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Tight budgets leave little for airport construction worldwide
USA TODAY
The International Transport Forum of 54 countries endorsed airport and road construction as "the backbone of national economies," even as the United States struggles to improve and expand its airports. Ministers from the countries, which include the U.S. and much of Europe and Asia, issued a joint statement saying transportation construction "provides connections for people and goods, access to jobs and services, and enabling trade and economic growth." The statement came here at the forum's annual summit of hundreds of government and industry leaders.
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DOMESTIC AIRPORT NEWS


Lawmakers press US regulators on America-US Airways deal
Reuters
Over 100 members of Congress have asked U.S. regulators to allow American Airlines and US Airways Group to keep all their airport slots at Reagan National Airport outside Washington D.C. if the companies' planned merger is approved.
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What a $1.4 billion airport upgrade looks like: Inside Delta's new Terminal 4 at JFK
Jaunted
10:30 a.m. and already Shake Shack has a line. That's far from surprising for the many locations of the popular burger and fries joint around New York City, but this is Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport, which, up until Friday, May 24, didn't have a Shake Shack.
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Passengers continue to check luggage says new poll
Travel Pulse
More than half of travelers in a new poll said they still check their luggage, either some or all of the time. The findings are part of a survey conducted by the GO Group, LLC and GO Airport Express. The survey said that of 570 travelers polled on luggage preferences, 27 percent said they always check their bags, while 28 percent said they combine check in and carry on.
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Pratt competing to make quieter jet engines
The Hartford Courant
The latest engine to roll out of Pratt & Whitney just might deliver what the aerospace industry has sought in a commercial jet for more than a century — some peace and quiet. "The tremendous racket that is at present associated with the aeroplane plays a considerable part in prejudicing the public against these machines," read a 1911 editorial in "The Aero," an industry publication based in London, that advocated the "fitting of silencers" on engines.
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Americans plan summer vacations, but with incomes stagnant some families keep trips modest
The Associated Press via Washington Post
This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish vacation hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are headed to places like nearby campgrounds. The good news: At some U.S. campgrounds these days you get live bands, air guitar contests and chocolate pudding slip 'n' slides.
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Port Authority gains approval to run Atlantic City International Airport
The Press of Atlantic City
The South Jersey Transportation Authority will pay the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey $500,000 a year to take over operations of Atlantic City International Airport.
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US allows unrestricted Saudi air carrier service to America
The Hill
The United States signed an Open Skies air transport agreement with Saudi Arabia, allowing for unrestricted air travel between the two countries. After a transition period, the agreement will allow for "unrestricted air service by the airlines of both countries between and beyond the other's territory, eliminating restrictions on how often the carriers fly, the kind of aircraft they use and the prices they charge," according to the State Department.
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Denver International Airport starts new arrival-departures for NextGen
The Denver Post
If a commercial jet could land using a smooth, continuous descent versus the traditional stair-step approach, it could save an airline between 200 to 800 pounds of fuel each flight — something that's now possible at Denver International Airport.
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Airport signs can confuse, confound
USA TODAY
Frequent flier Kevin Korterud says he loves to fly in and out of his hometown airport in Columbus, Ohio, but would love it even more if something could be done to improve the signs in the terminal. "My home airport has a signage problem," says Korterud, a consultant who lives in New Albany, a Columbus suburb. "It's a problem because of the layout of the terminal as people try to get to rental car and parking areas, and signs that are small and hang from the ceiling."
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American offers self-tagging bag system at MIA
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Passengers of American Airlines departing Miami International Airport now have the option to self-tag their checked bags to help speed the check-in process, the airline announced.
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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS


Balfour Beatty looks to sell Exeter airport stake
Reuters
British infrastructure company Balfour Beatty has started looking for buyers for its 60 percent stake in Exeter International Airport, Sky News reported. The price of the stake sale, which is at an early stage, is still unclear, the report added.
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India among top destination country for passengers flying from Dubai airport
The Economic Times
India was the top destination country for passengers flying from Dubai International airport during April this year with over six lakh fliers. The top destination countries for the airport in April included India with a total of 6,72,557 passengers, followed by the U.K. (4,19,053) and Saudi Arabia (4,05,695), an official statement said.
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Boris Island airport 'would close Heathrow'
The Telegraph
In a report addressing Britain's air transport capacity crisis, the Independent Transport Commission suggested that the country needs a top-tier European hub airport with significantly more capacity than Heathrow today.
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Brazil airport capacity limits competition between airlines
Fox Business
Brazil's two main domestic airports — Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo and Santos Dumont airport in Rio de Janeiro — already are working so close to maximum capacity that they are effectively closed to any new airline starting operations there, Cade's Ricardo Ruiz said during a presentation in Sao Paulo.
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Construction on Israel's new international airport takes off
Haaretz
Now that the bulldozers have finally started to roll and the Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport is set to become a reality, we can look at its still-evolving design plans. For now the desert surroundings seem poised to trump any possible architectural cliche.

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FAA Administrator Huerta calls for more action on GA safety
FAA
As the busy summer flying season approaches, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta met with leaders from the general aviation community to agree on actions to enhance safety and reduce accidents.

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US aviation failing? We've screwed ourselves
The Boston Globe
Our airports are terrible, and our airlines find it harder and harder to compete. We've done it to ourselves through shortsightedness, underfunding, and flyer-unfriendly policies.

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FAA/TSA/ACRP NEWS


Issues with Airport Organization and Reorganization
ACRP
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 40: Issues with Airport Organization and Reorganization examines organizational design, and current trends and practices in airport management.
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Conducting Aeronautical Special Events at Airports
ACRP
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 41: Conducting Aeronautical Special Events at Airports consolidates available information and lessons learned on how to successfully plan, organize, and conduct an aeronautical special event and restore normal operations after the event.
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TSA PreCheck hits 10 million mark
TSA
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the agency has screened more than 10 million travelers through TSA PreCheck lanes. TSA PreCheck expedited screening allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belts, keep their laptops in their cases, and one 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in their carry-on.
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FAA and Kingdom of the Netherlands sign agreement
FAA
The FAA and the Kingdom of the Netherlands signed an agreement to promote a safe aviation environment in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Aruba, Curaçao, the Netherlands, and Sint Maarten) and the Caribbean parts of the Netherlands (Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius).
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