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20th
AUG

Icon Aircraft To Slash Hundreds Of Jobs, Cut Production Rate

Icon Aircraft plans to cut hundreds of jobs and its A5 model production rate because of reduced demand and the loss of funding from its Chinese investors.

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17th
AUG

U.S. Airline Employment: Regional Airlines Full-time Equivalent Employees By Month 2015 - 2019

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15th
AUG

Companies, Schools Woo Potential Workforce In Oshkosh

Maintenance providers and technical schools double down on recruitment efforts at EAA?s annual aviation show
Maintenance providers and technical schools doubled down on recruitment efforts at EAA?s annual aviation show.

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10th
AUG

U.S. Airline Employment ? Network Airlines Full-Time Equivalent Employees By Month 2015 - 2019

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9th
AUG

Fast 5: Embry-Riddle Launches Military Bridge Training Program


How is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University working with the U.S. Defense Department to transition service people to civilian aviation maintenance careers?

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8th
AUG

LaudaMotion Warns Of Job Cuts If Efficiency Does Not Improve

Facing losses of ?50 million ($56 million) this year, Ryanair subsidiary LaudaMotion warned of job cuts if flight crews do not agree to changes that are needed to improve efficiency.

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6th
AUG

Icon Aircraft Cuts Jobs Amid Lower Demand, Trade War

Icon Aircraft is cutting jobs and Icon A5 production because of reduced demand and the loss of funding from its Chinese investors?a byproduct of the U.S.-China trade turmoil, Icon?s top executive says.

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5th
AUG

Icon Aircraft To Lower Production, Headcount In Restructuring

Icon Aircraft is cutting 200 jobs and production of A5 light sport aircraft to lower costs and improve operational efficiency, the company said Aug. 2.

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2nd
AUG

Air France-KLM Fleet Revamp Signals Progress On New Strategy

Almost a year into the job, Air France-KLM CEO Ben Smith is making fleet decisions that he hopes will boost performance.

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2nd
AUG

Ryanair CEO Warns Of Job Cuts, Base Closures Over MAX Delays

Ryanair CEO Michael O?Leary warned that the Irish LCC would have to close bases and cut jobs because of Boeing 737 MAX delays and Brexit uncertainty following a fall in its fiscal first-quarter (Q1) profit.

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1st
AUG

Southwest Unveils New Pilot Career Path Training Program

Southwest Airlines has established a multipath career program to train ab initio, collegiate, military and employee candidates to become first officers with the airline.

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25th
JUL

GAMA Partners For Job Opportunities With JSfirm

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin that it has reached an agreement with employment services provider JSfirm as its newest job distribution partner.

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23rd
JUL

Senate Swiftly Confirms Esper As Defense Secretary

The Senate confirmed Mark Esper as the next defense secretary by a 90-8 vote July 23, ending months of leadership uncertainty for the top job at the Pentagon, where more than a dozen senior leadership posts remain vacant.

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22nd
JUL

Former Young Eagle Soars As Jet Captain

Capt. Matt Steward credits his Young Eagle experience with EAA Chapter 1094 in Sulphur Springs, Texas, as the reason why he has an airline career today.

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15th
JUL

The Week In Technology, July 15-19, 2019

High-speed gyrodyne reborn; German hybrid-electric testbed; Rolls fuels hybrid research; VoltAero?s Italian job; electric STOL in a cold climate.

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8th
JUL

U.S. Airline Employment Scheduled Passenger Airline Full-Time Equivalent Employees By Month 2015-2019

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25th
JUN

How To Handle FAA When The Doc Says, ?This Could Be Trouble.?

Many pilots fear a medical misunderstanding will cost them their career. Because of the laws surrounding the FAA's medical process, these fears are justified.

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19th
JUN

Lockheed Martin Expanding for Missiles in Arkansas

Lockheed Martin said this week that it?s investing $142 million and will be adding 326 new jobs as it expands it Center of Excellence in Camden, Arkansas.

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17th
JUN

How The New Thales FlytX Can Help Pilots Do Their Job Better

Thales is demonstrating its new FlytX avionics suite at the 2019 Paris Air Show. Watch as Aviation Week takes a look at how Thales is pitching the new system as an option for reduced training and optimizing workload in the flight deck.

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12th
JUN

Sofia MRO Starts Small, Plans To Grow


Based in Sofia, Bulgaria, Plane Care Solutions is Eastern Europe’s newest MRO. Plane Care is small now but definitely intends to grow, says Marian Todorov, sales manager.

The MRO has 45 people working in one bay of its hangar, with ongoing recruitment for a second bay, which will open in September. It also has several shops working on cabin seats and composite panels.

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7th
JUN

U.S. A&D Workforce Grows Across Tiers: AIA

The U.S. aerospace and defense sector was responsible for more than 2.56 million jobs in 2018, a 5.5% gain over 2017, the Aerospace Industries Association says.

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31st
MAY

Casting A Wider Net For Would-Be MRO Technicians

Revised language to proposed FAA guidance seeks to better illustrate the breadth of career opportunities in aviation maintenance.

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13th
MAY

Leaked Report Sparks EU Aviation Fuel Tax Debate

The leak of a study funded by the European Commission has thrown the issue of aviation taxation into the spotlight, with sustainable transport lobby group Transport & Environment (T&E) saying the report shows taxing aviation fuel would significantly cut emissions without affecting GDP and employment.

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13th
MAY

Air France To Make Domestic Cuts; Cites TGV, LCC Competition

Air France said May 13 it plans to reduce its short-haul capacity in terms of available seat kilometers (ASKs) by 15% by the end of 2021 and cut 465 jobs?without forced departures?to meet growing competition from high-speed trains (TGVs) and low-cost airlines.

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8th
MAY

Western Michigan University Expands MRO Training Facilities


Western Michigan University (WMU) will break ground tomorrow (May 10) on a new $22 million expansion to its Aviation Education Center, which will include new training facilities and technologies to prepare students for careers within aviation maintenance.

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