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October 11, 2012
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  Company Watch 
 
  • Delta eyes New York market with added routes, landing spots
    Delta Air Lines has added more than 100 daily flights at La Guardia Airport in New York, a move that it hopes will increase market share in the region. The airline this year acquired landing spots from US Airways. "We're trying to win New York. That's really what this expansion is about," said Gail Grimmett, a Delta executive. The Wall Street Journal (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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 It’s winning minds as well as hearts.
The Airbus A380 has won the hearts of millions of travelers with its unrivalled space, comfort and quietness. “It made the flight seem short. I wish it had been longer,” said one. Love and profits go hand in hand. The A380 allows operators to fill more seats, gain market share and improve the bottom line. What's not to love? Learn more in our special feature - Love at first flight.
 

  Energy Bulletin 
  • U.S. Navy continues to pursue biofuels
    The U.S. Navy will continue to leverage its fleet in the development of biofuels technology, Secretary Ray Mabus says. "The technology is there," he said at an event this week hosted by the National Aeronautic Association, referring to biofuel technology that may make alternative fuels a viable option between 2018 and 2024. "What we can do is speed that up to make it more competitive." Aerospace Daily & Defense Report (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Pat Croce Reveals His Insights for Acting on Your Passion
If you're ready to "get your butt off the couch and get into the game of life," it's time to get inspired by this successful entrepreneur and leadership expert. Read the featured article.

  Regulatory Update 
 
  • CFTC chief backs appeal of ruling on position limits
    According to Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the commission drafted the original rule that would limit the number of contracts that commodities traders could hold, which should have taken effect this month, at the request of Congress. Last month, a judge threw out the commission's attempt to place limits on speculation in commodity markets. Position limits were included as part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial oversight law, but the law did not clearly order the commission to impose them, critics say. Reuters (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • EU is preparing to enforce unified air space
    European Union Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas is expected to give a speech today warning of legal action his department will take against member countries that are not compliant with the EU's Single European Sky program. The program was adopted by the EU and its members in recent years to create a more efficient air traffic management system, but not all air traffic management agencies have made the required changes. The Wall Street Journal (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Time off boosts employee morale — and other pleasant surprises
New research reveals that a clearly articulated time-off policy that's fairly, transparently implemented improves employee productivity and morale —creating a happier, more loyal workforce for long term success.
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  Industry Trends 
  • Travel agents offer help with comparing ancillary services
    More travel agents have added comparison shopping for airline ancillary products to their list of services, this feature says. This process is generally time-consuming and complicated because of the large variety of add-ons being offered and the different ways airlines display information, agents say. Travel Weekly (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Career Development 
  • A positive attitude can be contagious, research finds
    Managers can help workers stay more upbeat on the job by keeping them away from the chronic complainers and exposing them more to those employees who are motivated and energized, research shows. Such energy drainers can influence employees, but being positive also "is a catching disease," says Jon Katzenbach, Booz & Company senior partner. CNNMoney/Fortune (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Manager, Accounting Revenue-Company SalesUS AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
General Manager - Ramp Operations (OKC)G2 Secure Staff, LLC (OKC) Will Rogers World Airport, OK
Director of Business DevelopmentAirborne Global SolutionsWilmington, OH
System/Business Analyst-Revenue AccountingUS AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
Project Engineering - (Technical OperationsUnited AirlinesChicago, IL
Engineer - Minimum Equipment ListUnited AirlinesChicago, IL
Customer Service ManagerHorizon AirSacramento, CA
Airport Operations Safety - ManagerUnited AirlinesCleveland, OH
Simulator Engineer (Simulator TechnicianUnited AirlinesHouston, TX
Customer Service Manager IIAlaska AirlinesCalgary, Alberta, Canada
Manager - Airport Operations SafetyUnited AirlinesWashington, DC
Manager SustainabilityJetBlue Airways, IncLong Island City, NY
Vice President, Product DevelopmentConnexionsEden Prairie, MN
Managing Director, Airline Industry Public Relations and CommunicationsAirlines for America (A4A)Washington, DC
Managing Director, Government and Regulatory Communications Airlines for America (A4A)Washington, DC
Communications CoordinatorAirlines for America (A4A)Washington, DC
GENERAL MANAGER-Los Angeles International AirportServisairLos Angeles, CA
VP OF TECHNICAL OPERATIONSCape Air/Nantucket AirlinesHyannis, MA
Manager, Social MediaAirlines for America (A4A)Washington, DC
Assistant Dispatcher Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Director, Quality AssuranceMiami Air InternationalMiami, FL
Supervisor - International Inflight ServiceUnited AirlinesLondon, United Kingdom
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  SmartQuote 
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action."
--Benjamin Disraeli,
British politician


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