Pilots Want Assurance Partnership With ATA Will Not Hinder
On Wednesday, Southwest Airlines pilots began voting on a
referendum to determine a schedule for upcoming formal contract
negotiations with the airline, as well as a one-year extension of
the current contract amendable date to Aug. 31, 2007.
AD NUMBER: 2006-11-16
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-16
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD) for Allied Signal, Inc. T5317A-1 turboshaft
Seven survivors of the 2005 downing of a TANS Peru airliner in
the Amazon, and the father of a six-month-old baby killed in the
accident, are suing Boeing, engine manufacturer Pratt &
Whitney, and Peruvian airline TANS for liability, negligence, and
In the ATA's latest briefing on the contentious fuel issue, the
organization mentions several potential ATC changes that might lead
to time and fuel savings. Today, we look at some of the ways ATA
proposes to reduce delays and holding times -- as well as offering
our summary of the situation.
The United States and Chad signed a full Open-Skies agreement
Wednesday that will permit air services between the two countries
without restriction. It is the first air services agreement between
the two countries.