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Boeing Responds to the NTSB 787 Battery Update

Thursday, February 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Boeing Responds to the NTSB 787 Battery Update

And This is what Boeing Has to Say SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2013 / — Boeing (NYSE: BA) welcomes the progress reported by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the 787 investigation, including that the NTSB has identified the origin of the event as having been within the battery. The findings discussed today... »

Embraer Switching from GE to Pratt & Whitney

Thursday, January 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Embraer Switching from GE to Pratt & Whitney

Embraer sent out a press release that it has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines as the “Exclusive Power for Second Generation of E-Jets.” The Embraer E-Jets equipped with PurePower PW1700G and PW1900G engines will enter service in 2018, and promise improvements in fuel burn, emissions and noise reduction. The engine which... »

Ekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport hosts CIS Event

Friday, June 22, 2012
By George Hatcher

The second Routes CIS event will open in just 4 days time in Ekaterinburg, Russia hosted by Ekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport at the angelo Airport Hotel Ekaterinburg which is connected to the Airport. The number of delegates registered to attend the event has already surpassed the expected number of 200 and for several of the... »

Press Release: American Airlines and Transport Workers Union Agree

Thursday, July 28, 2011
By George Hatcher

“American Airlines and the Transport Workers Union have reached two tentative agreements in principle for the Simulator Technician workgroup and the Ground School and Simulator Pilot Instructor workgroup. “These tentative agreements provide our Simulator Technicians and Ground School and Simulator Pilot Instructors with market-based compensation, including structural increases, and enhancements to other contract items... »

Bristow Group Inc. Announces $375 Million Credit Facility

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
By George Hatcher

BRS announced today that it has entered into a $375 million senior secured credit facility, replacing the Company’s existing bank credit facilities and providing funds to redeem a portion of Bristow’s senior notes.   The new credit facility includes a five-year, $175 million revolving credit facility and a five-year, $200 million term loan.  The... »

Dassault Reaches Milestone With 100th Falcon 7X Delivery

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
By George Hatcher

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, — Dassault yesterday delivered the 100th Falcon 7X during a ceremony at its completion center in Little Rock, Arkansas. The aircraft was delivered to a Brazilian financial services company. “We promised to design and build the most technically advanced and best flying aircraft in the industry and we’ve already achieved that... »

Flyers Rights Joins with Legendary Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader and Aviation Consumer Action Project to Demand ‘Voice’ in On-going Security Debate

Monday, November 22, 2010
By George Hatcher

Group also refutes certain “Poll” data as being inaccurate and/or out of date NAPA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Flyers Rights (www.flyersrights.org) the largest non-profit Airline passenger rights group in the world, has joined Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader and Paul Hudson from the Aviation Consumer Action Project (ACAP) (acapaviation@yahoo.com) to demand meetings with... »

XL Insurance Continues Regional Build Up of US Aviation Team, Establishing Chicago Underwriting Operations

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
By George Hatcher

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 XL Insurance, the global insurance operations of XL Group plc today announced the launch of a new regional aviation underwriting group in Chicago with the appointment of Brian J. Ackland to Class Underwriter. Eric Donofrio, North American Regional Manager for XL Insurance’s Aviation unit, said: “We’re off to a... »

UPS/Pilots Sign Agreements on Safety and Security

Sunday, November 7, 2010
By George Hatcher

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — United Parcel Service and the Independent Pilots Association, the collective bargaining unit for its 2,800 pilots, today signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes joint UPS/IPA Safety and Security Task Forces. Both will be made up of six members, three named by each party. “This agreement reaffirms... »

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