Finnair Named World's Greenest Airline: Airline Pulse News and Notes for May 5, 2016
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The European Aviation Safety Agency has set up a task force to deal with the dangers posed by drones. Airlines and plane manufacturers will study the possibility of collisions and the potential for damage.
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson will close one of its three security checkpoints for about three weeks while it installs new security screening equipment. Officials say that the new units will allow the TSA to provide passengers with "more reasonable” wait times.
Some major airports in the U.S. are gearing up for Olympic travelers heading to and returning from Brazil by installing signage that alerts warns of the potential dangers of the Zika virus. Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta and Orlando are among the hubs that are preparing to educate and screen passengers going to and from Brazil this summer.
Alaska Airlines announced that its traffic grew by 11 percent in April. The growth included its regional subsidiary Horizon Air and third-party regional partners.
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