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Industry & Legislative News
 
IFALPA calls for international cooperation to prevent aviation attacks
Morningstar News - 07/21/2014
...airspace. The Federation will continue to work closely with the Malaysian Air Line Pilots Association (MAPA) and will keep its resources at the...
 
IATA denies possibility of airline risking safety for fuel savings
Yahoo! Malaysia - 07/21/2014
approximately 50km from the Russia-Ukraine border. Flight MH17 operated on a Boeing 777 departed Amsterdam at 12.15pm (Amsterdam local time) and was...
 
US FAA issues strongest aviation warnings for Ukraine, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia
Addis Standard - 07/21/2014
...aviation warnings for Ukraine, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia The US Federal Aviation Administration, in short FAA, has in their latest advisories...
 
Ukraine Joins N. Korea No-Fly Zone as Carriers Seek Firmer Rules
Bloomberg - 07/21/2014
...operate in an environment without undue safety risks, and that ICAO, the International Air Transport Association and other impartial bodies should...
 
U.S. airlines slowly adding jobs as employment up for sixth month
The Globe and Mail - 07/21/2014
 
May 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
Bureau of Transportation Statistics - 07/21/2014
1.1 percent more than in May 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. PDF | Excel...
 
Shine a spotlight on airlines fees
Houston Chronicle - 07/21/2014
Our nation's aviation industry supports all kinds of well-paying jobs - pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, ramp workers and customer service agents are among the many.
 
Ministers Raitt and Findlay host a roundtable discussion on Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway
Yahoo! Finance - 07/21/2014
P.C., Q.C. Minister of National Revenue and MP for Delta Richmond East Transport Canada is online at www.tc.gc.ca. Subscribe to e-news or stay...
 
Airline invasion of the US: Gulf airlines extend into the west, Chinese airlines grow in the east
CAPA Centre for Aviation - 07/22/2014
While US airlines focus on traditional domestic housekeeping, they are largely overlooking the bigger, faster growing – but more risky – long-haul international markets. This short termism may well come back to bite them.
 
Why more pilots are using ‘texts’ to communicate with the ground
Global News - 07/21/2014
A practice that is both illegal and unsafe behind the wheel of your car is now expanding as a safety measure in air traffic control.
 
New Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro EFB Features On iPad Enhance Situational Awareness And Flight Efficiency
Aviation Today - 07/21/2014
July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, now offers operators an enhanced version of its industry-leading...
 
Laser Used in England To Frighten Airport Birds
Aviation International News - 07/21/2014
Laser Used in England To Frighten Airport Birds Southampton recently became the first airport in the UK to use the Bird Control Group s handheld...
 
An Unlikely Giant in the Sky--The Airbus a A380
Fool.com - 07/21/2014
...a few hundred globally, half of which it has already delivered. Most orders for the A380 are from the United Arab Emirates (140 orders), and...
 
Boeing Company Earnings: Why the Sky's the Limit
Fool.com - 07/21/2014
Boeing Company Earnings: Why the Sky's the Limit On Wednesday, Boeing (NYSE: BA ) will release its quarterly report, and investors have pulled...
 
City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago
Chicago Tribune - 07/22/2014
...that a solution must include cooperation from the airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration. The goal would be to provide noise relief...
 
 
ALPA Hot Topics & Pilot Group News
 
ALPA Supports ICAO’s Leading Malaysian Flight 17 Crash Investigation
Air Line Pilots Association, International - 07/21/2014
“The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) strongly supports a thorough investigation of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 led by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO, which is the international aviation component of the United Nations, is an extremely knowledgeable and objective organization relied upon worldwide for its leadership in setting international aviation standards.
 
Alaska Analysts on Delta Intrusion: 'What, Us Worry?'
TheStreet - 07/21/2014
...code-share agreement. Those talks did not go well. Boeing 747 Fades Out But Lufthansa Flies a Fresh One to JFK Five Worst U.S. Airlines of All Time...
 
Three airlines that will still fly you on a competitor
USA Today - 07/22/2014
Prior to 1978, in the event of a delay or flight cancellation, all U.S. airlines were required to offer transportation on a competitor's next flight out if that flight would get the passenger to their destination sooner. Airlines were even required to put economy-class passengers in first class if only first class was available.
 
 
Financial News
 
Why You Shouldn't Bet Against United Continental Holdings (UAL) Stock
Yahoo! Finance - 07/21/2014
Why You Shouldn't Bet Against United Continental Holdings (UAL) Stock One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is...
 
Can Delta Airlines (DAL) Keep the Earnings Streak Alive?
Yahoo! Finance - 07/21/2014
...a stock needs to have both a positive Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) for this to happen. Unfortunately, that...
 
Blockbuster Q2 earnings expected for U.S. airlines
Health and Wellness - USA Today - 07/21/2014
...week. All told, U.S. carriers are expected to report a collective profit of nearly $4 billion for the April-through-June quarter, up significantly...
 
Airlines raked in $31.5 billion in fees in 2013
The Seattle Times - 07/21/2014
The latest study on passenger fees collected by the world’s airlines reached a predictable conclusion: Airlines are pocketing more than ever.
 
 
Airline News
 
Taking the Sale Act out of Qantas - a one-off opportunity missed as amendment fizzles out
Centre For Asia Pacific Aviation - 07/22/2014
Taking the Sale Act out of Qantas - a one-off opportunity missed as amendment fizzles out Qantas is expected to post a loss of between AUD700...
 
Russia wants ICAO to lead MH17 probe
IOL - Independent Online - 07/22/2014
...since the beginning, she said. ICAO is the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organisation. Under ICAO rules, the country where the...
 
2014 World Airline Award Winners
Airline Reporter - 07/21/2014
The 2014 World Airline Awards were held recently, in conjunction with the Farnborough Air Show, and the winners have been announced. In a star-studded event held at the old Royal Aircraft Establishment’s Wind Tunnels, the winners were announced by Skytrax, who manages the awards. Some of the winners this year came as a bit of a surprise.
 
AirAsia is World’s Best Low Cost Airline for 6 years straight
Travel and Tour World - 07/21/2014
...airline affiliates in the AirAsia Group operate one of the youngest fleet of Airbus A320 in the world, with an average age of only 3 years group...
 
 
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