Company To Complete Deferred Wage Repayment... Including
Maybe they should call it "Lazarus" Airlines... though,
admittedly, the marketing angle would likely be problematic.
All-but-written off for dead less than a year ago, Sun Country
Airlines announced Thursday a record first quarter net income of
$8.1 million. This compares to a net loss of $8.3 million in the
first quarter of 2008.
Drop In Revenue Miles Outpaced Capacity Cuts Slightly
US airlines carried 51.5 million scheduled domestic and
international passengers in January 2009, 10.9 percent less than
they did in January 2008, the US Department of Transportation's
Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported Thursday. Based on to
preliminary data, BTS reported the decline was the 11th consecutive
monthly decrease in system passengers from the same month of the
Streak Of Profitable Quarters Ends At 71; Workforce
As if we all needed another sign how awful the economy has been
of late. On Thursday, Southwest Airlines reported a first quarter
2009 net loss of $91 million... its third straight quarterly loss,
and the first time in nearly 18 years the carrier wasn't able to
juggle the numbers to show at least a small profit.
Garmin has just notified ANN that Piper Aircraft, Inc. has
certified the G1000 avionics suite for the PA-46-500TP Meridian
six-seat single-engine turboprop aircraft. Initial deliveries of
Meridians equipped with the G1000 are expected to begin
Lower Sales, Higher Losses... But Net Income Rises On
Repurchased Debt Securities
And the hits just keep on coming. Hawker Beechcraft reported
Thursday lower net sales and an increased operating loss for the
three months ending March 29, 2009, compared to the same period in
2008, as a result of fewer commercial aircraft deliveries and
charges associated with work force reductions and used aircraft
Some Air Taxi Optimism, With ATXA President Joe Leader
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 04.16.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.16.09
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Some Air Taxi Optimism:
04.16.09 (ANN Special Report, with Air Taxi
Association President Joe Leader.)
Avionics manufacturer Avidyne continues the expansion of its
product line, with the announcement its new Entegra Release 9
Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) system will be available as a retrofit
upgrade for existing Entegra-equipped Piper PA-46 Meridian, Mirage,
and Matrix aircraft.
Long-Range Surveillance Systems Help Improve ATC Coverage
Lockheed Martin has received a $1.6 million contract from the
Brazilian Air Force to support six of its TPS-77 -- known in Brazil
as the TPS-B34 -- long range air surveillance radars currently
monitoring airspace in the Amazon region.
Being A Woman In Aviation Proves That The Sky Is NO Limit!
I'll admit that this is a feature story that I've been looking forward to... years ago, I was privileged to give Amy Laboda her first assignments as an aviation writer and have been pleased to see what she has made of the opportunities.
Being A Woman In Aviation Proves That The Sky Is
I'll admit that this is a feature story that I've been looking
forward to... years ago, I was privileged to give Amy Laboda her
first assignments as an aviation writer and have been pleased to
see what she has made of the opportunities.
The Connecticut flight instructor who helped controllers in
successfully talk down an inexperienced single-engine-rated
pilot in a Beech King Air 200 on Sunday was downsized
out of his last job as a corporate pilot.
US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood praised the actions of
air traffic controllers at Southwest Florida International Airport
in Ft. Myers and Miami Center who helped a distressed passenger
safely land a twin-engine plane after the pilot died at the
controls shortly after takeoff.
Twin NASA spacecraft have provided scientists with their first
view of the speed, trajectory, and three-dimensional shape of
powerful explosions from the sun known as coronal mass ejections,
or CMEs. This new capability will dramatically enhance scientists'
ability to predict if and how these solar tsunamis could affect
Teterboro-Based FBO Offers Strategic Location For Domestic,
First Aviation Services (FAS), located at Teterboro Airport
(TEB), tells ANN it has recently been added to the roster of FBOs
providing aviation services, via the Air Routing Card to Air
Routing International's (ARI) domestic and international
Boarding Area was developed by the same people who founded some
of the most popular business travel and frequent flyer Web sites on
the Internet, including FlyerTalk, WebFlyer, FlyerGuide,
MileageManager and InsideFlyer.
Source: Ft. Myers, FL TRACON controller Dan
Favio, to his friend -- and former corporate pilot -- Kari
Sorensen. Favio called Sorensen, an experienced Beech King Air 200
pilot, when a passenger onboard a B200 needed assistance Sunday to
land the aircraft, after the plane's pilot died of a heart attack