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1/15/2018

United Airlines, on April 9, will launch twice-daily service between Elmira-Corning Regional Airport in New York and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.

1/15/2018

Transportation Security Administration officers screening passengers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Thursday discovered a loaded gun in a traveler's carry-on bag.

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1/15/2018

The US Department of Transportation reports that US airlines in November had the highest on-time rates seen in eight years. Reuters reported that the on-time performance improvements are "another watermark" in a record-setting year for airline safety and performance

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Reuters
1/15/2018

CIE Tours is partnering with Air Canada to offer air-inclusive tours in Ireland and the UK. Tour customers can fly from any airport with Air Canada service direct to Dublin or Shannon in Ireland.

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1/15/2018

Some airlines on Friday implemented complimentary flexible rebooking policies for travelers who were affected by severe winter weather in Cleveland, which also affected carrier operations.

1/15/2018

Arkansas state Sen. Jason Rapert writes that raising the PFC airport tax is a bad idea that will hit Arkansas families, businesses and civic organizations where it hurts the most: in the pocketbook. "As an elected official, I have a responsibility to the people of Arkansas to ensure I am supporting policies that support a healthy business climate," Rapert writes. "I believe that an increase in passenger facility charge funds will negatively affect our businesses, our families, our universities, and our civic organizations."

1/15/2018

Mike Venable, an air tanker pilot and member of the California Fire Pilots Association, writes that the nation's network of about 3,100 airports is a key resource for disaster response teams. That resource would be threatened if lawmakers privatize air traffic control, writes Venable, because airlines could divert resources away from general aviation airports.

1/15/2018

The Bob Hoover Academy aviation-based high school is partnering with Redbird Flight Simulations to provide students with a full-motion Redbird FMX simulator. The simulator will be used to supplement students' time in academy aircraft.

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AOPA Online
1/15/2018

Flyboys Deli's new location in Beaverton, Ohio, is an aviation-themed restaurant scheduled to open Jan. 26. The spacious eatery features murals and models of pilots and vintage and military aircraft.

1/15/2018

The Iduna FLY App is a new app that helps pilots with pre-flight calculations, including takeoff and landing distances and speeds, climb rate, weight and balance, fuel consumption and more. The app is available on iTunes.

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