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United Celebrates Historic First Graduating Class of Flight Academy Pilots

Source: United Airlines Inaugural class puts airline on path towards training about 5,000 new pilots at the flight school by 2030 with a goal of at least half being women or people of color Investments in training and infrastructure pave the way for United to hire more than 2,500 pilots in 2023, with a goal to add at least 10,000 pilots by the end of this decade United CEO Scott Kirby, United COO Toby Enqvist, and other special guests on hand at Phoenix Goodyear Airport to honor academy's very first graduates United, the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, is celebrating the graduation of United Aviate Academy's inaugural class of pilots, an important step towards training the next generation of talented, qualified, [...]

2023-01-26T14:35:08+02:00January 26th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Boeing Reports Fourth-Quarter Results

Source: Boeing Fourth Quarter 2022 Generated $3.5 billion of operating cash flow and $3.1 billion of free cash flow (non-GAAP); cash and marketable securities of $17.2 billion Certification efforts continue on 737-7 and 737-10 Delivered 152 commercial airplanes and recorded 376 net orders Full Year 2022 Generated $3.5 billion of operating cash flow and $2.3 billion of free cash flow (non-GAAP) Delivered 480 commercial airplanes and recorded 808 net orders Total company backlog grew to $404 billion; including over 4,500 commercial airplanes Outlook for 2023 Reaffirming guidance: $4.5-$6.5 billion of operating cash flow and $3.0-$5.0 billion free cash flow (non-GAAP) Table 1. Summary Financial Results Fourth Quarter Full Year (Dollars in Millions, except per share data) 2022 2021 Change 2022 2021 Change Revenues $19,980 $14,793 35 % $66,608 $62,286 7 % GAAP Loss From Operations ($353) [...]

2023-01-26T14:37:48+02:00January 26th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Former representative of Brazil at OACI is the new Industry Relations Manager in Brazil and South America of ACI-LAC

Source: ACI-LAC The Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) announces the arrival to the team of Brigadier Ary Rodrigues Bertolino, who will take up the position of manager of Airport Industry Relations in Brazil and South America. Brigadier Ary Bertolino has a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Sciences from the Brazilian Air Force Academy and was, for 39 years, a member of the institution, from which he retired in September 2022. Until last year, he held the position of aeronautical advisor to the Brazilian delegation at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in Montreal, Canada, and was the Brazilian Government’s nominee to run for the position of secretary-general of the organization in the last election. For the past [...]

2023-01-20T16:40:45+02:00January 20th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Espresso martinis, dessert cart headline Delta’s food & beverage refresh

Source: Delta Air Lines Delta is kicking off the new year with a refreshed onboard food and beverage menu that is sure to delight, featuring the return of the signature Delta One dessert cart, espresso martinis, premium rosé wine, plant-based cheesesteak, seasonally inspired items, and more. “Your onboard meal or beverage should be no different than your go-to restaurant at home, and that’s why we’re constantly reinventing our onboard service at Delta – we always want to surprise and delight our customers with seasonal and fresh menu options,” said Kristen Manion Taylor, S.V.P. of In-Flight Service at Delta. “From delicious Spanish tapas plates to refreshing rosé, there is something new for everyone to enjoy.” These additions build on Delta’s extensive [...]

2023-01-20T16:37:06+02:00January 20th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Hawaiian Airlines Joins Embry-Riddle’s SkillBridge Program to Train, Employ Transitioning Military Personnel

Source: Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines announced it has become the newest industry partner of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) SkillBridge program, which has successfully transitioned more than 380 servicemen and women into civilian careers since its inception in 2019. “Close to 70 transitioning service members around the country who started the program on Jan. 9 will graduate on March 10,” said Angela C. Albritton, director of Military Relations and Strategic Initiatives for Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus. “We’re excited that these program participants will now have the opportunity to learn more about aviation maintenance opportunities at Hawaiian Airlines.” Each year, approximately 200,000 service members leave the military and re-enter civilian life. Embry-Riddle’s AMT SkillBridge Program is authorized by the Department [...]

2023-01-20T16:19:34+02:00January 20th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Joost van Doesburg Head of Cargo Royal Schiphol Group

Source: Royal Schiphol Group As of March 2023, Joost van Doesburg will be Head of Cargo at Royal Schiphol Group. He succeeds Anne Marie van Hemert, who will be continuing her career outside of Royal Schiphol Group as of February. His appointment is in line with the wishes of Air Cargo Netherlands (ACN) to appoint a dedicated Head of Cargo who is firmly positioned in the Schiphol organisation. Van Doesburg will focus entirely on cargo, has extensive experience in the air cargo sector and is very well informed about everything going on at and around Schiphol. Van Doesburg will focus on on ensuring that cargo retains an important position at Schiphol. But  he  and his team will also focus on key [...]

2023-01-20T16:48:40+02:00January 20th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

IATA Launches 2023 Air Cargo Innovation Awards

Source: IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the fourth edition of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards to recognize new solutions, concepts and ideas that contribute to air logistics’ digitalization, sustainability, safety and security. “Innovation holds the key to development, sustainability and success in the air cargo industry and we are committed to recognizing and unlocking its potential. The latest edition of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards supports this objective with more than US $20,000 to the winners. Imagination is the only limit to the range of ideas that can be submitted. Based on our past competitions, we expect to see a plethora of creative solutions,” said Brendan Sullivan, IATA’s Global Head of Cargo. Award Categories  To recognize [...]

2023-01-20T17:34:42+02:00January 20th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

NAV Portugal celebrates its 24th birthday

Source: NAV Portugal It has been the professionalism, competence and qualification of a team of men and women that has made possible to face the enormous challenges it has faced and will continue to do in the years to come. Along the way, it has overcome such storms as 9/11, global economic crisis, bird flu, rise in oil prices, COVID-19 pandemic, and, more recently, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the economic, political, and social repercussions of this war, evolution of which is still unpredictable. Nevertheless, it has been, as we say today, resilient. And as proof of this, because the future of a company is also built from its past, we could highlight some of the many milestones that have [...]

2023-01-20T16:54:40+02:00January 20th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Government of Canada to make an important announcement about commercial space launches in Canada

Source: Transport Canada The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Annie Koutrakis, and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-Westmount, the Honourable Marc Garneau, will make an important announcement regarding commercial space activity. The President of the Canadian Space Agency, Lisa Campbell, Canadian astronaut, David Saint-Jacques, CEO of Space Canada, Brian Gallant, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, Mike Mueller, will participate. Member of Parliament for Longueuil-Charles-LeMoyne, Sherry Romanado, will be present.

2023-01-20T17:07:16+02:00January 20th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ACI-LAC Webinar: “Introduction to airport slot management”/”Introducción a la gestión de franjas horarias en los aeropuertos”

Fuente: ACI-LAC (Scroll down for the Spanish version of this announcement) ACI-LAC invites all its members to the ACI-LAC and ACI World webinar on "Introduction to airport slot management". Airport slots are specific points in time allotted for an aircraft to land or take off at an airport. Where the demand for slots exceeds the available supply, the airport can be considered 'capacity-constrained', when a 'slot allocation' process is implemented. Such process management is essential to ensure efficient access to airports' infrastructure and resources. This webinar is an introductory session intended to provide a brief overview of the Worldwide Airport Slot Guidelines (WASG), which are jointly published by ACI, IATA and WWACG, to airport operators and civil aviation regulators. Date: Wednesday, January 25, [...]

2023-01-19T07:13:49+02:00January 19th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|