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ATP’s Latest Airline Placements

Bojan Fredotovic, Corporate Operator

Corporate Operator hired ATP grad Bojan Fredotovic in June, 2014.

Victor Resendez, Corporate Operator

Corporate Operator hired ATP grad Victor Resendez in June, 2014.

Clint Bond, ExpressJet

ExpressJet hired ATP grad Clint Bond in June, 2014.

Walter Davey, Great Lakes Airlines

Great Lakes Airlines hired ATP grad Walter Davey in June, 2014.

IATA – Passenger Traffic Up Worldwide

The International Air Transport Association said Monday that passenger traffic increased 0.5 percent globally in October, the second month of year-over-year increases in a row after 12 months of declines. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

AirTran Predicts Busy Thanksgiving Travel Week

While the aviation industry predicts significant declines in air travel this Thanksgiving holiday travel week, AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., today predicted an uptick in the number of customers it will serve from Monday, November 23rd through Monday, November 30th, 2009. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

United Airlines to Place New Aircraft Order by Year’s End

United Airlines is close to placing its first aircraft order in more than a decade and has narrowed its search to two groundbreaking airplanes: Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner or Airbus’ counterpart, the A350-XWB, sources told the Chicago Tribune. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Citationair: Phoenix of the fractional

CitationShares, formerly the fractional arm of Cessna Aircraft, has rebranded itself as Citationair by Cessna, retooling the company says will reinvigorate a fractional, jet management and jet card industry besieged by economic hardship. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Allegiant Air tops airline industry profits

Think of Allegiant Air as the little airline that could.  They went from a bankrupt company with a single airplane in 2001 to the most profitable carrier in America today. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

AirTran Reports Rise in Net Income in Third Quarter

AirTran Holdings, the parent company of AirTran Airways, Inc., today reported net income of $10.4 million. These results represent a $105.0 million improvement over the third quarter of 2008. Airtran also reported a record Year-to-Date Net Income of $117.6 Million. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NetJets Owner Warren Buffett Forecasts Profitable 2010

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. forecast a profit at its NetJets Inc. unit, which may get a boost as corporations spend more on transportation and business travelers shun company-owned aircraft. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Southwest Airlines October Traffic Increases

Southwest Airlines announced today that the Company flew 6.3 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in October 2009, a 1.9 percent increase from the 6.2 billion RPMs flown in October 2008. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

United Airlines Announces That ExpressJet Will Fly 22 Regional Jets as United Express

UAL Corporation, the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, today announced that ExpressJet Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. will operate 22 ERJ-145 aircraft under the United Express brand. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

American Airlines Load Factor Climbs 4 Percent – American Eagle Loads and Passengers Increase

American Airlines filled 83 percent of its seats in October, a strong four-point jump from October 2008. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Paul Templeton ATP Regional Jet Director

Paul Templeton is ATP's Regional Jet Program Director, and a regular contributor to His extensive experience in the Regional Airline environment gives him insight into the continually changing status of the industry. He served as Captain for 12 years at Piedmont Airlines and was also Chairman of the Master Executive Council for ALPA, representing Piedmont Airlines.


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