Decries Assertion That Competition Warrants Controversial
The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry
trade association for the leading US airlines, issued the following
statement Wednesday in response
to the Department of Transportation (DOT)
claim that auctions will lead to more competition and
lower fares at slot-controlled airports.
Supports PANYNJ Call For Multi-Year FAA Reauthorization, AMT
In a statement submitted for the October 29 hearing on
"Investing in Infrastructure: The Road to Recovery" before the
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Airports Council
International–North America (ACI-NA) called for at least $600
million in airport infrastructure funding to be included in the
Economic Stimulus bill, as well as relief for airports from the
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) disincentives that apply to private
activity bonds used to finance new construction.
"Another Opportunity For Executives To Stuff Their
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
(IAM) General Vice President Robert Roach, Jr., issued the
following statement Wednesday in response to
the Department of Justice's approval of the Northwest
Airlines-Delta Air Lines merger.
The response to a scenario British Airways never wanted in the
first place, upstart business-class subsidiary OpenSkies is
reportedly operating far below expectations... and given current
economic conditions, its days could be numbered.
AD NUMBER: 2008-22-16
MANUFACTURER: General Electric
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-22-16
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SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-13-02 R1
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