A preliminary report on last Sunday's accident involving a
Scandinavian Airlines Bombardier Q400 says a "constructional
weakness" led to the collapse of the aircraft's right maingear on
landing at Aalborg, and not a maintenance error.
Claim Contractors Failed To Properly Remove Toxic
Tower controllers at Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) have filed a
lawsuit in Wayne County (MI) Circuit Court regarding a nearly
three-year-old problem of toxic black mold that has sickened many
controllers, according to the National Air Traffic Controllers
Two months after the fiery crash of a TAM Airlines A320 on landing at
Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the airline
said Thursday recent changes announced by Brazil's Minister of
Defense, Nelson Jobim, concerning runway reductions at Congonhas by
300 meters to establish runout areas will not have much effect on
the airline's operations at the airport.
Airline pilots hoping to stay in the cockpit past the age of 60
got a big boost this week, as the US Senate approved a provision to
the transportations appropriations bill that raises the retirement
age to 65.
Recalls Another 140 Pilots Now Flying For Regionals
US Airways announced Thursday plans to hire more than 350 new
pilots, with training dates beginning in November 2007. The airline
will also move 140 pilots, who currently fly for US Airways Express
carriers, back to the mainline flying seats they were furloughed
from several years ago.