New Calculator Analyzes Costs Of SMS Program

Aviation Week  2010-05-19 21:28:40

The free, Web-based tool will do a financial analysis to help justify spending money on a Safety Management System.

Machinists chief: Boeing insists it will bid on tanker

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-19 21:00:00

Following up on last week's Defense News report that Boeing executives were considering sitting out the U.S. Air Force's aerial refueling tanker competition, International Association of Machinists and ...

Passengers temporarily locked out of airport concourses

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-19 20:48:54

The underground tunnel between the entry and the gates at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was locked down for about half an hour Wednesday, temporarily stranding passengers.

FAA proposes $1.55 million fine on FedEx for maintenance lapse

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-19 20:23:00

Federal Express should pay $1.55 million for failing to follow its airplane maintenance program in accordance with regulations, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday.

Airbus A330 tanker refuels another A330 tanker

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-19 20:13:00

An Airbus Military A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport has refueled another A330 MRTT during certification flights for the Australian military, EADS North America announced Wednesday.

United, Continental court political support for merger

Chicago Business  2010-05-19 20:00:00

(Crain's) - United and Continental airlines have begun a behind-the-scenes political campaign to win approval of their merger, which would create the world's biggest airline and provide the first big test ...

Qatar Airways gets first Boeing 777 Freighter

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-19 19:39:00

Qatar Airways took delivery of its first Boeing 777 Freighter on Monday, Boeing announced Wednesday.

Airbus Sees A380 Re-orders In 2010

Aviation Week  2010-05-19 19:16:45

Airbus says it expects more re-orders for the A380 after it upped intake to 20 aircraft per year.

Atlanta airfares basically flat, report says

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-19 18:42:28

Amid a weak economy and a decline in travel, airfares in Atlanta essentially held steady while fares around the country declined in the final quarter of 2009, according to new federal data.

Boeing commits to Renton for 20 years, but long-term unsure

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-19 18:34:00

Boeing formalized a new 20-year lease for Renton Municipal Airport on Wednesday, beside the company's 737 plant. But that doesn't guarantee the company will build its eventual 737 replacement in Washington.

United Airlines complains of being shut out of new Tokyo route

Chicago Business  2010-05-19 17:41:00

(AP) - United Airlines is protesting its exclusion from new routes to Tokyo's Haneda airport.Earlier this month the Transportation Department tentatively gave four coveted new slot pairs - the rights to ...

Oakland International Airport

USA Today  2010-05-19 16:58:09

Information about arrivals, departures, transportation and shopping at Oakland International Airport.

Air France Has 1.56 Billion-Euro Loss on Fuel, Slump (Update1)

Bloomberg Businessweek  2010-05-19 16:32:07

Air France-KLM Group, Europe's biggest airline, reported a second straight annual loss as fuel costs rose and the global economic slump hurt demand for travel.

Lufthansa gets first Airbus A380

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-19 16:31:00

Airbus Wednesday delivered Lufthansa's first Airbus A380 super-jumbo jet.

Changi Airport a refugee camp?

The Straits Times  2010-05-19 14:24:00

TRAVELLERS in transit taking a snooze at an airport terminal is a common sight.

Travellers get curfew waiver

The Straits Times  2010-05-19 11:11:00

BANGKOK - FOREIGN tourists and Thai travellers will be allowed to go to Bangkok airports on Wednesday night, getting a waiver from a curfew imposed by the authorities, government spokesman Panitan Wattanayagorn.

Senate details failures finding airline bomber - Town Hall

Bing.com  2010-05-18 23:58:23

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism agencies missed chances to prevent the Christmas Day airline bomb plot because of human and technical errors, a U.S. Senate report issued on ...

Airlines challenge new rule on union organizing - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Bing.com  2010-05-18 22:32:29

... approved last week by the National Mediation Board would recognize a union if a simple majority of workers who cast ballots decide to unionize. The old rule required a majority of the entire work force ...

United's ex, US Air, blesses Continental union

Chicago Business  2010-05-18 22:19:00

(Reuters) - US Airways Group Inc. does not need to merge to survive and supports the proposed deal between Continental Airlines Inc. and United Airlines, US Airways CEO Doug Parker said on Tuesday.Speaking ...

Are Airline Barf Bags an Endangered Species? - AOL News

Bing.com  2010-05-18 22:18:10

(May 18) -- Airlines are cutting all sorts of perks these days, everything from free carry-on luggage to any food option other than pretzels or peanuts. Does that mean barf bags are the next to go? That ...

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