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1/21/2005
  Coast Guard LNG Security Workshop scheduled for Jan. 25th --
Just so we all understand each other... The LNG tankers mentioned in the article below are very large. In fact, they are almost as long as the new 950 ft. Comcast tower (below) that will soon dominate the Philadelphia skyline. The plan is to float the ships past Salem three times a week. DNREC comment period ends Jan. 24th.




MSNBC - Are natural gas ships ‘boat bombs’ for terror?
... Motley, of Nahant, a merchant marine captain and sailing instructor, has been in one of his 26- or 33-foot sailboats when LNG tankers pass him in Boston Harbor ...


www.delawareonline.com � FBI adds 10 names to list in Boston threat � NATIONAL
 
1/06/2005
  Too Much, Too Little, Too Late --
Airline labor costs? Airline pension bailouts? Air traffic controller staffing problems? FAA computer system meltdowns? FAA computer system upgrades? Airline computer system upgrades? Rising fuel and Homeland Security costs? Just a sample of the headlines that we have seen in the past year. What do all of these issues have in common? Maybe it's the reality of revenue generated by unrealistically low airfares? Does this sound good to you --$119.00 round trip to Florida from PHL? When did the cost of upscale dining become more expensive than flying jets? Let's get real, people.

Stephen Donato
www.phl-caw.org


Airline deregulation hits hard 25 years later - 07 Nov 03:00
To describe the cutthroat competition, McGill University economics Prof. Paul Dempsey uses a scientific scenario called "The Tragedy of the Commons" In this scenario, 10 farmers who each own 10 cattle share a commons -- a pasture open to all. This commons has just enough grass and water to support 100 cattle.... the farmers soon ruin the commons by overgrazing. "Airline economics are similar," says Dempsey, who has ...

Southwest Airlines will begin flights to Pittsburgh as US Airways ...
Boston Globe, MA - 13 hours ago
DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines Co., the largest low-fare carrier, will begin flights in May to Pittsburgh as rival US Airways Group Inc. ...
Rival moves into US Airways' turf Seattle Times
Southwest Airlines presses embattled US Airways by beginning ... San Diego Daily Transcript
Analysts say move could finish off US Airways Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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Judge to Let US Airways Void Contract
Reuters - 43 minutes ago
By John Crawley. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - Bankrupt US Airways (UAIRQ.OB: Quote, Profile, Research) won court permission on Thursday to throw out machinists ...
Flight attendants at US Airways agree to pay cuts, reduced ... New Ratings
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Salt Peanuts -- From the 9/11 digital archives. A five minute video about the impact of 9/11 on airline workers. An interview with former US Air flight attendant Joshua Freeze (AFA) is juxtaposed with a dramatization concerning recent government airline bailouts. "Salt Peanuts" was screened in December 2001 at the Museum of Modern Art and at the Art in General Gallery, both in New York City. Produced by Simin Farkhondeh and directed by Alonzo Speight.


KRT Wire 12/30/2004 Air traffic controllers: Expect turbulence ahead
 

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Stop the Noise --
The word Noise, on the other hand, is derived from the Latin word, noxia, meaning injury or hurt. It is defined by the National Institute of Public Health as being "Any sound - independent of loudness - that may produce an undesired physiological or psychological effect in an individual and that may interfere with the social ends of an individual or group." | Effects of Noise on Children's Learning and Health -- Claire Matz

Editorial : No Change In Airnoise --
By FAA definition, we do not have a noise problem... Like other Federal agencies, the FAA is beyond control. Unless and until Mr Castle, Mr Carper, and Mr Biden get together enough support to withhold significant funds from the FAA, they will ignore us. | The Brandywine Community News, DE - April 7, 2003

Residents Ask FAA For More Information --
Gail Van Gilder, of Delaware Greenways, said the FAA already has their minds made up to approve the expansion. She said they need to answer questions from an air noise study conducted in December 2001.| The Brandywine Community News, DE - August 23, 2003

Editorial : Philly’s Airport ; Delaware County’s Problem--
It’s called Philadelphia International Airport, but, truth be told, Delaware County has greater claim to the name. | The Delaware County Times, PA - Mar 10, 2004

West Deptford residents raise noise over runway expansion --
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