GE Aviation Helps Airways New Zealand Redesign Airspace For
Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) Services will assist Airways
New Zealand in a redesign of the Queenstown airspace that will
accommodate expected traffic growth of 40% at the Queenstown
airport over the next five years.
Removed From Delta Connection Flight, Allegedly For
A New Yorker's colorful language got him removed from an
Atlantic Southeastern Airlines flight operating as a Delta
codeshare, and now he's threatening to sue the airline ... even
though no charges were filed against him.
Some TSOs Said To Protest In Uniform At Montana Airports
Three Montana airports which applied to the TSA for permission
to hire private screeners were denied earlier this year, and one
airport director says TSOs showed up in uniform at the airport
telling passengers they would be "less safe" if private companies
were permitted to conduct security screening.
Vote To Begin July 7th, Results Expected August 11
The National Mediation Board (NMB) has set July 7, 2011 as the
starting date for a five-week election that will determine which of
two massive unions will represent the 14,300 Ramp/Fleet Service
workers of the recently-merged airline.
Maintenance, Modifications, Upgrades Reductions To Occur
Boeing said Tuesday that it would cut approximately 225 jobs at
Boeing Defense, Space & Security’s Maintenance,
Modifications & Upgrades (MM&U) facility in Wichita. The
reductions are a result of some Wichita programs coming to an end
and other adjustments in aircraft maintenance cycles.
Boeing Says Strong Demand Continues For The Company's
Boeing plans to increase the production rate for its
Next-Generation 737 to 42 airplanes per month, the company said
Wednesday. Once implemented in the first half of 2014, the 737
program expects to build on average two 737s each workday and
nearly 500 airplanes each year.
Says The Agreement Was A Violation Of Their Contract
The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) said Monday
it is pleased with Southwest Airlines' recognition of their
Collective Bargaining Agreement with the pilots and the contract's
prohibition against domestic codeshare.