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Fair and showsFormer CNN correspondent joins Boeing Florida operations
St. Louis, Usa - Brian Nelson appointed director of communications
Brian Nelson, a former CNN correspondent and veteran anchor, has been appointed director of communications for The Boeing Company Florida operations based at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. In this position,... more
Fair and showsBoeing appoints new Integrated Defense Systems chief in UK
London, Uk - His name is Ian Thomas
The Boeing Company today announced the appointment of Ian Thomas to spearhead the operations of the company's new Integrated Defense Systems business in the UK. A USD 23bn business, Integrated Defense... more
Fair and showsNorthwest Airlines CFO Mickey Foret to Retire
St. Paul, Usa - Bernard Hahn returns to Northwest as New CFO
The Us air carrier Northwest Airlines today announced that Mickey Foret, executive vice president (EVP) and chief financial officer (CFO), and chairman and chief executive officer, Northwest Airlines Cargo... more
Fair and showsAmerican names Richardi Senior vice president-customer service
Forth Worth, Usa - Officer reassignments enhance new customer service team
American Airlines today named Ralph L. Richardi, 54, as Senior Vice President–Customer Services. Richardi, a 26-year veteran of American, has most recently served as Vice President–Operations Planning and... more
Fair and showsALPA's Chris Beebe named to US Airways board
Arlington, Usa - The first of three labour representatives to be included on the board
US Airways Group Inc. today announced that Captain Chris Beebe has been added to the board of directors. Beebe, chairman of US Airways' Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Master Executive Council (MEC),... more
Fair and showsBoeing selects Pennsylvania and names Krone to lead Army Systems
Washington, Usa - The USD 2bn worth unit of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
The Boeing Company on last September 16 named Roger Krone, to lead Army Systems, a new unit of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. This new global unit will have its headquarters in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.... more
Fair and showsGeorges Ben Harroche appointed as new Air France general manager for Italy
Rome, Italy - Starting from September 1
Georges Ben Harroche was appointed as new Air France general manager for Italy.
He took the charge last September 1, replacing Antoine Pussiau, who was appointed sales manager for Africa and Middle East.
Fair and showsUs Senate confirmed Mrs Blakey as FAA head
Washington, Usa - The lady who is already NTSB number one
Yesterday Us Senate confirmed 54-year old Marion Blakey as new head at the Federal Aviation Administration. Mrs Blakey, who is going to replace Jane Garvey, is also chairwoman of the National Transportation... more
Fair and showsBoeing names Maureen P. Cragin as new communications vice president in Washington
Washington, Usa - Former Department of Veterans Affairs assistant secretary
The Boeing Company has announced last Friday that Maureen P. Cragin has been named vice president of Communications for Boeing Washington, D.C. Operations. Cragin, 38, joins Boeing after serving as assistant... more
Fair and showsExpressJet named Thomas Schick as non-executive chairman of its board of directors
Houston, Usa - "We are fortunate"
Houston-based ExpressJet Holdings today announced the election of independent director Thomas E. Schick as non- executive chairman of its board of directors. Former Chairman Gordon Bethune will continue... more
Fair and showsPaul Anderson appointed non-executive Director of the Board of Qantas
Sydney, Australia - He will take up the position immediately
Qantas Chairman Margaret Jackson announced the appointment of Paul Anderson as a non-executive Director of the Board of Qantas Airways.
Mr Anderson will fill a casual vacancy on the Qantas Board.
