DFW International Airport was honored Thursday with the 2007
Airport Safety Award given by the Flight Safety Foundation, for
leadership and achievements benefiting aviation safety, both at the
Airport and in the wider aviation community.
ANN REALTIME UPDATE 10.04.07 1800 EDT: ANN is
pleased to report a happy ending for the mother of one-year-old
conjoined twins, who had run into difficulties with her plans to
fly the little girls from Arizona to Maryland for a family
AD NUMBER: 2007-20-05
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-20-05
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding two existing airworthiness
directives (ADs). One AD applies to all Airbus Model A319 and A320
airplanes and currently requires repetitive ultrasonic inspections
to detect fatigue cracking in the wing/fuselage joint cruciform
fittings, and corrective actions if necessary.
AD NUMBER: 2007-20-04
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-20-04
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD) that applies to all Airbus Model A300 and A310
airplanes, and certain Model A300-600 series airplanes.
You can blame the weather... you can blame scheduling
conflicts... heck, you can even (try to) blame corporate jets. If
you want the real reason behind frustrating airline travel delays,
though, try looking in the control tower.
The National Transportation Safety Board tells ANN it will take
a closer look at a September 28 incident, in which an engine on an
American Airlines MD-82 caught fire shortly after take-off from the
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
Face it. If you live in Atlanta, you're driving in the
second-worst traffic in America (behind Los Angeles). So if you
have a flight out of town, chances are you could spend well more
than an hour just getting to Hartsfield-Jackson International
Hoping to hold a spotlight on what they say were glaring
security flaws at the airport, four Maryland families who lost
loved ones at the Pentagon on 9/11 -- along with other victims and
their families -- have settled their lawsuit against American
Airlines and several other related companies.