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March 6, 2013
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  Company Watch 
  • JetBlue chairman looks at US Airways-AA merger
    Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways, looks at the merits of a merger between American Airlines and US Airways. "Joining forces is supposed to mean more efficiencies, market access, and price leverage," he writes. "With these gains, firms expect to offer better service to customers and returns to investors." Forbes (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Delta Air Lines increases service options
    Delta Air Lines says it will expand its service from Los Angeles by 17 flights a day as it seeks to capture demand away from airlines that use the city's international airport as a hub. Delta is looking to boost its L.A. departures to 118 flights a day by July. Bloomberg (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Inside Aviation 
  • 787 battery charger passes tests by NTSB
    Meggitt, the company that manufactures the 787 battery charger, says the charger passed testing from the National Transportation Safety Board. "The battery charging unit passed all significant tests and no anomalies were detected," the NTSB said. Air Transport World (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • FAA comments on sequestration measures
    The Federal Aviation Administration has commented on closing air-traffic control towers due to the sequester. The FAA, which is reviewing towers on a case-by-case basis, says it could remove individual towers from the list of proposed closures if it's shown to be in the national interest to keep them open. CNN (3/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Energy Bulletin 
  • Researchers use algae gene to boost oil content in plant leaves
    Scientists at Michigan State University used a gene from green algae to boost the oil content in the leaves of the Arabidopsis thaliana plant, a breakthrough that could have implications for bioenergy production, according to a report in the journal The Plant Cell. "If oil can be extracted from leaves, stems and seeds, the potential energy capacity of plants may double," lead researcher Christoph Benning said. DomesticFuel.com (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Regulatory Update 
  • Airport officials disagree with Homeland Security on delays
    Airport officials are disagreeing with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano about delays from sequestration. "We haven't had any slowdowns at all," said Marshall Lowe, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport. Chicago O'Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta also reported normal operations. The Washington Times (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Industry Trends 
  • IATA predicts rise in air travel demand for 2013
    Global demand for air travel should increase in 2013, according to the International Air Transport Association. "Recent months have seen some positive economic signs emerge in both the U.S. and China, and the eurozone crisis seems to have stabilized," said IATA CEO Tony Tyler. Reuters (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Career Development 
  • Has your company culture caught a cold?
    Every company's culture can falter, and it's up to leaders to become healers, writes Mike Figliuolo. Timely first aid can help put your culture back on track and prevent lazy or disgruntled workers from infecting others. "As a leader, it's on you to ensure only the purest essence of what you want your culture to be is passed along to future generations of leaders on your team," Figliuolo writes. ThoughtLeaders blog (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Sr. Analyst I-Route PlanningUS AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
Business Analyst, Customer Strategy US AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
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
Manager of Engineering Southern Air, Inc.Cincinnati, OH
Manager, Fleet SupportSouthern Air, Inc.Cincinnati, OH
Controller SystemJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Engineer AvionicsJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Maintenance ControllerHorizon AirPortland, OR
Director, Supply Chain OperationsRepublic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Manager, Division ControllerSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Manager, Safety and Regulatory Compliance (Internal Evaluation Program)Republic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Engineer Interiors JetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Assistant Dispatcher Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Supervisor, Dispatch Admin. & Analysis Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Manager-Fuel Services /Into-PlaneSERVISAIRMinneapolis, MN
Analyst, Operations Staff PlanningSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
International Customer Service Representative - ORDUnited AirlinesChicago, IL
Station Manager - Los Angeles International Airport LAX AccuFleet InternationalLos Angeles, CA
Sr. Analyst Network DevelopmentAmerican AirlinesFort Worth, TX
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