Pilot unions say they were outgunned by a cargo industry lobby that convinced the FAA to exclude air cargo operations from its new flightcrew member duty and rest requirements, a rule they vow to amend.
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Delta Air Lines last month became the first airline in the world to provide in-flight Internet service aboard its regional aircraft with the launch flight of a Wi-Fi-equipped Bombardier CRJ700 operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines.
The air transport industry has proved largely immune to the effects of terrorism, pandemics and natural disasters over the past 32 years, according to a new report released last week by OAG and UBM Aviation.
A public-private financing construct designed to assist airlines in equipping their fleets for next-generation air traffic operations is nearing realization, according to one of the principals.
The FAA has proposed a $4.855 million civil penalty against Evergreen International Airlines of McMinnville, Ore., for its alleged use of improperly or insufficiently trained pilots on 232 revenue flights.
As part of its good-neighbor program, Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, N.Y., presented its annual Spirit of Noise Abatement awards at an environmental event organized by the Westchester Aviation Association at the end of May. Since 1994 the program has honored those business aircraft operators who have abided by the airport’s noise-reduction policies during the previous year.
As of June 30, pilots can expect to receive different runway crossing clearances from ATC, according to the FAA. Starting then, controllers will be required to issue specific clearances for each runway the airplane crosses or operates on.
Two Craig (Florida) Airport FBOs– Craig Air Center and Sky Harbor–have filed a lawsuit against the City of Jacksonville, accusing the city of restricting plans to lengthen the airport’s 4,000-foot runway. The airport is an official reliever airport and as such must meet certain requirements, including having a runway long enough for safe operations.
Early last month, Rockwell Collins completed the acquisition of AR Group and its affiliated companies, including business aviation trip-support services provider Air Routing International.
Rockwell Collins yesterday completed the acquisition of AR Group and its affiliated companies, including business aviation trip-support services provider Air Routing International.