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April 12, 2013

Boeing To Invest $1 Billion In SC Plant

Expects To Create An Additional 2,000 Jobs Over Eight Years

Saying "Boeing is now part of the fabric of South Carolina," the company on Tuesday announced that it will invest $1 billion in its North Charleston manufacturing facility, which it expects should create some 2,000 additional jobs over the next eight years.

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FAA Plays 'Crucial' Role In ICAO Emissions Study

Agency Participated As Member Of The Committee On Aviation Environmental Protection

Earlier this year, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) advanced two important goals to make air travel cleaner and quieter worldwide. As a member of CAEP, the FAA says it played a "crucial role."

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A4A Calls On DHS To Drop Plan For Customs Preclearance Facility In Abu Dhabi

Says Plan Creates Dangerous 'Pay-To-Play' Precedent For Critical National Security Function

Airlines for America (A4A) has called for the Department of Homeland Security to scrap plans to establish a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), calling it a “pay-to-play” scheme that sets a dangerous and unauthorized precedent and harms U.S. citizens, jobs, the economy and the global competitiveness of the U.S. airline industry.

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ALPA Says Obama Budget Would Compromise Airline Safety

Moak: Proposal Cuts Federal Flight Deck Officer Funding, Threatening Security

The  president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) says that the cuts to the Federal Flight Deck Officer Program contained in the Administration’s proposed FY14 federal budget pose a real threat to airline security for both passengers and cargo.

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King Schools Releases Online ATP Written Exam Prep Course

All Airline Flight Crew Members Must Hold Certificate By August 1, 2013

John and Martha King, Co-Chairman of King Schools, have released an online version of their Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) written exam preparation course. The new course takes customers through each important topic with full-screen, bite-sized video segments, averaging 10 minutes in length. Each lesson is automatically followed by a quiz utilizing actual FAA questions to check knowledge retention.

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