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02/06/2013

...They don't have fire suppression in some of those areas. And so that is where we have raised concerns in the past." The NTSB also has concerns about that battery technology being shipped as cargo, saying the packaging and labeling is crucial to safe shipment....

02/06/2013

...are not additional positions at the company; both promotions are in recognition of the job performances of these two Southwest Airlines Leaders. "I congratulate Kevin, Katherine, and Elizabeth on their well-earned promotions. The direction and Leadership they...

02/06/2013

...(Polar). Atlas Air Worldwide also maintains a 49% interest in Global Supply Systems Limited (GSS). Through Atlas and Polar, Atlas Air Worldwide operates the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft. Atlas, Titan and Polar offer a range of outsourced...

02/06/2013

Charlotte have overwhelmingly rejected an effort to recall their union's three local leaders, all considered to be among the hardliners in the U.S. Airline Pilots Association. In votes tabulated on Tuesday, 72% of the 1,184 voting were opposed to the rec

02/06/2013

...for the investigation in the U.S., provided an update on the investigation into a 787 fire at a Boston airport Jan. 7. NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman told reporters completion of the investigation is "probably weeks away," according to a Reuters report. "I...

02/06/2013

...secretary, saying she was focused on her current job. She said the Dreamliner investigation was a priority for the NTSB, where "it's all hands on deck" to find the cause of the battery fire. Hersman said the NTSB has been looking at the risks of lithium ion...

02/04/2013

...from her second husband, Liz Weber hosted her first divorce party.- 7:49 pm DEWITT TWP. — Mechanical problems aboard a United Airlines flight en route from Lansing to Chicago forced the pilot to return to Capital Region International Airport this morning....

02/04/2013

...declining to say when the flights were made. Air India did not respond to calls for comment. Indian regulators had grounded Air India's six Dreamliner jets Jan. 17 in line with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's advisory to cease flying the aircraft....

02/04/2013

...congressional staffer for both parties and has worked to make the NTSB more independent by fighting for highway safety and hurrying completion of probes into aviation and commercial accidents, says WSJ. Neither the White House nor the NTSB have commented....

02/04/2013

...seem to use Chapter 11 to consider a new business model. Among the large domestic, full-service airlines, we have Delta, United, US Airways and American. I have flown most of them in the last few years, and what seems to distinguish American from the rest...

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