Will Consider Proposed Safety Regulations Relating To Bird
The NTSB will hold a public Board meeting on May 4 on its
investigation into the accident in which a US Airways jetliner came
to rest in the Hudson River near New York City after a low-altitude
encounter with a flock of birds.
Machinists Union President Says Columbia Is "Most Dangerous
Country" For Trade Unionists
The president of the International Association of Machinists and
Aerospace Workers (IAM) Friday called on Boeing Company CEO Jim
McNerney to demand an end to human rights abuses in Colombia as an
essential pre-condition for the passage of any Free Trade Agreement
(FTA) with that country.
Organization Says Excessive Speculation Distorts Oil Markets,
The Air Transport Association (ATA) last week submitted public
comments to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in
support of the proposed rule on speculative position limits for
certain energy contracts.