UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND first to certify future airline pilots under new FAA rule
Effective immediately, graduates from the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace) will be able to be hired by the nations airlines with less flight time... Posted on 8/22/13 at 12:56 PM
THE NEW FORTY Delta made me giggle...
Delta has a new safety video. I saw it for the first time on November 1, 2012 when I flew home from Orlando. I love the new video and I think you will too. It is filled with the standard information, ... Posted on 11/5/12 at 7:05 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Cravaack: Next airplane attack from the ground
U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack, a 17-year veteran airline pilot, says the next terrorist attack on an airplane is more likely to come from the ground because airport security has made planes safer.
Politico... Posted on 5/18/12 at 3:38 AM
TRAVELING TOD Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr... Posted on 11/17/11 at 3:57 PM
ON MY MIND Inspired by Southwest Airlines
I have lived in the U.S since 1991 and flown with most major airlines, but never with Southwest Airlines.
In fact, I didn’t know anything about this company until I read the book “Nuts! So... Posted on 4/14/10 at 5:32 PM
A Boeing 737 airliner crashed on Sunday in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people on board and spotlighting the poor safety record of regional airlines that ply internal routes across the world's largest nation.
Douglas Busvine and Alissa de Carbonnel
, November 17, 2013
Investigators trying to understand why Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash-landed focused Monday on the actions of an experienced pilot learning his way around a new aircraft, fellow pilots who were supposed to be monitoring him and why no one noticed that the plane was coming in too slow.
A Samoan airline that says it is the world's first carrier to charge passengers by their weight rather than per seat defends the plan as the fairest way to fly, in some cases actually ending up cheaper than conventional tickets.
Faced with substantial industry opposition, federal regulators are struggling to implement a sweeping aviation safety law enacted after the last fatal U.S. airline crash nearly four years ago, according to a report by a government watchdog.
A Nigerian man accused of trying to bring down an international jetliner with a bomb in his underwear walked into the start of his federal trial today and declared that a radical Islamic cleric killed by the U.S. military is alive.
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