New developments at airports including regulations and noise issues; legal disputes; openings, acquisitions and mergers.
The FAA has delayed for two years a planned runway paving project that will lengthen Norwood (Massachusetts) Memorial Airport’s 4,000-foot Runway 17/35.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has issued a recommendation that Nav Canada publish notams with graphic depictions of runway closures.
Circling approaches are 25 times less safe than straight-in approches and thus should be conducted only as a last resort.
California’s San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport has just completed major rehabilitation project on its main runway and taxiway connectors.
CEO Adel Mardini forecasts 3,000 additional Expo-related flights
Qatar and Turkey appear to be offering technical assistance, but international flights remain scarce
With around 30 Boeing 777-300ERs converted to cargo-only, even a handful of A380s were employed on cargo charter.
Air bp is partnering with local companies to build “a strong future for aviation in Iraq.”
Dubai South-based FBO/MRO firm DC Aviation Al Futtaim expects a large number of delegations to reverse plans not to travel to Dubai.
International cooperation on illegal gray market charter has been stepped up, with leadership shown by the Middle East Business Aviation Association.