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Ontario Airport settlement agreement released; local control at hand
ONTARIO >> The final settlement agreement for Ontario Airport lays out the terms of the deal that will clinch local control and sets up a protection plan for the 214 employees at the facility. Ontario can now begin the process of applying for a …
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Notification Final Step In Offering New Flights At Long Beach Airport
Long Beach Airport officials have put everyone — airlines and opponents — on notice that nine new daily commercial slots are available in 2016. An advertisement in the Gazette and the Long Beach Press-Telegram last week made the same case that …
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Could Cuomo's airport cash competition finally fund a new Northway ramp?
"We saw the construction of the new bridges this summer, and the next step would be the ramp, but we have to wait and see if funding is available,” said Doug Myers, director of public affairs for the airport. Myers was referring to the new bridges at …
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Global Smart Airport Industry

Global Smart Airport Industry
11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Airports in terms of Annual Spending (US$ Million) by the following Airport Applications: Terminal-Side, and Others. Also, the Global market is further analyzed in terms of …
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Denver International Airport breaks November passenger record
Denver International Airport broke its passenger record for the month of November, shattering the previous mark set in 2014 by serving more than 4.38 million travelers in November 2015. The 2015 numbers represented an increase of 8.8 percent over the …
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Record breaking 2015 at Peoria International Airport
General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport broke more records in 2015. 641,477 people went through PIA, which is the fourth consecutive year with record amounts of travelers. March, June and July were record months in 2015. July was the …

Missoula airport sets passenger record again

Missoula airport sets passenger record again
Missoula International Airport says it set an all-time record for passenger enplanements in 2015, topping 350,000 for the first time just three years after surpassing the 300,000 threshold. In all, 350,361 people boarded planes at the airport last year …
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Rabbi gets US Homeland Security award for airport screening aid
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration has honored Agudath Israel of America's Washington director, Rabbi Abba Cohen, for his “exceptional contribution” to help facilitate smoother airport screening for all Jewish passengers. The TSA, a …
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House Caucus Calls on FAA To Protect Airports
Forty members of the U.S. House General Aviation Caucus urged the FAA to take all necessary steps to protect general aviation and commercial airports. In a recent letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, the caucus members expressed “deep concern …
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Uber says airport fare cut in half as it slashes prices in N.J.
The old UberX fare of $ 7.51 from Hoboken to Jersey City would drop to $ 6.38. An Uber X trip from Newark Airport to Jersey City would drop from $ 26.76 to $ 10.30. Suburban trips also would see a discount, with an Uber X trip from Point Pleasant to Asbury …

French regional airport privatisation to kick off in February – sources
The privatisations of the Nice Cote d'Azur and Lyon Saint-Exupery airports had originally been expected to kick off before the end of last year, but was delayed due to regional elections held in December, two sources said. The privatisations are …
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US Army tests icing on helicopters at Marquette airport
MARQUETTE, Mich. — Helicopters have been flying over the Marquette area as a nearby airport serves as a winter icing test area for the U.S. Army. Sawyer International Airport Manager Duane DuRay says the Army has sent a team to test a Korean …
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Airport Manager Frustrated Over Losing Erickson

Airport Manager Frustrated Over Losing Erickson
ILLINOIS VALLEY, Ore. — Erickson Aviation has informed the Josephine County Airports Manager that it will no longer consider a lease at the Illinois Valley Airport in support of their training activities. According the manager for Josephine County …
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Airport board won't give up authority without fight
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Airport yoga trend continues to expand
Next to measured walking paths and restaurant menus with tasty vegetarian and gluten-free options, yoga rooms are some of the healthiest amenities airports have going. In the U.S., you'll find dedicated yoga spaces at San Francisco International …
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Taxi companies and Duluth International Airport working toward policy agreement

Taxi companies and Duluth International Airport working toward policy agreement
The policy increases the amount taxi companies will pay for permits to operate at the airport. Taxi companies were concerned about the amount of the increase but Peterson says they've worked out an agreement that satisfies both the airport concerns and …
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Stephen Fry offers etiquette tips at Heathrow Airport
Heading to London and worried about whether or not you'll fit in? Heathrow Airport is happy to help and has enlisted British writer, actor and entertainer Stephen Fry to star in an offbeat video offering etiquette tips for visitors on how to handle …
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Buffett, Lund to potentially swap roles on MECA board, Omaha Airport Authority
Mayor Jean Stothert submitted her appointments to the Omaha Airport Authority and MECA, the board that controls Omaha's biggest entertainment venues. They are Susie Buffett, a well-known person for her name and philanthropy, and John Lund, the CEO …
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Improvements Set To Happen on Airport Boulevard

