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19th
OCT

Selected Commercial And General Aviation 2018 Photo Contest Entries

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16th
OCT

GAMA Launches Manufacturing Career Video Series

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association has launched a new video series about careers in general aviation manufacturing and maintenance.

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12th
OCT

Selected Commercial And General Aviation 2018 Photo Contest Entries

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4th
OCT

European Airlines, Unions Call For Action On Labor Loopholes

Ten European airlines and two groups that join Europe?s pilot and transport workers? unions have called on EU regulators on Oct. 2 to take action on atypical-employment structures, arguing the practices distort competition.

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4th
OCT

Air France Presents Plan For Restructured Regional HOP!

Air France has presented to unions a restructuring plan for its regional subsidiary HOP!, under which it would simplify its fleet to three aircraft types, switch HOP! flights to Air France codes, cut 120 jobs and merge support functions into one location.

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2nd
OCT

FEAM Aero Adding Hangar, Creating 100 Jobs For Mechanics

FEAM Aero has broken ground on a new 103,000-sq.-ft., $19 million hangar at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

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21st
SEP

Golden Contribution: In Hopscotching Jobs Age, His Record Resonates

In the hopscotching jobs age, his record resonates
As our 60th year ends, it's valuable and appropriate to reflect on the contributions we have made to helping the business aviation community operate better.

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18th
SEP

Air France Pilots Optimistic About Solving Pay Crisis

Air France?s main pilots? union has confidence in new Air France-KLM group CEO Ben Smith?s ability to solve the pay crisis that cost his predecessor his job, its president told France?s RTL Radio.

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13th
SEP

Opinion: How To Properly Introduce Avionics Upgrades

The industry needs to do a better job of upgrading commercial aircraft avionics, ensuring pilots are kept in the loop and properly trained.

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13th
SEP

Promotion Of Aviation Careers A Mission, Panel Says

Growing up, Roxanne Howell, vice president of Textron Aviation?s North American Service Centers, had no idea the breadth of career choices and opportunities available in the aviation industry.

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4th
SEP

Is There A Better Way To Do Long-Term Maintenance Planning?


The discussion of Big Data is focusing efforts on turning unscheduled maintenance into scheduled events. But that begs a question: how exactly does an airline plan its scheduled maintenance most efficiently in the first place, especially if there are major modification to be done?  Are better planning tools necessary? One MRO IT specialist thinks many carriers could do a better job.

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28th
AUG

Bell Closing Louisiana Site

Bell is closing its Lafayette, Louisiana, assembly facility after economic incentives provided by the state government were cut because the helicopter manufacturer failed to generate jobs.

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21st
AUG

Helming Air France-KLM: It?s A Tough Job

Will the man behind major strategy and labor achievements at Air Canada be able to replicate those successes at Air France-KLM?

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15th
AUG

Opinion: Executive Talent Recruitment, Retention Could Falter

A shortage of executive talent could be the next big workforce shortfall to hit aerospace and defense, and companies are starting to get worried.

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13th
AUG

Remembering John Morrocco

During a long and fruitful career, including 15 years with Aviation Week, John Morrocco was respected by his colleagues for his thorough work and engaging demeanor.

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10th
AUG

Executive Talent Recruitment, Retention Looms As Issue

Warning buzzers and master alarms are going off when it comes to the workforce for the aerospace and defense sector.

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25th
JUL

Ryanair Warns 100 Pilots, 200 Cabin Crew Of Job Loss

Irish LCC Ryanair has served 90 days ?protective notice? on over 100 Dublin-based pilots and 200 cabin crew, in an escalation of a labor-relations dispute that will see it shift at least six Dublin-based aircraft to Polish charter carrier Ryanair Sun.

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20th
JUL

Bombardier Workers Ratify New Contract

Bombardier production and office workers recently ratified new three-year collective bargaining agreements that the union said will increase job security.

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20th
JUL

Pilots May Face Liability As They Switch Away From Business Flying

As pilots retire from the airlines and take corporate flying jobs, what kind of liability are they assuming?
As pilots retire from the airlines and take corporate flying jobs, what kind of liability are they assuming?

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12th
JUL

Getting Middle Of The Market Assets Right

Printed headline: Meet in the Middle

 

How often is the middle praised? How often do you hear, “I strive to be a middle manager for my entire career”? If you run a race, do you want to finish in the middle of the pack? “Middle children” often complain of being sandwiched between siblings. When you’re taking a test, do you strive to finish in the middle of the bell curve with an average score?

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18th
JUN

Civil Aerospace Gains Autonomy From Rolls Restructuring


Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce plans to cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years in a bid to streamline operations and improve profitability.

The layoffs were deeper than expected and will fall mostly in the United Kindgom, where 3,000 jobs are set to go.

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15th
JUN

NBAA Seeks Guidance On Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

The NBAA is asking the IRS and the Department of Treasury for guidance on several provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that affect business aviation.

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14th
JUN

Rolls-Royce To Cut 4,600 Jobs

Rolls-Royce will cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years in a bid to save 400 million ($537 million) a year.

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14th
JUN

AAR CEO David Storch?s Insights Before Retiring


The week before David Storch retired as AAR Corp. CEO and chairman on May 31, he met with Lee Ann Shay to discuss his 39-year career with the company and his leadership philosophy. Storch was only the second CEO since the company’s founding in 1955, and he now serves as nonexecutive chairman of the board.

You spent most of your career at one company. What were the benefits?

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13th
JUN

University Of North Dakota Offers Career Program With United

The University of North Dakota?s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences has launched a career pathway program in an agreement with United Airlines.

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