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March 13, 2013
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  • Southwest has firm order for 31 Boeing aircraft, exec says
    Southwest Airlines could buy more Boeing aircraft to help the carrier expand service, according to Brian Hirshman, senior vice president of technical operations. "Next year we have firm orders of 31 airplanes from Boeing, all -800s, and we're looking at is that enough or do we need to substitute that with some used airplanes," he said. Southwest is also the launch customer for the Boeing 737 MAX, which is due out around 2017. Reuters (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • U.S. airlines compete for expanded service to Brazil
    U.S. airlines are competing for expanded airline service to Sao Paulo, Brazil. An agreement with Brazil will allow 14 additional weekly flights this year, but U.S. carriers have applied for 28 additional flights. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US Airways have applied with the Department of Transportation to expand service. Travel Weekly (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • American Airlines: TSA should reassess plan to allow small knives
    American Airlines has added its voice to the growing chorus of critics of the Transportation Security Administration's proposed policy change allowing small knives in carry-on bags. "We encourage the TSA to reassess its proposed revisions to the prohibited items list," wrote Will Ris, senior vice president at American. Delta Air Lines and US Airways have also voiced concern over the TSA policy change. ABC News (3/12), CNN (3/13), The Hill/Transportation blog (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • 6 lessons in the aftermath of Yahoo's telecommuting memo
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer ended telecommuting at the company as one of a series of changes designed to improve office culture and spur innovation, Dana Theus writes. Mayer was right to take a stand and have managers communicate the news privately to affected workers first, but the memo was not culture-driven or sensitive to affected employees, Theus writes. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership (3/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Commercial ManagerMenzies AviationDFW International Airport, TX
Shift Manager - Passenger Service,US AirwaysCharlotte, NC
Manager Reservations Systems & ProceduresUS AirwaysTempe, AZ
Sr. Analyst I-Route PlanningUS AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
Business Analyst, Customer Strategy US AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
Maintenance Planner Virgin AmericaBurlingame, CA
Technical Operation - Strategic Inventory Analysis, Manager United AirlinesChicago, IL
Director - Loyalty MarketingHawaiian AirlinesHonolulu, HI
Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) AnalystRepublic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Manager, Aircraft Services, Announcement Number: 200219 Bonneville Power AdministrationPortland, OR
General Manager, Airport Services (IAH)Spirit AirlinesHouston, TX
Flight Ops EngineerAlaska AirlinesSeattle, WA
Manager | Pricing & Revenue Management Virgin AmericaBurlingame, CA
Area Sales Manager - Atlanta BasedInventory Locator ServiceAtlanta, GA
Controller SystemJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Engineer AvionicsJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Director, Supply Chain OperationsRepublic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Manager, Division ControllerSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
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
International Customer Service Representative - ORDUnited AirlinesChicago, IL
Sr. Analyst Network DevelopmentAmerican AirlinesFort Worth, TX
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