Monthly Archive: April 2011

Delta, Atlanta Patch Up Relationship | AVIATION WEEK

Delta Air Lines has been the dominant carrier in Atlanta for years.  Photo: Andrew Thon - OPShots.net

After threatening last year to cut back investments at its main hub, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and shift traffic to its other hubs, Delta Air Lines is now willing to invest $2 billion through 2013 in airport facilities, including some of the $1.4 billion cost of the new international terminal. The two patched their relationship …

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Dive team finds part of Air France Flight 447 recorder; data missing | ATWOnline

An Air France A330 of the same type involved in the mysterious crash is pictured at Detroit in this file photo from April, 2009.  Photo: Chris Jacobs - OPShots.net

French Air Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA) on Wednesday confirmed that investigators searching for wreckage of the Air France A330-200 that crashed in the South Atlantic June 1, 2009 located the aircraft’s flight data recorder. However, BEA subsequently told Bloomberg that the FDR is missing “the memory module that stores its crucial information,” the news agency …

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Incident: American B772 near Tokyo, turbulence injures 4 cabin crew – The Aviation Herald

This is the 777 involved in the incident near Tokyo.  Photo: Andrew Thon - OPShots.net

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N766AN performing flight AA-170 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 231 people on board, was climbing through FL240 about 194nm east of Narita Airport over the international waters of the Pacific Ocean when the aircraft experienced severe turbulence causing injuries to 4 flight attendants. The crew …

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Mayor lays out $1.6 billion master plan for Cleveland Hopkins Int’l. Airport – Crain’s Cleveland Business

Is there a new sun rising for Cleveland Hopkins?  Community planners hope so.  Photo: Ed Jones - OPShots.net

  Calling Cleveland Hopkins International Airport the doorway to the city, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson today laid out a $1.6 billion master plan for the remaking of the 86-year-old airfield. The plan, which will play out over the next two decades, includes a modernization of the main terminal, a new hotel, moving walkways on Concourse …

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