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mba hires Bill Jarrott as IOSA Director

WASHINGTON, DC (February 2, 2005): MBA this week announces the appointment of William (Bill) Jarrott to lead its rapidly growing IATA IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) Program. Formerly with US Airways where he was Director of Internal Evaluation and Safety Audits, Jarrott has served in similar capacities at American Trans Air and Washington DC based […]

By   |  February 2, 2005  |  Aviation oracle   |  0 Comments

Seminar to address Effects of Airline Bankruptcies

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2005 Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Location: The Washington Dulles Airport Marriott 45020 Aviation Drive Dulles, VA 20166 Event: As several major U.S. airlines face uncertain financial futures,aviation, legal, bankruptcy and financial experts from Wiley Rein & Fielding, Morten Beyer & Agnew and Morris-Anderson & Associates, Ltd. will host a seminar on […]

By   |  January 25, 2005  |  Aviation oracle   |  0 Comments

The race is on: 787 vs. A350

Boeing 787 In January we wrote “the success of launch orders [for the 7E7] shouldn’t be taken seriously until Mr. Udvar-Hazy’s ILFC places an order.” At the time, International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) seemed to favor the A350; although, they were hesitant to place orders for either plane until aircraft specifications became more concrete. Thus, […]

By   |  January 23, 2005  |  Aviation oracle   |  0 Comments

does the A380 really replace the “turboprop”?

Conventional thought has led many to believe that the Airbus A380 is really the next Boeing 747. While both aircraft types carry very large amounts of passengers and/or freight, it is really hard to justify the notion that the A380 will completely supplant the 747. The 747-100 came into existence in 1969, with over 140 […]

By   |  December 20, 2005  |  Aviation oracle   |  0 Comments

Battle north of the border

A lengthy review of the news headlines out of Canada over the past 36 months reveals a tumultuous-at-best commercial airline environment; one in which the nation’s two leading carriers, Air Canada and WestJet, have been emblazoned in legal battles over pricing practices, gate space, and even corporate espionage. It is a turf war gone awry […]

By   |  December 20, 2005  |  Aviation oracle   |  0 Comments