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January 30, 2007, 8:49 AM

Táxi Aéreo Marília (TAM) plans to transfer nearly all of its maintenance activity from São Paulo Congonhas Airport, Brazil, to the nearby Jundiaí Airport, where the company has already begun building a new hangar. The new facility is scheduled to open in midyear.

January 30, 2007, 8:40 AM
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Lufthansa Technik, the Hamburg, Germany-based maintenance, overhaul and interiors completion and refurbishment giant, continues to expand its U.S. presence. First it acquired BizJet International in Tulsa, Okla., then established a nearby interiors engineering design office.

January 30, 2007, 8:09 AM

Hoping to stave off a shortage of air traffic controllers caused by an expected wave of retirements, the FAA intends to hire 12,500 new controllers during the next 10 years and improve training so that candidates can become fully certified professional controllers more quickly.

January 30, 2007, 7:37 AM

About 800 people gathered in Atlanta in late February to celebrate the 90th birthday of the man who, by following his military orders on Aug. 6, 1945, is widely remembered for bringing World War II to an end. Gen.

January 30, 2007, 7:33 AM

Englewood, Colo.-based Adam Aircraft plans to build its A500 piston twin and A700 very light twinjet in Ogden, Utah. The company reported that it leased 22,000 sq ft of Kemp Jet Services’ property at Kemp Ogden Airport.

January 30, 2007, 7:32 AM

The pilot and copilot of Citation 500 YV-21CP were killed March 8 when the jet crashed during a second attempt to land at Oscar Machado Zuloaga International Airport in Caracas, Venezuela. There were no passengers on board.

January 30, 2007, 7:31 AM

Higher altitude procedures are now in place to reduce low-altitude flying over Lake Michigan by aircraft operating to and from several satellite airports near Chicago.

January 30, 2007, 7:31 AM

Reporting on last month’s firing of Harry Stonecipher as president and CEO of Boeing after it was revealed that he was having an extramarital intracompany affair with a female executive, The Wall Street Journal noted, “Fifteen months ago, Chicago-based Boeing brought back its retired president to

January 30, 2007, 7:30 AM

The FBO that Jet Aviation announced last August would open early this year at Kuwait International Airport has been delayed more than a year. Jet Aviation now says construction of the three-story, 13,000-sq-ft executive terminal will begin next month and be operational by the end of next year.

January 30, 2007, 7:29 AM

Congress granted an additional 30 days (to April 1) for federal security agencies to submit a report on actions that would be required to open Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to general aviation. The report was supposed to have been completed by March 1.

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