US industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A) president and CEO Nicholas Calio praised the nomination of Elaine Chao to be Secretary of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for the incoming Trump administration....More
Elaine Chao, former US Department of Labor Secretary under President George W. Bush, is US President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of the US Department of Transportation (DOT). The position will require US Senate confirmation....More
SunExpress CEO Jaan Albrecht has requested an early termination of his contract and will step down at the end of December, creating a vacancy at the Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines joint venture....More
[UPDATED] Turkish Airlines’ long-term CEO Temel Kotil has resigned to become head of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), a center of technology in design, development, manufacturing and after-sales support in Turkey....More
I flew to Abu Dhabi for a short work trip in January and, if I’m honest, I found the security and screening processes at that airport ahead of my flight back to Washington DC a bit annoying.
However, given today’s announcement about new US security rules for flights from that airport and nine others, most of them also in the Middle East, the focus of my annoyance has changed....More