UPS looking to build sorting center near UK airport | United to add flights between Chicago and Fresno, Calif. | Hawaiian Airlines plane collects climate change data on flights
November 21, 2017
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Report: Hawaii air cargo jobs up 978% between 2001 and 2016
The number of Hawaiian air cargo jobs grew 978% between 2001 and 2016, with workers earning an average hourly wage of $37.47. Inbound cargo has been increasing since 2002, with the uptick largely driven by e-commerce, says a report released by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.
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UPS looking to build sorting center near UK airport
UPS is considering building a new sorting and delivery facility near East Midlands Airport in Leicestershire, UK, which could employ about 1,000 workers.
Leicester Mercury (England) (11/20) 
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United to add flights between Chicago and Fresno, Calif.
United Airlines will in June 2018 add daily nonstop flights between California's Fresno Yosemite International Airport and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. "That is a major, major United Airlines hub, and other airlines are there, too. You can get to virtually anywhere in the world from Chicago," said Fresno Mayor Lee Brand.
The Fresno Bee (Calif.) (free registration) (11/20) 
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Hawaiian Airlines plane collects climate change data on flights
One of Hawaiian Airlines' Airbus A330 aircraft is equipped with instruments that help scientists monitor the health of the earth's atmosphere. The plane collects data while it flies its usual routes.
Big Island Now (Hawaii) (11/20) 
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Tips for a pleasant airport and TSA experience during holidays
Travelers this holiday season may have questions about how to easily navigate airports. The Transportation Security Administration provides tips for breezing through checkpoints, including when to arrive at the airport, what can and cannot go through checkpoints and how to avoid getting stuck in security lines.
A Better Flight Plan blog (11/20) 
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How to alleviate holiday stress
Help lower stress around the holidays "by offering specific praise for performance, sharing others' praise with employees, and hosting celebrations," writes Mark Malis, head of global HR at LifeWorks. Financial wellness programs can also be helpful during this time.
ERE Media (11/14) 
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