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July 15, 2011

Delta Jets Bump On Logan Taxiway

Boeing 767 Wing Struck Regional Jet Tail Thursday

Two Delta Airlines jets collided while taxiing for departure at Logan International Airport in Boston Thursday evening, causing minor damage to both aircraft and one possible injury.

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Digital Enroute Charting Replaces Paper Charts With Data-Driven Nav Info

Jeppesen Releases EFB For The Commercial Aviation Industry

Jeppesen said Wednesday it is now offering the only electronic flight bag (EFB) digital enroute charting application that replaces paper charts in the cockpit for the commercial aviation industry.

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Boeing Re-Opens 737 Paint Hangar To Meet Demand

Refurbished Facility In Renton, WA, Will Accommodate All 737 Models

With production on its workhorse 737 ramping up over the next several years, Boeing has opened a new paint hangar near its Renton, WA, facility that will help increase its Next-Generation 737 production capacity.

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GAO Recommends That TSA Strengthen SPOT Program

Screening Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) Highlighted In Congressional Testimony

In testimony Wednesday before a subcommittee of the House National Security, Homeland Defense, and Foreign Operations Committee, the GAO said that TSA should work to strengthen the Screening Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) Program to increase aviation security.

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Pistole Outlines Pre-Flight Screening Pilot Program

Some Travelers Could Qualify For Expedited Screening At Selected Airports

TSA Administrator John S. Pistole spoke Thursday with aviation stakeholders to provide an update on TSA’s ongoing efforts to implement risk-based, intelligence-driven security measures.

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ATA Joins Chorus For Risk-Based Airport Screening

Airlines Hope To Cooperate With TSA On Efficiency And Cost-Effectiveness

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, expressed its commitment to continue to work cooperatively with the TSA to implement a risk-based security regimen and deliver a more efficient and cost-effective system.

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