AD NUMBER: 2008-02-16
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-02-16
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) for certain Boeing Model 767-200 and 767-300 series
AD NUMBER: 2008-02-17
MANUFACTURER: General Electric
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-02-17
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD) for General Electric Company (GE) CF6-50, -80A1/A3,
and -80C2A series turbofan engines, installed on Airbus A300,
A300-600, and A310 series airplanes.
On Thursday, Alaska Air Group said it managed to post a
fourth-quarter profit for 2007 due to special gains... but overall,
the news was grim, as fuel prices took a heavy toll on the
A new ground-control radar system now in place at Chicago's
O'Hare International Airport is drawing fire from the local
president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, who
says the technology meant to prevent runway incursions is
notoriously inaccurate when snow is falling.
Granted, there are probably more than a few of us who have
wanted, at one time or another, to tell the FAA what it could go do
with itself... but not many of us ever put those desires in
writing, unlike a Philadelphia-area couple. And they used big
letters to do it.
Nearly 15.4 Million Passengers Traveled Through STL In
Officials with Lambert-St. Louis International Airport tell ANN
the airport recorded its third straight year of passenger growth
during 2007, serving 15.38 million passengers. The number of
boarding passengers at Lambert increased 1.5 percent for a total of
7.7 million passengers.