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March 4, 2013
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  Company Watch 
  • Alaska Airlines' satellite guidance technology is a model for NextGen
    Alaska Airlines developed satellite guidance to help it land planes in the challenging geography of Alaska, and that technology is now the model for the Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen plans. In a state that relies heavily on air travel, Alaska Airlines has also increased its business successfully. "Growth solves a lot of problems, and Alaska has been able to grow capacity much faster than the rest of the industry," said Hunter Keay, an airline analyst at Wolfe Trahan. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (3/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Selling your business? Here are 7 things you should do now.
If you're considering selling your business, you should be doing everything you can to get the best possible price. In just 7 simple steps you can improve your chances of attracting buyers and getting big bucks for your business. Read the article and learn the 7 steps.

  Inside Aviation 
 
  • Boeing shareholders will vote on splitting CEO-chairman role
    A Boeing shareholder proposal will allow investors to vote on splitting the roles of CEO and chairman. Boeing previously said the board "believes it is in the best interest of shareholders for the board to have flexibility to determine the appropriate leadership structure." Bloomberg (3/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  Energy Bulletin 
 
  • NASA launches flight tests for DC-8 powered by biofuel
    NASA began biofuel flight tests last week with a DC-8 to measure emissions data. The DC-8 is powered by a biofuel blend derived from the camelina plant. "We believe this study will improve understanding of contrails formation and quantify potential benefits of renewable alternate fuels in terms of aviation's impact on the environment," NASA said. AVweb (3/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
How to Achieve IT Agility: A Survival Guide for IT Decision Makers
When business teams add new apps and services to already-strained networks, IT departments are accountable for making everything work. Is your team ready for this challenge? Read this eGuide to learn how IT teams are automating their networks, why they're utilizing Ethernet fabrics and SDN, and what success looks like as they regain network control and business relevance.

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  Industry Trends 
  • An airport view with Google Glass
    JetBlue recently uploaded images of what a traveler's airport experience would look like through the eyes of Google Glass, an augmented reality tool. View images of what a walk through an airport would be like with this resource. Business Insider (3/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Career Development 
  • 2 places where your recruitment process may be losing value
    Those looking to reduce recruitment costs should look at their employee-referral program and their jobs website, Lauren Smith writes. The most common problems with referral programs are that they are too hard to use and that workers are rarely reminded to participate. The biggest problem with jobs websites is that they are ineffective at building relationships with candidates, a problem that is eased if a jobs site is turned into a talent community, Smith writes. Mashable (3/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Commercial ManagerMenzies AviationDFW International Airport, TX
Manager Reservations Systems & ProceduresUS AirwaysTempe, AZ
Sr. Analyst, Reservations Systems & ProceduresUS AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
Material Controller - AOG DeskSouthern Air, Inc. Cincinnati , OH
Sr. Analyst II - Schedule PlanningUS AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
General Manager, Airport Services (IAH)Spirit AirlinesHouston, TX
Flight Ops EngineerAlaska AirlinesSeattle, WA
Manager | Pricing & Revenue Management Virgin AmericaBurlingame, CA
Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) AnalystRepublic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Manager, Aircraft Services, Announcement Number: 200219 Bonneville Power AdministrationPortland, OR
Airline Account ManagerGogoItasca, IL
Maintenance ControllerHorizon AirPortland, OR
Director, Supply Chain OperationsRepublic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Manager-Fuel Services /Into-PlaneSERVISAIRMinneapolis, MN
Manager of Engineering Southern Air, Inc.Cincinnati, OH
Manager, Fleet SupportSouthern Air, Inc.Cincinnati, OH
Engineer AvionicsJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Controller SystemJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Manager, Division ControllerSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Assistant Dispatcher Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Supervisor, Dispatch Admin. & Analysis Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Manager, Safety and Regulatory Compliance (Internal Evaluation Program)Republic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Engineer Interiors JetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Analyst, Operations Staff PlanningSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
VP OF MAINTENANCE & TECH OPSCape Air/Nantucket AirlinesHyannis, MA
International Customer Service Representative - ORDUnited AirlinesChicago, IL
Station Manager - Los Angeles International Airport LAX AccuFleet InternationalLos Angeles, CA
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The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret."
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