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March 1, 2013
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  Company Watch 
  • AMR Corp. reports monthly profit for January
    AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, reported a monthly profit for January of $44 million. "Our strong financial results in January reflect the increasing positive momentum from our restructuring and highlight the significant progress we are making towards building the new American," spokesman Sean Collins said. Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas) (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • American Airlines seeks to expand flights to Brazil
    American Airlines has asked federal regulators to approve daily flights from Los Angeles and Chicago to Sao Paulo, Brazil. "American is committed to expanding its presence throughout Brazil to match customer demand in this extremely important and growing market," said Chuck Schubert, American's vice president of network planning. The carrier flies to Sao Paulo from New York, Miami and Dallas/Fort Worth. The Dallas Morning News (free content)/Airline Biz Blog (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Inside Aviation 
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  Regulatory Update 
  • Airport officials, airlines prepare for sequester
    Airport officials are planning for budget cuts from the sequester. "While the safety of air travelers will never be compromised, we will continue as always to work collaboratively with our federal partners to keep the impacts on our travelers at a minimum," said Victoria Lupica, spokeswoman for Philadelphia International Airport. USA Today/Today in the Sky blog (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • FAA says sequester will prompt air-traffic tower closures: The Federal Aviation Administration has notified 168 air-traffic control towers operated by contractors of pending closures on April 1. The towers that will be closed handle around 5.8% of commercial airline traffic in the U.S. CNN (3/1), Bloomberg Businessweek (3/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Industry Trends 
  • United delivers passengers and also their luggage
    United's baggage-delivery program is now available at 36 airports including Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The program offers delivery within a 100-mile radius of the airport, and the fee is in addition to regular checked-bag fees. Fliers who set up delivery within a 40-mile radius of the airport can pay $29.95 for the first bag, $39.95 for two bags and $49.95 for up to eight bags. The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Career Development 
  • 3 ways to boost employee retention without giving out raises
    Even if you can't offer your employees higher salaries, you can encourage them to stay by giving them the flexibility needed to excel, communicating your business' purpose and giving them some control over their work, according to Daniel Pink. In fact, for some employees, those actions provide more workplace satisfaction than money, Pink says. Business Insider (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
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
Flight Ops EngineerAlaska AirlinesSeattle, WA
Manger | 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
Manager Future Schedules JetBlue AirwaysLong Island City, NY
Manager of Engineering Southern Air, Inc.Cincinnati, OH
Manager, Fleet SupportSouthern Air, Inc.Cincinnati, OH
Airline Account ManagerGogoItasca, IL
Controller SystemJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Engineer AvionicsJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Manager, Division ControllerSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Manager, Safety and Regulatory Compliance (Internal Evaluation Program)Republic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Analyst, Operations Staff PlanningSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Engineer Interiors JetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Maintenance ControllerHorizon AirPortland, OR
Director, Supply Chain OperationsRepublic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
VP OF MAINTENANCE & TECH OPSCape Air/Nantucket AirlinesHyannis, MA
Assistant Dispatcher Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Supervisor, Dispatch Admin. & Analysis Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
International Customer Service Representative - ORDUnited AirlinesChicago, IL
Station Manager - Los Angeles International Airport LAX AccuFleet InternationalLos Angeles, CA
Manager-Fuel Services /Into-PlaneSERVISAIRMinneapolis, MN
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