Between 100 And 200 Pilots To Fly For The Partner Airline
United Continental Holdings said Thursday that it will offer
approximately 100 to 200 positions to pilots currently on furlough
from its United subsidiary to fly aircraft for its Continental
subsidiary. The positions will meet the needs currently anticipated
for the combined company's operation in 2012.
The Aircraft Electronics Association is encouraging its
members to make comments to the Federal Communications Commission
in response to LightSquared's proposed plan to offer wireless
broadband services in radio frequency bands adjacent to those used
by GPS receivers.
Doubling Fees Will Burden Passengers, Impact Demand, Cost
The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) has called on
lawmakers to drop proposals to increase aviation passenger taxes to
address the national debt limit, saying that hiking aviation taxes
would slow economic recovery, further burden customers and cost
Debt Ceiling Debate Could Mean More Money Out Of Pilot's
In an open letter to the membership of NBAA, president and CEO
Ed Bolen on Friday urged the organization's members to contact
their members of Congress to let them know they oppose any increase
in aviation user fees.
Family Fatally Injured In Plane Crash Was To Have Been Target
Of Picketing By Westboro Baptist Church
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, KS, had
planned to picket a memorial service in the Florida panhandle
town of Niceville being held for seven people who were fatally
injured when the plane in which they were traveling went down in
Demopolis, AL, while returning from a family reunion.
The Society of Experimental Test Pilots is an international
organization that seeks to promote air safety and contributes to
aeronautical advancement by promoting sound aeronautical design and