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  International Air Transport Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
It is the successor to the International Air Traffic Association founded in The Hague in 1919, the year of the world's first international scheduled services.
To promote safe, scheduled and inexpensive air transport for the benefit of all nations of the world, to help in the development of air commerce and to study all the problems that connect with the above.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/International_Air_Transport_Association   (333 words)

 Civil Air Transport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civil Air Transport (CAT) was a CIA-owned airline that supported United States covert operations throughout East and Southeast Asia.
CAT was created by General Claire L. Chennault and Whiting Willauer in 1946 as Chinese National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (CNRRA) Air Transport.
In 1959 it was reorganized as Air America, which supported covert operations throughout Indochina during the Second Indochina War, particularly in Laos.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Civil_Air_Transport   (524 words)

 Air transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Airports differ from other transportation terminals, such as bus or train stations, in two important ways: (1) they require more land, and (2) they are usually located away from the centres of the cities they serve.
Air safety, pilot qualifications, and the certification and inspection of aircraft are the responsibility of separate national bodies, such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States, and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the United Kingdom (UK).
Air carrier airport is an airport that serves planes of scheduled airlines.
www.cb.uklinux.net /air.htm   (9131 words)

 HSE industry sector - Air transport and airport health and s...
Air transport has expanded considerably, with a five-fold increase in air travel over the last 30 years and a doubling in air freight in the last 10 years.
In 2003 around 200 million passengers passed through UK airports; there were over 2 million air transport movements; and 2.2 million tonnes of freight were loaded or unloaded.
Activities on the ground airside and during aircraft turnround are the most hazardous, with falls from heights and workplace transport incidents causing the majority of air transport related accidents reported to HSE.
www.hse.gov.uk /airtransport   (264 words)

 Air - Transport Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Accessible transportation - Transport Canada is working to develop and promote strategies and policies that seek to provide accessibility for persons with disabilities, seniors, and other citizens with unique needs.
Fly smart, fly secure - Transport Canada and its partners are working to get information out to Canadians about what to expect when going through airport security, how to help avoid unnecessary delays, and how to contribute to the safety of all air travellers.
Strategic Plan for Transportation Safety and Security -The purpose of this plan is to define Transport Canada’s long-term vision and strategic direction with respect to the safety and security of the transportation system in Canada.
www.tc.gc.ca /air/menu.htm   (1310 words)

 Influence Inc 2000: Top Industries: Air Transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Overall, the air transport industry, which includes aircraft manufacturers, airlines, and air freight delivery services, spent $42.5 million on lobbying in 1999.
Although the various segments of the air transport industry have diverse interests, there were a few overarching issues that concerned the industry as a whole in 1999.
As the volume of air travel has increased over the last 20 years, the number of available gates for both air cargo and passenger flights has fallen dramatically.
www.opensecrets.org /pubs/lobby00/topind09.asp   (371 words)

 WTO | Services: Transport — Air transport
This sector was negotiated under the Uruguay Round, focusing on aircraft repair and maintenance services, computer reservation services, selling and marketing of air transport services.
Air transport services are included in the new services negotiations, which began January 2000.
Principles of trade in air transport services are contained, like for all services, in the GATS.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/serv_e/transport_e/transport_air_e.htm   (215 words)

 Air transport
Air Transport Industry is one of the best prototypes of the future world where all human activities will be integrated including administrations, companies and contractors.
Air Transport early became a global industry requiring the cooperation of independent organizations, private companies of different size and civil servants.
As a consequence the Air Transport system is increasingly complex and maybe the main contribution of the computers has been to enable this growing complexity.
www.pagebox.net /airtransport.html   (7943 words)

 New Zealand Airline - Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand - New Zealand's national carrier operates both as domestic airline as well as an International Airline and was voted top airline for Business Class travel in 1998.
Internationally, Air New Zealand is part of the Star Alliance as well as having a regional alliance with Ansett and Singapore airlines.
On Air New Zealand's international route, the aircraft used are the Boeing 747's, 767's and with the Boeing 737 used for the shorter hauls to places like Norfolk Island.
www.innz.co.nz /about/air.html   (286 words)

 World of Warcraft - Air Transportation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The flight paths are specifically designed to delight passengers with entertaining sights and glimpses of new regions, such as dangerous high-level areas that you might not be ready to explore yet.
Running the air transportation network from these central locations helps keep prices down for customers, and the air mounts can be fed and stabled in the cities (and they can also retire in them once they become too old!).
To avoid fatal falling damage, you will be seatbelted onto the air mount for the entirety of the journey, so all you'll have to worry about is sitting back, relaxing, and enjoying the ride.
www.blizzard.com /wow/townhall/airtransportation.shtml   (637 words)

