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2010-12-09 10:16:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today participated in the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) forum on child passenger safety. As a participant on the Aviation Child Passenger Safety panel, AFA-CWA International President Pat Friend reiterated the union's longstanding call for separate seats and restraints for passengers less than two years of age. "As flight attendants, we are required to secure all items in...

2010-11-16 10:33:00

State Laws Governing Seat Belt Enforcement, Teen Licensing, Drunk Driving And Motorcycle Helmet Use on National Priority Safety Agenda WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's announcement by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) adding all rider motorcycle helmet laws to its 2010 Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements directed at states, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety calls on Congress to enact federal legislation that will result in all...

2010-10-13 17:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) issued the following statement today from President Chris Johns in response to the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) release of its preliminary report on the pipeline accident in San Bruno, California, on September 9, 2010: "We thank the National Transportation Safety Board for today's release of its preliminary report on the tragedy in San Bruno. Although a final report and a conclusive set of...

2010-09-28 07:55:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 20th, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) denied the Federal Aviation Administration's third challenge to an Order requiring reimbursement of attorney fees payable to Air Trek, Inc., a Florida based air ambulance operator, pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act ("EAJA") 49 C.F.R. 826. The FAA petitioned the NTSB to reconsider its Opinion and Order dated March 4, 2010, which held that the Administrator "should not have...

2010-08-10 18:11:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the Alaska State Troopers, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board ("NTSB") continue to respond to the crash of a GCI-owned aircraft last night near Dillingham, GCI President and CEO Ron Duncan released the following statement: "This accident claimed the lives of Alaska's great champion, Senator Ted Stevens, and other individuals who distinguished themselves through...

2010-05-18 08:20:00

MT. PLEASANT, S.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motley Rice attorney Don Migliori will be present at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) forum that starts today, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 and ends on Thursday May 20, 2010, to ensure that Italian victims of the August 2009 mid-air collision over the Hudson River are represented and that their concerns regarding the lack of precision and professionalism by the parties responsible for the collision are expressed. Entitled...

2010-05-05 11:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) supported a recommendation by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) for overwater safety equipment to be included on all commercial aircraft, regardless of route. The recommendation was made at this week's NTSB hearing on the probable cause for US Airways Flight 1549's emergency ditching on the Hudson River in 2009. The NTSB Safety Board praised the three flight attendants, represented...

2010-03-11 10:20:00

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a record breaking decision issued March 4, 2010, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) denied the Federal Aviation Administration's appeal challenging a decision by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to pay Air Trek, Inc., a Florida-based air ambulance operator, attorney fees and expenses in the amount of $120,169.35 pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act ("EAJA") 49 C.F.R., Section 826.1 et. seq. (NTSB Order No. EA-5510). The EAJA...

2010-02-26 16:46:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a major aircraft accident occurs, officials from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are en-route to the scene. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, March 2, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Robert Sumwalt, the 37th board member of the NTSB, will present "An Insider's View of NTSB Accident Investigation" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. Sumwalt will discuss the...

2010-02-02 14:52:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearing today is an important milestone in understanding what happened a year ago when Flight 3407 crashed outside Buffalo, New York, but it does not diminish the tragedy in which 50 people lost their lives. We want to reiterate our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the accident, including five of our employees. We want to make clear again that our pilots...