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September 28, 2006, 10:10 AM

Mary Peters, who was head of the Federal Highway Administration from 2001 to 2005, is President Bush’s nominee for the post of Secretary of Transportation. If confirmed by the Senate, she will replace Norman Mineta, who resigned in June.

September 28, 2006, 10:03 AM

Eurocopter has now sold more than 500 EC 135s (nearly 90 of those ordered in 2005 alone) and 50 percent of those were destined for U.S. customers.

September 28, 2006, 10:01 AM

Although one of the helicopters sharing the Eurocopter booth here in Dallas may look like a Russian attack aircraft, its true role is far less aggressive.

September 28, 2006, 10:01 AM

Despite the dramatic August 10 revelation of a terrorist plot to blow up transatlantic airliners departing from the UK, European Union (EU) transport officials have not accelerated their plans to rework the existing EC2320 aviation security regulations.

September 28, 2006, 9:58 AM

The two sides in the Sikorsky factory strike are no closer to resolving their differences after nearly a week of tense picketing.

September 28, 2006, 9:55 AM

Coming off what CEO Mike Redenbaugh called “Bell’s best year in decades,” the company plans to unveil–literally–a new light helicopter this morning at 11:30 a.m. here at Heli-Expo.

September 28, 2006, 9:54 AM

The FAA has decided to create a new rule to mandate a 15-percent runway landing safety margin for commercial operators instead of trying to impose the requirement via a policy letter and changes to operations specifications.

September 28, 2006, 8:59 AM

The U.S. DOT’s unwillingness to ease unpopular restrictions on foreign charter operators flying into the U.S. is jeopardizing moves on the other side of the Atlantic to reform rules covering fractional ownership.

September 28, 2006, 8:53 AM

A new traffic control rule proposed by the FAA for New York La Guardia Airport would replace the current system of slot allocation with “operating authorizations,” a mechanism that would allow the authority to exclude airlines that fly too many regional jets.

September 28, 2006, 8:50 AM

A federal district court judge struck a severe blow to the management of Mesaba Airlines last month when he overturned an earlier bankruptcy court ruling that gave the company permission to reject its labor contracts with its pilots, mechanics and flight attendants.

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