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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

Therapy dogs help calm travelers at airports

7/25/2014

  • USA Today

Around 20 airports in North America have therapy dog programs for travelers. Heidi Huebner, director of volunteers for the Pets Unstressing Passengers program at LAX, said the dogs offer "a breath of … Read More

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Airport security news

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Airport Executives

TSA officers discover knives disguised as keys in carry-on luggage

7/28/2014

  • Huntsville Times (Ala.), The

Transportation Security Administration officers screening passengers at Alabama's Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport discovered three knives disguised as keys in a man's carry-on bag. Carr… Read More

AIA dailyLead®

Defense and aerospace news

AIA dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Aerospace Industries Association

Video: Blakey says airline safety record is improving

7/28/2014

  • FoxNews.com

Experts say flying is still a safe way to travel, despite the recent spate of airline tragedies. "We are certainly improving our safety record, and improving it enormously," said Marion Blakey, presid… Read More

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

The best stories about the airline passenger experience

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airline Passenger Experience Association

Column: Boarding an aircraft often leads to frustration

7/24/2014

  • Quartz

Boarding an airplane is often a frustrating, chaotic experience, writes Roya Wolverson in this column. She notes that what is known as "random boarding" is actually a scientific method developed by a… Read More

Aviation eBrief

General aviation news

Aviation eBrief

Published in partnership with: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation

7/25/2014

  • AOPA Online

AOPA is exploring how aircraft ownership may be more affordable than many people believe by substantiating how "Reimagined Aircraft" can be co-owned and operated for around $65 an hour, including fuel… Read More