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Aviation Industry Updates: April 19, 2022

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Delta Pilots Picket | Cite Strain From Low Staffing

  • In early April, Alaska Airlines pilots at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport picketed to protest what they say is an outdated labor deal, all while grappling with low staffing. Now, Delta Airlines pilots are voicing similar concerns, with a picket of their own planned for Tuesday, April 19.

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Aviation Industry Updates: March 29, 2022

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Boeing Pushed FAA To Relax 737 MAX Certification Requirements For Crew Alerts

  • In 2014, Boeing convinced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to relax the safety standards for the new 737 MAX related to cockpit alerts that would warn pilots if something went wrong during flight, according to documents reviewed by the Seattle Times.

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Aviation Industry Updates: February 22, 2022

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2022 Will Be A Defining Year In American Aviation

  • Arguably the biggest story of 2022 is the anticipated merger between Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines. Creating the fourth-largest carrier in the US and largest ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) in the country, the merger was not exactly unexpected. Still, its timing and impacts will certainly be notable and put a real test on the industry.

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