Earlier this week, Alaska's Northern Air Cargo announced that
after 50 years of operation as a family-owned airline, the company
has been sold to Saltchuk Resources, a private holding company
based in the Pacific Northwest with various ties to regional
After an intensive six-month test program involving two aircraft
-- one of which set a new distance record for
a commercial airliner last November -- Boeing
announced Thursday the 777-200LR "Worldliner" has been certified by
US and European authorities to enter into service.
Qantas Airways Reiterates Plan to Introduce Jumbo Airbus A380
to Los Angeles
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, along with Board of Airport
Commissioners and executives for Qantas Airways, announced the
opening of the new Qantas Airways Maintenance facility at Los
Angeles International Airport (LAX).
As Aero-News previously reported, college
mathematics professor Bogdana Atanasova Georgieva was
arrested after a strange disruption on United Express/Skywest
Flight 6664 from Eugene, Oregon to Denver on January 11, 2005.
Key On-Time Performance And Flight Cancellation Statistics
ANN just received the following statistical breakdown and was
inigured by the data presented. The report posted below is based on
data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics by the 20
reporting carriers for December 2005.
US airlines experienced a higher rate of flight delays, more
reports of mishandled baggage and a higher number of complaints
about airline service in 2005 than in 2004, according to
the DOT's Air Travel Consumer Report.