News Listings for King Salmon

  • Alaska Central Express Beech 1900C destroyed in crash

    News | 15 Mar 2013 14:32 | Kristin Majcher

    <p>A twin-engined Beechcraft 1900C turboprop crashed 10 miles east of Aleknagik, Alaska on 8 March after impacting rising terrain, a preliminary report from...
  • PenAir Caravan's engine was running as it crashed

    News | 20 Dec 2001 18:34 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada PT6A-114 engine powering the PenAir Cessna 208 Caravan that crashed on 10 October in Alaska was running at the time of impact and the propeller was within its operating range, National Transportation Safety Board experts have determined.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>In its preliminary report released today, the NTSB also says that its examination and teardown of the engine and propeller found no pre-existing failures. <u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Cessna 208, registered N9530F and operating as PenAir flight 350 en route to King Salmon, Alaska, crashed shortly after takeoff from Dillingham on Bristol Bay outside Anchorage. All ten people on board were killed a
  • PenAir looks to expand and fill Reeve Aleutian void

    News | 11 Dec 2000 23:15 | Brendan Sobie

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; tab-stops:171.0pt'>Peninsula Airways (PenAir) is looking to acquire additional aircraft to support its expansion of service to the Aleutian Islands off Alaska following the 5 December suspension of operations by rival Reeve Aleutian Airways.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; tab-stops:171.0pt'>PenAir president Orin Seybert tells <i>ATI </i>he plans to add a Fairchild Metroliner III and a Saab 340 by April 2001. Giving PenAir a fleet of six Metroliners and three 340s, the additional aircraft will allow PenAir to absorb the summer schedule of Reeve Aleutian.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; tab-stops:171.0pt'>PenAir introduced service to the remote settlement of Adak today and has already added frequenc
  • Airbus and Boeing set to clash over longer ETOPS

    News | 07 May 1999 16:16 | Kieran Daly

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Airbus Industrie is preparing a robust set of objections to US FAA proposals to increase the maximum time away from an airport that twin-engine aircraft are allowed to fly from 180min to 207min.</P> <P>The European manufacturer and Boeing are on opposite sides of the argument over whether to permit such operations, primarily over the North Pacific and Polar regions, reflecting the fact that Boeing is increasingly offering the twin-engined 777 for use on such routes while Airbus has the four-engined, and therefore unrestricted, A340.</P> <P>The FAA is asking for public comment on the issue following a request from the US Air Transport Association (ATA) for the extended-range, twin-engine operations (ETOPS) limit to be increased by 15% to the 207min figure.</P> <P>In its submission, the ATA uses a Boeing 777 reliability study which explains: "At times some North Pacific alternates may be unavailable in the planning phase or during flight as
  • American Airlines Cargo and AEI International announce partnership

    News | 06 Aug 1997 10:19 | Paul Richfield

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>American Airlines (AA) Cargo has announced a global partnership with Air Express International (AEI), a Darien, Connecticut-based international freight forwarder. The two companies shared over $35 million in joint revenues in 1996.</P> <P>Under the terms of the agreement, AA Cargo will provide special pricing, space allocations, automation, handling considerations and dedicated personnel to AEI on a worldwide basis in exchange for designation as AEI's preferred carrier.</P> <P>AA Cargo president, Dave Brooks: "By affirming and formalising our commitment to each other, we are taking this long-standing relationship to the next level. With the continued expansion of our service network, relationships such as this one with AEI cause both partners to prosper."</P> <P>AEI and AA Cargo are networked together via an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), computer system, which allows for easier planning, and billing. "We pay for the space in advance,