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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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Electric planes and their role in the future of aviation - CNBC

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Electric planes and their role in the future of aviation
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Air travel has long been an established way of life for millions around the world, but innovation continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the skies. To give one example, in 2016, a solar-powered aircraft landed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab ...


FBO Profile: Gateway Aviation Services - Aviation International News

FBO Profile: Gateway Aviation Services
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While most FBOs earn their keep by taking care of passengers and flight crews, Gateway Aviation Services, the lone FBO at Arizona's Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, has made a name for itself serving a different category of customer: aircraft manufacturers.

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Virginia aviation history group moves to Spotsylvania - Fredericksburg.com

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Virginia aviation history group moves to Spotsylvania
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The Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society had offices in the Virginia Aviation Museum during the years that facility was located next to the airport in Richmond. But the museum, based on the original collections of Fredericksburg-area airport ...


Plans for aviation-themed center at airport move ahead - Martinsburg Journal

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Plans for aviation-themed center at airport move ahead
Martinsburg Journal
According to Catlett, the proposed center will feature a pavilion designed to resemble the wing of an airplane. “The whole playground would be designed around aviation – they want to get kids interested in aviation,” Catlett said at a MBCPRB meeting in ...


Leisure carriers urge improved aviation policies - ATWOnline

Leisure carriers urge improved aviation policies
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A group of European leisure airlines has called for tight limits on European Union (EU) aviation infrastructure charges and controls on organizations that hold monopoly positions in the industry. Airlines International Representation in Europe (AIRE) ...


South American airline inks $600M deal for GE Aviation engine support - Dayton Business Journal

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South American airline inks $600M deal for GE Aviation engine support
Dayton Business Journal
GE Aviation continues to rack up big-ticket orders. The company, a division of General Electric Co., landed part of a $600 million contract with Chile's Sky Airlines. GE Aviation will support the LEAP-1A engines for the airline, which are produced by ...


Airport manager inducted in Aviation Hall of Fame - Superior Telegram

Airport manager inducted in Aviation Hall of Fame
Superior Telegram
According to the Hall of Fame, Amorde, a native of Superior raised on a dairy farm, got his start in aviation Aug. 5, 1962, when he took a $10 introductory flight in a Cessna 140. Six months later, he earned his private pilot certificate, and he went ...


Africa: AfDB Moves to Support Aviation Sector - AllAfrica.com

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Africa: AfDB Moves to Support Aviation Sector
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The African Development Bank (AfDB) is primed to launch a new framework to support the revitalisation of the continent's aviation sector. In a statement, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the AfDB president, said the bank and its partners would also unveil ...
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Aviation insurers pay $95M for 9/11 - Tampa Bay Times - Tampabay.com

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Aviation insurers pay $95M for 9/11 - Tampa Bay Times
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Associated PressNEW YORK — Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that ...

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Oshkosh Aviation Business Park grounded with no runway access - The Oshkosh Northwestern

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Oshkosh Aviation Business Park grounded with no runway access
The Oshkosh Northwestern
OSHKOSH – An aviation business park is caught in a stalemate after officials learned that grant money for a crucial piece of infrastructure is off-limits until a company moves in. But the business park isn't likely to attract companies, either, without ...


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