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Business Aviation Networking Notes


The process of finding out about a job, getting interviewed, and eventually receiving an offer for employment starts with networking. By networking I don't mean sending hundreds of copies of your resume unsolicited to H.

Top Ten Secrets to Saving Big Money in the Airline Flights


Do you know that some people travel around the country and abroad, for both business and pleasure, and save bundles of money in the process?They do that by using little known ways of really taking advantage of the most popular form of transportation - airline flights.They don't rely on the ever-famous "airfare price-wars".

So You Want to Get Free Airline Tickets: Should You Choose a Reward or Cash Back Credit Card?


If you want to use a reward credit card for getting free airline tickets, you have a choice of choosing a dedicated airline credit card, a travel reward credit card or a cash back credit card. A dedicated airline credit credit card has hefty annual fees and may not be worth it if you are not a very frequent traveller or do not spend enough on your credit card.

Airline Security; Stewardesses The Last Line Of Defense!


Introduction:It might come as a chock to many people, including the Stewardesses, but the fact remains that in today's Airline Industry, the Stewardess is the last line of defense!In the 11th of September terrorist attacks, on the WTC and Pentagon, the first victims were the Stewardesses. Savagely attacked by the terrorist on their way to the cockpit's and tortured to pressure pilots, to comply with the terrorists demands.

Airlines, Price Wars, and Branding


Here are some thoughts on the study of the theory of price wars as they relate to the industries like the Airlines and others. Comments on an article in Harvard Business Review in March-April edition 2000.

Preventing Rapid Decompression In Commercial Airliners


In Flight Airline Rapid Decompression Breached Window (Airline Safety)Here is a concept worthy of mention about the issues concerning Airline International Terrorists and Guns in the Cockpit and of course Federal Air Marshals. If a gun goes off in a smaller airliner, 737 or 767 then a bullet could penetrate a window and breach the pressurization system.

General Aviation Manufacturing is in the Tank; Hang On It is Going to Get Worse


Change is a constant, Outsourcing Jobs, Capital flows, Emerging Markets are a given and this includes the Aviation Manufacturing Sector as we watch the current Migration pick up speed.It appears that the technological advantage that we have here in the United States is no longer going to sustain us without further advances.

Hypersonic or Ultrasonic Sound to Disrupt Laser Beam Attack on Commercial Airliners


In large buildings to prevent sound pollution often double paned glass is used with music or flowing air between the panes, this works very well and is sufficient to prevent the noise. Since many commercial airliners have double paned glass already if we are careful to watch the harmonics as to not cause structural problems to the aircraft (remember the Comet), then we propose hypersound or ultrasonic sound within the panes to prevent laser light from entering the cockpit and inhibiting or blinding the pilots.

Airline Fuel Costs Mount


The airlines are huge users of fuel. Fuel costs are higher than even the cost of the aircraft.

Find Cheap Tickets From all the Major Airlines


All of the major airlines are now associated with different web sites allowing for you to find discount airfare and cheap tickets on the internet. One of the reasons the airlines have done this is because so many people now have access to computers and the internet.

Entering Business Aviation, Part I: Types of Aircraft


The jets that people fly in corporate aviation are usually a lot smaller than those found with the airlines. Exceptions to the rule are Boeing's BBJ and Airbus' Corporate Jet, both of which are based on some of the smaller types of aircraft marketed to the airlines.

Entering Business Aviation, Part II: Pay Rates for Flight Attendants


Pay. You know that aviation pays better than commercial, in most cases a lot better, but you aren't sure what the going rate is for a corporate flight attendant.

Entering Business Aviation, Part III: Training Options


Time for some training! So, you are not sure what type of training you will need or how it compares to the commercial side of aviation. For starters, there are some very big differences.

Entering Business Aviation, Part IV: Crafting a Resume


Writing a rsum can be one of the most daunting parts of any job search. Quite frankly, it is one of the most important elements in helping you finding work.

Entering Business Aviation, Part V: Tips on Finding Work


I will not pretend that this is the easiest topic to write about. In fact, my knowledge of how one finds work as a private flight attendant is based chiefly on what others have shared with me.

