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November 18, 2006
Says It Needs No New Partners
Rumors of an investment by Persian Gulf interests for a stake in
Airbus are false according to parent company EADS.
Jittery CEO Presses Restructuring Plan Over Offer
A report in the Wall Street Journal says Delta is seeking
support from its creditors to avoid US Airways Group's (USAG) $8
billion merger bid.
Laptop Contained Files On Nukes and Cyanide
Police say a man arrested last Tuesday at Detroit's Metropolitan
airport was carrying $78,000 cash and a laptop with alarming
Only Two Employees Left Working
Tiger Aircraft may be in its final death throes.
NORAD Doesn't Think So...
The North American Aerospace Defense Command announced yesterday
it activated its "NORAD Tracks Santa" website for 2006.
Special Ops Squadron Gets A New Ride!
Hurlburt Field's 8th Special Operations Squadron took delivery
of its first Bell-Boeing CV-22 at Hurlburt, FL Thursday.
Budget Carrier Surpasses All Others For Capacity In August
It was very close... and the outcome is VERY
surprising. Southwest hauled more passengers than any other US
carrier in August.... including those airlines that fly
all over the world.
Retirement Age Biggest Obstacle
British Airways' labor unions walked away from the table on
Thursday without reaching an agreement on the pension fund.
New Law Sets Standards, Penalties
Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo signed a new law defining
offenses and setting penalties for safety violations last
Vermont Woman Takes On Delta
Emily Gillette was breast feeding her then 22-month-old daughter
aboard a Delta-run Freedom Airlines flight October 13th when a
flight attendant asked her to cover herself with a blanket.
Treat potential whiteout conditions (dry snow, indistinct
clouds, reduced visibility) like any other potential Instrument
Meteorological Conditions (IMC) situation.
The Red Baron Kite Team can make you a kite like no other.
Hopeful... but unlikely to succeed.
"This is a step in the right direction, but much more
needs to be done. We need professionals in charge, and not
Source: Efanga Offiong, acting head of the
Nigerian Aviation Safety Initiative, commenting on a new law signed
recently defining offenses and setting penalties for safety
violations. The nation has been experienced three deadly aviation
crashes in the last year, killing hundreds.
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