Social Issues

May 27, 2008 - 9:44 AM
An amendment to Massachusetts’ recently approved 2002 budget (H.B.3207) will eliminate the 5-percent sales and use tax when aircraft and aircraft parts are
May 9, 2008 - 7:19 AM
Polly Vacher is preparing for a May bid to become the first pilot to fly solo around the world via both the North and South Poles.
May 8, 2008 - 6:38 AM
In a cooperative agreement announced last month, ChevronTexaco Global Aviation (CTGA) employees will sponsor 22 children from around the world.
Mar 4, 2008 - 4:21 AM
The Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) is disappointed in the latest U.S.
Feb 5, 2008 - 4:23 AM
The pilots of Dallas-based CareFlite have approved a new contract including a pay hike, ending more than a year of work (and grueling negotiations) without
Jan 15, 2008 - 4:48 AM
Eleven subcontractor employees have been arrested on charges they used fake immigration documents and lied about their pasts to get security clearances at
Jan 11, 2008 - 4:56 AM
“I’m from the FAA and I’m here to help you” will probably remain a dubious phrase, if the results of an FAA customer-satisfaction survey are any sign.
Jan 10, 2008 - 12:17 PM
The FAA determined that the minimum percentage rate for substance abuse testing this year will remain at 25 percent of covered aviation employees for rando
Jan 10, 2008 - 11:59 AM
Gulfstream Aerospace agreed to pay $2.1 million to 61 former employees–none of them company pilots–in an age-bias settlement with the Equal Employment Oppo
Oct 31, 2007 - 10:30 AM
Beginning this month, engine manufacturers seeking type certification on new turbine designs with inlet areas greater than 26.9 sq ft will have to pass mor