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April 04, 2013

Tucson International Airport Updates Master Plan

Document Looks 20 Years Into The Future To Provide A Strategic Roadmap

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) Board of Directors approved an update to the Tucson International Airport (TIA) Master Plan April 2. The Master Plan looks out 20 years into the future and provides a strategic roadmap for the physical development of the airport. The plan is typically updated every five to seven years. The last TIA Master Plan was completed in 2004.

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CAE Awarded Civilian, Military Contracts Totaling Over $200 Million

Company Has Sold 35 Full-Flight Simulators In Fiscal Year 2013

CAE said Tuesday that it has sold five full-flight simulators (FFSs) as well as a series of training devices, long-term service agreements and update services to airlines and original equipment manufacturers in Asia, Australasia, North America and Europe. The contracts are worth a total of approximately $84 million at list prices and bring the total number of FFS sales that CAE announced in fiscal year 2013 to 35. The company has also finalized several military agreements that add up to about $128 million.

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US Airways Education Foundation To Award $270,000 In Grants

Nonprofits In Airline's Hub Cities Will Benefit

The US Airways Education Foundation will award $270,000 in grants this year to nonprofit organizations in the airline's hub cities of Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Organizations may apply for a minimum of a $10,000 grant from the Foundation's Community Education Grant program at giving starting April 1.

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A New Season For Jet Engine Testing In Winnipeg

Canadian Facility Celebrates Its One-Year Anniversary

The GE Aviation Engine Testing, Research and Development Center (TRDC) in Winnipeg, Manitoba just celebrated its one-year anniversary with the completion of updates that will allow the facility to accommodate year-round operations.

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Samoa Air Ticket Prices Now 'By The Pound'

Heavier Passengers Pay More To Fly

It seemed inevitable that it would come to this. Samoa Air has become the world's first airline to charge passengers by the pound, meaning heavier customers pay more than their slimmer counterparts.

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AD: General Electric Company Turbofan Engines

AD NUMBER: 2013-06-06

PRODUCT: General Electric Company (GE) CF34-8C and CF34-8E turbofan engines with certain part numbers (P/N) of operability bleed valves (OBV) installed.

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