Airline

February 11, 2008 - 11:12am

Singapore concluded bilateral “Open Skies” agreements (OSAs) with Denmark, Sweden and Norway late last month. The new deals will allow Singaporean air carriers to fly between Singapore and any destination in Scandinavia, via and beyond to any third country without any restrictions in terms of passenger capacity, service frequency or aircraft type. In return, Scandinavian airlines now enjoy the same rights into and through Singapore.

February 11, 2008 - 11:00am

The meteoric development of India’s airline industry continues unabated as Air India extends its nonstop network to all corners of the globe with Boeing’s longest-range airliner. On February 8, Air India placed its fourth 777-200LR on a new direct route between Delhi and New York JFK Airport, and expected the imminent arrival of airplane No. 5 as we approached the start of this year’s Singapore show.

February 8, 2008 - 9:25am

The age-60 rule for U.S. commercial pilots has been changed to age 65, which will allow the U.S. to be consistent with most of the aviation world. It will also help, in the short term, to mitigate the manpower problems facing commercial aviation. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy solution for the shortfall of certified maintenance personnel, as many of them already work past age 65.

February 8, 2008 - 9:25am

The age-60 rule for U.S. commercial pilots has been changed to age 65, which will allow the U.S. to be consistent with most of the aviation world. It will also help, in the short term, to mitigate the manpower problems facing commercial aviation. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy solution for the shortfall of certified maintenance personnel, as many of them already work past age 65.

February 8, 2008 - 4:35am

The Bush Administration announced a new national policy last month that would encourage congested airports to vary landing fees based on the time of day and the volume of traffic. As a result, airports would be able to spread traffic more evenly throughout the day, the Transportation Department said.

February 8, 2008 - 4:35am

The Bush Administration announced a new national policy last month that would encourage congested airports to vary landing fees based on the time of day and the volume of traffic. As a result, airports would be able to spread traffic more evenly throughout the day, the Transportation Department said.

February 7, 2008 - 11:42am

As the industry prepares for a possible pilot shortage, an organization called the Professional Aviation Board of Certification (PABC) has its own plan to address the problem: create a more professional and robust pilot training system that targets pilots as they begin learning how to fly or transition into flying careers.

February 7, 2008 - 11:42am

As the industry prepares for a possible pilot shortage, an organization called the Professional Aviation Board of Certification (PABC) has its own plan to address the problem: create a more professional and robust pilot training system that targets pilots as they begin learning how to fly or transition into flying careers.

February 7, 2008 - 11:37am

Although the market for charter and fractional ownership is still strong in the U.S., operators might soon face a shortage of qualified pilots and maintenance technicians.

February 7, 2008 - 11:37am

Although the market for charter and fractional ownership is still strong in the U.S., operators might soon face a shortage of qualified pilots and maintenance technicians.

 
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