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February 19, 2005

More 106th Aviation Regiment soldiers return home Friday (Herald & Review)

DECATUR - It was somewhat bittersweet for Leah Higar, who had to miss the big welcome home celebration earlier this week that didn't include her husband, Spc. Ashley Higar.

Posted at 11:58 PM

Raj Travels to revive plans for full service airline: (New Kerala)

[Business India]: Mumbai, Feb 19 : Raj Travels and Tours Ltd (RTTL) is contemplating reviving its plans to enter aviation sector by floating a full service airline in the next eight to 12 months.

Posted at 11:51 PM

Outdoors: Aerial deer counts inexact (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Right now, aircraft are flying over Pennsylvania's state forests, training infrared cameras on the woods below. The pilots and their assistants know what they're doing.

Posted at 11:33 PM

Civil Aviation to attract Rs 1,00,000 cr investment: (New Kerala)

[India News]: Mumbai, Feb 19 : Civil aviation sector will attract an investment worth Rs 1,00,000 crore in the next four years for development, modernisation and aircraft acquisition, according to Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel.

Posted at 11:05 PM

Orissa govt aircraft meets with accident: (New Kerala)

[India News]: Berhampur (Orissa), Feb 19 : An aircraft of the Orissa government, which flew Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today for a visit to Ganjam district and then left for Jeypore without him, met with an accident while landing on the return, police said.

Posted at 10:54 PM

Mumbai, New Delhi part of budget airline's plans (Khaleej Times)

TRIVANDRUM *** Contrary to the earlier plans Air India Express will also fly from Mumbai and New Delhi in the first phase. The airline had earlier decided to launch the budget flights from the three airports in Kerala.

Posted at 10:09 PM

Angered airlines predict EU compensation rules will hit fares, service (AFP via Yahoo! News)

New European Union measures bolstering compensation for air travellers who suffer delays or cancellations have left the airline industry seething, amid warnings that it was taking on new financial risks that will eventually hit fares and passenger service.

Posted at 09:44 PM

Marching orders for 123 airline employees (Gulf Daily News)

Nicosia: Cyprus Airways has axed 123 jobs across the board as part of a controversial rescue package to save the ailing airline. The move will save the national carrier **2.8 million pounds ($6.4m) a year, the airline said in an official notice to the Cyprus Stock Exchange.

Posted at 06:44 PM

Snag detected in Leh-bound aircraft minutes before take off: (New Kerala)

[India News]: Jammu, Feb 19 : The pilot of an Alliance Air flight to Leh, with 115 passengers on board, aborted the take off today following detection of a technical snag minutes before the aircraft was to be airborne from Jammu airport.

Posted at 06:28 PM

151st Aviation Batallion embraces family, friends in much-anticipated homecoming (WIS-TV Columbia)

(Columbia) Feb. 19, 2005 - Family and friends of returning Guards cried and smiled Saturday as they welcomed their loved ones home. Carrie Williams-Clark has been waiting for over a year for Saturday.

Posted at 05:36 PM

Mystery Deepens Over Hariri Slaying (AP via Yahoo! News)

From traces of explosives supposedly collected off airline seats to the prospect a powerful bomb could have been planted beneath a Beirut street during recent road work, the mystery is deepening over who killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and how.

Posted at 05:22 PM

Japan, U.S. to discuss troop burden (Miami Herald)

About 58,000 U.S. military personnel are stationed in Japan, two thirds of them on Okinawa about 1,000 miles southwest of Tokyo. Residents of Okinawa have long complained about noise from military aircraft and crimes committed by U.S. troops.

Posted at 04:31 PM

Stalingrad Gone Gold For PC

Gameinfowire.com -... enemy aviation to strike hard at the Soviet troops, causing bitter losses and damages. Vanguard battles preceded heavy defensive fights, in which the military ...

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Posted at 03:29 PM

Dozens killed in Baghdad on eve of Shiite holy day

Coos Bay World, OR -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:28 PM

Explosions leave Dozens of Worshipers dead In Iraq

TheDay (subscription), CT -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:27 PM

Explosions kill dozens on eve of Shiite holy day

Chicago Daily Southtown, IL -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:26 PM

Attackers target Shiites in mosques

NorthJersey.com, NJ -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said.

