Monthly Archive: January 2013

FedEx gives plane to fire training center at Helena airport – Helena Independent Record

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After nearly 34 years of ferrying passengers and packages, a FedEx jet will be coming to Helena, where it will serve a new purpose. “Ebony,” a Boeing 727 whose maiden flight was Jan. 3, 1979, initially served Braniff International Airways, according to planespotters.net. In April 1990, FedEx acquired the jet and shed its seats to …

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Atlanta airport best for amenities, business travel in U.S.: poll – Yahoo! News

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Atlanta’s Hartsfield airport has the best services and amenities of any in the United States and scored top marks for business travel and connecting flights, according to a poll released on Tuesday. The southern hub was also voted the best airport for dining, and placed third for activities to keep children occupied, the survey by …

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Amid woes, Boeing forecast assumes little impact from 787 problems – Reuters

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Boeing Co stood by the troubled lithium-ion battery technology that this month grounded its new, high-tech 787 Dreamliner and said on Wednesday that the grounding had no significant impact on its 2013 financial forecast.It’s “business as usual,” CEO Jim McNerney said as the Chicago company posted market-beating profits for the fourth quarter.Responding to revelations that …

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Frontier Airlines Announces Columbus – Princeton/Trenton Service – Yahoo! Finance

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Frontier Airlines today announced it will return its low-fare service to Columbus Airport (CMH), with new nonstop service to Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN), the gateway to New Jersey’s state capital, all of central New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania, including metro Philadelphia. Frontier will launch three weekly nonstop flights on this route starting April 8, 2013. To …

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