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  • US federal air marshals exonerated in December Miami airport fatal shooting


    US air marshals have been exonerated in the December fatal shooting of an American Airlines passenger on a Miami airport air bridge, say Florida state authorities.


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  • Executive Appointments

    News | 29 Oct 2008 15:35

    Steve Sharf, the former chief operating officer of IndiGo, has left the Indian low-cost carrier to join US carrier USA3000 as its president and chief operating...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Executive-Appointments-318105/
  • Dubai 2007: Silverjet is the business!

    News | 13 Nov 2007 00:00

    Visitors to the show can get an advance taste of the best of British luxury by visiting the Silverjet all-business class Boeing 767-200ER, which is scheduled to begin regular services between Dubai and London Luton on November 19.<BR><BR>Silverjet chairman Peter Owen and chief executive Lawrence Hunt are at the show. The airline launched operations between London and New York in January and made Dubai its second destination.<BR><BR>Silverjet is using Dubai air show as a key platform for its world-wide marketing campaign. “Silverjet is the world’s only airline to offer the convenience and luxury of a private jet without the need to own one,” said Katherine Gershon, Silverjet chief of staff. <BR><BR>“The Dubai air show 2007 afford Silverjet an unparalleled opportunity to welcome the world’s aviation industry, as well as future customers, on board to experience the Silverjet difference – from cabin interior style to food and beverage service excellence.”<BR> <HR> <P align=left><STRONhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dubai-2007-Silverjet-is-the-business-219489/
  • People: 1 May 2007

    News | 30 Apr 2007 23:00

    <UL> <LI>Norbert Marx (above) is taking on the role of senior vice-president and general manager of Jet Aviation Basel.</LI> <LI>Hawker Beechcraft has appointed Dan Weatherford as chief pilot, Hawker sales demonstration. Peter Kennedy is to become chief pilot, Beechcraft sales demonstration. </LI> <LI>Katherine Bennett has been named director, communications and government affairs at Airbus UK.</LI> <LI>Andrew Knuckey has been chosen as Flybe's new chief financial officer. </LI> <LI>International Water-Guard Industries, which manufactures water treatment systems for aircraft, has appointed Gerald Eiers as vice-president and general manager. </LI> <LI>Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has appointed the former chief executive of US lessor Boullioun Aviation Services, Robert Genise, to lead its aviation leasing division DAE Capital. </LI> <LI>Embraer's former chief executive and current chairman Mauricio Botelho has been awarded the US Wings Club's 2007 distinguished achievement award. </LI> <LIhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/People-1-May-2007-213613/
  • 'Eye in cabin' has suspicious mind

    News | 18 Sep 2006 23:00 | Rob Coppinger

    <P>BAE Systems and its research partners have completed initial tests with an in-cabin computer vision system intended to identify suspect behaviour by potential terrorists.</P> <P>Cameras in the cabin monitor passengers and software algorithms developed by the Technical University of Munich, Germany, analyse the images for movement or other actions that indicate an unruly or potentially dangerous individual, whether seated or standing. Suspect behavioural characteristics were provided by undisclosed security experts. "Some of the work includes face recognition," says BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre human factors specialist Katherine Neary.</P> <P>The tests were carried out using cabin simulators in Munich with EADS and in Hamburg with Airbus, and also on board an Airbus A340 at Munich, with actors playing the parts of passengers and terrorists. Final testing and validation is set for the third quarter of next year, in Hamburg, using a generic cabin simulator.</P> <P>BAE is shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eye-in-cabin-has-suspicious-mind-209090/
  • US federal air marshals exonerated in December Miami airport fatal shooting

    News | 25 May 2006 08:50

    US air marshals have been exonerated in the December fatal shooting of an American Airlines passenger on a Miami airport air bridge, say Florida state authorities.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-federal-air-marshals-exonerated-in-December-Miami-airport-fatal-shooting-206876/
  • Concern over workshare arrangements for F-35 components

    News | 28 Jul 2003 23:00

    <p>PETER LA FRANCHI / WASHINGTON DC</p> <p>Lockheed Martin is using restricted sourcing arrangements for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter components to ensure partner nations are guaranteed work if their industry is unable to secure a role through open competition.</p> <p>US General Accounting Office (GAO) testimony to a US Congressional subcommittee hearing says the new "strategic best value sourcing" methodology will supplement the competition-based approach to JSF supplier selection.</p> <p>Katherine Schinasi, GAO director of acquisition and management programmes, told the hearings that the plan was already raising concerns among partner nations that it could mark a return to prescribed workshare arrangements during the production phase.</p> <p>In a related report, the GAO reveals that Lockheed Martin has struck a deal with at least one major contractor to guarantee F-35 workshare to ensure continuing political support from a nation. Lockheed Martin will also reserve some work for whathttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Concern-over-workshare-arrangements-for-F-35-components-169417/