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Airlines for America SmartBrief

News for America's commercial airlines professional

Airlines for America SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airlines for America

Southwest recycles old leather seats through LUV Seat

10/31/2014

  • Manufacturing.net

Southwest Airlines has recycled its old leather seats by donating the materials to a nonprofit in Kenya which reuses the leather for shoes and soccer balls. "LUV Seat has fostered the culture of susta… Read More

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Airport security news

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Airport Executives

Third quarter deliveries up for Wichita-area plane makers

10/31/2014

  • Wichita Eagle (Kan.), The

Plane manufacturers in Wichita, Kan., are enjoying a rise in third-quarter deliveries compared to the same period in 2013. Jens Hennig, vice president of operations for the General Aviation Manufactur… Read More

AIA dailyLead®

Defense and aerospace news

AIA dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Aerospace Industries Association

Military spending boosts U.S. economic growth rate

10/31/2014

  • RT.com (Russia)

The country's GDP rose at a higher-than-expected 3.5% annual rate in the third quarter, and analysts say the surge in military spending to confront the Islamic State militants is part of the reason. "… Read More

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

The best stories about the airline passenger experience

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airline Passenger Experience Association

Qantas launches cocktail hour in business lounges

10/30/2014

  • Australian Business Traveller

Starting 4 November, Qantas will serve "summer inspired cocktails" in its business lounges located in the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra airports from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. "We're very much into … Read More

Aviation eBrief

General aviation news

Aviation eBrief

Published in partnership with: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Virgin Atlantic launches pilots program

10/30/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Virgin Atlantic launched an 18-month program this week to train new pilots. Students will complete ground school and simulator training at CTC Aviation in Southampton, U.K., and flight training in Pho… Read More

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