Airports

New developments at airports including regulations and noise issues; legal disputes; openings, acquisitions and mergers.

Regulations and Government

IG Criticizes FAA's Airport Improvement Funding

FAA did not follow proper procedures when allocating $106 million in airport improvement funding
Newark Airport
FBOs

Canada's Skyservice Buys Fontainebleau Fort Lauderdale FBO

The under-development facility will be operated as Fontainebleau Aviation KFLL
Artist rendering of Fontainebleau Aviation KFLL
Airports

Clark Airport Offers Space and Skills to Aviation Tenants

Real estate group Berthaphil is seeking to draw new companies to Clark Freeport
Philippine Aviation Pavilion
Airports

Eve and Yugo Join Forces to Advance UAM in Southeast Asia

The companies will study infrastructure requirements and regulations
Eve Yugo aircraft
Airports

Changi East Rises As Paya Lebar Closes

Changi East ready to open as Paya Lebar closes in the mid-2030s
An impression of Changi Airport's giant new Terminal 5, with the third runway to the right and the existing terminals in the background.
Airports

New Pavilion Aims to Raise Philippines' Aviation Profile

Clark International Airport offers plenty of space for aviation companies to grow
Clark International Airport in the Philippines
FBOs

Business Aviation Traffic On the Rise in Southeast Asia

Business aircraft departures from Singapore in 2023 exceeded pre-Covid levels by nearly 28 percent.
Business jets on the Jet Aviation ramp at Seletar Airport in Singapore
Airports

Super Bowl Draws Flocks of Aircraft; Numbers Down from Previous Years

This year's totals were nearly 30 percent below traffic for last year's game
Business jets parked on the ramp at KLAS ahead of the Super Bowl
Airports

FAA To Hand Out Nearly $250M in AIP Grants in 2024

Package includes 153 grants for airports in 37 U.S. states
Detroit area Willow Run Airport (KYIP)
Environment

ADP and Dassault Push To Decarbonize Le Bourget Airport

The airports group and bizjet maker want to help operators to go green
Dassault Falcon business jets can operate with a 50 percent mix of sustainable aviation fuel
Charter & Fractional

X-1 Intros Aircraft Tracking, Invoicing System at KMMU

The dedicated GA airport in New Jersey was involved in the development of the software
User billing spreadsheet in X-1 Landing program
Environment

Protestors Oppose Private Aviation at Farnborough Airport

The local chapter of Extinction Rebellion led a march to Farnborough Airport
Greta Thunberg joins a protest at Farnborough Airport in the UK
Airports

Las Vegas Bracing for a Super Storm of Private Aviation Traffic

November's F1 Grand Prix is being viewed as a dress rehearsal for the Big Game
Business jets parked on Signature Aviation's ramp at KLAS
Airports

Al Maktoum Sees 8% Bizjet Movement Increase in 2023

Investment in airport MRO is expected to reach $2.2 billion in the coming years
Tower at Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC)
Airports

Florida’s Naples Airport Starts Fly Quiet Program

Officials will recognize operators for quiet flying quarterly
Naples Airport
Airports

NBAA Raises Alarm on Proposed Dublin Airport Bizav Ban

Dublin Airport Authority seeks to eliminate all general aviation traffic to meet 32M passenger cap
Dublin Airport
Airports

Zurich-area Airports Gearing Up for World Economic Forum

The annual event draws scores of global business leaders and heads of state
Jet Aviation sustainable fuel tanker at Zurich Airport
Airports

AIN Roundtable: Preparing for Advanced Air Mobility

Industry leaders mull needs for the future of AAM
AIN Roundtable January 2023 participants
Accidents

Fiery Crash at Tokyo Haneda Kills Five, Highlights String of Runway Incursions

All passengers and crew of the destroyed JAL Airbus A350-900 survived
First Japan Airlines A350-900 Takes Off
Regulations and Government

DOT Watchdog Calls for Better Airport Revenue Oversight

FAA Needs To Verify Use of Aviation Tax Revenues, OIG Maintains
Santa Monica Airport (Photo: Friends of Sunset Park in Santa Monica)
Security

European Aviation Security Experts Join Forces

The security consultants support commercial and private aviation clients
Eco protestors at the EBACE 2023 show
FBOs

DCAF VIP Terminal Holds Strong at Al Maktoum International

The company now manages 11 aircraft
DCAF's Holger Ostheimer
Airports

Indiana's KGYY Acquires Nearby Reliever Airport

Griffith-Merrillville Airport offers a 4,900-foot runway and a modern terminal
Aircraft on ramp at Griffith-Merrillville Airport in Indiana
Airports

Dutch Airport Partners with Flyvbird for On-demand Air Taxi Services

Flyvbird is building a regional network of small airports in Europe
A digital rendering of Electra.aero's eSTOL aircraft decorated with Flyvbird's logo
Maintenance and Modifications

ExecuJet Haite Opens New Beijing Bizjet Maintenance Base

The spacious new facility is opening at China's Beijing Daxing International Airport
ExecuJet Haite and CBM officials sign their collaboration agreement
Airports

Early Winter Snow Stops Flights at Munich Airport

All flights into Munich were canceled on December 2 due to snowstorm
Cessna Citation aircraft trapped in snow at Munich International Airport
Airports

Toronto-area Buttonville Airport Calls It Quits

The GA airport once ranked among Canada's busiest
Aerial view of Buttonville Airport
Airports

Aviation Alliance's Selena Shilad Dies at 45

Shilad was called a 'fierce industry advocate'
Selena Shilad headshot (Photo: the Alliance for Aviation Across America)
Airports

Indiana Airport Completes Runway Extension Project

The three-year-long $15 million project increased KTYQ's runway to 7,000 feet
Guests at the celebration of KTYQ's lengthened runway reopening.
Airports

Vegas Grand Prix Draws Flocks of Private Aircraft

With hundreds of private aircraft arrivals to area airports, it served as a trial run for February's Super Bowl
Business aircraft lined up for departure at KLAS on Sunday after the Las Vegas Grand Prix