Disgraced US Airways Pilot Calls Findings "Encouraging"
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector
General has reached an interesting conclusion after investigating
the case of a pilot who accidentally discharged a gun in an
airliner cockpit. CNN reports the IG found holsters used by
thousands of armed airline pilots increase the chance of accidental
discharge, and should be replaced.
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly says his airline saw a
"bang-up month, almost unexplainably strong," in October of this
year... but November volume turned down sharply after the stock
Regional Carrier Will Continue Operating Planes On
Nordic Aviation Capital A/S and KIRK Kapital A/S announced
Tuesday an agreement for a sale and leaseback transaction with AMR
Leasing Corporation for 39 ATR 72 aircraft operated by Executive
Airlines, which does business as American Airlines' regional
subsidiary American Eagle.