Ab-Initio Training, With Veteran Airline Pilot Karen Kahn
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.27.08 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.27.08
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Ab-Initio Training:
06.27.08 (ANN Special Report, with veteran airline
pilot and aviation career counselor Karen Kahn.)
It's apparently happened again. Four months after a go! Airlines
CRJ cockpit crew
fell asleep on the job during a short Hawaiian interisland
flight, two Air India pilots are accused of doing the
Airline Has "Much Different Story To Tell" Than
Bucking the current industry trend to reduce capacity and
flights, Southwest Airlines announced this week the low-cost
carrier will add service in select markets and tweak its schedule.
Through the elimination of 31 existing roundtrip flights from its
current flight schedule, effective November 2 Southwest will add 40
new roundtrip flights in key growth cities such as Denver and Ft.
International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), the world's
largest aircraft leasing and remarketing company, will remain a
core holding of American International Group, Inc. (AIG). Robert B.
Willumstad, AIG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Steven F.
Udvar-Hazy, ILFC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, agreed that
ILFC should remain part of AIG following a just-concluded business
The United States and Brazil recently concluded an agreement
that will provide for a nearly 50 percent increase in passenger
flights between the two countries as well as eliminate restrictions
on the number of airlines that can provide US-Brazil air service,
Transportation Secretary Mary Peters announced Thursday.
Will Slash Capacity 17 Percent... With Jobs To Follow
This week, bankrupt Frontier Airlines announced cuts even deeper
than those announced by American, United and Continental on a
percentage basis. Frontier, based in Denver, said 17 percent of its
capacity will be trimmed, along with a "proportional reduction" in
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Want To End Oil Speculation... And Possibly
A few weeks ago, retired American Airlines Chairman Bob Crandall
called for the US government to get involved in the current
aviation industry crisis. Crandall stopped short of calling for a
return to full-on industry regulation, pre-1978-style... but some
other industry voices aren't being so shy.