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Carbon Trading Hits Airline Industry

Thursday, July 7, 2011 — David Evans

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Carbon Trading Hits Airline Industry

The aviation industry is now facing direct actions to abate the growing effects of climate change. The implications for the industry are profound: fewer flights with more passengers, higher ticket prices to offset the costs of environmental pollution, and perhaps even a reduction in the size of the industry as a draconian step to limit […]

Accidents & Incidents 05.22.11 – 05.31.11

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 — David Evans

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Accidents & Incidents 05.22.11 – 05.31.11

Air Carrier (Part 121) Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments 28 May Atlanta GA Delta Air Lines MD-88 Reg: N941DL Aircraft’s landing gear apparently caught fire during a rough landing. 4 Minor 46 Uninjured Aircraft sustained substantial damage Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135) Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments 23 May Monument Valley UT Air […]

2011 ‘Most Wanted’ List Still a Pig in Lipstick

Friday, July 1, 2011 — David Evans

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2011 ‘Most Wanted’ List Still a Pig in Lipstick

The “Most Wanted” list of safety improvements has been upgraded to reflect a more contemporary appearance, but no effort has been devoted to making the list more effective. Result: recommendations deemed especially critical languish on the list for years then disappear into a black hole of unrequited initiatives. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) revealed […]

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