The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), lobbying
organization for the leading US airlines, reported this week that
passenger revenue fell 23 percent in March 2009 versus the same
month in 2008 -- the fifth consecutive month in which passenger
revenue has fallen from the prior year.
Norwegian Air Shuttle Will Operate Plane Leased From ILFC
Boeing celebrated a special program milestone Thursday, with the
delivery of its 6,000th 737. The aircraft was delivered to
International Lease Finance Corp (ILFC) which will lease the 737 to
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA.
"I Want Planes To Be Safe As Possible, But This Is Going Too
Utah freshman Congressman Jason Chaffetz says his first-ever
bill will be to block the Transportation Security Administration
from replacing old-school airport metal detectors with full-body
Four-Year Agreement Will Go To Membership For Vote
Alaska Airlines announced this week it has reached a tentative
agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) on a new,
four-year contract for the carrier's 1,455 pilots. The proposed
contract will now be presented to Alaska's pilots for review and a
ratification vote, which is expected to be completed by the third
week in May.