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  • IN FOCUS: Airlines turn to alcohol as potential jet fuel replacement


    Debate on the potential of alcohol-to-jet fuels continues to rage, but major airlines are making plans to use them once...


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  • INTERIORS: Aim Altitude goes up in the world

    News | 06 Apr 2015 23:00 | Dominic Perry

    ​It has been a busy 12 months for UK firm Aim Aviation since it last appeared at the Aircraft Interiors show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERIORS-Aim-Altitude-goes-up-in-the-world-410420/
  • IN FOCUS: Airlines turn to alcohol as potential jet fuel replacement

    News | 21 Feb 2012 11:00 | Kerry Reals

    Debate on the potential of alcohol-to-jet fuels continues to rage, but major airlines are making plans to use them once certification is securedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Airlines-turn-to-alcohol-as-potential-jet-fuel-replacement-368555/
  • Active flow control enables supersonic weapon release

    News | 28 Nov 2007 14:14

    Boeing and the US Air Force have demonstrated that active flow control can enable safe munitions release from a weapons bay at high supersonic speed, paving...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Active-flow-control-enables-supersonic-weapon-release-219920/
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    News | 07 Jul 2003 23:00

    Former United Airlines executive Christopher Bowers is expected to be named the new trustee for troubled carrier Hawaiian Airlines after the resignation in June of John Monahan after only 22 days in the role. Monahan, a former Liberty House executive, was appointed on 30 May after a US bankruptcy court ruled that a trustee should be appointed to oversee Hawaiian's reorganisation. The move came after Boeing Capital filed a motion accusing Hawaiian chairman and chief executive John Adams of insider dealing. William Swanson has been promoted to chief executive and president of Raytheon, replacing Daniel Burnham. Burnham will remain as company chairman. Swanson was formerly president of Raytheon Electronic Systems. John Young will succeed James Sanford as vice-president (VP) contracts and pricing at Northrop Grumman. Donald Winter, president of Northrop Grumman Missile Systems, has taken the extra post of lead executive for missile defence. Joint venture Bell/Agusta Aerospace has nahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/People-168509/
  • United attempts to restore lost pride with its renewed focus on O'Hare

    News | 31 Mar 2002 23:00

    <p>In a bid to return to its roots as it regroups, United Airlines is refocusing on its Chicago O'Hare home base while maintaining its less healthy but equally long tradition of drawn-out labour strife.</p> <p>As it seeks union agreement to a new round of cost cuts, the airline, once the world's largest, has all but abandoned an ambitious plan to offer business-jet service to its premium clients. It froze investment in the biz-jet unit, dubbed Avolar, estimated at more than $80 million. Unions had opposed the plan for Avolar, for which United had ordered or optioned more than 150 jets.</p> <p>Six months after it lost two jets to terrorists, United announced plans to boost daily flights from its O'Hare hub by 15% as of 7 June, recall hundreds of furloughed employees in support and return to traditional advertising themes that stress passenger service.</p> <p>Joseph Schwieterman, an airline expert at the Chaddick Institute of Chicago's DePaul University, says United is moving dramatichttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/United-attempts-to-restore-lost-pride-with-its-renewed-focus-on-OHare-145306/
  • People

    News | 05 Feb 2002 00:00

    Textron has appointed former Cessna chairman Russ Meyer as president of its aircraft segment, which includes Cessna, Bell Helicopter and engine manufacturer Textron Lycoming. Pier Giorgio Romiti has become the new chief executive of Rome airport operator ADR. He replaces Paolo Pappalardo. Romiti is the son of Cesare Romiti, who controls 51% of ADR through the Gemina and Impregilo investment vehicles. United Airlines has reorganised its top management. Bill Hobgood will step down as senior vice-president people but will continue as senior labour advisor to the chairman. He will be succeeded by Sara Fields, currently senior vice-president onboard service. Fields will be replaced by Larry De Shon, currently senior vice-president marketing. Senior vice-president North America Chris Bowers will succeed De Shon as senior vice-president marketing, sales and reservations. President Rono Dutta will lead a new strategic initiatives group, while executive vice-president and chief operatinghttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/People-142280/