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Apr 30, 2009 - 11:39 AM
Last year’s fourth quarter saw regional airline departures decline 11.6 percent, passenger traffic drop 7.5 percent, total capacity fall 9 percent and bloc
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:35 AM
Trans States Holdings president and COO Rick Leach has seen his company through rough patches in the past, and he has helped the RAA tackle “challenges” of
Apr 30, 2009 - 9:39 AM
In a recent issue of “ATC Reform News,” Reason Foundation director of transportation studies Robert Poole uses the anti-business jet rhetoric to further pu
Apr 30, 2009 - 6:35 AM
Embraer’s 100-seat E190 in late March formally began its campaign to gain certification for flights into and out of London City Airport (LCY).
Apr 30, 2009 - 5:52 AM
For the upcoming thunderstorm season, the FAA is changing the severe weather avoidance plan (Swap) to cut down on gate holds and takeoff delays associated
Apr 29, 2009 - 12:23 PM
Boeing yesterday announced a series of planned improvements to its 737 line the company says will result in a 2-percent decrease in fuel burn and a marked
Apr 24, 2009 - 9:52 AM
Bombardier Aerospace, Lufthansa Flight Training (LFT) and Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT), yesterday signed the first authorized training provider (ATP)
Apr 24, 2009 - 9:27 AM
Penny-pinching by airlines is raising the anxiety among their employees over a perceived erosion of safety standards, according to a new survey by UK-based
James Bell, Boeing executive vice president of finance and CFO...
Apr 24, 2009 - 8:59 AM
Indices used by airframe manufacturers to adjust the prices of airplanes on order have proved unhelpful lately to the OEMs, as the global recession suppres
Fuel prices have fallen to the point where it could make sense for some airli...
Apr 24, 2009 - 8:46 AM
Airbus COO for customers John Leahy often points to a coming wave of airplane retirements when questioned about airlines’ appetite for new equipment, even