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When the cash bug bites at Mesa…hire?

Go to the front page of Mesa Air Group’s web site and you’ll discover that the regional has launched an all-out hiring blitz. The web page is flanked with hiring notices. Captains, first officers, mechanics and dispatchers are all urged to apply for “immediate” openings. If you’re looking for “great, friendly service or you’re keen […]

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Mergers, scope and the merging of scope?

Analysts, pundits, bloggers, journalists, unions and fellow airlines have all got something to say about the decision by Delta Air Lines to merge with Northwest Airlines, and the SkyTeam members’ promise not to initiate involuntary furloughs or close any of their hubs. But what do employees think? Do they buy it? Check out any aviation […]

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Tempers in Tempe as US Airways labour plans Media Day picketing

It’s the eve of US Airways’ annual media day. The carrier’s public relations team is hard at work organizing a “salsa challenge” tonight for journalists (think of a room full of rival publications, lots of onions and knives). I wonder if there will be any tears. Quite seriously, though, I must applaud US Airways for […]

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