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February 1, 2007, 9:23 AM

A Canadair Regional Jet made history on February 17 when it landed at Nagoya Airport on the outskirts of Tokyo. The flight marked a first in Japan–a flight to an airport dedicated to business and commuter aircraft.

February 1, 2007, 9:22 AM

Last year, the Bush Administration unveiled its proposed “next generation air transportation system” and then cut the FAA’s facilities and equipment (F&E) budget request by nearly $400 million.

February 1, 2007, 9:21 AM

In the January 6 incident in which a Gulfstream III landed on a taxiway between the two parallel runways at Denver Centennial Airport, notam 01-17 advised that the parallel runway the jet was switched to land on just 1.5 miles out (Runway 17R) was mostly covered with snow.

February 1, 2007, 9:20 AM

Bolstered by the introduction of the Challenger 300 and Learjet 40, Dallas-based fractional aircraft ownership operator Flexjet said it saw a 32-percent increase in the sale of shares last year compared with the year before.

February 1, 2007, 9:19 AM

Gimpo Airport, formerly known as Kimpo Airport, located near downtown Seoul, South Korea, reopened last month to international business aircraft operations. The airport had been open to domestic flights only since Inchon International Airport, 32 miles from downtown Seoul, opened in March 2001.

February 1, 2007, 9:18 AM

With the recent issuance of a probable cause, the NTSB has completed its investigation into the second of two cargo Falcon 20 accidents on the same day by the same operator–Grand Aire Express of Toledo, Ohio.

February 1, 2007, 9:18 AM

The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) is scheduled to announce a “human factors tool kit” project at its European Aviation Safety Seminar this month in Warsaw, Poland. The project aims to reduce human error, a causal factor in more than 85 percent of aviation accidents and incidents.

February 1, 2007, 9:18 AM

AirCare Solutions Group of Olympia, Wash., announced last month at the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference it will begin offering a new flight attendant service training module with its regularly scheduled Facts crewmember training classes.

February 1, 2007, 9:16 AM

In addition to much healthier sales, GAMA had some other good news to share with attendees at its annual industry review and outlook meeting.

February 1, 2007, 9:15 AM

The subjects of security and international operations continue to dominate the annual NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, and both seminar sessions on those topics played to packed rooms at the 15th annual conference last month in Savannah, Ga.

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