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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. […]

U.S. Airlines Take a Look Back for Aviation History Month

Since the Wright Brothers changed the world with the debut of the airplane in 1903, a lot has changed. From iPhones, online shopping and television, the pioneers of aviation could have never imagined the advancements and conveniences we’d enjoy in just over 100 years. And as time and technology have advanced, so has the airline […]

Show Our Air Traffic Controllers Some Love

Our air traffic controllers are the best at what they do. They manage the busiest airspace in the world, while ensuring millions of passengers arrive safely at their destinations every day. But we could do more to help our controllers. We could provide them with the best technology and allow them to adopt innovative practices […]

The Air Travel Value Proposition

Everyone who’s ever worked in the airline business knows the #1 rule: Safety First. Numerous articles have been written about the fact that we are in the safest period in the history of commercial aviation. The United States has been the leader in that regard, and the outcome is affirmed by data made available each […]

Industry Leaders Convene for 2017 Commercial Aviation Industry Summit

On Sept. 13, Airlines for America hosted its fifth annual Commercial Aviation Industry Summit in Washington, DC. Panelists included industry experts, economic analysts and airline executives, including CEOs from the leading U.S. airlines, to discuss advancements in the industry, economic trends and legislation vital to continuing the airline industry’s tradition of safety and efficiency. To […]

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