Improvements Set To Happen on Airport Boulevard
The constant stop and go can make a quick trip turn into a 20-minute ordeal. City Councilman Joel Daves said, “You got a lot of traffic and it just makes a very congested situation and anybody who drives down Airport Boulevard knows that it's a big …
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KCI Airport reports multiple weapon seizures during holiday season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From guns to knifes, several dozen weapons were seized at security checkpoints at KCI Airport during the holiday season. From Nov. 25 through the end of December, TSA seized five firearms, four stun guns and one knife. There were …

Joy in Harlem: Community near KC's downtown airport brings back fond memories
Mention Harlem and immediately, New York — or the Globetrotters basketball team — come to mind. But those who know their Kansas City history recognize the name of a treasure on the banks of the Missouri River. The community, just east of the Charles …
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Plane from Columbia Regional Airport crashes in Nebraska

Plane from Columbia Regional Airport crashes in Nebraska
COLUMBIA – A plane that took off from Columbia Regional Airport crashed near Pender, Nebraska Sunday and was discovered Monday morning. The plane crashed at 851st Road near Pender, Nebraska. An official with the airport management company for …
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MDOT: I-94 crash causes backups heading to airport
A crash and fuel spill has reduced traffic on westbound I-94 to one lane heading toward Metro Airport, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Details on the crash at Inkster Road, at the border of Taylor and Romulus, were not …
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Stephen Fry presents video on British etiquette for passengers at Heathrow Airport
Tips which feature in the short film include cheering when drinking glasses are accidentally smashed in a pub, navigating the awkward 'after you' loop and mastering the 'agreement rule' when a stranger comments on the weather. Visitors can access the …
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Fire crews respond to emergency call at Phoenix airport

Fire crews respond to emergency call at Phoenix airport
PHOENIX — Fire crews responded Monday to an emergency report of smoke on an airplane at Sky Harbor Airport, forcing passengers off a flight bound for El Paso, Texas. Airport spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez said firefighters didn't find any sign of smoke …

Best new airport amenities in 2015
“It's no longer just about getting travelers from Point A to Point B as efficiently as possible; it's about making the airport experience enjoyable,” Rick Garlick, global travel and hospitality practice lead at J.D. Power, said of this year's study …
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Body found near new development close to airport
Sheriff's deputies are investigating a body discovered in an under-construction development in southeastern Travis County. The body was found in a wooded area along Bonneville Bend, near U.S. 183 just southwest of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
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Experts say TF Green Airport set for growth this year
Airport chief executive Kelly Fredericks says he expects growth through increased travel on existing routes and the addition of new nonstop destinations. American Airlines announced it will begin flying between T.F. Green and Chicago's O'Hare …

Spy to sky: John Wayne Airport's new director went from CIA to tarmac and

Spy to sky: John Wayne Airport's new director went from CIA to tarmac and
Long before Barry Rondinella became the director of the John Wayne Airport on Nov. 16, he applied for a CIA job in the early '90s. After a series of events involving a stakeout, an unmarked office door and a very angry CIA official who introduced …
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Private Jets Tagged With Graffiti at LA Airport
Vandals who broke into Van Nuys Airport on Sunday night covered three different multi-million-dollar corporate jets with graffiti — the second such incident at the Los Angeles area airfield in the past two years. The jets were tagged on their …

Texas airports get ready for state's new 'open carry' gun law
Airports in Texas are posting signs and issuing memos in advance of the state's new “open carry” law, which goes into effect tomorrow, Jan. 1, 2016. The law allows legally licensed handgun owners to openly carry a holstered gun in public but, as the …
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Man seriously injured when hit by vehicle while walking along Airport Road
BLACKMAN TWP., MI – A 25-year-old Summit Township man was seriously injured when he was hit by a vehicle Friday night on Airport Road. Mickey Salyers was walking in the grass south of Boardman Road and a driver lost control of the vehicle he was …