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ALPA’s Sean Cassidy Appointed to TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee
Air Line Pilots Association, International - 04/17/2014
“We applaud Capt. Sean Cassidy on his appointment to the committee. Capt. Cassidy’s operational expertise will enable the TSA to be even better equipped to continue its mission to further improve security methods, equipment, and procedures within the U.S. aviation industry. ALPA commends DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for his outstanding selection of new ASAC members, including several leaders in the aviation industry.
 
Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza responds to story about airline complaints
Airline Biz Blog - Dallasnews.com - 04/17/2014
...CEO Ben Baldanza responds to story about airline complaints A Spirit Airlines Airbus A20 sits at a gate in the D/FW Airport satellite terminal...
 
Hawaiian Airlines and Air China Sign Codeshare Agreement
Benzinga - 04/17/2014
Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Air China, China's exclusive national flag carrier, that leverages the reach of their respective hubs in Honolulu and Beijing to offer more options and a more streamlined experience for customers traveling to further destinations.
 
United to Hold Live Webcast of First-Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Reuters US News - 04/17/2014
...mainline aircraft and, in 2014, will take delivery of 35 new Boeing aircraft and welcome 28 new E175 aircraft to United Express. Business Traveler...
 
 
Industry & Legislative News
 
Pilot unions band together to fight contract concessions at regional airlines
Airline Biz Blog - Dallasnews.com - 04/17/2014
Pilot unions band together to fight contract concessions at regional airlines The heads of pilot unions at 14 regional carriers have signed a...
 
FAA Finishes ADS-B Ground Network
Aviation International News - 04/17/2014
FAA Finishes ADS-B Ground Network The FAA announced on Tuesday that the ADS-B network in the U.S. has been completed, with all 634 ground stations...
 
Is it time to ban these dangers?
Air Cargo News - 04/17/2014
...after it allegedly sent two separate shipments of toxic, flammable cargo by air. The US Department of Transportation s Federal Aviation Administration...
 
Pat Maloney, organized labor true believer, driven by Boeing dispute to run for national union post [The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. :: ]
Investing & Stock Research - Businessweek - 04/17/2014
Pat Maloney, organized labor true believer, driven by Boeing dispute to run for national union post [The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. :: ] April...
 
U.S. Academy Helps China Fill Its Huge Pilot Training Gap
Aviation International News - 04/17/2014
...s great need for airline pilots is well documented, not least by Boeing, which last year estimated that the country s fast-expanding air transport...
 
GreenSky project prepares to land in Thurrock
Travel and Tour World - 04/17/2014
...project prepares to land in Thurrock Solena Fuels in partnership with British Airways has committed to building the world s first facility to...
 
 
Airline News
 
After rough winter, outlook good for airlines [The Philadelphia Inquirer :: ]
Investing & Stock Research - Businessweek - 04/17/2014
...airline analyst Helane Becker, of Cowen & Co., in an update. Delta Air Lines has projected April passenger unit revenue -- a key industry measure --
 
Troubleshooter takes aim at low-cost long-haul market
The Irish Times - 04/18/2014
Back in the 1970s, Bjorn Kjos spent six years in the Norwegian Royal Airforce chasing Russians out of his country’s airspace. These days, there are a few people who wish he would stay out of theirs.
 
Eastern Air Lines Faces Long Odds for Takeoff
NBCNEWS.com - 04/17/2014
...Air Lines Group filed its initial application with the U.S. Department of Transportation. The company, which acquired the old Eastern name and...
 
FIJI Airways and Etihad Airways sign groundbreaking interline agreement
AME Info (EN) - 04/17/2014
FIJI Airways and Etihad Airways sign groundbreaking interline agreement Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab...
 
Korean Air A380 dings 2 light poles while taxiing at LAX
USA Today - 04/17/2014
Korean Air A380 dings 2 light poles while taxiing at LAX An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet belonging to Korean Air hit two light poles while taxiing...
 
 
Financial News
 
Southwest Airlines' profit-sharing payout: What capitalism should be
CNN Money - 04/17/2014
Southwest Airlines' profit-sharing payout: What capitalism should be The Dallas-based airline is giving employees a meaningful stake in their...
 
Etihad Airways Posts Best First Quarter Results
AviationPros.com - 04/17/2014
Etihad Airways Posts Best First Quarter Results April 16--Etihad Airways revenues grew 27 percent in the first quarter of the year on higher...
 
 
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