Government should help airlines be better corporate citizensGovernment should help airlines be better corporate citizens (MENAFN)

In 1947, 3,500 Stinson 108-1s were built in Wayne, Mich. Less than 130 of them were painted yellow. One of these bright yellow aircraft was purchased by a professor in the Chicago area. It spent most of its life there, bedding down at Lewis Lockport Airport. Sixty years later, this bright yellow airplane is making a comeback. At the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture in Oshkosh last …Montello man soars to second place at air show (Portage Daily Register)

The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the amendment of the Aircraft Act, 1934, which will lead to considerable enhancement of the regulatory powers of the Director General of Civil Aviation.Bill to amend Aircraft Act okayed (

India’s civil aviation ministry has initiated talks with the defence establishment to ease restrictions on the use of air space to accommodate growing civilian traffic. And it has projected a two-fold increase in the fleet size of carriers over the next five years.India aims to ease air space management snarls (Calcutta News)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Sometimes corporations need help being socially responsible. Sometimes they want to be better corporate citizens but are hindered by regulation and poor government policy. Take one of the most frustrating experiences in which we increasingly partake: flying on commercial airplanes.Government should help airlines be better corporate citizens (Market Watch)

Forbes – The passenger airline members of the ATA put forth to the Committee a financing proposal that is designed to cover the passenger airlines’ share of Air Traffic Control (ATC) and airport system costs while at the same time providing a predictable …Air Transport Association Proposes Funding Method for Next-Generation … – WASHINGTON — The nation’s aging air-traffic control towers are plagued with toxic mold, exposed asbestos and hordes of pests — from snakes and bats to wasps and termites, Congress was told yesterday. It’s endangering airplane passengers and …Airport control towers unsafe, Congress told

Wall Street Journal – The nation’s fifth-largest airline by traffic blamed abnormally high pilot absenteeism, thunderstorms and air-traffic-control congestion for a rash of canceled flights in late June that shaved $25 million from its second-quarter revenue of $3.18 …Northwest Air Moves To Restore Reliability

Dante Hall Theater of the Arts brings the big-band jazz sound of the Philadelphia Clef Club Community Big Band Sunday, July 29th at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available online at or by …Atlantic City Notebook 8.02.07

There was a scare at Philadelphia International Airport recently. Images Video It caused tense moments as two planes nearly collided on the runway Sunday.Two Planes Nearly Collide At Philly Airport

PRISCILLA CABALLERO; JOHN JAMES CARR; DORIS EARLENE FEDRICK; ROBERT REESE JOHNSTON — PRISCILLA CABALLERO Priscilla Caballero, 57, of Yuma, was born on September 9, 1949 and passed away July 30, 2007.Obituaries 8-

Flight Explorer , a global flight tracking and IT solutions provider to the aviation community, today announced that the company has entered into a teaming agreement with Metron Aviation to integrate Metron’s …Flight Explorer and Metron Aviation Partner to Bring Air Traffic…

By Hana Bieliauskas – Cincinnati’s Air Traffic Control center is one of a few facilities nationwide that is in good shape.Ohio Air Control Facility in Better Shape Than Most in U.S.

Though the National Transportation Safety Board concluded at a meeting Thursday that pilot error was to blame for the crash of Comair Flight 5191 in Lexington, Ky., last August, some panel members raised …Crash probe raises issue of air traffic controller staffing

Anyone travelling south from BA to Ushuaia: Aerolineas Argtentina has had difficulties recently and flights are a little haphazard.BA to USHUAIA

They’re gutting and revamping the Air Traffic Control Tower at Grayson County Airport.Grayson County Airport Tower Update

Just a few days ago I alerted you to a disturbing FAA practice : ignoring NTSB safety recommendations for twenty years or until somebody dies, whichever comes first.Whoops, They Did It Again

Ohio Air Control Facility in Better Shape Than Most in USKansas City infoZine, MO – Aug 1, 2007By Hana Bieliauskas – Cincinnati’s Air Traffic Control center is one of a few facilities nationwide that is in good shape. Washington, DC – Scripps Howard …Ohio Air Control Facility in Better Shape Than Most in US – Kansas City infoZine

Smithsonian Museum Presents ?America By Air?HULIQ, NC – 4 hours agoThe same displays will show visitors how Air Traffic Control cleared the skies over the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, in just a few unprecedented hours. …Smithsonian Museum Presents ?America By Air? – HULIQ