Sensis Corp. said US FAA is this week discussing a deployment schedule for its runway status lights, for which the agency last month awarded it a $131 million, three-year contract for installation at 22 US …Sensis to deploy runway status lights at 22 US airports

Changes in US aviation policy as President George Bush transitions to President-elect Barack Obama will develop as part of a “long process” during which future priorities of the Dept.Us Dot, Faa in limbo awaiting Obama administration

A Kingfisher flight that was supposed to wait in the taxiway before taking off on Wednesday afternoon advanced to the runway where a Jet Airways plane was about to land.Planes on runway collision course

The team will recommend to the council ways to resolve or mitigate system risks.FAA Forms Runway Safety Council

It has been 38 years since the Grateful Dead recorded “Truckin’,” the song whose lyrics capture this campaign so well: “What a long, strange trip it’s been.” We haven’t had a presidential election in 40 years …Leap of Faith

Airlines’ economic troubles will improve during the fourth quarter and the industry may even go into the black in 2009.Airlines may start making profits in 2009

The incident Monday affected computer screens that radar-system controllers use to monitor planes within 50 miles of the Memphis airport.FAA Says Computer Glitch Strikes Memphis Air Traffic Control Tower

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06 November 2008 Middle East airlines will need 1,580 new planes worth $260 billion (Dh955bn) in the next 20 years, according to the US-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co.Boeing sees robust regional growth (Zawya)

Delta Air Lines Inc., the world’s biggest carrier, said yesterday that it will impose a $15 fee to check a first bag, becoming the last of the six legacy airlines to impose such a fee. The carrier also said it is cutting certain other fees as it aligns its policies with those of Northwest Airlines, which it acquired last week. Atlanta-based Delta said that effective immediately, for traffic on …Delta plans to add $15 fee for first bag (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

U.S. experts join the inquiry into the crash Tuesday of a small plane into rush-hour traffic in Mexico City. The death toll is raised to 14 people. Mexican authorities said Wednesday that investigators found no immediate signs of foul play in the plane crash that killed the country’s interior minister and 13 other people.No sign of foul play found in Mexico plane crash (Los Angeles Times)

Mexican officials tried to rein in speculation that swirled Wednesday over the cause of a plane crash on Tuesday evening that killed the interior minister and a former prosecutor who once led the fight against the country’s violent drug cartels.Mexico tries to quash rumors on plane crash (Deseret Morning News)

Reporting from Mexico City — Mexican authorities said Wednesday that investigators found no immediate signs of foul play in the plane crash that killed the countrys interior minister and 13 other people. The crash, which killed Interior Minister …No sign of foul play found in Mexico plane crash – Los Angeles Times

LONDON , October 31 /PRNewswire/ — Northrop Grumman Corporation NOC announced that its Europe -based subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (Polska Agencja Zeglugi Powietrznej) for the …Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems to Provide Air Traffic Control … – MSN MoneyCentral

Contrails, those white streaks of ice-crystal clouds trailing behind high-flying aircraft, form when water vapor produced by the burning of jet fuel condenses into visible cloud particles. Once formed, the lifespan of contrails depends on the amount …ASK TOM WHY – Chicago Tribune

NEW DELHI: Railways and road transport businesses are likely to register an eight to 10% gain in their profits due to high flying cost-driven shift in cargo movement away from the airlines, industry body Assocham said on Friday. High cost of flying …High flying cost diverts traffic to rail, roadways: Assocham – Times of India