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  • The Alphabet Soup of Industry Associations

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday April 17, 2014
    There are many aspects of my job I truly enjoy, and other parts that, well, are part of the job. The part I enjoy most as editor of AMT magazine, and executive director of AMTSociety , is the interaction with other industry associations. In the case of...
  • It Never Seems to Get Better, Does It…

    By Art Kosatka - Wednesday April 16, 2014
    Sometimes, no matter how hard I try to look for the positive elements in aviation security, there are somewhere between few-to-none to be found.  The mere mention of TSA screening raises the hackles of pretty much the entire traveling public, not to...
  • Do You Know Your Customers?

    By Ralph Hood - Wednesday April 16, 2014
    When it comes to customer service, airports are in a difficult position. As an airport executive recently said, “No matter what goes wrong on a trip, the destination airport gets the blame.” I’d never thought of that before, but it’s...
  • Now, the Rest of the Story

    By Barb Zuehlke - Wednesday April 9, 2014
    Last week AMT gave the top winner of the 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition. Well, there's more to the story. There were more prizes to more teams and more that AviationPros LIVE offered to attendees. The 2014 AMC had 28 teams registered...
  • Download Our New Ground Service Provider App Today

    By Steve Smith - Tuesday April 8, 2014
    For more than two decades, we’ve been the leading publication for the aviation ground support community with an international circulation of 17,000. On the Web, AviationPros.com reaches almost 118,000 unique visitors a month and more than 1.5 million...
  • For The Latest In GSE, AviationPros LIVE Delivers

    By John Goglia - Tuesday April 8, 2014
    If working on the ramp is your life – or at least your work life – attending the annual premier ground equipment show in Las Vegas is a must.   Last week’s show once again demonstrated to me the importance of attending.  Not only can you learn...
  • Congratulations Team Boeing!

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday April 3, 2014
    Last week nearly 30 teams of aircraft maintenance technicians and students from around the world competed at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition held in Las Vegas in conjunction with AviationPros LIVE. Snap-on presented Team Boeing with the second...
  • Parking Guidance Systems- The New Essential Airport Feature

    By Tom Jory and Cynthia Eckl - Wednesday April 2, 2014
    Whether you are planning a brand new parking garage or upgrading an older structure, parking guidance systems are the new essential feature to enhance efficiency in an ever-expanding parking and transportation challenge facing airports around the globe...
  • My, How Airports Have Changed!

    By Ralph Hood - Wednesday April 2, 2014
    With all of the changes in airplanes, engines and performance, I tend to forget about the changes in airports in the United States. Looking at airports through passengers’ eyes, the changes have been awesome. When I first flew the airlines in the...
  • Lessons From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    By Agnes Huff - Wednesday April 2, 2014
    The tragic circumstances surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s disappearance is in many ways incomprehensible. The lack of evidence after nearly a month of global searching confounds investigators and torments families of passengers. As we continue...