Toronto Airport pre-clearance will expand service to eight new US cities — boost passenger traffic by 40%

A U.S. pre-clearance facility to open at Toronto Airport in 2023 will help boost passenger traffic by 40 percent and give travelers access to new destinations, including New York’s LaGuardia Airport, airport officials told the Toronto City Council. Gene Cabral, executive vice president of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, told councilors on Wednesday that the … Read more

SIU partners with Man-Tra-Con to take virtual education to the next level | News

CARBONDALE (WSIL)—Before aviation students can fly, they must go to the classroom to learn the skills they need. The same goes for technicians. But according to a Boeing Outlook report, an estimated 626,000 new technicians will be needed over the next 20 years. So SIU teamed up with Man-Tra-Con to virtually change the game. “The … Read more

Investor in London City airport demands reduction of CO2 emissions

Chief executive Jo Taylor said: “As an active global investor, we play a vital role in accelerating the transition to a net-zero economy.” Airport strategies may include encouraging airlines to run services on sustainable jet fuel, more fuel-efficient aircraft or investments in electric aircraft. Billionaire investor Sir Christopher Hohn, dubbed the “green hedgie” for his … Read more

Panel agrees to bid to demolish 1st Wright Brothers bicycle shop – KOMO News

Panel agrees to offer to demolish Wright Brothers’ first bike shopKOMO News Ohio board approves demolition of Wright brothers’ first bicycle shop | The hillThe hill Panel agrees to offer to demolish Wright Brothers’ first bike shopWDIV ClickOnDetroit Dayton to demolish vacant building linked to Wright BrothersDayton Daily News Dayton panel agrees to offer to … Read more

Commission proposes 9 months vaccine validity for travel – POLITICO

The Commission proposed on Thursday that vaccine certificates for travel are valid for nine months and that rules for intra-block travel should be linked to travelers’ personal health risk, rather than their country of departure. “This means that, in principle, holders of an EU certificate should not receive additional travel restrictions, wherever they come from … Read more

Busy holiday travel season returns after pandemic as passengers reach airport, roads – KOMO News

Busy holiday travel season returns after the pandemic as passengers head into the airport, roadsKOMO News The Best and Worst Hours to Drive on Thanksgiving, According to AAAlife hacker On the road again: Travelers show up in time for ThanksgivingAssociated Press SoCal Thanksgiving Trips: Busiest Times on the Road, Hottest Destinations, Record Gas PricesKTLA Pre-Thanksgiving … Read more

Drunk airline passengers cause mind-numbing chaos

Photo: COOPER NEILL / Employee (Getty Images) The Federal Aviation Administration has announced its latest round of civil fines against passengers who can’t keep their cool. Eight people face a combined $161,823 in fines in actions from assaulting a flight attendant to urinating on a floor, all while allegedly intoxicated. From November 16, the FAA … Read more

Looking to avoid price war; Akasa Enters the Market in Troubled Times: Spicejet Chairman

In an exclusive interview with CNBC-TV18, SpiceJet chairman and MD Ajay Singh said that Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Airways is entering the industry at a very challenging time and hopes to avoid a price war with new competition. “As far as new entrants are concerned, competition is always good, it makes you more efficient. However, it … Read more

Ryanair to scrap shares from London Stock Exchange

Ryanair will delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange next month to comply with Brussels rules it says were designed to undermine the UK’s aviation sector. Airlines based in the European Union must be owned and controlled within the bloc. About a fifth of Ryanair’s shares are owned by UK institutions, compared to about … Read more

Delta adds daily direct flight to New York City from Pensacola – WEAR

Delta Adds Daily Direct Flight to New York City from PensacolaTO WEAR Delta to offer daily nonstop flights to New York from Pensacola starting next monthPensacola News Journal Nonstop Flights to New York from Pensacola International Airport provided by DeltaWKRG News 5 See full coverage on Google News .