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  • US FAA grants all-business startup Eos full operating certificate

    News | 14 Sep 2005 21:40 | Darren Maas

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place>US</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> FAA has granted all-business startup Eos a full operating certificate, allowing the carrier to meet its October launch.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The airline is planning to inaugurate its 48-seat Boeing 757-200ER service between New York JFK and London <span class=spelle>Stansted</span> on October 1. This will be followed later in the month with a second frequency when all three of the carrier’s 757s are operational.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Currently, the carrier has just one aircraft fitted withttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-FAA-grants-all-business-startup-Eos-full-operating-certificate-289898/
  • Canadian company to design safe flight path

    News | 14 Sep 2005 20:53 | Darren Maas

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Canadian based MacDonald, <span class=spelle>Dettwiler</span> and Associates (MDA) has been awarded a C$1 million $847,000 contract by the US FAA to upgrade the design of safe flight paths for aircraft.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Few details are being disclosed, although MDS says the system will be similar to one already designed for the <st1:country-region><st1:place>US</st1:place></st1:country-region> air force.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The FAA contract includes an option to extend the program over a four year period.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“If fully implemented, the solution should significantly rehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canadian-company-to-design-safe-flight-path-293026/
  • Swiss, United seek blanket codeshare rights

    News | 13 Sep 2005 21:21 | Darren Maas

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Swiss International Air Lines and United Airlines are seeking US DOT approval for blanket codeshare authority.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The new agreement would relieve the two carriers from filing with the regulator if they want to expand or contract their codeshare.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Swiss and United intend to implement the new rules from October 3, unless the DOT objects.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>United is an anchor member of the Star Alliance, which is expected to add South African Airways and Swiss within the next 12 months.</p> </div> </div> </body>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiss-United-seek-blanket-codeshare-rights-289676/
  • Lan Argentina plans to add a fifth domestic route

    News | 12 Sep 2005 21:35 | Darren Maas

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Latin American startup <span class=spelle>Lan</span> Argentina is planning to add a fifth domestic route to its network on September 17 with the launch of Saturday-only service between its Buenos Airs base and Rio Gallegos in Santa Cruz.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The carrier, which began serving the domestic market in June, will expand the route to twice weekly on October 5 when its adds a Wednesday flight between the two cities.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>This expansion is part of a schedule expansion that has seen the startup add services to Bariloche and Puerto Iguazu to its launch services to <st1:City><st1:place>Cordoba</st1:place></st1:City> and <st1:City><st1:place>Mendohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lan-Argentina-plans-to-add-a-fifth-domestic-route-289850/
  • US startup Eos gets permission to sell tickets

    News | 12 Sep 2005 17:14 | Darren Maas

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place>US</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> DOT has granted all-business startup Eos the right to sell tickets on its planned October 1 inaugural between New York JFK and London <span class=spelle>Stansted</span> before being fully certified as an air carrier.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The airline was expecting to receive full certification on September 9, but that application is still pending. However, DOT on September 7 granted the airline the right to begin selling tickets on the planned transatlantic service.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“On September 7 we orally gave Eos an exemption to begin sellinghttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-startup-Eos-gets-permission-to-sell-tickets-290234/
  • American to drop gates, concourses in new St Louis deal

    News | 09 Sep 2005 19:32 | Darren Maas

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>American Airlines is planning to drop two concourses and 25 of the 56 gates at <st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place>St Louis</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> airport after the current lease expires on December 31.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The <st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place>US</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> major plans to continue to operate concourse C, but will no longer rent gates at concourses B and D.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“We are consolidating our remaining flightshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-to-drop-gates-concourses-in-new-St-Louis-deal-288369/