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Gov. Christie Claims He Takes Care Of His People But No Raise In Pay For Airport Workers

January 30, 2014 - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered the Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Patrick J. Foye to increase airport workers minimum wage to $10.10 per  Read More


Pilots And Unions Leader Express Safety Concerns At Allegiant Air

January 30, 2014 - The Allegiant Air Pilots Executive Council, an employee group of Allegiant Travel Company pilots represented by Teamsters Local Union 1224 in Wilmington, Ohio, announced plans to begin formal dialogues with Allegiant stakeholders Read More


Lessons To Learn From The Fatal Cork Airport Accident

January 30, 2014 - European pilots welcome the comprehensive accident investigation report on the 2011 accident at Cork Airport, which took the lives of 6 people, including both pilots. The investigation identifies not only a probable cause of the accident but looks beneath the  Read More


US Supreme Court Rules In Air Carrier Reporting Of Pilot To TSA

January 30, 2014 - US Supreme Court ruled on Monday that Air Wisconsin’s report to the TSA regarding William Hoeper who was a pilot with the company was not materially false and reversed a $1.2 million jury award. Back in 2004, Hoeper was a pilot for Read More


Wheeltug Order Book Now At 781 Aircraft

January 29, 2014 - WheelTug announced today the execution of an agreement for 50 WheelTug systems for 737 MAX aircraft. The customer is unnamed at this time. With the new reservations the order book of WheelTug aircraft drive systems grows to 781 delivery Read More


Despite US Airways Sabre Dispute American Airlines Picks The Reservations System

January 29, 2014 – American Airlines has reached an agreement with Sabre as its post merger reservations for its newly combined airlines (Back in November DOJ Approved American Airlines And US Airways Merger)  Read More


Eastern Air Lines Files Application With DOT To Restart Up Airline

January, 28, 2014 - Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc., ("Eastern") has filed an application with the United States Department of Transportation for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. Eastern plans on commencing its Part 121 Read More


Airbus Helicopters Aims High With New Branding

Eurocopter closed out a 20 year history of rotorcraft leadership with increased deliveries of 497 helicopters in 2013. Renamed Airbus Helicopters, the company opened 2014 with the certification of its new EC175 and the implementation of an ambitious customer  Read More


Air Line Pilots Association Agrees To $53 Million Settlement With TWA Pilots

January 24, 2014 - Back in May 2002, a group of ex-TWA pilots had filed a lawsuit alleging their pilots union, Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) failed in their duties to properly represent them during the American Airlines’ 2001 Read More


Medical Examiner Reports Pilots Blood Alcohol Was Over Legal Limit

January 23, 2014 - Tennessee Medical Examiner office has reported the Canadian pilot who crashed his Cessna 172F at Nashville International Airport, Nashville, Tennessee had a blood alcohol level of .081 just over  Read More


ATR Increases Aircraft Sales Becomes Leading Contender In Regional Aviation Market

January 23, 2014 - The growth of regional air traffic particularly benefits the Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer, which saw a record year with a turnover of US$ 1.63 billion and the delivery of 74 new aircraft. ATR ended Read More


Bonanno Family Members Indicted For Murder And Lufthansa $5 Million Robbery at JFK Airport

January 23, 2014 - Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed charging five members of the Bonanno organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (the Bonanno family) variously with Read More


Garmin Pilot Adds Altitude, Traffic Pattern Recommendations To IOS And Android

January 21, 2014 - Garmin offers new release on both Apple’s iOS and android mobile operating device platforms. Version 6.0 for iOS and Version 2.8 for Android which are available for update  Read More


Beechcraft Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of King Air’s First Flight

January 20, 2014 - Beechcraft Corporation today recognized the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the King Air Model 90 with several three-ship passes of the company’s current production King Air models over its home airfield,  Read More


NTSB Provides Update On Southwest Airlines Wrong Airport Landing Incident

January 17, 2014 - As part of its ongoing investigation into an incident involving a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 that landed at the wrong airport on January 12 in Missouri, the National Transportation Safety Board today released a brief  Read More


Congress Continues Support Of UH-72A Lakota Helicopter

January 17, 2014 - Congress to fund procurement of 20 UH-72A Lakota helicopters through an omnibus spending package that the President has indicated he will sign into law. The UH-72A Lakota is built in Columbus, Miss., by a workforce that is more than fifty  Read More


Boeing 787 Dreamliner Once Again Grounded, Possible Battery Fire

January 15, 2014 - Japan Airlines (JAL) has once again grounded one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft due to smoke coming from the main battery area of the aircraft. On Tuesday during a routine maintenance check  Read More


