Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle
East and North Africa, has signed a firm contract for 10 additional
Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract follows one for 34 Airbus A320s
signed at the end of 2007.
Continental Airlines pilots will send their union leaders to
Washington DC early next week, to meet with Congressional leaders.
The union is protesting the Department of Transportation's
planned slot auctions at New York/New Jersey
Six Multi-Crew Rated Pilots Head To Chinese Carriers
Boeing commercial aviation training unit Alteon announced this
week the first graduating class of MPL (
multi-crew pilot licensing program) students.
Six cadet pilots, from China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines,
completed the beta test of the MPL program at Alteon's Brisbane
The number of scheduled domestic and international passengers on
US airlines during the first eight months of 2008 declined by 1.4
percent from the same period in 2007, dropping to 516.2 million,
7.3 million fewer than a year earlier, the US Department of
Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported
Freighter Deliveries To Being Q3 2010, Intercontinental Q2
There's no question that ripples from a two-month strike by
machinists at Boeing are affecting the planemaker's future
programs... but that's not the only reason why Boeing announced
Friday an adjusted schedule for production and delivery of the
747-8 Freighter and Intercontinental airplanes.
Thanks To The B777-200LR, Emirates Flies Non-Stop From LAX To
International airline travel is a function these days of the old
"feast or famine" principle... what's good is VERY good and what
isn't... well, we really do not want go/fly there. One of the
brightest of the shining stars in the International Airline
sweepstakes is an amazing airline based in the Middle East,
United Airlines will become the first US carrier to demonstrate
how next-generation technologies could save more than two thousand
gallons of fuel and cut up to 55,000 pounds of carbon emissions on
a single, trans-Pacific flight.
CAE announced this week it has received orders to design and
manufacture five full-flight simulators (FFSs) and associated
training devices, in contracts valued at C$63 million (US$52
million) at list prices.
Stress Non-Adversarial Relationship With Airline
Officials with the JetBlue Pilots Association filed a petition
with the National Mediation Board (NMB) this week, to gain
recognition as the sole bargaining agent for the nearly 2,000
pilots of JetBlue.