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Posted at 03:25 PM

Dozens killed as explosions tear through Iraq

Arizona Daily Sun, AZ -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:24 PM

Iraqi bombings kill dozens on eve of Shiite holy day

Daily Review Online, CA -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:23 PM

Eve of holy day in Iraq turns deadly

King County Journal, WA -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:22 PM

Shiites in Iraq Attacked in Five Bombings

Diario Digital Ju**rez, Mexico -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad**s international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:21 PM

Five Blasts Kill at Least 36 in Iraq

The Porterville Recorder, CA -... Iraq and a second was killed in the south, the military said. ... Baghdad's international airport will remain open for flights, aviation industry officials said. ...

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Posted at 03:20 PM

Moss Point flies higher

Biloxi Sun Herald, MS -... means Jackson County now has an even larger piece of a growing military technology ... The road and utilities work at the airport's aviation park began in June 2004 ...

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Posted at 03:19 PM

Local notices and information

Cayman Net News, Cayman Islands -... Classes commence 15 and 16 February at 6 pm, 117 School Road. ... The Civil Aviation Authority, which is responsible for regulatory oversight of aviation has been ...

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Posted at 03:18 PM

Suspect's gear set off D/FW alarms

Fort Worth Star Telegram (subscription), TX -... According to Federal Aviation Administration records, Mihsen was licensed to fly a ... a student visa working on his pilot's license at a flight school at Meacham ...

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Posted at 03:17 PM

Pinnacle Aviation's certification program readies pilots for ...

San Diego Union Tribune -... CD-ROM program and flight training logged at the school and in the air. The program is based on guidelines established by the Federal Aviation Administration. ...

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Posted at 03:16 PM

New drug panel has challenges before it

Baltimore Sun -... and an associate professor in the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. ... of Transportation and its agencies, including the Federal Aviation Administration. ...

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Posted at 03:15 PM

Airport, houses make uneasy mix

Orlando Sentinel (subscription), FL -... She thinks the school is growing in an irresponsible way, focusing on ... good planning practices around airports, and the Federal Aviation Administration, which ...

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Posted at 03:14 PM

CAO**s ex-chief blames parent for losses

Malay Mail, Malaysia -Chen said CAO**s parent company, the Beijing-owned China Aviation Oil Holding Co ... manager Jia Changbin, who was studying at the Communist Party school and had ...

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Posted at 03:13 PM

Community roundup

Middletown Journal, OH -... on display, along with representatives presenting information on aviation careers ... Club will have Knothole registration at Madison Primary School cafeteria from ...

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Posted at 03:12 PM

Field under new management

Shelby Star, NC -... The previous managers of the airport, First River Aviation, didn**t break even in their five ... He**s also looking at creating a flight school to generate income ...

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Posted at 03:11 PM

Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Thailand,& Somalia: Earthquake ...

ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland -... WFP has leased a helicopter from the Sri Lankan operator Deccan Aviation. ... Under the WFP school feeding programme, biscuits have been distributed to all planned ...

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Posted at 03:10 PM

Report: Discrepancies found in Fowler's resume

Pioneer Press, MN -... Spiral, a real-estate development and aviation simulator manufacturing company, is listed ... Although he did attend graduate school for five semesters from 1984-86 ...

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Posted at 03:09 PM

Stage, Art exhibits, Museums, Opportunities, Karaoke and DJ dances

The Register-Guard, Oregon -... from the southern Oregon Coast;"Vision 2005," works by high school students of ... artifacts, displays and exhibits depicting the history of aviation and space ...

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Posted at 03:08 PM

IndiaDaily - Massive investment potential in Civil Aviation: Govt. (India Daily)

Massive investment potential in Civil Aviation: Govt. The Civil aviation sector will attract an investment worth Rs 1,00,000 crore in the next four years for development, modernisation and aircraft acquisition, according to Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel.

Posted at 08:12 AM

Aviation industry global meeting held in SA (SABC News)

The fall of the twin towers changed the face of the aviation industry forever. That's why experts from around the world gather annually, to look at where they're heading. Delegates have just ended another symposium in the Pilanesberg. They broadly outlined their plans for the next year.

Posted at 07:49 AM

Aviation sector revamp needs Rs1,00,000 cr (Rediff.com)

The civil aviation sector will attract an investment worth Rs 1,00,000 crore (Rs 1000 billion) in the next four years for development, modernisation and aircraft acquisition, according to Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel.

