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Amazon to Create 2,000 Jobs at New Air Cargo Hub in Kentucky     American Employee Group Hosts First African-American Female Pilot At C.R. Smith Museum    A Technician Finds 31 Pounds Of Cocaine Onboard An American Airlines Flight      American Airlines And International Air Transport Association Offer Strong Words On Travel Ban   Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration Causes Havoc At U.S. Airports 

January 31, 2017 - Amazon has been an active member of the business community in Kentucky for nearly 20 years, employing more than 10,000 people in full-time jobs across 11 fulfillment center locations. Today, the company announced it is   Read More

 

January 31, 2017 - American Airlines is celebrating Black History Month with numerous events and initiatives throughout February, including showcasing African-American aviation pioneers. On Saturday, February 18, the African American Diversity Read More

 

January 31, 2017 - An airline maintenance worker in Oklahoma found 31 pounds of cocaine in the nose cone of an American Airlines jet after it arrived from Colombia, police said on Monday. Seven bricks of the drug, with a street value of at least $200,000, were Read More

 

January 30, 2017 - Over the weekend, American Airlines was notified that per a Presidential Executive Order, nationals of seven countries; Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Yemen and Libya will be prohibited from entering the United States for at  Read More

 

January 29, 2017 - On Friday President Trump signed and executive order on immigration that went into affect on Saturday which now bars Syrian refugees from entering the United States, suspended all refugee admissions into the United States Read More

                 
       
FAA Reaches Agreement With City Of Santa Monica Not To Close Its Airport    NBAA Remains Determined Amidst Unique Decision On Santa Monica Airport   Boeing Awarded $2.1B for Third KC-46A Tanker Production Lot    Boeing South Carolina Workers To Vote Feb. 15 On Union Representation    FAA Final Rule On Enhanced Flight Vision System To Take Effect In March  

January 28, 2017 - Back in August 2016, Santa Monica city council passed a resolution to close the city’s Santa Monica Airport by 2018. The counsel also adopted a plan that would discourage aviation use by shortening a 5,000 foot runway to 2,000 feet. It would Read More

 

January 28, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) issued the following statement today in response to a settlement reached between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the City of Santa Monica, CA that will keep  Read More

 

January 27, 2017 – The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing $2.1 billion for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. This order is the third low-rate initial production lot for Boeing. The first two came in August 2016 and Read More

 

January 27, 2017 - Approximately 2,850 employees at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner facilities in North Charleston, SC will vote on February 15, 2017 on whether to be represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers  Read More

 

January 26, 2017 - An Enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) is equipment that can be installed in the cockpit of an aircraft that allows the pilots to better detect an image outside the aircraft and in some cases better than unaided human vision. Under current Read More

                 
       
Australian Pilot Owner Of Hoch Air Charged With Insurance Fraud Sabotaging Competitors Aircraft    Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Arrested On Criminal Conspiracy And Corruption    American Airlines Passenger Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault Of A 13 Year Old Girl    A Boeing 747 Operated By Turkish Airline Crashed Killing All Onboard And 35 On The Ground    Air India To Begin Selling Seats In Female Only Section 

January 24, 2017 - An Australian pilot and owner of Hoch Air, Josh Hoch, 31, has been arrested and accused of sabotaging his competitors aircraft, faking aircraft accidents for insurance money and flying charter flights without being properly Read More

 

January 23, 2017 - The defunct Kingfisher Airlines’ Chairman and Managing Director, Vijay Mallya along with three other senior employees and five state owned Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) executives have been arrested by Indian’s  Read More

 

January 20, 2017 - Back in June, FBI agents arrested Chad Cameron Camp, age 26, of Portland on probable cause of sexual misconduct on a 13 year old female on board an American Airlines flight out of Dallas/Ft. Worth for a flight to Portland, Oregon. Read More

 

January 19, 2017 - Flight TK6491, a cargo flight had departed Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong for Istanbul, the Boeing 747 was was on approach Bishkek Manas International Airport for a refueling. On Monday, just after  Read More

 

January 18, 2017 - Air India has decided to reserve seats in an entire row, namely the third row, in Economy Class on its Domestic Flights for women passengers who wish to travel alone. These seats will be availed by women passengers only and Read More

                 
 
