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March 11, 2013
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  • US Airways CEO expects merged carrier to lead airline profitability in 3 years
    US Airways CEO Doug Parker, who will helm the new American Airlines after the carrier's merger with US Airways, says he enjoys the complexities of the airline industry. "I love the business," he said. "The business we do is hard. I like the challenge of the business, the logistics." Parker also noted that the airline industry is more structurally healthy, and expects the merged carrier to lead profitability metrics within three years. "We now have an industry that's positioned, at least, to be able to provide real returns to investors like they've never seen before," he said. Bloomberg (3/11), Seeking Alpha (3/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Delta plans to invest $160M in Los Angeles airport
    Delta Air Lines is planning a $160 million upgrade to terminals at Los Angeles International Airport. The carrier is also its increasing the number of seats for flights at LAX by 12%. "The economy is strong, and it's time for us to take advantage and expand the Delta experience in Los Angeles," said Bob Cortelyou, Delta's senior vice president for network planning. Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (3/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Boeing to relocate flight training to Miami
    Boeing announced plans to move all of its flight training and maintenance training operations in North America to Miami from Seattle. "With the 787 grounded, there's a lessening of the training demand," said Boeing spokesman Jim Condelles. "There's an opportunity with that situation to relocate to Miami." Reuters (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Industry Trends 
  • Travelers can turn to expedited screening programs
    Enrolling in expedited screening programs can help travelers avoid lines at security. "Even if it’s a $100 program fee, it can save you that in a trip sometimes, if you're not one of those people who get to the airport really early," said Harriet Baskas, author of "Stuck at the Airport." MarketWatch (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Airports turn to mobile computing for workers
    As travelers increasingly turn to mobile devices at airports, airport employees are also using mobile computing. Los Angeles International Airport has plans to allow staff to use iPads while in the field. "Three or four years from now, we'll have every enterprise app extended via a mobile app," said Dominic Nessi, the airport's chief information officer. Investor's Business Daily (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Career Development 
  • The power of picking the right consultants
    Consultants can cause problems when given too broad a mandate, but they can bring significant value to specific questions and projects, writes Bernie Bulkin. Not all firms are right for all projects, Bulkin argues, so evaluate them on a case-by-case basis and clarify who will actually be working on the project. The Huffington Post/The Blog (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Shift Manager - Passenger Service,US AirwaysCharlotte, NC
Commercial ManagerMenzies AviationDFW International Airport, TX
Sr. Analyst I-Route PlanningUS AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
Business Analyst, Customer Strategy US AirwaysPhoenix, AZ
Manager Reservations Systems & ProceduresUS AirwaysTempe, AZ
Director - Loyalty MarketingHawaiian AirlinesHonolulu, HI
Area Sales Manager - Atlanta BasedInventory Locator ServiceAtlanta, GA
General Manager, Airport Services (IAH)Spirit AirlinesHouston, TX
Flight Ops EngineerAlaska AirlinesSeattle, WA
Manager | 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
Airline Account ManagerGogoItasca, IL
Maintenance ControllerHorizon AirPortland, OR
Director, Supply Chain OperationsRepublic Airways HoldingsIndianapolis, IN
Engineer AvionicsJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Controller SystemJetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
Manager-Fuel Services /Into-PlaneSERVISAIRMinneapolis, MN
Sr. Analyst Network DevelopmentAmerican AirlinesFort Worth, TX
Manager, Division ControllerSpirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Assistant Dispatcher Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Supervisor, Dispatch Admin. & Analysis Spirit AirlinesMiramar, FL
Engineer Interiors JetBlue Airways Long Island City , NY
International Customer Service Representative - ORDUnited AirlinesChicago, IL
Station Manager - Los Angeles International Airport LAX AccuFleet InternationalLos Angeles, CA
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