Posted at 07:39 AM

A-I to decide on buying 68 aircraft by next month:Patel (Deccan Herald)

With competition gaining momentum in the skies, the national carrier Air India has decided to take on the challenge and will soon finalise its decision on buying 68 aircraft by the end of March.

Posted at 03:13 AM

Airline to fill void at St. Petersburg-Clearwater (St. Petersburg Times)

Don't worry if you've never heard of the newest airline at St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Until a few days ago, almost nobody else had either.

Posted at 02:53 AM

India's Jet Airways IPO sells out fast (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Shares of India's biggest private airline, Jet Airways, were snapped up within minutes at the launch of its initial public offering (IPO) as an upbeat sentiment prevailed over the country's aviation sector.

Posted at 02:52 AM

India's Jet Airways IPO sells out fast (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Shares of India's biggest private airline, Jet Airways, were snapped up within minutes at the launch of its initial public offering (IPO) as an upbeat sentiment prevailed over the country's aviation sector.

Posted at 01:44 AM

Air Wisconsin Investment Group to Put $125 Million in US Airways (New York Times)

US Airways, which is operating under bankruptcy protection, said last night that it had reached agreement on a $125 million deal with Eastshore Aviation, an investment group owned by Air Wisconsin.

Posted at 12:03 AM

February 18, 2005

MAS still waiting for proposals on new aircraft (Business Times)

MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) said it is awaiting response from several aircraft manufacturers on its need to buy new aircraft to replace its ageing 737.40 and Fokker-50 planes.

Posted at 07:48 PM

Indian airline IPO soars (The Deal)

Jet Airways (India) Ltd. were snapped up in minutes after India's biggest airline began its initial public offering on Friday, Feb. 18, as institutional investors rushed to buy into the first listed aviation stock in Asia's fourth-ranked economy, valuing the issuer at up to $2.2 billion.

Posted at 06:20 PM

(AFX UK Focus) 2005-02-18 21:22 GMT: Delta, JetBlue lead decline in airline group (Interactive Investor)

SAN FRANCISCO (AFX) -- Delta Air Lines lost more than 6 percent and JetBlue Airways notched a new 52-week low during Friday's broad retreat in the airline sector. The Amex Airline Index lost 1 percent to finish at 46.92 with Mesa Air Group and SkyWest both logging 1 percent gains.

Posted at 04:15 PM

Delta, JetBlue lead decline in airline group (AFX via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance)

SAN FRANCISCO (AFX) -- Delta Air Lines lost more than 6 percent and JetBlue Airways notched a new 52-week low during Friday's broad retreat in the airline sector. ...

Posted at 04:04 PM

Airline stocks mixed with Mesa Air leading advancers (Investors.com)

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - United Airlines announced new bankruptcy financing terms on Friday while Mesa Air Group helped keep airline stocks from drifting too far south.

Posted at 03:33 PM

Evergreen Aviation to undertake 747 conversions (BizJournals)

Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corp. of Taiwan will convert three Boeing 747-400 passenger jets into cargo freighters, the companies announced Friday.

Posted at 01:17 PM

German Airline DBA to Expand Flights (AP via Yahoo! News)

German low-cost airline DBA will expand domestic and international flights by taking over all 15 routes from rival Germania on March 28, and the company's majority owner said Friday his holding company is bidding for Greece's struggling national carrier Olympic Airlines .

Posted at 11:33 AM

Wall Street airlines - Airline stocks mixed with Mesa Air leading advancers (AFX via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance)

SAN FRANCISCO (AFX) - Mesa Air Group helped keep airline stocks from drifting too far south on Friday, ...

Posted at 10:25 AM

MEMO ON MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN AVIATION AUTHORITIES OF AZERBAIJAN AND RUSSIA SIGNED IN MOSCOW (AzerTag)

On February 16, 2005, negotiations have taken place in Moscow between delegations of aviation authorities of the Russian Federation and Azerbaijan.

Posted at 09:16 AM

China Aviation Oil's ex-chief blames parent firm for not cutting losses (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Senior officials at the parent company of China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corp. missed several chances to reduce a half billion dollar trading loss, former chief executive Chen Jiulin was quoted as saying.

Posted at 07:42 AM

China Aviation Oil's ex-chief blames parent firm for not cutting losses (Channel NewsAsia)

SINGAPORE : China Aviation Oil's former chief executive Chen Jiulin is blaming the group's state-run parent company for its crippling losses.

