Aviation News

January 10, 2012

Final Call: American Airlines to Shutter Burbank Station, Iberia Pilots Set for Second Day of Strike

A rare visitor to Brussels, an Ivory Coast Air Force Boeing 727-200 (TU-VAO
A rare visitor to Brussels, an Ivory Coast Air Force Boeing 727-200 (TU-VAO

An Ivory Coast Air Force Boeing 727-200 (TU-VAO) pays a rare visit to Brussels. (Photo by FANFLYER)

• Google interviews JetBlue marketing SVP Marty St. George on how the airline pulled off their awesome “Carmageddon” LAX-BUR flights in only a week from concept to takeoff. [Think Quarterly]

• Speaking of Burbank, American Airlines is set cut its one remaining route (DFW-BUR) and shut down the station. Chicago-New Delhi will also be axed. [LA Times]

• After striking on Monday, Iberia pilots will strike again on Wednesday, Jan 11th. The airline plans to cancel over 100 flights. [Iberia]

• Indian airlines are a safety disaster waiting to happen, says their own government. [NY Times]

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