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12/14/2017

Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerley, who will retire in March, says the carrier's new Airbus A321neos will allow it to expand into US markets that had been beyond its reach. "On both the cost and revenue sides of the equation, Hawaiian is going to be better positioned than any present or future competitors as a result," Dunkerley said.

12/14/2017

Foresight is a highly valuable yet sometimes overlooked trait in employees. To develop this quality across your team, Khorus Software CEO Joel Trammell suggests seven questions to ask employees, beginning with whether goals will be achieved on time.

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12/14/2017

Chicago aldermen on Wednesday submitted a proposed ordinance that would put the word "police" back on the uniforms of city airport security officers and make them the lead responders on disturbance calls in the city's airports and aboard planes. Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans scaled down the officers' powers after the widely publicized dragging incident on a United Airlines flight at O'Hare International Airport.

12/14/2017

A customs breach at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday prompted US officials to reprocess some passengers, delaying some US-bound flights. The breach occurred when passengers disembarking from a plane were allowed to access a bypass door leading to the US departures area.

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12/14/2017

Edmonton International Airport in Alberta is using a robot that looks like a falcon and mimics the predator's behavior to scare away birds that could pose a threat to aircraft.

12/14/2017

Valerie Schmitt and Vincent Del Rosario, security officers at San Francisco International Airport, were honored Tuesday for helping a San Francisco police officer who had been stabbed and was grappling with a suspect in the airport baggage claim area. The two were off-duty at the time of the incident.

12/14/2017

HappyOrNot has released a report ranking 68 airports in 22 countries by passengers' self-reported levels of happiness. The report includes information on airport pain points and the times of day, week and year that fliers are happiest.

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12/14/2017

Transportation Security Administration officers at Florida's Palm Beach International Airport set up a display of forbidden items discovered during screening at airport checkpoints, including a hatchet, fake grenades and a railroad spike.

12/14/2017

Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina had its busiest month ever in October, serving 102,095 passengers. The previous record was set in July, when the airport exceeded 100,000 passengers for the first time.

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12/14/2017

The US and the European Union have signed two amendments to the 2011 US-EU Safety Agreement. The updated agreement expands cooperation on air traffic control modernization and provides for reciprocal acceptance of pilot licensing and flight simulator training devices.

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