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"Pil"ls

1 of 5<p>What is the first name of the entrepreneur who spends endless dollars relentlessly advertising his "My Pillow" on TV?<p>2 of 5<p>What actor portrayed …

Fish

American completes 'Heritage' plane rollout with TWA, AirCal paint jobs

American Airlines has rolled out the last of its “Heritage Plane” paint jobs that pay homage to the carriers in its merger family tree.<p>The latest two classic liveries are for TWA and AirCal, each of which was acquired by American and folded into the American brand. American acquired AirCal in 1987 …

Aviation

India's IndiGo says its president Ghosh resigning, to name new CEO

© Reuters. India's IndiGo says its president Ghosh resigning, to name new CEO<p>MUMBAI, April 27 (Reuters) - India's InterGlobe Aviation Ltd INGL.NS , …

India

Phoenix Airport Will Offer Medical Treatment to Passengers Forced to Fly Old US Airways Planes

There’s less than you can buy at the airport than you might think, I wish there were full pharmacies at major US airports like there are in some …

Airlines

How US Airways Management Learned the Importance of a Premium American Airlines Product

American Airlines flew its inaugural Airbus A321T premium transcon flight just a month after its merger with US Airways closed. And this flight …

American Airlines

OPINION: A330neo faces uphill battle in USA

American Airlines decision to opt for the Boeing 787 and ditch a stagnant order for Airbus A350s is something of an equaliser in terms of the three …

Aviation

Aviation Daily, April 10, 2018

Volume 412, Issue 7Publication Info Cover Date: Tue, 2018-04-10 Volume: 412 Number: 7

Aviation

Long-running A350 flirtation ends with American 787 order

American Airlines' decision to commit to the Boeing 787 ends one of the longest-running customer engagements with the Airbus A350.<p>US Airways …

Aviation

American Airlines announces $12.3 billion order for Boeing jets

American Airlines is ordering 47 new Boeing jets with a combined list price of $12.3 billion to replace some of its oldest planes.<p>Terms are not being disclosed. Airlines routinely get big discounts on planes.<p>American is also canceling an order with Boeing's European rival, Airbus, that was made by …

Aviation

US airline in big order for Boeing jets

American Airlines is ordering 47 new Boeing jets with a combined list price of $US12.3 billion to replace some of its oldest planes.

Aviation

American Airlines reveals Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' order worth up to $12.3 billion

American Airlines is ordering 47 new Boeing jets with a combined list price of $12.3 billion to replace some of its oldest planes.<p>The sides did not reveal details of the deal, though airlines typically negotiate sizeable discounts on such orders.<p>American is also canceling an order with Boeing’s …

Aviation

Why Don’t More Airlines Sell Ads on Tray Tables and Overhead Bins?

American West was the first airline to do tray table advertising (in December 2003), a practice that moved over to US Airways on some aircraft. US …

East Africa

Automated cars could introduce unanticipated risks

Automated cars may indeed make commuting more pleasurable while preventing accidents and saving tens of thousands of lives – someday. But a recent fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona, involving a car operated by Uber that was tricked out with sensors and software meant to turn it into a latter-day …

Autonomous Cars

Hundreds plunge into Pittsburgh's first 'Shark Tank' open casting call

Updated 30 minutes ago<p>Scott Fassinger opened his patio umbrella one morning to a surprise.<p>A bat had flown up into it during the night, gotten …

Pittsburgh

My Thought Process In Building A Multi-City Award Trip

We receive many interesting requests at Award Expert, my award booking service, including some that require a bit of creativity. Let me tell you …

Airlines

Pilotless planes could be reality today but people aren't ready: expert

Australia Pacific Airbus Group managing director Tony Fraser said automated systems were being used more and more on aircraft to improve things like …

Airlines

Love Field officials want to make it illegal to feed the birds at Bachman Lake

Feeding the birds at Bachman Lake could soon become illegal. On paper, anyway.<p>Dallas' Park and Recreation Board will vote Thursday on a request from …

Birds

Fundamentals of Data Visualization

18 Telling a story with data<p>Most data visualization is done for the purpose of communication. We have an insight about a dataset, and we have a …

Data Visualization

Large flocks of crows pose danger for plane traffic at John Wayne Airport, some pilots say

It's sunset at John Wayne Airport, and pilot Robert Lange has his eyes trained on the sky for the birds about to take flight.<p>The birds he's watching for aren't metal, as one might expect at Orange County's commercial airport. The birds he's focused on have feathers.<p>On a recent evening, Lange …

Crows flying across John Wayne Airport pose a safety concern, pilot says

It's sunset at John Wayne Airport and pilot Robert Lange has his eyes trained on the sky for the birds about to take flight.<p>The birds he's watching for aren't metal, as one might expect at Orange County's commercial airport. The birds he's focused on have feathers.<p>On a recent evening, Lange …

Birds

He was a married airline executive. Cops say he got cyber revenge on his teenage ex

Bruce William Joseph didn’t want to break things off with his much younger girlfriend, apparently.<p>On Tuesday, the onetime airline executive, 57, was …

Crime

Colluding in Plain Sight: Study Finds Airlines Use Earnings Calls to Coordinate Capacity Reductions

<i>What are airline executives really saying to each other with their extensive discussion of “capacity discipline”? New research from the University of</i> …

American Airlines is getting ready to retire 45 of its oldest 737s

American Airlines Group Inc. plans to retire 45 of its oldest Boeing Co. 737 jets over the next two years as part of an overhaul aimed at lowering …

Aviation

Don’t Mess With Airline Culture. Scott Kirby Pauses Employee Compensation Lottery Program at United Airlines

Scott Kirby should know by now not to mess with the culture of a workforce at a company in general — especially at an airline — as the negative …

Delta Airlines

3 Things American Airlines Told Employees Last Week

In recent days I've covered the questions that American Airlines employees are asking management - and the candid responses they're getting.American …

American Airlines

Perth ibis to be shot over risks posed to airport planes

Residents in Perth have been told to expect gunshots from Monday, as a program to thin the numbers of 'bin chickens' gets underway.<p>0:37<p>Aussie first …

Birds

Carnival Names Chris Chiames Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

<b>WHY IT RATES:</b> <i>Travel agents working with clients who sail with</i> <i>Carnival Cruise Line will be hearing a lot more from new CCO Chris Chiames.—Donald Wood,</i> …

Cuba

United FA Forced to Delete Her Petition to Restore Performance Bonuses

United Airlines’ employees are not happy about the replacement of performance bonuses with a lottery. One even went so far as to start a petition to …

Airlines

Is American Redeploying Lie Flat Boeing 757s to Domestic Routes?

Traditionally ‘premium’ domestic markets have been limited to New York – Los Angeles and San Francisco because they’re premium revenue markets and …

American is Trying to Offer a More Consistent Product. ‘Consistent’ Isn’t ‘Better’.

An American Airlines flight attendant recently asked the carrier’s President Robert Isom, “What is being done to create more consistency in onboard …

Airlines