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Airlines for America SmartBrief

News for America's commercial airlines professional

Airlines for America SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airlines for America

Alaska Air Group CFO: We've improved fuel efficiency 2.5% in Q2

8/1/2014

  • Alaska Journal of Commerce

Alaska Air Group reported $157 million in net income for the second quarter, a 50% increase from the $105 million reported in the same quarter last year. Brandon Pedersen, the chief financial officer… Read More

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Airport security news

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Airport Executives

Iraq fighting prompts FAA moves

8/1/2014

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The armed conflict in Iraq has prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to place new restrictions on U.S. airlines flying into or over the country. The FAA is prohibiting service to Erbil Interna… Read More

AIA dailyLead®

Defense and aerospace news

AIA dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Aerospace Industries Association

U.S. Navy has reduced role of UCLASS in favor of manned flights

8/1/2014

  • USNI News

The U.S. Navy has reduced the stealth and striking power of its Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike, according to reports. The move may have been a way to both save money and pr… Read More

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

The best stories about the airline passenger experience

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airline Passenger Experience Association

British Airways adds Shakespeare plays to in-flight entertainment

7/31/2014

  • Australian Business Traveller

British Airways is honoring William Shakespeare's 450th anniversary by adding audio versions of 11 of his plays to its in-flight entertainment. Travelers can choose among dramatic readings of "A Midsu… Read More

Aviation eBrief

General aviation news

Aviation eBrief

Published in partnership with: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Pilatus set to unveil PC-24 prototype in Switzerland

8/1/2014

  • AIN Online

Pilatus was set to unveil the first prototype of its new PC-24 twinjet aircraft at its factory in Stans, Switzerland, coinciding with the company's 75th anniversary. The aircraft is expected to make i… Read More

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