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Commercial Air Service in Chico

Chico, Calif.  – The possibility of commercial air service returning to the Chico Municipal Airport is developing on a number of fronts, according to Airport Manager Sherry Miller. She says she has received positive feedback from a number of air carriers...

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New Akron-Canton Airport Head Wants Community Help!

The new head of the Akron-Canton Airport wants to know what businesses and residents want from their regional airport. "It takes a village" to grow an airport, Renato "Ren" Camacho said Wednesday in an interview the day after the airport's board of...

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Regional Airlines Pilot Shortage

ARLINGTON, Va. -- When a major airline needs a pilot to fly planes, they often look to the regional airlines. But when pilots for smaller commuter planes move over to the majors, it's getting harder to find their replacements. Since 2013, Yuma, Arizona, a...

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Airlines Struggle With Global Pilot Shortage

SYDNEY/BANGKOK/MONTREAL (Reuters) - A growing shortage of airline pilots is putting the industry’s recent growth at risk as planes sit idle, higher salaries cut into profits and unions across the globe push for more benefits. Carriers such as Emirates and...

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United New Routes Connecting Eight Cities

  United Airlines on Jan. 8, announced it will begin new service between six of its domestic hubs and eight destinations in California, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin. The new flights, starting June 7, offer customers hundreds of connection...

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Flybe Fleet Review Picks Q400

  May 30, 2018 Demand for international air freight recovered slightly in April after the sharp drop reported the previous month. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its monthly update said April’s air freight demand grew by 4.1 percent from the same...

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United Airlines’ Plan to Beat Delta and American

Scott Kirby has a very specific view about how the three U.S. hub-and-spoke airlines work best, having managed two of them. In his current job as president of United Continental Holdings Inc., Kirby’s role is to oversee a major overhaul of how the carrier operates,...

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United Continental Continues Its Small-City Expansion

  In November, 2017, United announced that it will launch 10 new routes to small cities next spring. In April, it will begin flying from Chicago to El Paso, Texas; from Chicago and Washington, D.C., to Wilmington, North Carolina; from Denver to Jacksonville, Florida;...

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Smaller Cities Look Big Again to United

United Continental sees potential as profit margins are squeezed on international routes. Until recently, the big three U.S. airlines turned toward more international flying, cutting service to smaller U.S. cities in favor of profitable overseas routes. Now it is...

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JetBlue takes investment share in California charter JetSuite

New York-based Jet Blue Airways has taken a minority stake in fast-growing, California-based jet charter company JetSuite. JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes announced the investment in JetSuite during a third-quarter investor call Oct. 25. Hayes said JetSuite was “changing the...

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Chico Air Terminal “Takeoff” Reminder

Just a reminder! This Friday, October 28th 2016, 9-11 AM Chico State University and the Department of Construction Management, alongside JetChico, and in partnership with the architectural firm of Nichols, Melburg, and Rossetto, and Slater & Son General Contractor,...

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