Negotiators for the pilots of Continental Airlines, represented
by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), Tuesday reached a
tentative agreement on a 45-month labor agreement with management
that provides job protection, pension protection and upside
protection while affording Continental the pilot cost savings the
company sought to support its business plan.
Airlines Complains About Flight Delays And Cancellations
President Bush went to Europe last week to do a little
fence-mending. In the wake of his trip, he may have to do a little
more. Lufthansa is contemplating a lawsuit against the president
because that goodwill jaunt forced the cancellation or delay of
several company flights in and out of Frankfurt.
Let's face it. Relations between the US and Mexico haven't been
the greatest since President George W. Bush decided to invade Iraq.
So let's call this a grassroots attempt to brighten the landscape
along the Rio Grande -- Mexican overtures to create a "bilateral"
In the previous installment of this review, we flew and drove
the Garmin iQue 3600a, and talked about the powerful mapping and
routing features of the unit. This is the fourth and final
installment of the review.
The much-anticipated Integrated Maintenance Concept at Point
Mugu, Calif., became a reality Jan. 19 with the first induction of
the E-2C Hawkeye. The concept integrates the fleet and Depot
maintainers to support the warfighter by working together on the
The former director of Vietnam's Central Aviation Airport
Authority is hospitalized -- his condition unknown -- after he was
spotted setting himself on fire over the weekend. Vietnam's state
media said it's not certain whether Nguyen Lai will survive.
Aspen Avionics says its AT300 Multifunction Hazard Awareness
Display has entered full-rate production and is now being shipped
to dealers. First end-customer deliveries of the non-certified
AT300 display occurred in January.
Seven Rockwell Collins employees were honored for their
outstanding excellence in engineering and innovation at the fourth
annual Rockwell Collins Engineer of the Year celebration on Feb. 27
in Herndon, VA.
AD NUMBER: 2005-04-14
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-04-14
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing
airworthiness directive (AD) that applies to certain Boeing Model
757-200, 757-200CB, and 757-200PF series airplanes.