Says Meehan Amendment Passage Further Highlights Growing Concerns On Capitol Hill Over Misguided Abu Dhabi Agreement
U.S. airline trade organization Airlines for America (A4A) applauded the unanimous passage Wednesday of an amendment offered by Congressman Pat Meehan (R-PA), requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to review and report on both the safety and competitive impact of reimbursement agreements with foreign governments for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance facilities.
Tried To Smuggle Airbus A300s In China To The Islamic Nation
A U.S. citizen from Brazil who had a long career as an aircraft mechanic has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Miami to attempting to smuggle seven Airbus A300 jetliners from China to Iran in violation of strict trade sanctions against the Islamic nation.
Cecelia Crocker Was Four Years Old When The Airplane She Was Aboard Went Down
The only survivor of an airliner accident in 1987 has finally talked publicly about the crash, thought she does not remember the actual incident. Cecelia Crocker was four years old when the airplane on which she was a passenger went down near Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Owner Of Aviation Catering Business Elected During Annual Meeting In March
Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA), an organization which is dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women, and men, seeking a profession in corporate aviation, has elected Paula Kraft, the founder of Tastefully Yours and Aviation Catering Consultants, to its Board of Directors.
Carrier Converts Existing 30 Next-Generation 737 Orders To 737 MAX 7s
The third member of the 737 MAX family, the 737 MAX 7, was launched Wednesday by Boeing and Southwest Airlines. The Dallas-based carrier and launch customer for the 737 MAX program became the first airline to order the 737 MAX 7, when it converted 30 existing orders for Next-Generation 737s into orders for the 737 MAX 7.