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Qantas Wants 100 Execs To Work As Ground Handlers For 3 Months

Qantas is asking 100 executives and senior managers to swap the soft office seats and personal assistants for a three-month spell as a ground handler. The embattled airline has put an HQ SOS out, asking for volunteers. The temporary work placements will run for 90 days on a five-day-a-week basis, although there is no suggestion the executives will receive the same low weekly wage as the permanent ground handling crews. (www.msn.com) Ещё...

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Delta Pilots retirement salute

Kind of a quick taxi and a short salute but, Delta Air Lines Airbus A350 N510DN pulling into the gate for a pilot retirement after operating flt 95 from AMS 8-9-22 (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

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How Does an Aircraft APU Work?

Modern airplanes are outfitted with auxiliary power units (APUs) to meet the aircraft's large energy requirements while the engines are not running. This self-contained unit represents a constant-speed gas turbine engine located in the airplane's tail cone which is isolated in a titanium fireproof compartment from the rest of the aircraft. But how does it work? INFORMATIONAL (aeroxplorer.com) Ещё...

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Boeing delivers its first 787 Dreamliner after pausing for over a year

Boeing is starting to overcome one of its larger hurdles in recent memory. CNBC notes the aircraft maker has delivered its first 787 Dreamliner in over a year, supplying American Airlines with one out of the nine vehicles it expects to receive in 2022. Boeing paused manufacturing in May 2021 as the Federal Aviation Administration reviewed how the company inspected planes following a string of manufacturing problems. (www.engadget.com) Ещё...

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Breeze Announces Expansion Into Phoenix

Travelers near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) will now be able to fly to two new destinations with Breeze Airways. The new, twice-weekly flights to Provo, Utah (PVU) and Charleston, South Carolina (CHS) are set to debut on November 2, 2022. (aeroxplorer.com) Ещё...

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A Southwest Airlines Landing Was So Hard It Fractured A Flight Attendant's Spine

The short runway at SNA means crew aim for less "floating" of the aircraft - this time it resulted in a flight attendant being evacuated by paramedics (simpleflying.com) Ещё...

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Wizz Air set to resume flights to Russia

Wizz Air has announced it will be resuming flights to Russia starting in October... (www.aviationweekly.org) Ещё...

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Air Canada shows big ambitions for cargo startup

Air Canada's freighter operation is essentially a new company and the airline is putting lots of resources into it. (www.freightwaves.com) Ещё...

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U.S. fuel retailers rail against green aviation fuel tax credit

U.S. fuel retailers are fighting the inclusion of a tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Democrats' $430 billion spending bill, arguing SAF is more carbon intense and less efficient than renewable diesel. (www.reuters.com) Ещё...

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Russian sanctioned airlines disassemble aircraft for spare parts

A group of Russian airlines is stripping planes of spare parts as sanctions implemented due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine impact the country. (asiaplustj.info) Ещё...

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Air India to Reportedly Lease Six Boeing 777s

Air India, the now privatized flag carrier of India, is reportedly planning to lease six Boeing 777 aircraft. This comes after reports stating that the airline's current Boeing 777 fleet contains faulty seats with a highly rundown cabin atmosphere, resulting in flights being significantly delayed. Additionally, the airline is desperately seeking to expand its presence throughout North America. (aeroxplorer.com) Ещё...

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Pension deadline could speed retirement of experienced Boeing engineers

Boeing may see hundreds of veteran engineers retire this fall ahead of a pension adjustment that will dramatically slash the payouts to those who choose to take the money in a single lump sum. The interest rates used to determine the lump sum will be updated in November, after which one 35-year Boeing employee calculates that his payout will be cut by more than $200,000. ... Matt Kempf, senior director for compensation and retirement for SPEEA, estimates around 600 or 700 experienced local… (www.seattletimes.com) Ещё...


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