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February 11, 2013
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  • TSA seeks private firms to provide data for PreCheck
    The Transportation Security Administration is asking for private firms to submit proposals to help expand its PreCheck program. "To maximize industry's opportunities, TSA is specifically looking for processes that minimize government involvement through the use of non-governmental data for risk analysis of applicants," the agency said. Homeland Security Today (2/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Flight schedules return to normal after weekend storm
    Airports began reinstating flight schedules Sunday following a storm in the Northeast that had caused as many as 6,600 cancellations since Thursday. Boston Logan International Airport was the last to resume operations. "Airlines will be rebuilding their schedules throughout the day, and we should be at full capacity by the end of the day," Massachusetts Port Authority spokesman Matthew Brelis said Sunday. USA Today/Today In The Sky blog (2/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • European safety agency certifies Airbus A350 engines
    The Airbus A350 has received certification for its engines from European safety authorities. The Trent XWB turbofans are the largest commercial jet engines built by Rolls-Royce. Airbus plans to complete a maiden flight of the A350 in the summer. Reuters (2/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • U.S. regulators likely to approve AMR-US Airways merger, experts say
    U.S. regulators would probably approve a merger between US Airways and American Airlines, experts say. "If a merger combines complementary networks, that could bring benefits to consumers," said Alison Smith, an antitrust lawyer not involved in the AMR deal. However, the Justice Department could require the sale of some takeoff and landing slots at busy airports. The Wall Street Journal (2/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Airport Specialist IV (Security)Grand Junction Regional AirportGrand Junction, CO
Director of MaintenanceMemphis-Shelby County Airport AuthorityMemphis, TN
Sr. Maintenance Manager, Electrical & Electronic SystemsPort of SeattleSeattle, WA
Airport Operations TechnicianCity of Minot, Minot International AirportMinot, ND
Assistant Airport Operations ManagerDelaware River & Bay AuthorityDover, DE
Associate Deputy Airport Director, Hotel DeveloperSan Francisco International Airport (SFO)US - San Francisco
Director (Chief), Public Safety, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA)Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA)US - Nashville, TN
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