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Nearly 200 U.S. House Members Urge Denial Of NAI Application
Aero-News Network - 11/26/2014
Nearly 200 U.S. House Members Urge Denial Of NAI Application ALPA Supports The Call For DOT Secretary Foxx To Reject The Request A Bipartisan...
 
U.S., EU Officials Meet On Norwegian Air Controversy
Roll Call - 11/25/2014

Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bjorn Kjos said in a speech in Washington last week that granting the permit was “long overdue.” His company says that by not granting the permit the United States is not honoring its obligations under a EU-U.S Open Skies Agreement.

But on Monday 188 House members, including 56 Republicans, sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urging him to deny the application and arguing that allowing NAI’s transatlantic service “would unfairly put domestic airlines at a disadvantage.”

 
Spirit Airlines Named Top Airline for Fuel Efficiency
Yahoo!7 Finance - 11/25/2014
...load factors and fewer deliveries of newer and more fuel efficient aircraft to the airlines, the ICCT sees little improvement in the airlines...
 
United Airlines Takes Giving to New Heights This Holiday Season
Morningstar News - 11/25/2014
United Airlines Takes Giving to New Heights This Holiday Season Company awarding up to 10 million miles to customers for charitable donations...
 
Trans States, Piedmont to fly transferred Envoy E-145s for American
Air Transport World - 11/25/2014
...States, Piedmont to fly transferred Envoy E-145s for American American Airlines Group will next year start transferring at least 50 Embraer E-145s...
 
Delta's Seattle Expansion Will Help Maintain Its Growth Momentum
Forbes.com - 11/25/2014
Delta's Seattle Expansion Will Help Maintain Its Growth Momentum Delta Air Lines is continuing to expand in Seattle as it is seeking to maintain...
 
Alaska Air expanding routes next summer to Milwaukee, Oklahoma City from Sea-Tac [The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) :: ]
Investing & Stock Research - Businessweek - 11/25/2014
...ambitious route expansion plan from the Pacific Northwest as competition from Delta Air Lines heats up, this week announced three new routes...
 
 
Industry & Legislative News
 
Nor'easter Threatens Thanksgiving Travel Chaos for East Coast
NBCNEWS.com - 11/26/2014
...destination efficiently," said Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. Roth said the cut-off line between heavy...
 
FAA Issues Temporary Flight Restriction over Ferguson, Missouri
Investing & Stock Research - Businessweek - 11/26/2014
...from law enforcement of gunshots fired into the sky the Federal Aviation Administration activated a Temporary Flight Due to reports from law...
 
FAA Releases 30-Day Review Of Chicago Center Fire
Aero-News Network - 11/26/2014
FAA Releases 30-Day Review Of Chicago Center Fire Underscores Need For Funding, Flexibility And NextGen, Agency Says After reviewing contingency...
 
FAA Outlines Strategy To Recover From Air-traffic Control Outages
AviationPros.com - 11/25/2014
...an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday. But without increased funding from Congress,
 
New Carbon Market Is Key Part of Climate Agreement, U.K. Says
Bloomberg - 11/26/2014
...ability to tap private investment capital, according to the International Emissions Trading Association. The Geneva-based industry group s members...
 
 
Airline News
 
SkyWest, Inc. Confirms Firm Order for Seven E175 jets
AviationPros.com - 11/25/2014
SkyWest, Inc. Confirms Firm Order for Seven E175 jets São José dos Campos, Brazil, November 25, 2014 Embraer S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3, NYSE:
 
Wanna visit down under? Qantas and American expand codesharing cities
Dallas Business Journal - 11/25/2014
Wanna visit down under? Qantas and American expand codesharing cities Getting to Australia just got a lot easier as Qantas and American Airlines...
 
 
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