Proposed UPS facility means jobs for Arlington, Texas | Hawaiian, pilots reach deal; includes 45% pay raise | American Airlines agrees to purchase stake in China Southern
March 28, 2017
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Proposed UPS facility means jobs for Arlington, Texas
A proposed UPS shipping hub in Arlington, Texas, would bring an estimated 1,400 jobs to the community.
Transport Topics Online/Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram (3/27) 
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Hawaiian, pilots reach deal; includes 45% pay raise
Hawaiian, pilots reach deal; includes 45% pay raise
(Ted Aljibe)
Hawaiian Airlines' 670 pilots have ratified a new five-year labor deal with the airline. The new contract includes pay increases of up to 45%.
Air Transport World (3/27) 
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Airline passenger numbers hit all-time high in US
Airline passenger numbers in the US reached a new high in 2016, with 929 million domestic and international passengers taking to the skies. The previous record was 898 million, set in 2015.
Reuters (3/27) 
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Register for the 2017 ATA e-Business Forum, June 12-14 in Amsterdam
Learn about the latest advances in information exchange for the commercial aviation industry to support engineering, maintenance, materiel and flight operations. This is the industry's premier event dedicated to information exchange standards (S1000D, Spec 2000, iSpec 2200, Spec 2300, Spec 2500, Spec 42, etc.) and technologies in the commercial aviation industry. Topics will include aircraft transfer records, e-procurement, reliability data collection, digital data security, authorized release certificates, technical data exchange, e-logbook data and maintenance execution records. Additional information.
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A4A, IATA: Wings of Change Conference, Miami
Airlines for America is supporting IATA and the Miami-Dade Beacon Council in holding the Wings of Change Aviation Conference at the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove, May 2-3. Nick Calio, A4A's President and CEO, will join other senior industry leaders in this 1.5-day event focusing on the challenges and opportunities for commercial aviation across the Americas region. For more information, visit the event website or directly register here.
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FedEx Junior Business Challenge fosters young entrepreneurs
FedEx is working with Junior Achievement Worldwide to create the FedEx Junior Business Challenge, a program to encourage entrepreneurship among young people. The challenge is being produced in conjunction with the PGA Tour.
The Business Journals (tiered subscription model)/Memphis, Tenn. (3/27) 
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On-the-spot mindfulness defuses workplace stress
On-the-spot mindfulness diffuses workplace stress
General Mills, Google, Intel, the Marines and the Seattle Seahawks have implemented mindfulness meditation to ease stress in the workforce. One form of meditation well-suited for the workplace is on-the-spot mindfulness intervention, which is a shorter period of mindfulness than the typical one-hour session and applies to a specific situation.
INSEAD Knowledge (3/27) 
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