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US carriers remove, disable oxygen generators

US carriers remove, disable oxygen generators

WASHINGTON – American carriers have over the past three weeks removed or disabled bathroom oxygen generators on 6,000 jetliners and other aircraft over security concerns, officials said on Thursday. Reuters reports that the Federal Aviation Administration issued a secret directive to airlines in February to address the issue, concerned someone could exploit the privacy of […]

Alaska Airlines discontinuing Eureka and Redding service

Alaska Airlines discontinuing Eureka and Redding service

SEATTLE – Alaska Airlines today announced it is discontinuing all flights from Eureka and Redding, Calif., to Los Angeles, effective April 17, 2011. The Alaska flights are operated by Horizon Air. “We tried a variety of alternatives over the past several years to improve the financial performance of these markets. Unfortunately, we saw no significant […]

Twice Daily Flights To/From New York

Twice Daily Flights To/From New York

Beginning in March 2011 Turkish Airlines will increase service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Istanbul. From March 23rd through April 25th, Turkish Airlines will offer a second flight on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. From April 26th through October 28th, Turkish Airlines will offer two flights every day to/from New York. The […]

A View from the Top: Turkish Airlines to Move NY Office to Empire State Building

A View from the Top: Turkish Airlines to Move NY Office to Empire State Building

On February 15th Turkish Airlines announced that they will be moving their NY Office from Westbury, New York to the 75th floor of the Empire State Building in Manhattan. The move will take place this March, and is an important step for Turkish Airlines as they continue to increase their presence in the United States. […]

Garuda Indonesia continues fleet expansion

Garuda Indonesia continues fleet expansion

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Garuda Indonesia and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) today announced the signing of an operating lease for six Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft and three CFM56-7B engines. The agreement was signed in Jakarta by Emirsyah Satar, President and CEO of Garuda Indonesia, and GECAS Executive Vice President, Mike Jones. Three aircraft are […]