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16th
APR

U.S. Airlines Urge President Trump To ?Hold Qatar Accountable?

The top executives of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines called on U.S. President Donald Trump to ?hold Qatar accountable? for allegedly subsidizing Air Italy?s expansion into the U.S., saying Qatar Airways? 49% stake in the Italian airline ?represents a grave threat to American jobs and the health of the airline industry.?

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9th
APR

University Of Arkansas Adds UAS Degree

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is offering an unmanned aerial systems degree to prepare students for careers in a top-emerging field.

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2nd
APR

CASA Reissues Relief From Drug and Alcohol Pre-Hire Requirements


Printed headline: Draining Redundancy

Maintenance organizations approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) are getting additional relief from redundant pre-employment drug and alcohol testing requirements. In February, Australia’s regulatory body renewed and expanded a blanket exemption for recently tested new hires.

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22nd
MAR

Aviation Week Celebrates 2019 Laureate Winners and ?Tomorrow?s Leaders?

More than 400 luminaries gathered at the 62nd annual gala to honor the winners and top students pursuing aviation or aerospace careers.

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12th
MAR

Flying Colours Aims To Fill 50 Job Openings

Flying Colours Corp. will hold recruitment events March 23-23 to help fill more than 50 job openings.

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8th
MAR

Robots Finding Their Place In Aviation Aftermarket

Robots are making their debut on production and maintenance lines, but it may be some time before they transform either workspace
Should you be concerned about your job in the aviation aftermarket? Will a robot be replacing you soon?

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7th
MAR

People Should Worry About Shortfalls In MRO System

Printed headline: The People Factor

 

When you hear that robots are increasingly being used in MRO, what does your gut instinct say? Most likely, it is a reaction similar to that when you hear artificial intelligence could be used increasingly to predict how long an aircraft will be down for a maintenance issue or to diagnose aircraft problems faster. 

There is a natural hesitancy, right? It is not that we are all Luddites, but often people fear new technologies will encroach on the way they do their jobs, which can be disconcerting.

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4th
MAR

HAECO Gets Major Alaska Modifications Job


HAECO in Greensboro will be doing a major modification job for Alaska Airlines. The modifications will be done during regular maintenance checks when possible, but Alaska also has a dedicated modification line in Greensboro.

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4th
MAR

European Commission Tackles Aviation Employment Standards

The European Commission has set out recommendations to improve social standards in European aviation, a sector that directly employs 2 million people and supports 9.4 million jobs overall, in a report published Mar. 1.

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1st
MAR

Southwest Takes Fight With Mechanics To Federal Court

Southwest Airlines has asked a federal court to intervene in its battle with mechanics by forcing them to stop writing up minor maintenance issues as part of what the airline claims is an illegal job action designed to wreak havoc on the airline?s operations.

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22nd
FEB

Auditing A Career: There's Life In Business Aviation After Flight Deck

Personal Perspective: Here is proof that you can contribute to business aviation after exiting the flight deck.

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19th
FEB

College Aviation Jobs Program Covers Training, Housing Costs

A Kansas technical college is paying people to move to Wichita to train for jobs with local aviation and manufacturing companies.

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19th
FEB

Sir Christopher Coville Joins SecureCloud+ Advisors

SecureCloud+, a trusted provider of next-generation secure information systems to government and defence, announces that Sir Christopher Coville has joined the Company as Senior Defence Advisor. ‘Sir Chris’ joined the Royal Air Force in 1964 and served several tours of duty as an operational Lightning, Phantom and Tornado F3 pilot in the Air Defence role. He completed several senior appointments, in command and in the staffs, finishing his RAF career in the rank of Air... Source: RealWireRead full story.
15th
FEB

Program Pays Training, Housing For Aviation Jobs

A Kansas technical college is paying people to move here to train for jobs with local aviation and manufacturing operations.

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8th
FEB

Bolen: NBAA Working to ?Attract and Retain Talented People? for Business Aviation Jobs

A shortage of mechanics and pilots is an immediate challenge for the business aviation industry. National Business Aviation Association CEO Ed Bolen shares his views and what NBAA is doing about it in an interview with The Weekly of Business Aviation. Molly McMillin caught up with Bolen at the NBAA Regional conference in sunny West Palm Beach Feb. 6.

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8th
FEB

Triumph Targets E2 and G280 Work For Divestiture, Cuts 600 More Jobs

Triumph Group is rushing toward the potential climax of its three-year restructuring, the major aerostructures provider?s chief executive indicated Feb. 7, but the supplier is cutting another 600 jobs and looking at a few more business unit divestitures on top of a slew of recently jettisoned work.

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7th
FEB

Triumph May Divest E2, G280 Work, Cut 600 More Jobs

Triumph Group is rushing toward the potential climax of its three-year restructuring, the major aerostructures provider?s chief executive indicated Feb. 7.

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5th
FEB

The Week In Technology, Feb. 5-11, 2019

Joby?s quiet S4; Fuel cell UAV, TriFan ready for flight; Bell flies APT70; Jaunt?s Carter eVTOL.

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31st
JAN

Joby Reveals S4 eVTOL Performance, Flight Control Details

Secretive startup Joby Aviation says its S4 five-seat eVTOL air taxi will be capable of flying at 200 mph and operate at noise levels 100 times quieter than a helicopter.

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22nd
JAN

Checking Your Angst: Dealing With Check-Ride Nerves, Inflight Mistakes

A check ride is more of an evaluation of the training program than of the student. If the trainers did a good job, the student will pass.

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11th
JAN

Flybe Takeover Prompts Urgent Questions on Jobs, Network

Pilot representatives are seeking urgent reassurances on job security from the consortium involving Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group that is acquiring UK regional operator Flybe.

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10th
JAN

New Year Brings Sad End To The Monarch Saga


After a turbulent 15 months that saw the collapse of its parent Monarch Airlines and the subsequent challenges of rebuilding its third-party customer base, Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd. (MAEL) entered bankruptcy on Jan. 4, resulting in the immediate loss of more than 400 jobs.

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4th
JAN

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Collapses


Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), the MRO division of collapsed British carrier Monarch Airlines, has entered administration resulting in the loss of 450 jobs.

KPMG has been appointed to carry out the administration process by MAEL’s board of directors after the embattled maintenance and engineering company ran into financial difficulties.

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24th
DEC

Checking Your Angst: Dealing With Check-Ride Nerves, Inflight Mistakes

A check ride is more of an evaluation of the training program than of the student. If the trainers did a good job, the student will pass.

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19th
DEC

Spirit AeroSystems Expanding Workforce To Support Growing Programs

Spirit AeroSystems plans to add 1,400 jobs over the next two years in Wichita and another 250 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to support growth in aerostructures work.

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