AD NUMBER: 2008-24-12
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-24-12
SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) for the products listed above. This AD results from mandatory
continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated by an
aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an
unsafe condition on an aviation product.
At the height of its power in colonial times, it was once said
the "sun never set" on the British empire. Today, it may soon be
said the sun will never set on British Airways... as the UK flag
carrier confirmed Tuesday it's in merger talks with Australia's
Anything We Can Do... You Shouldn't Be Able To Do, Too?
Delta Air Lines has now absorbed Northwest Airlines to become
the world's biggest airline, and has received anti-trust exemptions
from the federal government to form alliances to extend its reach
even further. But Delta has filed a formal objection to a similar
anti-trust immunity request from Continental Airlines.
Four-Year Deals Approved By Largest Turnout In Recent
Following many months of labor strife, tense negotiations and
strikes both threatened and realized, Boeing appears to be nearing
the end of its latest bruising round of contract negotiations with
its unions. On Monday, engineering and technical employees
represented by the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in
Aerospace (SPEEA) IFPTE Local 2001 ratified four-year collective
bargaining agreements covering nearly 21,000 Boeing employees in
Washington, Oregon, California and Utah.
The Commercial Airline Pilot Training (CAPT) Program is
welcoming a new class of students sponsored by Air Astana in
Almaty, Kazakhstan. The students will begin their studies at the
Palm Coast, Florida, campus. The first 8 airline-sponsored students
will arrive at the school in December 2008.