Two-Day Meeting Focused On Financial And Government Issues
The National Air Transportation Association's (NATA) annual
Aviation Business Roundtable once again brought key executives in
the industry together with some of the most influential decision
makers in Washington, D.C. The two-day event held Monday and
Tuesday consisted of high-level meetings to discuss critical
financial and political issues affecting the aviation business
One Of Several Componants Arriving For Assembly Of The New
Spirit AeroSystems reports that it has shipped the first
production composite center fuselage panels for the Airbus A350 XWB
program out of its Kinston, NC, facility. The Section 15 fuselage
panels are being sent to Saint-Nazaire, France, where final upper
shell assembly will occur.
Someone Comments ... In Writing ... About A Sex Toy In A
Nearly everyone who has checked luggage on an airplane in recent
years at some point has likely seen a tag on their bag when they
get it back indicating that it has been opened by TSA. But attorney
and writer Jill Filipovic got a little something extra written on
the inspection notice tucked inside her suitcase ... an unsigned
note on a TSA document.
Bill Ashworth Comes To The Post From Goodrich Aviation
Bill Ashworth has been named as the new President of Aviation
Partners Boeing (APB). "We are excited to have Bill as our new
President," said Joe Clark, Chairman of APB and CEO of Aviation
Partners, Inc. in announcing the appointment.
Bill Prohibits U.S. Aircraft Operators From Participating In
The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Monday
against U.S. participation in the European Union’s costly
emissions trading scheme (ETS) that would impose new emissions
taxes on U.S. and other nations’ air carriers flying into and
out of the EU.
Ten Reasons Why Government Proposals Will Kill Small Community
I’ve been on the road for six weeks, traveling to
communities large and small to discuss the grim future of small
community air service in the face of economic pressures on regional
airlines. Those pressures only begin with jet fuel at a price
equivalent of $120 per barrel, but the factors are many.