We honestly don't know where to start with this one, except at
the beginning. Chicago city officials confirmed Tuesday that an
intoxicated man was able to sneak through a security gate at Midway
Airport this weekend, where he proceeded to then take a stroll
along the runways.
Airlines Unveil Statement of Principles to Fund System
ANN Note: ANN is participating in a number of
conference calls and interviews throughout the day now that the
cards finally appear to be on the table, as far as the airlines are
Preliminary analysis does not bode well for the General
Aviation community in that the ATA proposal both seems to be a
power grab over what ATA claims is 'commercial' airspace, as well
as an expense reduction program that would transfer 1.5-2 billion
dollars of annual costs to the GA community for a system that is
admittedly custom-designed to cater to the airline
If you ran a law enforcement agency... would you take the
greenest of recruits and put him undercover? That question comes
from at least one federal air marshal, who says the TSA is
recruiting people with NO law enforcement experience to protect
commercial passenger flights from would-be hijackers.
Are commercial airliner orders coming in sixes now? Just
one day after Airbus announced a six-plane deal with Yemenia Air
for its A350 -- with options for four more -- Boeing responded in
kind with a six-aircraft deal of its own. On Tuesday, Kenya Airways
announced its decision to purchase six 787 Dreamliners.
Boeing Delivers 100th Next-Generation 737 to Ryanair
Boeing and Ryanair, Europe's largest and most profitable
low-cost carrier, have celebrated the delivery of the airline's
100th Boeing Next-Generation 737, nearly seven years after
receiving its first 737-800.