ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
03.04.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
03.04.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part II: Aircraft Ownership
Matchmaking - 03.04.11 (ANN Special
Report, with David Kruger)
Management Must Recognize Pilots’ Contributions,
The pilots of Mesa Air Group (MAG), who are represented by the
Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), began negotiations
with management this week for a competitive wage and benefits
package that recognizes the pilots’ sacrifices and
contributions to the airline over the years, provides incentives to
retain qualified professionals, and makes Mesa the airline of
choice for prospective pilots.
Claim Airline Is Discriminating Against Former Union
Claiming they have been the victims of discrimination based
solely on their status as former union members, several Delta
Flight Attendants, with the assistance of the Association of Flight
Attendants-CWA (AFA), filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Delta Air
Nation's Two Largest GA Organizations Explore More
Collaboration "For The Good Of GA"
EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower and members of his
leadership team spent two days this week at AOPA's Frederick, MD,
headquarters meeting with President and CEO Craig L. Fuller and his
Passenger Made It To The Airplane With Three In His Carry-On
A passenger boarding an international flight at JFK airport
apparently made it all the way to the airplane with three box
cutters in his carry-on luggage, which will mean disciplinary
action for two TSA agents and a supervisor.
It's A Long (But FUN!!) Flight From Idaho To Florida... In The Winter
Getting to a number of aviation events can be tough... especially in the midst of the winter season when Mother nature may have other ideas than to present one with the warm VFR we all desire... especially if you're starting in Idaho. Mind you, Idaho is a lovely state... in the summer... but in early January, you have to be prepared for anything... especially when you have a 2100 mile trip ahead of you.
It's A Long (But FUN!!) Flight From Idaho To Florida... In The
Getting to a number of aviation events can be tough...
especially in the midst of the winter season when Mother Nature may
have other ideas than to present one with the warm VFR we all
desire... and especially if you're starting in
Idaho. Mind you, Idaho is a lovely state... in the summer...
but in early January, you have to be prepared for anything...
especially when you have a 2100 mile trip ahead of you.
A survey conducted by JSfirm, a job board and resume database
dedicated to the aircraft industry, finds that most aviation
companies expect to be adding staff in 2011, with a surge in hiring
expected to begin in April.
Space Shuttle and International Space Station managers decided
today to extend the STS-133 mission by an additional day, providing
more time to unpack and outfit the Permanent Multipurpose Module
and fill the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-2) with trash before its
planned late-March undocking.
Huntsville Regional, Montgomery Regional Both Receive
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL.) said Wednesday that
the FAA has awarded a total of $1,603,719 to rehabilitate the
terminal building at the Huntsville International Airport
(KUTS), and $1,314,600 to the Montgomery Regional Airport
(KMGM) to improve airport drainage and rehabilitate the
"On behalf of the crew, it's a real privilege for us to
get to fly Discovery on her final mission. We think that when we
land, Discovery will have flown in space for 365 days."
Source: Discovery Commander Steve Lindsey.