Pan American World Airways

December 16, 2013 - 11:00am

No sooner did Boeing begin evaluating bids from 22 U.S. states to build all or part of the new 777X last week when it re-entered talks with its machinists union, suddenly brightening the prospects for the incumbent, Washington state. By Thursday, however, it seemed the sides had gained little or no ground in their efforts to strike a deal for a contract extension, as union leaders quickly rejected Boeing’s most recent “best and final” offer.

December 4, 2012 - 4:05pm

Teterboro, N.J.-based Dassault Falcon Jet–the wholly owned subsidiary of Dassault Aviation that is responsible for Falcon sales and service in the Americas, Pacific Rim and China–celebrated its 40th anniversary on Friday. On Dec. 1, 1972, executives from Pan American Airways and Dassault Aviation signed an agreement to form what is now known as Dassault Falcon Jet to expand the U.S. market with Pan American, the launch customer for the Falcon 20.

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.

December 28, 2009 - 11:16am

Charles “Charlie” Morris, a former NBAA board member and long-time head of Mobil’s corporate flight department, died on June 17 in Norwalk, Conn. He was 90. Morris joined Mobil in 1951 as a DC-3 pilot and served as head of its flight department from 1957 to 1984. In addition to his 12-year stint on NBAA’s board of directors, he flew for several airlines, including Pan American World Airways, and was a distinguished World War II pilot.

June 17, 2009 - 10:05am

Daher Wins Pair of Major Deals at Paris’09

December 31, 2008 - 6:20am

TAG Group vice president Aziz Ojjeh and a team of four other pilots broke a
31-year-old speed record for a pole-to-pole circumnavigation of the globe in late November. The TransPolar08 crew circled the globe over the North and South Poles in a Bombardier Global Express, chopping 95 minutes off the record previously held by a Pan Am Boeing 747SP that made the trip in October 1977.

November 16, 2008 - 2:54am

Bombardier’s Global Express has demonstrated its speed and range capabilities logging 19 world records but the aircraft is now being readied to bid for a record that has remained unbroken since October 1977.

May 16, 2008 - 5:08am

Pan Am International Flight Academy (PAIFA) and Saab Aircraft of America signed an agreement to jointly develop maintenance training courses for North and South American operators of the Saab 340 twin turboprop. Courses, available on demand, will be held at the customer’s location or at PAIFA’s regional airline training centers located in Dulles, Va., and Minneapolis.

May 8, 2008 - 6:11am

G. Edison Allen, chief pilot and director of aviation for Dassault Falcon Jet and a well known figure in business aviation, died on April 25. The following address was given by John Rosanvallon, president of Dassault Falcon Jet, at Allen’s funeral in Eastman, Ga., on May 5:

April 23, 2008 - 11:07am

While many people may not be familiar with Maryland’s Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR), President Bush’s pilots are. Air Force One has landed there so the White House entourage could be transported by helicopter to nearby Camp David.

 
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