfarewatchdog: JetBlue Schedule Change And Orlando’s “Other” Airport  (Huffington Post)
7.  Cops Working To ID Human Remains Found At LaG Airport  (Western Queens Gazette)
8.  Police Investigate Laser Beam Incidents At JFK Airport  (
9.  Airport Parking Analysis Shows Big Growth In Meet & Greet Sector  (ITCM)
10.  Want To Carry Drinks Through Airport Security? This Machine Could Let You.  (Forbes)
11.  IndyGo Downtown, Airport Service To End  (WISH (Indianapolis))
12.  Seniors On The Go: Some Problems You Just Can’t Fix  (Chicago Tribune)
13.  Woodward Closes Gun Range On Airport Land  (
14.  Orlando Airport Toll Plaza To Get $42M Makeover  (Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel )
15.  Rain Causes Vegas-Area Flooding, Airport Delays  (AP)
16.  Southwest Asks Its Employees For Ideas  (San Francisco Chronicle )
17.  Delta And US Airways Battle For First In On-Time Ranking  (
18.  Hawaiian Air Takes Onboard Service To New Heights  (TravelAge West )
19.  Subsidies For Going Green In Aviation  ( (China))
20.  EU Emissions Trading System Under Attack From Australian Lawmakers  (Aviation Daily)
21.  American Airlines Pilots’ Union Requests Financial Data Updates  (Tulsa (Okla.) World)
22.  Airbuses Suffer Cockpit Power Failure, Await Fixes  (AP)
23.  US Airways Shares Rise After JetBlue CEO Comments  (AP)
24.  JetBlue Plans To Increase Colombia Flights, Portafolio Says  (Bloomberg)
25.  Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants To Weigh Agreement To Allow Expanded Flying  (Dallas Morning News)
26.  Air Pacific Unveils New Logo As It Rebrands As Fiji Airways  (Air Transport World)
27.  UPS Extends TNT Offer Period As Antitrust Review Continues  (Air Transport World)
28.  JetBlue Fined $90,000 For DOT Consumer Rule Violation  (Air Transport World)
29.  Gatwick Calls On CAA To Deregulate UK Market  (Air Transport World)
30.  CDI Cargo Airlines Launches Operations  (Air Transport World)
31.  Judge Grants AA’s Motion To Dismiss Travelport’s Antitrust Counterclaims  (Air Transport World)
32.  ANA Announces Start Dates For New 787 Destinations: San Jose, Seattle, Beijing  (Air Transport World)
33.  United 787 Completes Pre-Delivery Test Flight  (Air Transport World)
34.  Russian Regional Carrier To Use Cessnas On Siberian Routes  (Air Transport World)
35.  Mesa’s Gateway Airport Goes Hawaiian As Allegiant Air Offers New Flights To Islands  (East Valley Tribune)
36.  Lightning Strikes Southwest Airlines 737 At Las Vegas Airport gate  (USA Today)
37.  Logan Airport Changes Its ATM Landscape  (Boston Globe)
38.  JetBlue Service Starting At Worcester Airport? CEO Barger Flies In  (Boston Business Journal)
39.  TSA Orders Retraining In Wake Of Recent Racial Profiling In Newark Airport And Beyond  (Newark Star-Ledger)
40.  German Airport Hahn Risking Insolvency-Shareholder  (Reuters)
41.  City Approves Ontario Airport Joint Powers Pact  (AP)
42.  Visitors To U.S. Spent $82.2 Billion In The First Half Of 2012  (TravelPulse)
43.  The Airport Of The Future Is About More Than Takeoff And Landing  (FastCoExist)
44.  LAX Operations Pump $40 Billion Into Southern California Economy  (Los Angeles Times)
45.  Don’t Expect Airfares To Level Off This Year  (Houston Chronicle)
46.  TSA Awards Huge Baggage Screening Contracts To L-3 And Morpho Detection  (Government Security News)
47.  Report Questions Value Of High US Aviation Security Costs  (Air Transport World)
48.  Global Entry At Airport To Being Next Week  (San Antonio Express-News)
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