AFA-CWA: "Court Tramples Mesaba Flight Attendants' Right To
Flight attendants at Mesaba Airlines, represented by the
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), vow to continue
their fight against impending pay cuts and the rejection of their
contract despite an injunction issued by a United States
bankruptcy court. Mesaba flight attendants expressed shock and
anger at the judge's decision to block the flight attendants from
striking if the airline imposes drastic cuts to pay and
Government Report Believes Attempt Was Test Of Cockpit
Are Arab Muslim terrorists still considering hijacking
airliners? That seems to be the conclusion of the Czech
counter-intelligence service (BIS) who has just released its annual
report on terrorism in the Czech Republic.
While it's true Airbus isn't selling the number of planes lately
it has in the past... the company is still quite busy filling those
earlier orders. On Monday, Air One took delivery of its first A320
-- the first of 30 aircraft for the Rome based airline, which is
Italy's second largest.
Boeing opened and closed the swing tail for the 747-400 Large
Cargo Freighter for the first time Oct. 10. The 747 LCF is
currently at the Boeing Everett factory for tests on the swing
tail, a major modification to the airplane that allows large pieces
to be loaded and unloaded from the back of the airplane. These
tests are the first time the LCF swing tail has opened.