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  • US investigates a near midair collision in New York

    <P>The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced it is formally investigating a near mid-air...

  • PICTURE: Cayman Airways unveils new livery; plans to boost fleet

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  • Latin American airline CEOs say its time to lie low

    News | 26 Nov 2008 16:00 | Mark Pilling

    <P>Carriers from the American Latin Association airlines reported traffic growth of 7.7% in September and by 11.7% year-to-date. It may be the only region still seeing traffic growth anywhere in the world, but ALTA members are under no illusions about next year. </P> <P>Speaking during the ALTA Airline Leaders' Forum in Cancun, Copa chief executive Pedro Heilbron said: "Right now it is the time to lay low and let the bullets fly by." </P> <P>Although it is virtually impossible to tell how tough next year is going to be, carriers are cutting back on their growth in anticipation of a rough 2009."Airlines will be responsible and careful and flexible," says Roberto Kriete, chief executive of TACA. </P> <P>"We have lots of flexibility in our fleet where half of it is leased. This gives us the option of renewing leases if we want to grow, or we can return aircraft as contracts end." </P> <P>TACA is planning zero capacity growth in 2009.Avianca chief Fabio Villegas says the Colombian carrierhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Latin-American-airline-CEOs-say-its-time-to-lie-low-319348/
  • Executive Appointments

    News | 22 Sep 2008 09:00 | Airline Business

    Continental has added chief operating officer responsibilities to president Jeff Smisek, with chief executive Larry Kellner assuming responsibility...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Executive-Appointments-316240/
  • US investigates a near midair collision in New York

    News | 08 Jul 2008 17:00 | David Leamount

    <P>The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced it is formally investigating a near mid-air collision involving a Boeing 737 and 767 at <A href="http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;geocode=&amp;q=jfk+airport&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;ll=40.659545,-73.828468&amp;spn=0.125794,0.211487&amp;z=12&amp;iwloc=addr">New&nbsp;York Kennedy airport</A>.</P> <P>The agency says, on 5 July at 20:36 local time, a Cayman Airways <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/737">737-300&nbsp;</A>that was executing a missed approach from runway 22L when it conflicted with a 767-300 operated by Chilean carrier LAN that was taking off from runway 13R. </P> <P>The NTSB says: “Tower controllers intervened to attempt to resolve the conflict, assigning both aircraft diverging headings.&nbsp; The closest proximity of the two aircraft has not yet been determined.&nbsp; At the time of the incident, the weather was visual meteorological conditions with 6 miles [10km] visibility in haze. There werhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-investigates-a-near-midair-collision-in-New-York-225159/
  • PICTURE: Cayman Airways unveils new livery; plans to boost fleet

    News | 14 Nov 2007 09:43 | Mary Kirby

    <P><A href="http://www.caymanairways.com/company/news_and_alerts.php?mode=show&amp;ak=136" target=_blank>Cayman&nbsp;Airways has rolled out a new livery</A>, and unveiled plans to add a third <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/directory/detail.aspx?aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;navigationItemId=389&amp;aircraftId=2123&amp;manufacturer=3005&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer" target=_blank>Boeing&nbsp;737-300</A>.</P> <P>The new livery, part of a larger brand enhancement campaign at the Grand Cayman-based operator, features the Cayman Islands’ flag and coat of arms on the aircraft’s tail, while the carrier’s “Sir Turtle” character is painted on the forward fuselage.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 292px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20356" border=0>&nbsp;</TH></TR> <TR> <TD> <H6 align=http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Cayman-Airways-unveils-new-livery-plans-to-boost-fleet-219533/
  • Executive appointment in brief

    News | 19 Mar 2007 00:00

    <UL> <LI>KLM chief executive Leo van Wijk is to become the first permanent chairman of SkyTeam when he steps down at the Dutch carrier in April. The move reflects the growing need to have a figurehead responsible for the alliance's strategy and development. </LI> <LI>Former Continental and Spirit Airlines manager Patrick Strasburger has taken up the job of chief executive of Cayman Airways replacing the retired Michael Adam. </LI> <LI>A reshuffle at Nippon Cargo Airlines sees director Koji Miyahara becoming chairman replacing Takao Kusakari who is resigning. Another director Tadamasa Ishida becomes president and chief executive, replacing Takuro Uchiyama who is to become the board's vice-chairman. </LI> <LI>Former Air Zimbabwe executive and one-time acting managing director, Peter Chikumba, has returned to the airline as its new group chief executive.</LI></UL><BR><BR><BR>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Executive-appointment-in-brief-212809/
  • Southern blues

    News | 31 May 2003 23:00

    <p>As Latin America's airline presidents gathered for their annual conference in Miami, there was precious little good news on the agenda</p> <p>The list of challenges facing Latin American and Caribbean airlines seems only to grow. Frustratingly, many of them are the result of forces outside their control, include struggling and deficit-ridden domestic economies, limited home markets and continued weakness of the important US economy. This was the thrust of every conversation at the International Airline CEO Conference held by AvNews in Miami in May.</p> <p>Add to this list worsening exchange rates, higher fuel costs, skyrocketing insurance rates, new US government assistance to competing carriers and costly US security requirements, and it is clear that these are not the best of times. </p> <p>In the case of Venezuela's Aeropostal, add political unrest to the list. "2002 was a tough year for us," says Nelson Ramiz, Aeropostal's chief executive. "We had 31% inflation, 37% interesthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southern-blues-165834/