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Airlines Celebrate Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

Some of the most important people sending you safely into the air are celebrating their profession today, and its founder, Charles Taylor, engine builder and mechanic to the Wright Brothers. Along with pilots and flight attendants, Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) are critical partners in your travel experience. Today, May 24, aviation maintenance technicians and mechanics around […]

Women Make Careers in Aviation Soar

The month of March is recognized as Women’s History Month, celebrating the accomplishments of women throughout history whose actions have inspired, motivated and changed the world. And just like every other industry, women have also made a huge impact in aviation throughout history and are vital to its continued success. Destined for Greatness: 5 Places […]

U.S. Airlines Celebrate Black History Month

Every February, Americans celebrate Black History Month, reflecting on the achievements of African Americans throughout history. The US Airlines are proud to join in this celebration, highlighting the countless accomplishments of African American trailblazers. Continue reading for just a few of the many amazing stories from these pioneers of aviation and join A4A and our […]

The Nature and Status of U.S. Airline Competition – Beyond the “80 Percent” Rhetoric

It’s hard to read a story about the U.S. airline industry these days without seeing an assertion that the four largest carriers “control” 80 percent of the domestic market. It is commonplace to throw around big numbers without context or deeper analysis to create a visceral reaction. It sounds bad, right? But what does that […]

Influencing the Next Generation of Aviation Maintenance Technicians

Did you know that the New York City’s Aviation High School and Vaughn College together graduate more than 20 percent of the U.S. supply of new Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs)? That was one of the fun facts that came from A4A’s second AMT Career Forum held last month at JetBlue headquarters in Long Island City. […]

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