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FAA Announces First UAS Test Site Operational
Aero-News Network - 04/22/2014
...announced Monday that the first of six test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research is operational more than two-and-a...
NTSB’s Hersman: Child-safety seats ‘just as valuable’ in aircraft
Air Transport World - 04/21/2014 aircraft NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman Courtesy, National Transportation Safety Board Advertisement US National Transportation Safety Board...
Armrests out: Airlines put the squeeze on weight
The Sydney Morning Herald - 04/21/2014
...results, because another report released last week said Spirit also had the highest profit margin of any US carrier in 2013. "The Unfriendly Skies,"
Massport’s AECOM-designed Terminal B Improvements At Logan International Airport To Open April 30 - 04/21/2014
...Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than...
Teen stowaway won’t be charged after wheel well flight to Hawaii
New York Post - 04/22/2014
...International Airport early Sunday before entering a wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767, authorities said. In skipping charges, agents...
Airline News
Qatar to Open $17 Billion Airport Next Week After 6-Year Delay
Bloomberg - 04/22/2014
...plane ever built. Qatar Airways plans to receive its first three of the Airbus Group NV (AIR) planes in June. To contact the reporter on this...
Judge Says American Can't End Retiree Benefits Yet - 04/21/2014
...Benefits Yet DALLAS (AP) A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. DALLAS (AP)
Putin lets Russian airlines hire foreign pilots
Yahoo! News - 04/21/2014
Putin lets Russian airlines hire foreign pilots MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Monday that allows Russian airlines...
Former Spirit exec tapped to lead Frontier to ultra-low cost carrier
The Denver Post (AP) - 04/21/2014
...exec tapped to lead Frontier to ultra-low cost carrier Former Spirit Airlines executive Barry L. Biffle on Monday was named president of Frontier...
Air Canada security questioned after Halifax passenger's flights
The Chronicle Herald - 04/21/2014
Wizz Air Continues To Expand In Poland
Travel and Tour World - 04/22/2014
...2014. With this expansion Wizz Air will grow its Polish fleet to 16 Airbus A320 aircraft in the summer peak of 2014: 5 based aircraft in Gdansk...
SkyWest, Inc. Updates Q1 2014 Outlook
Triangle Business Journal - 04/21/2014
...earnings results call, held on February 13, 2014, management expressed their caution regarding the anticipated negative impact of a series of...
Southwest Airlines signs partnership with Rocketmiles
Dallas Business Blogs - Dallas Business Journal - 04/21/2014
Southwest Airlines signs partnership with Rocketmiles Rocketmiles, a Chicago-based travel booking site, said it has launched a new partnership...
ALPA Nat'l & Pilot Group News
Hawaiian Airlines and Air China inks Codeshare Agreement to expand services
Travel and Tour World - 04/22/2014
Hawaiian Airlines and Air China inks Codeshare Agreement to expand services Hawaiian Airlines announced the signing of a codeshare agreement...
United Airlines, IAM meet over Hawaii jobs
Hawaii News Now - 04/21/2014
The union representing United Airlines ground workers says talks have begun over the potential outsourcing of jobs at Lihue, Kona and Kahului airports.
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