Posted at 07:37 AM

PST is Pleased to Announce the UAV-Miniature Surveillance Aircraft and the Aeriel Unmanned Surveillance Paradrone (PR Web via Yahoo! News)

(PRWEB) February 18, 2005 -- Pipelines often traverse difficult terrain and security issues may occur in hard to reach areas. By simply equipping security teams with PST's UAV-miniature surveillance aircraft the "eye in the sky" can scout alarms from above. PST's UAV does not require an extensive flat surface for launch and can therefore be deployed from almost any location. The UAV is equipped

Posted at 06:57 AM

Travelers to get fast lane at OIA

Sun-Sentinel.com, FL -... Bill Jennings, executive director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, said in ... of the government, and would not be handed over to commercial interests or ...

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Posted at 06:28 AM

Ministers suggest visa sop to attract tourists:-

Webindia123, India -... operate during the peak tourist season without a commercial agreement," the ... force will have representatives from the railway, civil aviation, urban development ...

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Posted at 06:27 AM

Ministers suggest visa sop to attract tourists

Indo-Asian News Service, India -... operate during the peak tourist season without a commercial agreement," the ... force will have representatives from the railway, civil aviation, urban development ...

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Posted at 06:26 AM

'Mercedes isn'ta restructuring candidate'

International Herald Tribune, France -... Chrysler, financial services and commercial vehicles are doing very well. The contribution from our stake in aviation and aerospace group EADS is outstanding. ...

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Posted at 06:25 AM

Around the world in 80 hours

CNN International -... Soloing around the globe in a plane is now"the last great aviation record left ... Last year Rutan led the first manned commercial flight to reach the edge of ...

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Posted at 06:24 AM

Government wins airport expansion ruling

Guardian, UK -... to fight the proposals contained in the government's 2003 aviation white paper ... with the government's own consultation documents requiring"commercial viability ...

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Posted at 06:23 AM

AAR Announces Sale of Engine Component Repair Business

ArriveNet (press release), CO -... of products and value-added services to the worldwide aviation/aerospace industry. ... Headquartered in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR serves commercial and government ...

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Posted at 06:22 AM

FAA may close BIA tower for 5 hours a night

Bangor Daily News, ME -... Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said Wednesday that if the Federal Aviation Administration closes ... on a list of 48 airports that handle only a few commercial and cargo ...

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Posted at 06:21 AM

Cashing in on check-in delays

ic Newcastle.co.uk, UK -... face fines of up to **5,000 per passenger, with the Civil Aviation Authority responsible ... to New York with fellow pupils from King Edward VI School in Morpeth. ...

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Posted at 06:20 AM

China Aviation Oil's ex-chief blames parent firm for not cutting ...

New Straits Times, Malaysia -Senior officials at the parent company of China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corp. ... manager Jia Changbin, who was studying at the Communist Party school and had ...

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Posted at 06:19 AM

Debra Jones, Adam Sanders vie for Group C seat

Williston Pioneer, FL -... Jones, 53, graduated from Williston High School and Auburn University before returning to ... come here as well," she said, specifically citing aviation as one of ...

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Posted at 06:18 AM

FAMILY CALENDAR

Macon Telegraph, GA -... The parish school presents this benefit for the Father John Galvin Memorial Scholarship Fund ... 8:30 am-3 pm Saturday, March 5, Museum of Aviation at Robins Air ...

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Posted at 06:17 AM

At area theaters C ARE WE THERE YET? PG

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (subscription), AR -... becoming a film producer while expanding into other industries, including aviation. ... Jackson plays Ken Carter, a Richmond, Calif., high school basketball coach ...

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Posted at 06:16 AM

Sir Mark says he only knew the coup plotters socially

Times Online, UK -... The 51-year old businessman, nicknamed'Thickie' at school, acknowledged that he had paid an aviation company to charter a helicopter but stressed that it was ...

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Posted at 06:15 AM

Coming this week

Hagerstown Morning Herald, MD -... to Hagerstown, he rushed to his encyclopedia to learn everything he could about aviation. ... The following year, he graduated from South Hagerstown High School. ...

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Posted at 06:14 AM

Mississippi briefs

Jackson Clarion Ledger, MS -... 25 at the Jackson school district's Career Center, Feb. ... About 80 soldiers of the Mississippi Army National Guard's Company G, 185th Aviation Unit are scheduled ...

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Posted at 06:13 AM

Germany's DBA Budget Airline to Expand (Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance)

German low-cost airline DBA is expanding its domestic and international flights by taking over 15 routes from rival carrier Germania, the company's owner said Friday.

