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  • Finnish Air Force opts for PC-12 liaison fleet


    Finland's air force has selected the Pilatus PC-12 NG single-engine turboprop to replace six Piper Chieftain aircraft. In a statement ,...


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  • Great Lakes, SkyWest and Sun Air win DOT EAS contracts

    News | 06 Aug 2012 14:57 | Edward Russell

    <p>The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded essential air service (EAS) subsidy contracts for six cities to Great Lakes Aviation, Sun Air Express...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Great-Lakes-SkyWest-and-Sun-Air-win-DOT-EAS-contracts-375137/
  • Western Air targets abandoned Air Jamaica routes

    News | 25 Mar 2010 21:16 | Megan Kuhn

    <p>Bahamian carrier Western Air seeks to grow its scheduled international network beyond two forthcoming Jamaican routes being abandoned by Air Jamaica.</p><p>The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Western-Air-targets-abandoned-Air-Jamaica-routes-339966/
  • Finnish Air Force opts for PC-12 liaison fleet

    News | 24 Apr 2009 13:18 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Finland's air force has selected the Pilatus PC-12 NG single-engine turboprop to replace six Piper Chieftain aircraft. In a statement ,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Finnish-Air-Force-opts-for-PC-12-liaison-fleet-325635/
  • Las Vegas' Vision Air seeks scheduled rights

    News | 09 Nov 2005 14:55 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place>Las Vegas</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> on-demand charter carrier Vision Air is seeking authority to launch scheduled interstate services using 19-seat turboprops.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The privately-held carrier currently offers tour flights between <st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place>North Las Vegas</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> airport and <st1:place><st1:PlaceName><st1:PlaceName>Grand Canyon</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType>National Park</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> using five <http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Las-Vegas-Vision-Air-seeks-scheduled-rights-288147/
  • UK regional start-up Alpha One plans October start

    News | 27 Sep 2005 13:15 | Mark Pilling

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">UK</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> regional carrier Alpha One Airways founder Martin Halstead expects the start-up airline to take to the air by the end of October.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Alpha One intends to fly an intense daily schedule piloted by Halstead and other members of the airline’s management team. The network will include a service between <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Oxford</st1:City></st1:City> and <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Cambridge</st1:City></st1:City>, and a rotation between <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Oxford</st1:City></st1:City> and a northern <st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">UK</st1:couhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-regional-start-up-Alpha-One-plans-October-start-289140/
  • Arpey: The American Airlines way

    News | 01 Dec 2004 00:00 | David Field

    <P><STRONG>A youthful leader sees culture change as the way to find enough savings, and enough unity at long-fractious American Airlines, to weather the crisis</STRONG></P> <P>When Gerard Arpey "got this job" at American Airlines, as he likes to say of his unexpected promotion after predecessor Don Carty was forced out in early 2003, one of the first things he did was sell the modern art that had decorated the halls of the airline's headquarters. He replaced it with photos from American's archives of events in the history of the airline and its predecessors. </P> <P>Pointing to a view of Charles Lindbergh in the cockpit of an aircraft of one of American's forebears, Arpey says that the previous interior design had lacked such a sense of connection: "If you walked around here, you couldn't tell you were at an airline. It could have been a potato chip company for all you could tell." It is this focus on airline fundamentals that illuminates everything Arpey has done in his 18 months on thttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Arpey-The-American-Airlines-way-190341/