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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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Alaska volcano erupts, triggers highest aviation warning - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Alaska volcano erupts, triggers highest aviation warning
USA TODAY
Alaska's Bogoslof Volcano erupted Sunday, sending a plume of ash at least 35,000 feet into the air and temporarily triggering the highest aviation alert, scientists say. The Bogoslof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands erupted at 2:16 p.m. Sunday ...
Highest aviation alert level issued after Alaskan volcano eruptsCNN
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Aviation is hell because airline exec pay is solely based on quarterly profits - Boing Boing

Boing Boing

Aviation is hell because airline exec pay is solely based on quarterly profits
Boing Boing
There was a time when airline execs were paid based on a mix of on-time arrivals, accurate and timely baggage delivery, and profits. Now it's just profits. report this ad. Thus "innovations" like charging for checked bags, charging for carry on bags ...

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CBI to probe aviation ministry decisions during UPA tenure - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times

CBI to probe aviation ministry decisions during UPA tenure
Hindustan Times
The FIR only mentions “unnamed official of civil aviation ministry”. The auditor, which covered the 2002-2010 period in its review, had said in its 121-page report that Air India was forced to buy aircraft from Boeing in a hurry. It also detailed ...


John Travolta donates plane to Australia aviation group - Fox News

Fox News

John Travolta donates plane to Australia aviation group
Fox News
John Travolta has donated his personal vintage Boeing 707 plane to a restoration group in Australia. (The Associated Press). John Travolta has donated his personal vintage Boeing 707 airplane to a restoration group in Australia. He said in a statement ...
Travolta donates his Boeing 707 Australian aviation museumKhaleej Times
John Travolta donates vintage Qantas plane to NSW aviation museumNEWS.com.au
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Military Aviation Safety Bill Passes Texas House, Senate - KFDX

KFDX

Military Aviation Safety Bill Passes Texas House, Senate
KFDX
"Many of the communities affected by SB 277 depend on aviation bases for their economic livelihood. If we lose any of these bases to the next round of the Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) process, we also lose those economic benefits," ...
Texas lawmakers play chicken over bathroom bill — who'll blink first?Dallas News

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Aviation-themed playground coming to Stafford airport - The Daily Progress

The Daily Progress

Aviation-themed playground coming to Stafford airport
The Daily Progress
Children exhibit a natural curiosity about airplanes. Many will stop in their tracks as soon as they hear the buzz of a plane overhead. It won't be long before Stafford County residents and visitors can explore that interest in airplanes at an aviation ...


Russian MC-21 Airliner Makes First Flight - Aviation Week

Aviation Week

Russian MC-21 Airliner Makes First Flight
Aviation Week
Russia's new MC-21 airliner made its first flight in Irkutsk, Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin reported May 28. It is the first Russian-made narrowbody commercial passenger aircraft designed in the post-Soviet era. The program was launched in 2007 and is ...

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Goma Air crash: Civil Aviation Ministry forms 5-member probe commission - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu Post

Goma Air crash: Civil Aviation Ministry forms 5-member probe commission
The Kathmandu Post
The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has formed a five member probe commission under the coordination of former Civil Aviation Authority Nepal (CAAN) Director General Triratna Manandhar to probe the crash of a cargo flight of Goma Air at ...

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On Memorial Day, honoring Canadian pilots who died in Fort Worth nearly 100 years ago - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star Telegram

On Memorial Day, honoring Canadian pilots who died in Fort Worth nearly 100 years ago
Fort Worth Star Telegram
In one corner of Greenwood Memorial Park lies a section of graves that is an often overlooked piece of the city's history. To some, it may seem like a brief footnote, but to aviation enthusiasts like Bill Morris, its significance is far greater. The ...


Airlines should appoint directors only after security nod: Govt - Economic Times

Economic Times

Airlines should appoint directors only after security nod: Govt
Economic Times
"Therefore, it is felt that there may not be any difficulty in compliance with the provisions of company rules, 2014 as well as Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR) for seeking prior security clearance of proposed directors being appointed in the applicant ...

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