Monthly Archive: March 2012

John Wayne Airport Power Outage Forces Controllers To Guide Planes With Portable Radios – Huff Post LA

The John Wayne airport had a brief power outage that forced controllers to guide planes with portable radios. SANTA ANA, Calif. — A brief power outage at a Southern California airport’s air traffic control tower on Sunday forced controllers to use portable radios to communicate with pilots and caused several flight delays, the Federal Aviation …

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UPS to Purchase TNT Express for $6.8 Billion – Bloomberg

United Parcel Service Inc. raised its offer for TNT Express NV by 5.6 percent to 5.16 billion euros $6.8 billion to secure the biggest deal in the U.S. company’s 105-year history and challenge Deutsche Post AG. Olivia Sterns and Maryam Nemazee report on the acquisition on Bloomberg Television’s “On the Move.” Source: BloombergEnlarge image UPS …

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Saudi crown prince leaving U.S. clinic after tests –

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef, who supervises the daily affairs of the kingdom, was leaving the Cleveland Clinic hospital in Ohio on Tuesday after routine tests, a clinic spokeswoman said. “He is leaving Cleveland Clinic today,” said Eileen Sheil, a spokeswoman for the clinic who had confirmed his arrival last week for what she described as …

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OPShots Photographer Spotlight: Andrew Jones, our very own Boy Wonder

A lifelong aviation enthusiast, Andrew’s love of all things aviation seems to have come straight from the cradle to the present.  He may be young, but his entire life has led him to where his is now: a private pilot, a helicopter pilot,  and happily employed in the aviation industry.   His father Don is also …

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