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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.

Gulfstream Orders Suggest Recovery in Business Jets

General Dynamics said Wednesday that its Gulfstream unit received orders for more business jets in the third quarter than in any comparable period since mid-2008, another indication of recovery in the market for corporate planes. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways Q3 Profit Takes Off

Southwest Airlines posted a third-quarter profit of $205 million, or 27 cents per share, Thursday morning — a significant jump from a net loss of $16 million a year ago. AirTran Airways more than tripled its profit in the third quarter on higher revenue and passenger traffic. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Business Jet Usage to Rebound, CEO tells Aero Club

Signature Flight Support president Michael Scheeringa didn’t use a corporate jet when he flew to Wichita on Tuesday to speak at the Wichita Aero Club luncheon. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

ATP Will Be at the AOPA Aviation Summit 2010

Like thousands of other pilots and aviation enthusiasts, I will be attending AOPA’s Aviation Summit in Long Beach, California on November 11th through 13th. I gave a presentation at the Aviation Summit last year in Tampa and promised myself that I would attend every one of them in the future. Did you like this? Share […]

JetBlue Reports a “Remarkable” $59 Million Third-quarter Profit

JetBlue Airways reported a $59 million third-quarter profit compared to a $15 million profit in the third quarter of 2009, and said it is on course to report its “most profitable year ever.” Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

American Airlines Profitable for First Time Since 2007

American Airlines parent AMR Corp. returned to the black for the first time in three years, reporting third-quarter net income of $143 million, reversed from a $359 million net loss the year-ago period. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NetJets to Order 50 Embraer Jets

Business jet operator NetJets Inc. said on Monday it had signed an order for 50 new small business jets from Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, a sign that the company thinks the struggling business aircraft industry is poised for a rebound. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

AirTran Reports Increase in Third Quarter Profit – Announces Seating Capacity to Rise 3-4%

AirTran Holdings, Inc.,the parent company of AirTran Airways, Inc., today reported a net profit of $36.3 million forr the third quarter of 2010. During the quarter, the Company reported operating income of $56.7 million. AirTran Holdings Inc. will also boost seating capacity next year 3 percent to 4 percent as the carrier adds six new […]

Southwest Airlines posts $205M profit for 3Q

Southwest Airlines Co. is making money as more people travel on the nation’s largest discount airline.Southwest said Thursday it earned $205 million in the July-through-September quarter. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

US Airways Extends Code-Share Deal with Troubled Mesa Air

US Airways Group Inc. said Tuesday that it agreed to extend by more than three years a deal to use Mesa Air Group Inc. to operate some of its regional flights while reducing payments to Mesa. 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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