Kitty Hawk announces opening of Dallas/Fort Worth ground network

Kitty Hawk Cargo, Inc.announced it will open a Dallas/Fort Worth LTL scheduled ground freight regional hub on January 2, 2006. In addition to its current ground network hub in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the new regional hub will enable Kitty Hawk Cargo to offer increased efficiencies and service options to its freight forwarding, logistics and international gateway customers.

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Messier Services lands 777 landing gear MRO contracts

Messier Services secured two additional B777 landing gear MRO contracts for Boeing landing gear MRO work. Malaysia Airlines and Thai Airways International have selected Messier Services Asia as the landing gear repair and overhaul provider for their respective Boeing 777 fleets. Exchanges and overhauls will commence for Malaysia Airlines in December 2005 and end in December 2007, covering 9 shipsets. Overhauls for Thai Airways International will commence in February 2006 and end in December 2009, covering 14 shipsets. In addition, Boeing has selected Messier Services Asia Pte as a Boeing approved facility for landing gear and component repair and overhaul. Read more

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P&WC offers Altair Data Transmission Units on four business jets

Pratt & Whitney Canada now offers Altair Avionics data transmission units for installation on the Cessna XL/XLS, Cessna 680 Sovereign, Gulfstream G200 and Dassault Falcon 2000EX business aircraft, following recent Supplemental Type Certification by the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority.

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ATA Flight Attendants Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement

ATA Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), have voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The new agreement will extend wage, benefit and work rule concessions earlier ratified on Oct. 15, 2004, and will become effective Jan. 1, 2006. The collective bargaining agreement will be amendable on Oct. 31, 2008.

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