American Airlines CEO Doug Parker revealed that he learned his most important lesson in management - the art of listening - from watching Herb Kelleher, the founder and former CEO of Southwest Airlines. "What I learned in watching Herb was and what I picked up upon fairly early on is what an amazing listener he was," Parker said.
United Airlines has announced the winners of its Her Art Here contest, which was designed to inspire women artists and give them an opportunity to design an aircraft's livery. Tsungwei Moo of San Francisco and Corinne Antonelli of Washington, N.J., took top honors with liveries depicting local landmarks and representing the spirit of their regions.
The Junkers F 13 was the aircraft of choice for entrepreneurs and industrialists of the 1920s, and almost a century later, Junkers Flugzeugwerke is showing it off to a new generation. The airplane built in 2016 is true to the original design and was made using vintage construction techniques guided by original drawings and precise measurements taken of surviving original aircraft.
The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered all Cessna Citation jets with Tamarack active winglets installed to be grounded as of today. An investigation of a fatal crash seeks to determine whether a malfunction of the system was a factor.
Florida's Boca Raton Airport hosted Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps aviation cadets from Boca Raton High School. The students were treated to a tour, explored the airfield and talked with pilots, air traffic controllers, fixed-base operators, mechanics and customs officers.
The Transportation Security Administration expects to screen more than 260 million passengers between Memorial Day and Labor Day. "This summer we're expecting to screen over 2.7 million travelers on peak days," TSA Acting Deputy Administrator Patricia Cogswel said.
Brian Wishneff complained to Virginia's Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport Commission after he was turned away from an American Airlines flight for which he was on standby and then was unable to buy a ticket on a Delta Air Lines flight. Days later, Wishneff learned that the gate agents believed he had been drinking; Wishneff has Huntington's disease.
Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec, Canada, installed 10 plane-spotting sites on its fencing to allow photography hobbyists to get a good shot but remain at a safe distance from the aircraft. The project was done in conjunction with local plane-spotting organization YQB Aviation.
Tarrant County, Texas, health officials say a traveler who passed through Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport this month has tested positive for measles. The traveler used the Skylink tram to travel between terminals D and A.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a WestJet Airlines pilot was injured by a green laser light as he approached Florida's Orlando International Airport. The flight landed safely and the pilot was placed on medical leave.