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January 4, 2013
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  • Opinion: The future is uncertain for aviation in 2012
    Scott Hamilton, managing director of an aviation consulting company, says 2013 is a tough year to predict for the airline industry. "About the only thing aviation industry insiders are clear on heading into 2013 is that there are very few sure bets to be had," he writes. However, he does focus on 10 stories to follow this year. CNN (1/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • U.S. carriers issue email scam alerts
    American Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, and Delta have all posted messages on their websites to customers to be on the lookout for email scams. Fliers should beware of one scam that points to a link to verify flight information for a reservation the traveler probably did not arrange. Read the various warning messages from the airlines in this article. The Dallas Morning News (free content)/Airline Biz blog (1/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • AMR will decide on merger within weeks, CEO says
    AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, said it will decide soon on a possible merger with US Airways. "While I cannot give you a precise date, I can tell you that we expect to bring this to conclusion within a matter of weeks," wrote AMR CEO Tom Horton in a memo to employees. A merger between American and US Airways would create the world's largest airline in terms of passenger traffic. Bloomberg Businessweek (1/3), The Wall Street Journal (1/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • United to begin Tokyo service on Boeing 787
    United is expected to begin service between Los Angeles and Tokyo today on the 787, but has delayed service between Houston and three overseas destinations. "By delaying the LOS [Lagos] and LHR [London Heathrow] service, we will use this additional time to work with Boeing to continue to improve the reliability of the aircraft," said United in an employee newsletter. (U.K.) (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Federal agency will audit FAA initiatives for air-traffic controllers
    The Office of Inspector General plans to begin an audit of the Federal Aviation Administration's initiatives to try to increase the productivity of air-traffic controllers. "Our audit objective is to determine whether FAA's controller productivity initiatives are achieving their expected benefits and will result in cost savings to the agency," said Jeff Guzzetti, assistant inspector general. (U.K.) (1/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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