AIN Air Transport Perspective » March 5, 2012

March 1, 2012 - 5:06pm
John F. Kennedy International Airport

U.S. commercial airports combined rank as the nation’s second largest employer after Wal-Mart, directly supporting 1.3 million jobs in 2010, according to a study commissioned by the Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA).

February 29, 2012 - 3:02pm
Aeroflot Il-86

A “Program for Development of the Aircraft Industry by 2025,” drafted by Russia’s Ministry for Industry and Trade, calls for investment of 1.7 trillion roubles ($56 billion) in various national aviation projects.

February 29, 2012 - 11:29am
Emirates 777-300ER

Global airline traffic results for January showed a 5.7-percent rise in passenger demand but an 8-percent decline in air freight compared with the same month last year, according to statistics released last week by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

February 28, 2012 - 4:43pm
First officers to require ATPs.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a long-overdue Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) last week that would require first officers to hold an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate, which requires 1,500 hours of p

February 28, 2012 - 1:47pm
Pilots look for airline jobs in China.

A dozen Chinese airlines hired nearly 100 U.S. pilots at the Pan Am International Flight Academy’s All China Job Fair, held in Miami on February 23 and 24 and Las Vegas on February 26.

 

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