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2013-11-18 04:21:18

ZURICH, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The civil aviation authority of the Russian Federation has certified Swiss AviationTraining (SAT) to provide maintenance training for the Embraer 170 and 190 aircraft types. SAT's practically-oriented basic and further E-Jet training for technical personnel was formally approved by the Russian aviation authority for Levels B1, B2, B3 and C on November 6th. SAT's maintenance training meets all the provisions of EASA Part 147 and...

2013-11-13 16:21:27

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's news that Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has re-introduced the "Safe Skies Act" in the 113th Congress, the Airline Professionals Association (APA), Teamsters Local 1224 issued a formal statement of support for Senator Boxer's continued efforts with this crucial piece of safety legislation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "We are grateful to Senator Boxer for her continued efforts in...

2013-11-12 12:21:23

Hopeful Merger Continues to Provide Opportunities for Frontline Workers WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing US Airways Flight Attendants, today issued the following statement from AFA US Airways president Roger Holmin after the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with US Airways/American Airlines. The resolution of the anti-trust lawsuit will now be submitted to Bankruptcy Judge...

2013-11-07 23:31:20

Guardian’s next generation G7 enables future growth by providing customers greater value. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Guardian Mobility today announced that it has received an STC for the Bombardier DASH-8 100, 200, 300 and 400 series aircraft. The next generation G7 equipment is part of a Flight Data Monitoring data collection and analysis solution. “We’ve gained a significant amount of insight from our customers using the first generation product and are now...

2013-11-05 20:20:08

Despite Years Spent Developing Multi-Faceted Training, FAA Issues New Guidance for Pilots Only WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) expressed disappointment with the exclusion of Flight Attendants from the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) recently unveiled enhanced training procedures, which include only Pilots, despite years of joint work by Flight Attendants and the FAA on rules that would cover all crewmembers...

2013-11-04 16:21:26

The policy had remained unchanged for over 50 years, but the widespread use of technology finally forced the FAA's hand. The announcement came on Thursday that the FAA would no longer ban the use of electronic devices during takeoff and landing. PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The policy had remained unchanged for over 50 years, but the widespread use of technology finally forced the FAA's hand. The announcement came on Thursday that the FAA would no longer ban the use...

2013-10-31 23:37:54

Global Security Experts has established a VIP waiting list and is guaranteeing a discounted price of $99 for its popular OnGARD Security Door Brace designed to prevent home invasions and burglaries, which sold out due to high demand. The first 1,200 people to sign-up for the priority waiting list will also receive an OnGARD Solar Powered SMART Dummy Camera completely gratis. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The OnGARD Security Door Brace has sold out at a rate much faster than anticipated due to...

2013-10-31 23:04:33

Safety Management Systems (SMS) was among the 416 companies who participated in the 2013 Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) held at the Cajundome and Convention Center in Lafayette, La., from October 22-24. Lafayette, La. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Safety Management Systems (SMS) was among the 416 companies who participated in the 2013 Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) held at the Cajundome and Convention Center in Lafayette, La., from October 22-24. The biennial event...

FAA Lifts Restrictions On Portable Electronic Devices
2013-10-31 16:55:14

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has relaxed a number of its restrictions on portable electronic devices before and during air travel. Pending individual airline approval, passengers on airplanes can now use tablets, e-readers and other electronic devices during takeoff and landing as well as while in the air. The FAA's administrator, Michael Huerta, advised airlines that it is safe to expand passenger use of portable...

2013-10-31 12:20:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) publically released final recommendations from the Portable Electronic Device (PED) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). AFA was selected to serve as the voice of Flight Attendants on the committee due to years of expert work on cabin safety issues. The committee was tasked with providing detailed...