Tag: mechanics

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42 0

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its ... Read More

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 21:41 0

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement as ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00 3

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53 0

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines ... Read More

Frontier Airlines mechanics ratify union contract with Teamsters

Frontier Airlines mechanics ratify union contract with Teamsters

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 17:10 0

Frontier Airlines mechanics have voted to ratify their most recent contract with the Teamsters by a margin of 96 percent. The agreement will be in ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:29 3

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that they supposedly were outside their ... Read More

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 22:52 0

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 to Honolulu. Today, the ... Read More

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 21:47 0

Getting on an American Airlines flight may not be the same for some passengers after reading a Letter by Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines. ... Read More

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 17:05 0

Tonight, at an exclusive gala evening, visit.brussels awards the title of destination ambassador to 18 partners who greatly contributed to publicising Brussels in 2018 and ... Read More

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2018 07:24 3

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance ... Read More

Head-on collision: 9 killed, dozens injured in Turkish high-speed train disaster

Head-on collision: 9 killed, dozens injured in Turkish high-speed train disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 04:34 0

At least nine people were killed and 47 others injured when a high-speed train crashed into a pilot engine traveling along the same rails in ... Read More

Southwest reaches tentative agreement with pilots union on Boeing 737-800

Southwest reaches tentative agreement with pilots union on Boeing 737-800

editor editor- October 15, 2010 02:44 0

DALLAS - The decision to bring the Boeing 737-800 into the Southwest Airlines fleet moved yet another step closer to reality today as the Board ... Read More

Mechanics snub American Airlines contract proposal

Mechanics snub American Airlines contract proposal

editor editor- August 26, 2010 03:47 0

Members of American Airlines' mechanics union rejected a contract proposal and authorized union leaders to call a strike, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) said. Read More

Union wars heat up at American Airlines

Union wars heat up at American Airlines

editor editor- August 11, 2010 04:35 0

A group of American Airlines mechanics who are dissatisfied with the Transport Workers Union's representation have launched a drive to unseat the TWU. Read More

Icelandair mechanics’ strike halted

Icelandair mechanics’ strike halted

editor editor- March 23, 2010 05:24 0

Iceland's parliament passed a law Monday afternoon to terminate Icelandair's mechanics' strike that lasted 16 hours. Several Icelandair flights from Iceland to Europe were delayed ... Read More

Mechanics target outsourced aircraft maintenance

Mechanics target outsourced aircraft maintenance

editor editor- December 17, 2009 06:55 0

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. Read More

United Airlines to recall 107 line mechanics

United Airlines to recall 107 line mechanics

editor editor- May 23, 2009 10:07 0

CHICAGO — United Airlines says it will recall 107 furloughed mechanics. Read More

Report: Airlines are hiring mechanics who can’t speak English, read manuals

Report: Airlines are hiring mechanics who can’t speak English, read manuals

editor editor- May 21, 2009 05:48 0

Investigators reportedly have uncovered evidence of airline repair centers hiring low-wage mechanics who are unable to read English. Read More

Southwest Airlines reaches agreements with pilots and mechanics

Southwest Airlines reaches agreements with pilots and mechanics

editor editor- January 31, 2009 04:40 0

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines and the Southwest Airlines Pilot Association (SWAPA) announced today they have reached an agreement in principle on a new, five-year ... Read More

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