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December 14, 2012
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Selling your business? Here are 7 things you should do now.
If you're considering selling your business, you should be doing everything you can to get the best possible price. In just 7 simple steps you can improve your chances of attracting buyers and getting big bucks for your business. Read the article and learn the 7 steps.

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  Trends & Technology 
  • IATA: 2012 is the safest year ever
    This year boasts the highest safety record ever in air travel, according to the International Air Travel Association. According to the statistics, there was one significant crash per 5.3 million flights of modern western-built aircraft. The group also claimed that according to the statistics, a person could fly for 14,000 years without experiencing a crash. The Guardian (London) (12/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Leave bottle opening to the Skytender
    The Skytender Trolley eliminates the need for flight attendants to open and pour from drink containers. Equipped for hot and cold beverage options, the trolley can produce 235 drinks out of more than 100 available flavors, and it dispenses hot and cold water. blog (12/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Policy & Regulatory 
  • Privatizing FAA responsibilities may be an air traffic solution
    After Canada privatized the agency responsible for overseeing its air traffic system, the nonprofit agency became more effective with lower costs and a stronger market for its technology, writes Alan Levin in this case study for Bloomberg Businessweek. The success of privatization in Canada and other countries should inform U.S. discussions of the future of the Federal Aviation Administration, Levin says. Bloomberg Businessweek (12/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Construction Manager/Assitant DirectorGrand Junction Regional AirportUS - Grand Junction, Colorado
Civil EngineerMetropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityWashington, DC
Director ofHuman ResourcesReno-Tahoe Airport AuthorityReno, NV
Airport Operations ManagerCity of Battle CreekBattle Creek, MI
Project Director - Senior Airport ArchitectHillsborough County Aviation AuthorityTampa, FL
FirefighterFlathead Municipal Airport AuthorityKalispell, MT
Airport Operations AgentCity of Kansas City, Missouri Aviation DepartmentKansas City, MO
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