Fair and showsUnited Airlines: Glenn F. Tilton is the new boss
Chicago, Usa - "I am proud to be joining the world-class team of men and women at United"
UAL Corporation, parent company of United Airlines, has announced yesterday that Glenn F. Tilton has been named Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer by unanimous vote of the Company’s Board o... more
Fair and showsJohn Travolta: a movie star across the sky (2): the press conference
Rome, Italy - "I used to spend every cent I earned in flight schools"
"I'am happy to be here today as air ambassador for Qantas Airlines". With these words, movie star John Travolta started the press conference held today in Rome at Ciampino International airport. "To me... more
Fair and showsWalters named vice president of the Southeast Asia division of Boeing
Chicago, Usa - "Asia is a vibrant, growing economic power"
The Boeing Company named, few days ago, Mr. Paul Walters as vice president of its Southeast division. Walters will be responsible for coordinating all company business activities in the countries of the... more
Fair and showsJohn Travolta: a movie star across the sky (3): Rome is the last European stop for "Spirit of Friendship"
Rome, Italy - The tour will cover 64.700 km touching down 13 capitals worldwide
"I decided to join this tour to spread out a message of friendship, to cross borders, to meet people and make new friends", John Travolta explained its decision to start the world tour Spirit of Friendship... more
Fair and showsJohn Travolta: a movie star across the sky
Rome, Italy - Today in Rome as a peace ambassador for Qantas
Wearing an impeccable pilot uniform, slightly fattened, the movie star John Travolta has kept today a press conference, organized by Qantas, at the Roman airport of Ciampino, as a peace ambassador.... more
Fair and showsJohn Travolta landed yesterday at Rome-Ciampino airport
Rome, Italy - As "ambassador for peace" for Qantas
The Hollywood star John Travolta, the famous protagonist of movies such as "Saturday night fever" and "Pulp Fiction" landed yesterday at the Roman airport of Ciampino. Previously forecast for last August... more
Fair and showsPrince Charles orders to his sons: "No planes for your holidays"
London, UK - The fear of new terroristic attacks induces Charles to forbidden flights to his sons
Prince Charles, after being advised by security responsibles, has asked William and Harry to absolutely avoid to use planes in the occasion of the first anniversary of September 11. The worry of new terroristic... more
Fair and showsKravchenko appointed president of Boeing - Russia
Chicago, Usa - Large investments of Boeing in the Russian aerospace industry
Boeing Company recently named Mr. Sergey Kravchenco president of Boeing - Russia/Cis. Mr. Kravchenco, whose appointment follows a 10-year career with Boeing Commercial Airplanes, will be responsible for... more
Fair and showsNew Security manager for Thales group
Paris, France - Pierre Pasinetti take over from Pierre Martinez
Pierre Pasinetti has been appointed Security manager for the Thales group as of 1st August 2002. He will take over from Pierre Martinez, 60, who has decided to continue his career outside of the Group.... more
Fair and showsJohn Travolta to land at Rome-Ciampino airport
Rome, Italy - In his mission as "ambassador for peace"
The Hollywood star John Travolta, the famous protagonist of movies such as "Saturday night fever" and "Pulp Fiction" will land at the Roman airport of Ciampino on next August 8. This time his arrival is... more
Fair and showsPope landed in Guatemala
Guatemala City, Guatemala - This time he got off the plane on an elevator
After taking part to the World day of youth, Pope Giovanni Paolo II landed today in Guatemala. This time, probably because tired by the trip, the pontiff used an elevator to get off the jet. After the... more
Fair and showsElisabeth II inaugurated the new terminal building at the John Lennon airport in Liverpool
Liverpool, Uk -At Yoko Ono's side
Her Majesty the Queen Elisabeth II inaugurated the new terminal building of the Liverpool airport named John Lennon as in honour of the unforgettable leader of the history's most known pop group, The Beatles.... more
Fair and showsBush to name new FAA's head
Washington, Usa - Marion Blakey will replace Jane Garvey
Today, United States' president George W. Bush will name the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Marion Blakey will officially replace former FAA chairman Jane Garvey. Mrs Blakey, who... more
Fair and showsZimbabwe's president forced a Harare-London flight to divert to Madrid
Madrid, Spain - To be able to catch a plane to Cuba
Over 200 passengers on board an Air Zimbabwe flight in service between Harare and London Gatwick, have been forced to an unexpected diversion to Madrid airport to allow President Robert Mugabe to join... more
Fair and showsSaddam Hussein's stepson arrested in Miami
Washington, Usa - He was trying to apply to a flying school
Mohamad Saffi, the 36 years stepson of the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, has been arrested in Miami as he was trying to enroll to a Floridian flying school, Aeroservice Aviation Center, without the necessary... more
Fair and showsRyanair: Sinead Finn to replace Tim Jeans
Dublin, Ireland - As sales and marketing manager
Already responsible for Ryanair's marketing and sales operations in Italy, Sinead Finn has been appointed to replace Tim Jeans, called to head new MyTravel's low-fare carrier, as sales and marketing manager... more
Fair and showsMarie Ehrling quit SAS
Stockholm, Sweden - After reorganization plan eliminated its position
Scandinavian group SAS announced yesterday that Marie Ehrling, its executive vice president and head of SAS airline, decided to resign.
Restructuring plan would not involve her previously covered position... more
Fair and showsJames Hogan to take the helm of Gulf Air
Manama, Bahrain - He comes from Ansett
James Hogan, ex chief executive officer at Australian bankrupted air carrier Ansett, is the Gulf Air new leader. Last Sunday, in fact, he has been appointed Gulf Air president and ceo, thus replacing... more
Fair and showsErik Lindbergh's commemorative flight comes to the end
Paris, France - Charles' grandson lands in Paris
Erik Lindberg's 75th-anniversary commemoration of his grandfather's solo transatlantic flight has come to an end.
He had taken off Wednesday morning from Long Island, New York, and landed this morning... more