Nobody doubts air traffic controllers have a legitimate labor
dispute with the FAA. In 2006, after contract negotiations reached
an impasse, the FAA used the authority granted it by Congress to
simply impose what it called its "last, best offer," and the union
is prohibited by law from striking.
Seek Return On Their Investment In Airline's Success
Capt. Tom Donaldson, chairman of the Continental pilots' union,
represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Intl., has
responded to Continental Airline's financial statement for the
fourth quarter of 2007. The company reported Q4 pre-tax profits of
$71M and $566M for the year.
The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a team
of investigators to assist the government of the United Kingdom in
its investigation of Thursday's accident in which a Boeing 777-300
landed short of runway 27 Left at Heathrow International Airport in