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The Fact and Fallacy of the Looming ‘Pilot Shortage’

Posted January 24, 2013 by Patrick Smith

As the pundits have it, our airlines are running out of pilots. But is this true?

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An American Airlines MD-80 and a US Airways A319 meetup while an Allegiant MD-80 rolls by in Vegas. (Photo by g Tarded via Flickr, CC-BY-ND)
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Airline News

US Airways Formally Proposes American Airlines Merger: Report

Posted December 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways in November submitted a formal proposal to merge with American Airlines, WSJ reported Friday.

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Air France's newest Boeing 777-300ER (F-GZNL) takes off for Paris on its delivery flight. (Photo by Boeing)
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Shock: Air France Workers to Strike This Month

Posted October 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

In a country known for its robust history of strikes, Air France employees are no different from any other profession.

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United's Boeing 777-200ER (N768UA) service to Narita takes off from LAX's Runway 25R. (Photo by Brian Gershey)
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United Airlines Pilots Invite Execs to Tour Their ‘LAX Ghetto’

Posted May 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Disgruntled United Airlines pilots have invited their corporate overlords for a meet and greet in the Los Angeles parking lot where many of them sleep.

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The first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner built at the airframer's new North Charleston, South Carolina, assembly facility. (Photo by Boeing)
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Manufacturer News

Boeing’s First South Carolina-Built 787 Dreamliner Emerges From Factory

Posted May 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An Air India-bound Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner rolled off of the airframer’s controversial South Carolina, assembly line on Friday to a celebration of the first aircraft completed at the new facility.

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Photo of the Day: Airbus A380 demonstrator plane visits Sao Paulo. (Photo by Ediney Ribeiro)
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Final Call: JFK’s Den of Thieves Steal 200 Times a Day

Posted March 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

New report reveals JFK workers are committing 200 thefts daily, the KC-46 tanker is already running late, Ameican CEO Tom Horton sits down for an AP interview, and more…

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Hundreds of Flights Grounded as Frankfurt Air Traffic Controllers Strike

Posted February 17, 2012 by BNO News

More than 400 flights have been canceled at Frankfurt Airport in Germany after ground controllers launched a two-day strike over a wage dispute on Thursday.

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AirTran Faces $100K Suit Over In-Flight Roaches, FAA May Face Another Shutdown: Final Call

Posted November 14, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A couple is suing AirTran after finding cockroaches on a plane, the FAA will no longer give away navigation charts, and more…

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Qantas Resumes Flights After Court Orders End to Shutdown

Posted October 31, 2011 by BNO News

Australian airline Qantas on Monday resumed all its domestic and international flights after a court ordered an immediate end to all industrial action which left tens of thousands of people stranded.

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An Aegean 737-400 (SX-BGX) on short final at Amsterdam. (Photo by Joop Stroes)
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Greece Flights Canceled Ahead of Air Traffic Controllers Strike Wednesday October 5

Posted October 3, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Airlines serving Greece have canceled some or all flights on Wednesday, Oct. 5th, in preparation for a nationwide, 24-hour strike scheduled for civil workers.

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