Category: Maintenance

Delta Maintenance is Actually Growing and Profitable

Many of you know that I’ll be going on vacation next week, but I thought I would squeeze in one more Delta post today. Next Tuesday through Friday, I’ll have guests posts ready for you and then Tony Charaf, President Delta TechOpswe’ll get back to Delta again the following week.

Today, let’s start with …

Horizon Air CEO Weighs In On Whether Wholly-Owned Regionals are Safer

I wasn’t planning on revisiting regional airline safety again this quickly, but then I received an email in my inbox this weekend from Horizon Air CEO Jeff Pinneo. Horizon is a wholly-owned regional for Alaska Airlines. Jeff is a regular reader of the blog, and he felt compelled to weigh …

United, US Airways Receive Big Fines for Maintenance Problems

Both US Airways and United received a present from Uncle Sam yesterday in the form of some hefty fines ($5.4 million and $3.8 million, respectively) for maintenance violations. Should we all run away screaming from these airlines? I don’t think so, but these are both quite serious. The United fine …

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