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News for America's commercial airlines professional

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Delta to retire fleet of Boeing 747s by 2017, CEO says

10/17/2014

  • USA Today
  • Bloomberg

Delta Air Lines plans to retire its Boeing 747 fleet by 2017, according to CEO Richard Anderson. The 747 recently hit a production milestone of 1,500 planes produced. Read More

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Airport security news

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Airport Executives

Chicago airport cargo building evacuated

10/17/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Chicago Police Department's bomb and arson unit was called to investigate a suspicious package at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The package, which had tested positive for explosives residue, w… Read More

AIA dailyLead®

Defense and aerospace news

AIA dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Aerospace Industries Association

For the U.S. Army, size does matter

10/17/2014

  • RealClearDefense

Initiatives to shrink the size of the U.S. Army during the 21st century have been reversed due to terrorist attacks and unrest in the Middle East, Daniel Goure of the Lexington Institute writes. A new… Read More

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

The best stories about the airline passenger experience

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airline Passenger Experience Association

Butlers will attend to travelers in Etihad's elite cabin

10/17/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

The Residence cabin of Etihad Airways PJSC’s A380 aircraft will soon be tended to by flying butlers trained on valet skills, concierge services, and etiquette. The staff of 13 people will wear brow… Read More

Aviation eBrief

General aviation news

Aviation eBrief

Published in partnership with: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Calif. aviation museum offers a step back in time -- for free

10/17/2014

  • Morgan Hill Times (Calif.)

The Wings of History Air Museum in San Martin, Calif., features dozens of displays from the Wright Brothers’ flights at Kitty Hawk, N.C., to a working propeller repair station. The volunteer-run mus… Read More