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April 22, 2010

ATA, AirTran, Support Legislation To Limit Oil Speculation

James May: "The U.S. Airlines Are Fully Behind ... This Strong Set Of Reforms"

AirTran and the Air Transport Association (ATA) said at a  Tuesday news conference they support legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, (D-AK), to "limit excessive speculation in the oil markets" and "put Main Street's interests ahead of Wall Street's."

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Volcanic Ash Aviation Crisis To Be Addressed By Eurocontrol And KPMG

Organizations To Participate In An Online Panel Discussion To Evaluate Response

As air travel in Europe moves slowly back to something resembling normal, the European ash crisis continues to impact airlines, passengers and cargo around the world. An interactive, online discussion will be held at 1500 BST Friday, April 23, to address the situation.

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Aero-TV: Flight Tip of the Week – Advice for Women Considering the Military

WAI Conference Attendees Offer Their Perspectives on Military Careers
On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in Aviation International organization held their 21st annual conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme, “Aviation – It’s a Small World.”  Developed in 1990, Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.

Expanded TIA For Dreamliner Shows 787 Flight-Test Program Progressing

Aerodynamic Configuration Also Finalized

The FAA granted expanded type inspection authorization (TIA) to Boeing Tuesday, clearing the way for its personnel to fully participate in future test flights and for the collection of required flight-test data. Initial TIA was granted Feb. 11, which supported the collection of flutter certification data.

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Hawaiian Airlines Wraps Up Contract Negotiations With All Unions

Mechanics Union Approves New Four-Year Contract, All Labor Negotiations Cleared

Hawaiian Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District 142 announced Tuesday that union members have approved the new four-year contract negotiated last month between the company and union leadership.

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