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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

Virgin America files for IPO

7/28/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Virgin America plans to move ahead with an initial public offering, according to a regulatory filing today. The carrier plans to raise at least $115 million through the IPO. U.K. billionaire Richard B… 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

Ice cream heralds return of summer for Air Berlin

7/27/2014

  • Travel Daily News International (Greece)

Passengers on Air Berlin will once again be treated to gourmet ice cream as they fly to popular summer holiday destinations such as Mallorca. The airline, which is Germany's second largest, will partn… Read More

Aviation eBrief

General aviation news

Aviation eBrief

Published in partnership with: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Cessna unveils diesel Skyhawk JT-A

7/28/2014

  • AOPA Online
  • Flying online

Cessna announced plans to offer a Cessna 172 Turbo Skyhawk JT-A powered by diesel. "The recent advances and growing maturity in diesel engine technology in the aviation market now give us the means to… Read More

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