Boeing Sees Significant Potential In "Green Diesel" As A Sustainable Jet Fuel

January 14, 2014 - Boeing has identified "green diesel," a renewable fuel used in ground transportation, as a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel that emits at least 50 percent less carbon dioxide than Read More


Red Arrows Pilot May Have Been Killed Due To An Over Tightened Shackle Nut

January 14, 2014 - Back on November 8, 2011 Lt Sean Cunningham a pilot with the Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team based at RAF Scampton, England was killed when he was ejected from his  Read More


Montclair State University Student Threatens To Bring Down A TAM Airline Jumbo Jet

January 13, 2013 - A criminal complaint has been filed against a Montclair State University student in connection to an email that alleges the attempted downing of a TAM Airline flight out of Miami to Brasilia if fight takes off  Read More


Southwest Pilots Who Landed Plane At Wrong Airport Placed On Suspension

January 13, 2014 - On Sunday about 6 PM a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, Flight 4013 carrying 124 passengers and a flight crew of 5 landed at the wrong airport. Flight 4012 was to land at Branson Airport instead the 737 landed Read More


Airbus Aircraft List Prices For 2014

January 13, 2014 - Airbus has increased the average list prices of its aircraft by 2.6 per cent across the product line. The new pricing is effective from January 1st 2014. The 2.6 per cent price increase has been calculated according to Airbus’ standard escalation Read More


Ban Lifted, TSA To Release Repair Station Security Rule

January 10, 2014 - Nearly a decade after the original congressional mandate, the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) final repair station security rules will be issued on January 13, 2014. This action brings an end to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  Read More


Ohio Man Admits Defrauding Jet Aviation A Maintenance And Charter Flight Company

January 9, 2014 - A resident of Ohio admitted today to defrauding a charter flight company and other luxury brands of more than $100,000 worth luxury goods and services. Christopher L. Henderson, 32, of Akron, Ohio, pleaded  Read More


NTSB Provides Update On Logan Airport Boeing 787 Battery Fire Investigation

January 8, 2014 - The investigative work into the Jan. 7, 2013, fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 (JA829J) at Logan International Airport in Boston, is estimated to be completed by the end of March, the National Transportation Read More


Sikorsky Aircraft Launches First Flight Of The Modernized S-61T

January 06, 2014 - Sikorsky Aircraft announced the successful maiden test flight of the modernized S-61T helicopter with an integrated glass cockpit and enhanced performance capabilities. In 2010, Sikorsky began a program to upgrade S-61 aircraft and return them  Read More


Delta Retires Last Commercial Service Douglas DC-9 Aircraft

January 6, 2014 - Delta Air today has retire its remaining Douglas DC-9 aircraft following Flight 2014 that depart Minneapolis/St. Paul for Atlanta at 4:20 p.m. (CST), it was the last scheduled commercial flight of the DC-9 by a major U.S. airline. "The DC-9 Read More


Machinists At Boeing Vote To Accept Historic 777X Proposal

January 4, 2014 - Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 751 in Puget Sound, District W-24 in Portland, OR and District 70 in Wichita, KS voted by 51 to 49 percent to accept an eight-year contract  Read More


Turkish Airlines Ends 20 Month Dispute 305 Workers To Be Reinstated

January 3, 2014 -Turkish Airlines and Hava-Is, a Turkish affiliate of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), reached an agreement that will reinstate 305 terminated Turkish Airlines workers and end a 20-month  Read More


Price Arrested In Coast Guard Air Search And Rescue Suicide Hoax

January 2, 2014 - A man suspected of faking his own death and costing the Coast Guard more than $173,000 was arrested Tuesday near Brunswick, Ga. Georgia law enforcement authorities say Aubrey Lee Price, 47, was  Read More


A350 MSN2 Rolls Out Of Paint Hangar Sporting A Special Carbon Livery

January 2, 2014 - Airbus rolled-out its third A350 XWB (extra wide body) flight-test aircraft, MSN2, from the paint shop in Toulouse, marking yet another successful milestone on the path to entry-into-service in Q4 2014. As well as  Read More


Logan Airport Worker Killed On Tarmac

January 1, 2014 – On Monday a Logan Airport worker, Herbert F. "Herb" Upton, at 59 lost his life while working on the tarmac when a Ford F-350 ran him over at Logan’s north Cargo area. Upton died from his injuries on the scene. At about 7:30 PM, Upton who  Read More

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