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July 24, 2007, 7:24 AM

Ron Swanda, who was the first representative of the U.S.

July 24, 2007, 6:54 AM

While the 2004 Flight Attendants Conference went smoothly, below the surface was a building dissatisfaction on the part of some flight attendants with what they perceive as a reluctance by conference sponsor NBAA to voice a more detailed position with regard to flight attendant training.

July 24, 2007, 6:54 AM

Several recent developments have begun to allay concerns that the FAA’s NextGen ATC modernization effort was stagnating because of lack of direction and sense of urgency.

July 24, 2007, 6:49 AM

The ninth Annual NBAA Flight Attendant Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in mid-June broke no records for attendance. The number of attendees totaled 160–37 fewer than last year. But according to some of those present, the event this year was better organized and its content more professional.

July 24, 2007, 6:40 AM

• The Senate by a vote of 53-46 rejected new laws pertaining to immigration. The vote, which pundits consider a crushing defeat for President Bush, fell 14 votes shy of the 60 needed to limit debate and establish an up-or-down vote.

July 24, 2007, 6:39 AM

Thirty years ago, most people would have dismissed anyone who said they’d eventually make money by selling bottled water, especially since tap water was, and still is, plentiful and nearly free.

July 24, 2007, 4:55 AM

Gulfstream Aerospace, for the second year in a row, achieved the highest overall score for product support (pertaining to its original models), according to the results of an annual AIN survey of turbine business aircraft operators.

July 24, 2007, 4:52 AM

Just days after receiving airworthiness certification from Transport Canada, Bombardier’s first Global 5000 with a finished interior made its debut at the Farnborough Air Show (held July 19 to 25), where it was also announced that the Canadian-built business jet has received European Aviation Saf

July 24, 2007, 4:40 AM

Even those business aviation operators who may never want to fly into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport should be able to take advantage of NBAA’s “secure access” program. That’s because gaining entry into DCA is but one facet of the still-developing proposal.

July 23, 2007, 11:22 AM

A group of current and former airline pilots rallied on Capitol Hill yesterday afternoon to protest the 45-year-old FAA regulation that forces pilots to leave the cockpit once they reach age 60.

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