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Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloud - Reuters

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Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloud
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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday raised flight warnings around the Mount Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island to their highest level after it sent a towering plume of ash more than 7 kilometers (4.4 miles) into the air, its biggest eruption this ...
Indonesia raises aviation warnings after big Mount Sinabung eruptionThe Straits Times
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano Unleashes Massive Ash Column, Prompting Aviation WarningThe Weather Channel

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EQT puts Nordic Aviation Capital up for sale - Reuters - Reuters

EQT puts Nordic Aviation Capital up for sale - Reuters
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SINGAPORE/COPENHAGEN, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Private equity firm EQT has put Denmark-based Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), the world's largest regional aircraft lessor, up for sale just 2-1/2 years after buying a majority stake in the company, two sources ...

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ExxonMobil's new aviation lubrication plant in Louisiana is designed to satisfy a growing global demand - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

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ExxonMobil's new aviation lubrication plant in Louisiana is designed to satisfy a growing global demand
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
ExxonMobil celebrated the first birthday of its newest Baton Rouge-area plant last summer with an open house for public officials and the media. The 90,000-square-foot Port Allen aviation lubrication plant was commissioned in 2015 and started ...


EASA Taps Brakes on Rulemaking in Aviation Safety Plan - Aviation International News

EASA Taps Brakes on Rulemaking in Aviation Safety Plan
Aviation International News
EASA's 2018-2022 European Plan for Aviation Safety (EPAS) now includes what the agency calls a “rulemaking cooldown.” Specifically, the plan states, “Delivery of the number of [regulatory] opinions over the next five years has been reduced as compared ...

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Iran civil aviation "cannot confirm" wreckage of crashed plane was found -state TV - Reuters

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Iran civil aviation "cannot confirm" wreckage of crashed plane was found -state TV
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LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Iran's Civil Aviation Organisation said on Monday it could not confirm reports that the wreckage had been found of an Iranian plane that crashed with 65 people on board on Sunday in central Iran, state television reported ...
Iran's aviation sector hit hard by sanctionsThe Hindu
Search Continues for Wreckage of Iran Aseman ATR 72Aviation International News
Is it safe to fly in Iran?Telegraph.co.uk
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Sichuan Airlines Signs for 10 Airbus A350-900s - Aviation International News

Sichuan Airlines Signs for 10 Airbus A350-900s
Aviation International News
China's Sichuan Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 10 Airbus A350-900s. The deal, still subject to government approval and valued at 200 billion yuan ($31.56 billion), amounts to the largest aircraft signing ever by the Chengdu ...

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FAA Budget Includes Aviation Safety Office Reduction - MRO Network

FAA Budget Includes Aviation Safety Office Reduction
MRO Network
FAA's fiscal 2019 budget request trims Aviation Safety Office (AVS) funding by 1.7%, but a reading of the agency's detailed budget documents suggests that resources will be stretched beyond the fiscal cutbacks. The $1.276 billion AVS budget request ...


Aviation stocks soar up to 3% on robust flyer growth - Economic Times

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Aviation stocks soar up to 3% on robust flyer growth
Economic Times
Shares of aviation companies turned pricey on Monday after domestic air traffic grew 20 per cent in January. Jet Airways was up 2.82 per cent at Rs 762.70 whereas InterGlobe Aviation, the parent of IndiGo, jumped 1.23 per cent to Rs 1,280.65. SpiceJet ...
InterGlobe Aviation Limited (NSE:INDIGO): Does -3.30% Earnings Drop In A Year Reflect The Long-Term Trend?Simply Wall St
Aviation stocks in focus post strong monthly passenger dataIndiainfoline
Aviation shares fly high as airlines post strong passenger data in January; Indigo, SpiceJet gain up to 6%Financial Express
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Indian Regulator Defends IndiGo's GTF Response - Aviation International News

Indian Regulator Defends IndiGo's GTF Response
Aviation International News
India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has refuted media claims that that budget airline IndiGo put safety at risk by flying A320neos powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100Gs following findings of faulty knife-edge seals in some of the engines ...


Transport Canada Introduces 'Targeted Inspections' - Aviation International News

Transport Canada Introduces 'Targeted Inspections'
Aviation International News
Transport Canada is scheduled to start so-called “targeted inspections” of various aviation segments in a move the agency describes as a “new process to evaluate specific safety priorities.” Between April 2018 and March 2019, Transport Canada will ...


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