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1/22/2018

Hawaiian Airlines will bring back nonstop, daily service between Oregon's Portland International Airport and Hawaii's Kahului Airport. The airline is also introducing nonstop daily flights from Oakland, Calif., to Kauai and Los Angeles to Kona as part of its West Coast expansion.

1/22/2018

United Airlines has started printing its magazine, Hemisphere, on lighter paper, lowering its weight by an ounce. The weight reduction will save the airline a projected 170,000 gallons of fuel per year.

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1/22/2018

Since 2012, the average airfare at Tennessee's Memphis International Airport has decreased by $181.29, leading to significantly higher numbers of passengers using the airport for their travels. "Passenger growth coupled with falling fares is a tremendous combination for Memphis. We're continuing to work hard to add flight options to help continue these trends," said Pace Cooper, chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority.

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AviationPros
1/22/2018

Fortune's list of 50 most-admired companies includes Southwest Airlines. To create the rankings, Fortune asked executives to choose companies from a preset list.

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1/22/2018

Employees' emotional struggles can interfere with work and pose particularly difficult problems for managers. The best course often lies in making allowances and offering a measure of genuine empathy.

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The Associated Press
1/22/2018

Southwest Airlines partnered with Washington, D.C.'s Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to fly more than 60 rescued dogs and cats to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

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WBAL-TV (Baltimore)
1/22/2018

Registration is now open for the International Aviation Women's Association's inaugural general aviation leadership forum, an all-day event to be held Thursday at Florida's Boca Raton Airport. "We've put together an agenda filled with industry influencers to talk about how women can help avert the coming pilot and mechanic shortages and revitalize interest in our industry," said Rene Banglesdorf, CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation and IAWA's vice president of communications.

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General Aviation News
1/22/2018

Pilots Traver Madden and Ryan Hile are co-owners of the Tennessee Seaplane Co., which offers seaplane rides for up to three passengers and float plane lessons to rated pilots. "We think it's just a great way to see our area from water flying," Madden said.

1/22/2018

AOPA and five other general aviation groups sent a letter asking Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao to reopen the FAA aircraft registry, which is closed because of the ongoing federal government shutdown.

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AOPA Online
1/22/2018

Frequent stowaway Marilyn Hartman managed to get past a Transportation Security Administration security checkpoint at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and make her way to the international terminal, where she waited for a day before taking a flight to London. She was flown back to Chicago, arrested and charged with felony theft and a misdemeanor count of criminal trespassing.