Posted at 06:03 AM

Qatar Airways in talks for acquisition of 60 more aircraft (Press Trust of India)

Mumbai, Feb 18 (PTI) Qatar Airways is in talks with Airbus Industries and Boeing for the acquisition of 60 more aircraft which would increase the number of its aircraft to 110 by the year 2016.

Posted at 05:52 AM

Crown Prince witnesses US aircraft static display (Borneo Bulletin)

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince General Pg Muda Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Deputy Sultan, yesterday afternoon consented to witness a static display of the C-130J aircraft which is currently in the country in conjunction with the C-130J Technical and Product Exhibition.

Posted at 03:32 AM

Deputy Sultan views US aircraft (Borneo Bulletin)

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince General Pg Muda Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Deputy Sultan, yesterday consented to witness a static display of the United States C-130J aircraft which is currently in the country in conjunction with the C-130J Technical and Product Exhibition.

Posted at 03:30 AM

Airline to give away 250 pairs of tickets (Boston Globe)

THE REGION JetBlue Airways is giving away 250 pairs of round-trip tickets to Boston travelers today. The airline is marking its fifth anniversary by giving the tickets to the first 250 people who show up at The Shops at the Prudential Center food court dressed as a JetBlue destination and carrying a donation of canned food for the Greater Boston ...

Posted at 02:53 AM

Taiwan's Evergreen Aviation signs deal with Boeing to convert jets (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Taiwan's Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corp (EGAT) signed a deal with Boeing to convert three passenger jets into cargo planes for the US aerospace giant in the first such contract on the island.

Posted at 02:25 AM

Bill pushes for general aviation at Reagan (William Glanz / THE WASHINGTON TIMES) (The Washington Times)

Lawmakers are becoming more impatient with the seemingly interminable moratorium on general aviation at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Posted at 01:31 AM

Tuvalu soon to take ownership of new MA-60 aircraft from China (ABC Radio Australia)

The government of Tuvalu is expected to take ownership of a new MA-60 aircraft from China soon. Communications Minister, Safatu Sopoaga, says the issue was discussed at a recent meeting with Airline Investment Limited, in Fiji last month.

Posted at 01:23 AM

Comair mechanics reject airline's proposed contract (Miami Herald)

CINCINNATI - Mechanics for Comair have rejected the airline's proposed contract that would have given them 2 percent pay raises, their labor union announced.

Posted at 01:21 AM

Briefing - Asia Aviation - Feb 18, 2005 (Asia Pulse via Yahoo! Asia News)

An executive briefing on aviation for Feb 18, 2005, prepared by Asia Pulse (http://www.asiapulse.com), the real-time, Asia-based wire with exclusive news, commercial intelligence and business opportunities. CENTRAL JAPAN AIRPORT OPENS DOOR FOR CARGO, TOURISM BUSINESSES

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February 17, 2005

QuEST completes full scale model of Light Combat Aircraft PV2 (India Infoline)

QuEST, a global engineering solutions provider for advanced technology products, announced on Tuesday that it has completed the development of full scale model of Light Combat Aircraft-Prototype Vehicle 2 (LCA PV2) for Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA).

Posted at 10:39 PM

U.S. objects to Russian sale of anti-aircraft missiles to Syria (Knight Ridder via Yahoo! News)

WASHINGTON - The White House Thursday objected to Russian plans to sell advanced anti-aircraft missiles to Syria.

Posted at 07:08 PM

Senate Committee Quizzes Military Leaders About Fate of Navy Aircraft Carriers (WAVY 10)

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee set it's sites on Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld Thursday, and the issue regarding the number of Navy aircraft carriers was squarely in the crosshairs.

Posted at 04:29 PM

Comair Mechanics Reject Airline's Proposal (AP via Yahoo! News)

Mechanics for Comair have rejected the airline's proposed contract that would have given them 2 percent pay raises, their labor union announced Thursday.

Posted at 02:59 PM

Germany's Eichel Backs Aircraft-Fuel Tax to Aid Development (Bloomberg.com)

Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- German Finance Minister Hans Eichel threw his support behind calls for a tax on aircraft fuel, saying ``something has to be done'' about cheap flights when a taxi ride from the center of Berlin to the main airport can cost more than a plane ticket.

