As passengers came out of pandemic restrictions and pent-up demand to travel in 2022, airline on-time arrival rates still lagged 2019 levels at most of the country’s major carriers including American and Southwest.
The repossession of scheduled airliners for nonpayment of monthly rental charges is rare in North America. Behind this incident is a new business model for buying jets created by Miami-based investment firm 777 Partners that Boeing embraced.
During the Federal Aviation Administration’s Safety Summit, held on March 15, general aviation industry leaders participated both in the opening public session and later in a closed-door breakout session to discuss current challenges.
Virtual reality will augment existing traditional training techniques where we expect it will result in better-prepared pilots, higher success rates through training and more time for complex instructor-led training activities.
A new Phase I optional flight-test program for amateur-built aircraft that offers enhanced safety opportunities and possibilities for aircraft second owners has been published by the Federal Aviation Administration.
The FAA defines a runway incursion as "any occurrence at an aerodrome involving the incorrect presence of an aircraft, vehicle, or person on the protected area of a surface designated for the landing and takeoff of aircraft."
The Allied Pilots Association leadership, which has been in negotiations for over three years and is meeting this week in Washington, D.C., unanimously voted to establish a strike center and conduct a strike authorization vote to end April 30.
Against the uncertain outcome of a protest awarding a major contract to rival Bell, Sikorsky reportedly has begun layoffs in, with those workers hitting a continuing strong job market for those with strong technical skills or or business experience.
Airbus plans to hire 1,000 people in India this year out of 13,000 globally. Boeing and its suppliers, which already employ about 18,000 workers in the nation, have been growing by some 1,500 staff every year.
Christina Marsh, editor of Airport Business, is joined by Missoula Montana Airport Director Brian Ellestad and Deputy Director Tim Damrow to learn more about the airport's first major infrastructure project since the late '40s.