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September 06, 2007

SWA Denies Having Passenger Dress Code; Chastized Woman Says Otherwise

Southwest Flight Attendants Doubling As Fashion Police?

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, at least a few Southwest Airlines employees may have a rather archaic and Puritanical view of fashion sense.

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Lawsuit Threatened Over FAA Decision On Airspace Redesign

Politician Contends Chosen Plan Violates Environmental Policy Act

New York's Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef said Thursday the county is going to file a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration over its decision to redesign the New York-New Jersey-Philadelphia region airspace.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 09.06.07

Will Congress Be Able To Survive A "Strand-In?" With CAPBOR's Kate Hanni

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 09.06.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.06.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- "Strand-In" Coming To Capitol Hill: 09.06.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Kate Hanni of the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights.)

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NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations On Too-Hot Boeing Windshields

Says Cross-Threading May Result In Smoke, Fire In The Cockpit

In response to numerous reports of fires near the windshields of several Boeing aircraft over the past three years, on Wednesday the National Transportation Safety Board issued two safety recommendations calling for operators of Boeing 747, 757, 767, and 777 aircraft.

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Airline Sacrifices Goats To Appeal To Hindu Sky God

Technical Problems Made Them Take The Goat By The Horns

Well, desperate times call for desperate measures and an airline, apparently, is no exception. Plagued by persistent mechanical difficulties with one of its Boeing 757s, officials with Nepal Airlines tried taking repairs to a new level Tuesday.

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FAA Issues Final Decision On North East Airspace Redesign

Says Plan Will Reduce Delays, Cut Noise For Half A Million Residents

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Wednesday it has issued a final decision for redesigning the New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia metropolitan area airspace -- a move the agency asserts will reduce delays, fuel consumption, aircraft emissions and noise.

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FAA Approves O'Hare Collecting Future Tax

Revenue Shift To Be Used For Airport Expansion Projects

The Federal Aviation Administration approved the collection of almost $1.3 billion in future air passenger ticket taxes Tuesday by the city of Chicago to expand O'Hare International Airport.

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Boeing, Aeroflot Finalize 22-Plane 787 Order

Latest Chapter In Bizarre Saga

Even on a day that saw some discouraging news for Boeing's 787 program, as the planemaker announced a two-month delay in the plane's first flight... there was some good news, as well. Boeing and Aeroflot, Russia's flagship carrier based in Moscow, announced Wednesday they have finalized an order for 22 Boeing 787-8s.

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Efforts To Attract Airlines Bear Fruit For PBG

Allegiant Air To Start Flights In November

Extensive efforts by New York's Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) to attract new commercial airline service appear to have paid off, as officials there announced this week Allegiant Air will begin flights from the airport in November.

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Numbers Show NWA Doing MUCH Better, After Summer Of Cancellations

Carrier Sees Drop From 12 Percent To Less Than One Percent

Northwest Airlines seems to be shaking free of the rash of cancellations it suffered this summer.

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Search For Those Lost In Air Moorea Accident Called Off

Sixteen Of 20 Passengers Have Been Recovered

The search for the remaining five passengers lost when an Air Moorea flight went down last month in Tahiti has been called off.

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