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September 09, 2008

Massport Waives Fees To Lure Carrier To Worcester Regional Airport

Direct Air To Launch Service To Florida In November

The state of Massachusetts has tried since 2006 to lure a new commercial airline to Worcester Regional Airport (ORH,) located about 45 miles west of Boston. And the state's transportation authority, Massport, was willing to put some skin in the game to make it happen.

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Alaska Airlines Equips Fleet With Runway Awareness Technology

Honeywell System To Enhance Safety Before Takeoff

When you're flying regular commercial service to some of the most desolate regions in the United States... you must be on the forefront of safety, says Alaska Airlines. Continuing the airline's longtime practice of safety innovation, Alaska will be the first major US passenger carrier to equip its entire aircraft fleet with a system designed to help prevent accidents on runways and taxiways.

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Three Of Eight Conspirators Charged In Airliner Bomb Plot

Middling Verdict Follows Lengthy Trial

A British jury convicted three of eight alleged conspirators involved in the August 2006 terror plot against trans-Atlantic airliners, that caused mass confusion and delays in the months following... and worldwide restrictions on liquids in carry-on luggage that continue to this day.

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ERAU Offers New Online Aircraft Ground Schools

Covers Most New Boeing, Airbus Airliners

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide Campus, through its Office of Professional Education, is expanding its online course offerings to support the continuing education of professional pilots.

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Flight Diverts After Fight Breaks Out Between Family Members

JetBlue Apparently NOT The Airline Of Brotherly Love

A failed attempt to sneak a quick smoke inside a airplane lavatory appears to have led to the diversion of a JetBlue flight between Boston and Fort Lauderdale on Saturday.

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