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NEW YORK - President Bush thanked veterans Tuesday for serving their country, noting wistfully that he'll "miss being commander in chief of such a fabulous group."
President Bush is surrounded by veterans and veterans families at the rededication ceremony for the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008. At left is Intrepid Museum co-chairman Richard Santulli, and co-chairman Charles de Gunzberg is at right.
WASHINGTON - A second U.S. Navy aircraft carrier departed the Persian Gulf on Thursday, leaving only the USS Nimitz battle group on station in the Gulf, defense officials.
Federal authorities approved using electric stun guns on commercial aircraft in the United States, shooting Scottsdale-based Taser International’s stock price up nearly 17 percent Monday.
Arizona is entitled to collect property taxes on all parts of an airplane, right down to the software in its computers, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
The preservation of jobs at America West Airlines and stable employment for US Airways workers are the major concerns of labor unions representing the more than 44,000 employees at both airlines.
Allegiant Travel Company has received FAA approval to operate the Boeing 757-200 aircraft. The airline owns four of the narrow-body, twin-engine medium-range jetliners, three of which are on lease to European carriers until mid-2012, and has committed to the purchase of two more in the fourth quarter of this year. “The addition of the Boeing 757-200 will play an important role in our company’s future growth,” said Allegiant president Andrew C. Levy.
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Heavy detonations and the crackle of anti-aircraft fire were heard Thursday night in Baghdad.
Valley carriers America West Airlines and Mesa Airlines say they could benefit from United Airlines’ plan to scale back the number of flights it has in United States in an effort to cut costs and get out of bankruptcy.
The USS Nimitz and the aircraft carrier\'s air wing personnel participate in a flag unfurling rehearsal on the ships flight deck, Monday, while at sea in the Pacific Ocean.
TIMEOUT FOR SOME FUN: ASU cornerback Justin Tryon, left, tries on a helmet as helicopter crewman Marc Chauvette, right, looks on during a tour Sunday of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in San Diego.
In image provided by U.S. Navy, Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Glynnell Simms of Grand Rapids, Mich., stages Meals Ready-to-Eat to be brought aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman.
A F/A-18 Hornet is launched, left, as a F-14 Tomcat prepares to take off on the flight deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS Harry S. Truman, in the Mediterranean sea, Thursday.
President Bush greets the crew after declaring the end of major combat in Iraq aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the California coast, Thursday, May 1, 2003.
An F/A-18 Hornet jet takes off from the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier, as it cruises in the eastern Mediterranean Sea Wednesday, March 19, 2003. The Truman and its battle group are preparing for strike against Iraq, as the ultimatum given
WASHINGTON - President Bush will address the nation Thursday evening from deck of on an aircraft carrier to say that major combat in Iraq has ended, his spokesman said Wednesday.
DOOLITTLE RAIDER: A B-25 Mitchell bomber undergoes renovation in the hangar of the Arizona wing of the Commemorative Air Force. B-25s flew Col. Jimmy Doolittle’s 1942 air raid on Japan, launched from a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, the USS Hornet. PHOTOS BY JEREMY THOMAS, CRONKITE NEWS SERVICE
A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber from Andersen Air Force base, Guam, flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis during an exercise Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, off the coast of Guam.
“I read that Mesa Air is filing bankruptcy in part because they have too many unused aircraft. Then I read another article that Allegiant Air is buying more aircraft. Maybe Mesa Air should have contacted Allegiant or other carriers about their surplus of aircraft, thus maybe avoiding bankruptcy.”
America West Airlines said Thursday it ordered 22 Airbus planes to keep up with the company’s planned growth the next three years.
Christopher Anthony Garcia, graduate of Mesquite High School (2007) is returning to his hometown of Gilbert, Arizona after four years of service in the US Navy. Petty Officer 2nd class Garcia was assigned to the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier stationed in Everett Washington. While on the Lincoln, Garcia was deployed twice to the Gulf in support of the U.S. and coalition ground force in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a radio and communications specialist, Garcia was responsible for IT support between the ship and aircraft.
US Airways will begin offering Wi-Fi service on its aircraft beginning in early 2010, the Tempe-based carrier said Thursday.
US Airways President Scott Kirby says he feels "pretty good" about paying for new aircraft despite the financial meltdown on Wall Street.
TEMPE — US Airways Group Inc. has found problems on seven of its Boeing 757 aircraft during inspections prompted by the loss of a wing part off another company plane during flight.