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April 20, 2005

Will Moussaoui Cop A Plea?

9/11 Suspect Reportedly Ready To Confess

The suspect says he'll do it. The judge says she'll accept it. The only question now seems to be, will Zacarious Moussaoui go through with his plan to plead guilty. If he does, it will mean the only man in America to be indicted for the 9/11 terrorist attacks cops a plea as early as Friday.

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Israel Blasted For Fuel Contamination

Aircraft Temporarily Grounded, But Some Flew With Bad Fuel

The biggest controversy in Israel right now has nothing to do with the Palestinians or disbanding Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip. The biggest controversy is about fuel -- aviation fuel.

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Mica: Bring Back Private Airport Screeners

House Aviation Chief Says They'll Do Better Than The TSA

Airports are no more secure today than they were before the 9/11 terrorist attacks. So said Congressman John Mica (R-FL), chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee.

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US Airways, America West Talking Merger

Could This Be The Start Of Something Big?

The would-be bride and groom aren't saying much about it, but from all indications, financially beleaguered US Airways and America West are on the verge of marriage. Such a deal would be the vanguard in what experts believe is a coming wave of consolidations in the airline industry.

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EU Says Deal Possible In Subsidy Dispute

Deal Would Avoid World's Biggest Trade Lawsuit

Even with threats and Congressional resolutions a-flying, tempers flaring and lawyers warming up in the bullpen, there are still faint rays of optimism peeking through the dispute between the US and the European Union over subsidies paid to Airbus and Boeing.

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They Did It: Wichita Approves More AirTran Payments

Decision Flies In The Face Of FAA Warning

In spite of a written warning from the FAA that it could lose millions of dollars in grants, Wichita city council members Tuesday night approved another $2.5 million in subsidies. Wichita has already paid $7 million to AirTran to keep the airline flying to and from Atlanta every day -- a move city leaders say reduces air fares.

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IATA: Global Aviation Will Suffer Again

Predicts Airlines Will Lose $5.5 Billion In '05

IATA Director General Giovanni Bisignani issued a grim forecast as he opened the 54th annual conference of the Pacific Asia Travel Association Monday, predicting the global airline slump would continue -- costing operators approximately $5.5 billion in 2005 alone.

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Skycap Busted In Fort Lauderdale Airport Sting

Police: She Was Arrested After Picking Up Unattended Computer

At first glance, the thought that a skycap carried someone's luggage to the car doesn't seem very newsworthy. But consider: police at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say it was someone else's luggage -- a laptop computer in this case -- that skycap Yhovania Bryan carried to her own car.

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Global ePoint Gets STC For Cameras On All 737 Aircraft

Cockpit Door Surveillance For 48-Percent Of Boeing Fleet

Global ePoint a innovative developer and manufacturer of homeland security solutions for aviation and law enforcement as well as financial, retail and industrial applications, Tuesday said its AirWorks Division has received a new FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for its Cockpit Door Surveillance System (CDSS), which now spans the entire family of Boeing 737 aircraft (737-200 through 737-900) with two configurations.

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AD NUMBER: 2005-08-11 MANUFACTURER: SAAB SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-08-11 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to certain Saab Model SAAB SF340A and SAAB 340B series airplanes, that requires replacement of certain hydraulic hoses with new hydraulic hoses.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-08-10 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-08-10 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 737-600, -700, and -800 series airplanes. This AD requires doing a general visual inspection for sealant at the interface of the upper spar fittings, strut side skins, and the fittings of the thrust reverser strut fairing on the engine struts; and applying an injection seal or silicone sponge rubber with fillet seal if necessary.

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