Industry Representatives Serve Two Year Terms On The Panel
TSA Administrator John S. Pistole announced the appointment of
24 new members to the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC)
on Monday. ASAC is TSA’s sole Federal advisory committee that
gives the agency recommendations for improving aviation security
methods, equipment, and procedures.
Fleet Replacement Program Underway For Trinidad And
Tobago’s National Flag Carrier
Caribbean Airlines has taken delivery in Toulouse of its first
ATR 72-600 aircraft. The Port-of-Spain-based carrier, which becomes
one of the first operators of the new ATR -600 series, booked a
contract earlier this year valued at $200 million (US) for the
purchase of a total of nine of these aircraft.
Administration Says Airport Revenue May Have Been 'Improperly
The FAA has opened a review of payments made by Burlington
International Airport (KBTV) to the city of South Burlington and
the Burlington Department of Public Works for operation and
management of a parking garage on the airport grounds.
Labor Board Returns To September 20 Tentative Agreement
A final and binding ruling has been issued by Elizabeth
MacPherson, Chair of the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB),
regarding unresolved matters between Air Canada and CUPE, the union
representing the airline's 6,800 flight attendants.The ruling
orders the implementation of the second tentative agreement reached
September 20, 2011 as the new binding collective agreement between
the airline and its flight attendants.
Residents Brace For 10X Increase In FedEx Flights From
Plans by FedEx to step up operations at Piedmont Triad
International Airport have NIMBYs up in arms, and there's no
denying the company's plans could have a significant impact on
their quality of life. WGHP-TV notes that FedEx currently operates
nine-to-ten daily flights from the airport known locally as PTI.
That could reach 126 per day, and many of those flights would be at