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October 4, 2007, 9:01 AM

The September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon set the stage for an upheaval in the U.S. airline industry unseen since the dawn of deregulation.

October 4, 2007, 8:53 AM

The sagging market valuations of airlines across the U.S. since September 11 have prompted Continental Airlines to reconsider plans to spin off its wholly owned regional subsidiary into an independent entity.

October 4, 2007, 8:53 AM

James Schuster has been the chairman and CEO of Raytheon Aircraft since 2001, and is also an executive vice president of Raytheon Co.

October 4, 2007, 8:51 AM

Delta Air Lines last month sold its equity position in SkyWest Airlines in a block trade of 6.2 million shares worth $125 million.

October 4, 2007, 8:44 AM

Less than six months after Shuttle America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the Windsor Locks, Conn.-based de Havilland Dash 8 operator signed a new code-share agreement with US Airways covering new service from Boston Hanscom Field to Philadelphia and Trenton, N.J.

October 4, 2007, 8:43 AM

Potomac Air, the wholly owned US Airways Express carrier established in January  as part of an asset divestiture plan for the failed merger agreement with United Airlines, ceased operations on October 6.

October 4, 2007, 8:38 AM

By all accounts Reed Pigman Jr., president of Texas Jet, the largest independent FBO at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (FTW), was the luckiest teenager alive in August and September 1964.

October 4, 2007, 8:33 AM

ExecuJet Aviation has acquired German charter operator Jet Connection Businessflight for an undisclosed sum. The Frankfurt-based firm is to be the foundation for ExecuJet’s new German subsidiary, adding to its existing European divisions in Switzerland and Denmark.

October 4, 2007, 8:32 AM

Ibis Aerospace expects to have its second prototype (S/N 003) flying on November 2 for a demonstration to the board of directors, as long as the weather cooperates in Prague. The single turboprop’s Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A was being tested last month in preparation for the flight.

October 4, 2007, 8:31 AM

For the very elite, a BBJ could be considered a personal jet. But for most owner-pilots, the term “personal jet” conjures up visions of something considerably smaller, perhaps even fighter-like.

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