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Mayor Rawlings and Perot Jr. Think So
Flying taxis are coming to DFW, and Mayor Mike Rawlings and Ross Perot Jr. are waving them in for a landing.
SINGAPORE — As Changi Airport maintains its leadership position among international air hubs globally, plans are under way to redesign it into a smart airport. Up to 8,000 new jobs will be created or redesigned to enhance productivity by about 40 per cent over the next eight years, said Minister for Education (Schools) and Second Minister for Transport Ng Chee Meng yesterday.
LeTourneau University announces a new partnership with Frisco Independent School District that will offer dual credit courses in aviation to high school juniors and seniors. Through this partnership, Frisco ISD students will have the opportunity to earn up to 12 hours of college credit in aviation while still attending Frisco ISD High Schools.
In North Fort Worth, past the Stockyards and just a couple of blocks off Main Street, on Ross Avenue, there’s a small museum on the grounds of Meacham Airport which probably tells the story of aviation better than any other source.
First American in orbit, decorated pilot, senator. John Glenn, who captured the nation’s imagination and became a hero for the ages in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth, and who was the last surviving Mercury astronaut, died Dec. 8 at age 95.
Southwest Airlines’ hiring surged almost 10 percent in the past year, and American Airlines’ employment climbed by 2 percent.
Fifteen individuals have been selected as winners of the 2016 AOPA Flight Training Scholarships, a program designed to help aviation trainees of all ages earn a pilot certificate. The scholarships are funded by donations to the AOPA Foundation.
On August 19, we celebrate National Aviation Day. What better time to familiarize ourselves with the aviation industry and its many career prospects? If you are one of the many people under the impression that a career in aviation is restricted to pilots or flight attendants alone, think again.
The space agency is looking for general aviation pilots to help track harmful algal blooms.
Jobs in the aviation industry are in huge demand right now. Some new numbers from Embry Riddle University show about one million such jobs need to be filled in the next 10 years. Now some kids at Tampa International Airport are getting a head start in a first-of-its-kind internship. These teens are preparing for their future careers by learning the airport inside and out.