A Complete Restoration Of The B-17F Memphis Belle To Go On Display May 2018   FAA And Skypan Reach Agreement On Unmanned Aircraft Enforcement Cases    Rolls-Royce To Pay Millions In Scheme To Bribe Government Officials In Exchange For Contracts   Piper PA-31T Wiring Issue Prompts NTSB Urgent Safety Recommendation   DOT Issues Guidance Documents To Prevent Airline Discrimination

January 18, 2017 - One of the most recognizable symbols of World War II will once again report for duty exactly 75 years after its crew finished their last mission in the war against Nazi Germany on May 17, 1943. The B-17F Memphis Belle, the first U.S. Army Air Read More

January 17, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with SkyPan International, Inc., of Chicago. The agreement resolves enforcement cases that alleged  Read More

January 17, 2017 - Rolls-Royce, a the United Kingdom-based manufacturer and distributor of power systems for the aerospace, defense, marine and energy sectors, has agreed to pay the U.S. nearly $170 million as part of an $800 million global  Read More

January 13, 2017 - The National Transportation Safety Board issued an urgent safety recommendation to the FAA on Monday concerning unsafe wiring on Piper PA-31T-series aircraft that may lead to arcing and cause fires. The urgent safety recommendation Read More

 

January 13, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today issued two guidance documents emphasizing that federal law guarantees all passengers the right to fly free from discrimination. The documents supersede prior non-discrimination  Read More

                 
       
Dutch Caribbean Air Carrier Inselair To Reduce Flights Under Its Current Financial Restructuring   FAA Needs To Do A Better Job At Mitigating Effects Of Major System Disruptions   Airbus Increases Aircraft List Price By One Percent

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January 12, 2017 - Dutch Caribbean aircarrier, InselAir which operates out of Curacao, will suspend flights to Quito, Valencia, Miami, Haiti and Havana in an effort to reduce costs while facing financial difficulties. Flights to Quito (Ecuador) will halt from January 12 to  Read More

January 11, 2017 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operates a vast network of facilities and communication, navigation, and surveillance equipment for managing air traffic throughout the United States. In recent years, the FAA has experienced Read More

January 11, 2017 – Airbus has increased the average list prices of its aircraft by one percent across the product line, effective from January 1st 2017. This price increase has been calculated according to Airbus’ standard escalation formula over the January 2016 to  Read More

January 11, 2017 – On Monday, the United States Supreme Court after reviewing an order by a lower court (an order of certiorari), denied any further action (Certiorari Denied) in the case of Flytenow Inc.V.FAA. This means that the lover court order by United States Court  Read More

January 10, 2017 - The FAA reported today that U.S. airlines would no longer be required to make a pre-boarding notification to passengers that the Samsung Galaxy Note7 phone is prohibited from transport on aircraft. The devices are still  Read More

                 
       
FAA Issues General Aviation Final Medical Rule   Delta Cargo Agents Report Their Firing Was Over Reporting Supervisor Masturbated At His Desk   Mass Shooting At Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport    Cirrus Aircraft Launches G6 The Most Advanced Cirrus Ever   Red Bull Air Race 2017 Schedule Announced With A Stopover In Russia

January 9, 2017 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule (PDF) that allows general aviation pilots to fly without holding an FAA medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements outlined in Congressional  Read More

 

January 6, 2017 – Two women cargo agents working for Delta Airlines, Lauren Heffernan, 29, and Kayla Jenkins, 19 have filed a lawsuit for their wrongful termination. Heffernan and Jenkins began working for Delta in the summer of 2015. Read More

 

January 6, 2017 - Mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport at the baggage claim area in Terminal Two, a Delta and Air Canada terminal. The shooter, who is believed to be a lone gunman, has been identified as 26 year old Esteban  Read More

 

January 4, 2017 - Cirrus Aircraft today announced the launch of the all new 2017 G6 – the smartest, safest and most advanced models ever of the best-selling SR22T, SR22 and SR20 piston airplanes. The benchmark for high-performance, single engine Read More

 

January 1, 2017 - The 2017 season of the Red Bull Air Race will begin with its diamond 75th race and conclude at the motorsport mecca; Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Along the way, the official World Championship will celebrate its tenth season with a long  Read More

                 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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