Posted at 12:25 PM

ECOFIN EU Commission asked to study aviation fuel tax proposal - source (AFX via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance)

BRUSSELS (AFX) - EU finance ministers have asked the European Commission to study a proposal to impose a tax on aviation fuel as a way of boosting development aid, ...

Posted at 11:50 AM

Dassault Aviation 2004 Profit Up 4 Pct. (Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance)

Dassault Aviation SA, maker of the Mirage and Rafale fighters and Falcon business jets, said Thursday its net profit climbed 4 percent to euro308 million in 2004 from euro295 million a year earlier.

Posted at 08:07 AM

February 16, 2005

AD, Boeing security contract

Abu Dhabi has signed a USD54-68m deal with Boeing for security systems to equip its police, ports, airports and oil sites. The contract was signed by UAE Interior Minister Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahayan and at the Idex defence show in Abu Dhabi this week. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 11:34 PM

Alcatel, USD53m Dubai airport job

Alcatel has been awarded a USD53m contract by the Dubai Department of Civil Aviation to supply, integrate and deploy the telecommunications and security systems for the Dubai International Airport's terminal three expansion project. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 11:19 PM

Air Horizon, flights to Baghdad

Air Horizon is flying to Baghdad from Sharjah every Thursday and Sunday with return flights from Dhs1,590, not including airport tax and service fees. Air Horizon also flys from Sharjah to Lome and Lagos. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 10:47 PM

The Wall Street Report -- Issues Mid Day Alerts on HWPR, MAMA ...

PrimeZone (press release), CA -... INVN) Develops, manufactures, markets and supports aviation security systems ... develops innovative security products for consumer, commercial, and government ...

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Posted at 11:56 AM

Tourist festival spending up 8.1%

China Daily, China -... Statistics from Wang's office indicate that, 128 monitored commercial enterprises in ... To transport the tourists, railways and civil aviation played an important ...

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Posted at 11:55 AM

Thai airports see growth despite tsunami

CNN International -... The airport would be ready for its first commercial flight on Sept. 29, but it needed the approval of the International Civil Aviation Organization before ...

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Posted at 11:54 AM

EADS Socata gives body to the Dassault Falcon 7X

Edubourse.com, France -... to launching the new Falcon on its way to commercial success,** said ... the revolutionary virtual product development platform implemented by Dassault Aviation. ...

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Posted at 11:53 AM

Kansas City Aviation Department Promotes David Long

Kansas City infoZine, MO -David Graham Long, AAE has been appointed Assistant Director - Properties and Commercial Development of Kansas City, Missouri Aviation Department. ...

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Posted at 11:52 AM

EU ministers to put final touches on stability pact reform

Channel News Asia, Singapore -... At their meeting on Wednesday, the ministers were also expected to debate a contentious French-German proposal that would tax commercial aviation fuel to raise ...

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Posted at 11:51 AM

BEI Technologies Declares Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire (press release) -... with associated digital readouts (DROs), and motion control products used for factory and office automation, medical equipment, military, aviation and space ...

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Posted at 11:50 AM

Soldiers, families reunited after 14-month deployment

Pekin Daily Times, IL -... The soldiers were among 270 members of the 1st Battalion, 106th Aviation Regiment, who ... Her husband, a 34-year military veteran,"got to see Kurt every day, and ...

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Posted at 11:49 AM

U.S. defends aviation security plan (CNN.com)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The Bush administration defended its plan for more massive spending on aviation security before a skeptical U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday and said a September 11-style hijacking or a bombing remain top threats.

Posted at 11:15 AM

No decision at GoM meet, airport plans wait

Indian Express, India -... early to inaugurate the National Maritime Foundation at a naval mess. ... Minister Kamal Nath, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and Civil Aviation Minister Praful ...

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Posted at 10:43 AM

February 15, 2005

Hyatt, free dining loyalty scheme

Dine In by Hyatt, a free dining and entertaining loyalty programme is being launched in the brand's Dubai properties, Hyatt Regency Dubai, Park Hyatt Dubai and Grand Hyatt Dubai. With more than 23 participating restaurants and bars, diners will be able to earn points on their total food and beverage bills every time they visit. Membership is free. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 11:24 PM

DCA awarded ISO 9001-2000

The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has been awarded ISO 9001-2000 for Quality Management Systems. The certificate was presented yesterday to DCA President Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. He said achieving a high standard and maintaining it is the only way forward. [AMEInfo.com]

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