June 2013 Employment Down 2.4 Percent From June 2012
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 381,441 workers in June 2013, 2.4 percent fewer than in June 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported Tuesday. June was the 10th consecutive month that full-time equivalent (FTE) employment for U.S. scheduled passenger carriers was below that of the same month of the previous year.
Will Result In A 'Like New' Airplane That Is Stage-3 Compliant
The Aviation Alliance, LLC, says it has secured a commitment to finance and move forward on its second program, a Gulfstream III conversion and modernization initiative, which will be called the FanStream Project.
Planemaker Is Eager To Further Contribute To Country's Local And Regional Development
ATR obtained the company's receipt of fleet-wide approval for new generation ATR aircraft to operate from three more unpaved runways in the remote parts of Russia. Russian Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) delivered the approval in late June this year.
Boeing Sponsors Relocation Of Historic Aircraft As Part Of A New Six-Story Attraction And Educational Experience At Space Center Houston
Executives from The Boeing Company and Space Center Houston, the official visitor’s center for NASA-Johnson Space Center, recently announced plans to permanently relocate NASA 905, a retired Boeing 747 airplane known as the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA).
Harbin Embraer Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd, Embraer’s joint venture with Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), announced that the first Legacy 650 large executive jet assembled in China successfully completed its maiden flight Tuesday. Delivery of the first Legacy 650 is scheduled for the end of 2013.
New Service Agreement To Increase Crew Management Efficiency For The Airline
Jeppesen and JetBlue Airways recently agreed to a new five-year service contract. Through the agreement, Jeppesen will provide its Crew Pairing solution to optimize JetBlue's monthly crew pairings for all pilot and in-flight crewmembers.
Come Along For A Grass-Roots Demonstration Of Sport Aviation At Its Best
Pity ANN's 'poor' Tom Patton... he has to cover all manner of exciting aero-news, meet all kinds of aero-folks and every now and then, have one hell of an aero-adventure. And this year, Sebring's LSA event provided yet another such opportunity. Tom was assigned to fly with Mike "Kahuna" Stewart, the flight lead and founder of Team Aerodynamix. "Kahuna" finished his RV-Super 8 in 2006. Prior to that airplane, he flew an RV-6. Stewart has over 4,000 hours in his logbook, is an FFI (Formation Flying Incorporated) check pilot and has served as Chief Instructor for hundreds of formatio
Skyport Aviation Laboratory To Explore How Price Influences Aviation Activity
"Psssssst. Hey Buddy ... wanna buy some cheap avgas?" Most of us would answer an emphatic "yes" to that question, and this October, a group of companies will use the Skyport aviation laboratory, in San Marcos, Texas, to find out how the price of fuel influences aviation activity by selling avgas for a scant $1 per gallon.
Move Follows North Sea Ditching Accident Involving CHC Helicopters Aircraft
Bristow Group says it plans to suspend operations of some of its Super Puma helicopters following an accident Friday involving a similar aircraft belonging to CHC Helicopters which resulted in four fatal injuries.
Computing Power Increased To One-Thousand-Trillion Calculations Per Second
In less than a year, U.S. aviation weather forecasts could start improving significantly. In two or three years, today’s preflight weather planning products may be remembered as inefficient or sluggish.
FAA Grants Permission For Flights Over The Alaskan Arctic Ocean
The FAA has granted approval for ConocoPhillips oil company to operate UAVs over the Arctic Ocean in Alaska. The company says the aircraft will be used to survey ice floes and whale migrations in areas where they wish to conduct oil exploration.
Will Boost EUTELSAT 25B/Es'hail 1, GSAT-7 Into Orbit
The finishing touches are being completed for Arianespace’s heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission from French Guiana this Thursday, with the logos of its EUTELSAT 25B/Es’hail 1 and GSAT-7 passengers now affixed to the launcher’s payload fairing. Logo placement on the fairing – which protects Ariane 5’s satellites during climb-out through the atmosphere’s dense layers – occurred in the Spaceport’s Final Assembly Building.
“This huge increase in computing power will be revolutionary in predicting critical nuances of aviation weather vital to pilots and other aviation users.” Source: Bob Maxson, director of the Aviation Weather Center in Kansas City, MO.
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