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Kingfisher cannot afford maintenance, grounds 15 planes

MUMBAI, India - Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines has grounded 15 aircraft after being unable to meet maintenance and overhaul expenses, a move that could curtail its domestic and international operat

FAA to collect $787,500 from American Airlines

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking to collect three proposed civil penalties totaling $787,500 from American Airlines for maintenance violations.

Rwandair employs local engineers

Following the recent acquisition of two CRJ200 aircraft from Germany’s Lufthansa, which come with a spare part and maintenance support package, RwandAir has reportedly recruited 6 Rwandan aircraft e

Mechanics target outsourced aircraft maintenance

The union that represents mechanics at American Airlines plans to launch a publicity campaign on Wednesday aimed at steering travelers away from airplanes maintained overseas.

Delta-Hawaiian maintenance deal reached

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines Inc.'s maintenance unit has reached an agreement for servicing Hawaiian Airlines planes, a deal that could be worth as much as $500 million.

Economics, not age is the reason for retiring old aircraft

BRUSSELS — The Airbus 310 that crashed Tuesday was 19 years old, yet experts say older planes can keep going strong for years as long as companies are willing to invest what it takes to keep them sk

Flights to El Salvador criticized by Southwest workers

DALLAS - Dispatchers at Southwest Airlines Co. on Tuesday raised safety concerns about flights to El Salvador, where the airline plans to send jets for major maintenance work.

BTC supports aircraft maintenance outsourcing moratorium

RADNOR, PA - Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today in a letter to Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-8th CA) called for support for a moratorium, to be included in the 2008-2009 n

Teamsters oppose Frontier’s attempts to subcontract maintenance work

DENVER, CO (September 11, 2008) - The Teamsters union on Thursday said it will oppose Frontier Airlines Inc.'s attempt to subcontract maintenance work.

United Airlines names James Keenan senior vice president of United Services

CHICAGO, IL (August 4, 2008) – UAL Corporation, the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, today announced that James E.