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February 14, 2016

Business Travel 'Largely Unaffected' By Attacks In Paris

GBTA Polls Show Increased Business Travel Resiliency Following Terrorist Attacks

More than 90 percent of U.S. and European business travel buyers now report that their company’s travel to and within Europe has remained largely unaffected by the Paris terrorist attacks, according to two new polls conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and its European partner associations.

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CAE Signs Long-Term Agreement With Air Europa

Will Provide Pilot And Cabin Crew Training

CAE and Air Europa have extended their relationship by signing a long-term exclusive pilot training agreement. The contract was included as an agreement to an undisclosed customer in CAE's press release dated December 21, 2015.

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Air Force Announces Stand Up Of Integrated Wing

Will Be Established At Seymour Johnson AFB In 2017

The Air Force will stand up an Integrated Wing pilot program at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, according to Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James.

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Associated Air Center Redelivers 13th Boeing Business Jet

Completes Twelve-Year Inspection And Complete Cabin Refurbishment

StandardAero announced that Associated Air Center (AAC), its Large Transport Category, VIP Aircraft Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, recently redelivered its 13th Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) 12-year inspection to a U.S. based customer.

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NGC's BACN Completes 100,000 Combat Flight Hours

More Than 8,300 Missions Since 2008 Deployment

The Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN), developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation for the U.S. Air Force, achieved 100,000 combat operational flight hours Jan. 30, 2016 providing critical communications capabilities to warfighters.

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Rose Center For Public Leadership Working With Mayor Garcia On Boeing C-17 Site

Panel Of Interdisciplinary Experts To Advise Long Beach As Part Of Yearlong Fellowship Program

The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to help the City, its partners and stakeholders transition Boeing's closing C-17 military airplane manufacturing facility back into productive use, and develop new economic development, industry attraction, job retention and workforce training strategies that align with the mayor's vision of Long Beach becoming a hub for emerging technology and innovation.

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GTMC Announced First Private Jet Partner

Victor Joins Forces With Business Travel Lobbying Group

The GTMC has announced Victor as its first ever industry partner in the private jet sector. In a news release, GTMC said that Victor, with bases in London and North America, is "the only jet charter company to fully disclose transaction fees, and specific operator and aircraft details, offering business travelers total transparency and control with no hidden charges."

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New USO Lounge Opens At La Crosse, WI Regional Airport

Result Of Partnership Between USO, Airport, And Fort McCoy

A new USO lounge has been opened at La Crosse Regional Airport in La Crosse, WI that will give service members traveling to and from Fort McCoy a place to relax in privacy.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.14.16): Braking Action Advisories

Braking Action Advisories When tower controllers have received runway braking action reports which include the terms “fair,” “poor,” or “nil,” or whenever weather conditions are conducive to deteriorating or rapidly changing runway braking conditions, the tower will include on the ATIS broadcast the statement, “Braking action advisories are in effect” on the ATIS broadcast. During the time braking action advisories are in effect, ATC will issue the latest braking action report for the runway in use to each arriving and departing aircraft. Pilots should be prepared for deteriorating braking conditions and should request current runway condition information if not volunteered b

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.14.16)

Aero Linx: Army Aviation Association of America AAAA stands for Army Aviation Association of America. The mission of the AAAA is to support the United States Army Aviation Soldier and Family. By being a member, you will: Network as a Professional in the total Army Aviation Community through mentoring opportunities via AAAA Professional Forums and local Chapter events professional development in all areas from operations to training, doctrine, maintenance, acquisition and industry and submitting articles for publication in ARMY AVIATION magazine and other AAAA media...

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.14.16)

Aero-News Quote of the Day “Business travel to and within Europe continues to show its resiliency. The fact is that we’ve reached a new normal in managing risk, and business travel buyers are taking steps in their travel programs to improve communication, put in place duty of care policies and improve safety and security of travelers. While businesses, government and the travel industry need to continue to work together to ensure a safe and secure travel system, it is heartening to see this increased confidence in our global travel system.” Source: Michael W. McCormick, GBTA Executive Director and COO, reporting that more than 90 percent of U.S. and Eur

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