Blue-light special at Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach International Airport will lower landing fees and offer other incentives to entice new domestic and international service to the beach. As if the opportunity to shag wasn’t enough. Landing fees for existing service will be lowered to 5 cents per 1,000 lbs of gross certified maximum landed weight (GCMLW), down 75% from the […]

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Blue-light special at Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach International Airport will lower landing fees and offer other incentives to entice new domestic and international service to the beach. As if the opportunity to shag wasn’t enough. Landing fees for existing service will be lowered to 5 cents per 1,000 lbs of gross certified maximum landed weight (GCMLW), down 75% from the […]

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“Do you know that so-called volunteers don’t even get paid?”

Looking for an easy entry in the airline industry? Consider volunteering for Family Airlines. The Las Vegas startup needs people to work on US FAA manuals as the company maneuvers the regulatory process to fly widebody Boeing 747-400 aircraft from Las Vegas to major US cities. Family Airlines founder and CEO Barry Michaels tells me […]

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Busy bees

While the Air Transport Association of America’s 2008 Economic Report focused on aircraft fuel efficiency, it also contained some interesting tidbits on busy airports. New York City metro area airports were in 11 of the 12 most traveled domestic origin and destination (O&D) city pairs. New York and the Windy City averaged the most with […]

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