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November 19, 2008

AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: PL2008-24-51 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive PL2008-24-51 SUMMARY: We received a report of failure of the left-hand fuel pump of the center wing tank (CWT) to shutoff after being selected "OFF" by the flight crew during flight on a Boeing Model 737-700 airplane.

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Frontier Names Fill-In Leader For Regional Subsidiary

Cam Kenyon Steps In At Lynx To Replace Tom Nunn

Frontier Airlines announced this week VP of Flight Operations Cameron Kenyon has been named interim President of its Denver-based regional subsidiary, Lynx Aviation, effective November 21. Kenyon replaces Tom Nunn, who resigned as Lynx President in early November.

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NTSB Updates Factual Report On ABE Runway Incursion

Releases Timeline Of Near-Miss Incident, Runway Photo

In its continuing investigation of a September 2008 runway incursion in Allentown, PA involving a general aviation aircraft and a Chicago-bound regional jet airliner, the National Transportation Safety Board issued the following updated factual information Wednesday.

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Anderson: Delta Will Not Favor One Manufacturer Over Another

Says Merged Airline "Will Be An Opportunistic Purchaser"

One of the big questions in the Delta/Northwest merger has been answered -- whether Boeing or Airbus could expect a windfall from the recent merger. And the answer is... probably not.

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DOT Continues To Disappoint Passengers Rights Advocates

NPRM Coming, Based On Task Force Recommendations

Overshadowed completely by President George W. Bush's Tuesday morning announcement of measures to reduce air traffic congestion over the holidays was another announcement by the Department of Transportation (DOT) which is disappointing airline passenger advocates.

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Glasgow Airport Attacker Denies He Knew About Bombing Plan

Admits He's A Terrorist... But Says He Didn't Want To Kill Innocents

Bilal Abdulla is a doctor with dual Iraqi and British citizenship who was arrested for attacking Glasgow Airport in a burning Jeep packed with gas canisters in June of 2007. He's in court this week, and Bloomberg reports he's made an odd combination of confession and admission.

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