 EUROPA - Transport - Air Transport
Of all forms of transport, air travel has seen by far the most impressive growth in the European Union over the last twenty years.
However, there is another side to the coin: the boom in air travel is exacerbating problems relating to the saturation levels reached at airports and the overloaded air traffic control system.
The Commission's work programme in the field of air transport is intended to tackle these issues.
europa.eu.int /comm/transport/air/index_en.htm   (239 words)

 UNC Health Care Air Care & Ground Transport Services
Since 1986, UNC Air Care has served the state of North Carolina providing 24 hour response by air and ground for patients of all ages and medical emergencies.
Emergency transport of critically ill or injured patients is provided from hospital to hospital or trauma center.
UNC Air Care combines the teams to accommodate the needs of the patient, and selects the mode of transportation that will provide the safest and fastest transport possible.
www.med.unc.edu /wrkunits/2depts/emergmed/aircare.htm   (213 words)

 CDC | Guidance on Air Medical Transport for SARS Patients
Aircraft with forward-to-aft cabin air flow and a separate cockpit cabin are strongly preferred for transport of SARS patients.
If transport of a non-SARS patient simultaneously with SARS patient(s) cannot be avoided, the non-SARS patient should wear an N-95 or higher-level respirator during transport and should be positioned upwind and as far as possible from the SARS patient.
After transporting a SARS patient, exits and doors should be closed and aircraft air conditioning turned on at maximum capacity for several minutes in accordance with the airing time specified by aircraft manufacturers to provide at least one complete air exchange.
www.cdc.gov /ncidod/sars/airtransport-sarspatients.htm   (1962 words)

 Air Ambulance Specialists / Air Ambulance Medical Transport Service Specialists
The owners of this air medical transport company have more than 47 years experience in the air ambulance industry.
We provide air transport services for any of the three levels of medical care; Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support and Critical Care on Domestic and International flights.
Air ambulance transports are also used for the repatriation of patients who are injured or become ill away from home.
www.airaasi.com   (377 words)

 Boeing 7E7 Will Use Air Transport for Component Delivery
Such savings will allow the initial 7E7 investment in the air transportation assets to be recouped in the first few years of production.
"Transporting large pieces by air will allow us to dramatically reduce flow time," said Mike Bair, senior vice president of the 7E7 program.
The decision to transport large 7E7 assemblies by air does not alter the requirement for the 7E7 final assembly site to be accessible by water.
www.boeing.com /news/releases/2003/q4/nr_031013g.html   (310 words)

 Air Ambulance medical transport
Air Ambulance Specialists provides fixed wing air ambulance services offering "bed-to-bed" aeromedical transport which can include ground transportation, specialized aero medical transport care, as well as any other incidentals necessary to a successful patient transport.
Air Ambulance Specialists offers air ambulance transport services for the relocation of patients' requiring specialized medical procedures to recognized hospitals with centers of excellence in these fields, or repatriation of patients who are injured or become ill away from home.
Air Ambulance Specialists is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to answer your questions concerning air ambulance transports.
www.airambulancespecialists.com   (209 words)

 The Cat / Air America Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Civil Air Transport (CAT) was a unique airline formed after World War II in China by General Claire L. Chennault and Whiting Willauer.
Air America flew a variety of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters because of the region’s unforgiving topography.
The historic events in which CAT and Air America employees played a role are key to understanding the history of the United States in the post-1945 period.
www.utdallas.edu /library/special/cataa.html   (531 words)

 air ambulance air ambulance services air medical transport aams medical transport services air ambulances transport ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Air ambulance service provided by American Jets, Inc./AAMSairambulance.com, the leader in worldwide medical transport.
All air medical transport crewmembers have a minimum of five years experience in their specialty and are Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified.
Patient transport with the use of state-of-the-art medical equipment and techniques, no emergency is beyond our expertise.
www.AamsAirAmbulance.com   (268 words)

 Air America - Official Web Site for Air America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Air America's tenure in Asia began when Civil Air Transport (CAT) crossed the river into Shanghai in 1946.
That was CAT and Air America in China, Korea and in Southeast Asia.
The Air America Association is composed of former employees of CAT, Air America, their families and their affiliates.
www.air-america.org   (133 words)

 Bermuda International Airport
Air Traffic Control Service is provided from an ATC Tower located on high ground approximately midpoint of the runway on its north side.
The British Government's Depart for Transport's Access to air travel for disabled people: code of practice is not followed in Bermuda by the Bermuda Government.
The diesel-powered unit elevates 20 feet off the ground to transport the disabled from terminal gates to the cabin of the aircraft or in reverse.
bermuda-online.org /airport.htm   (5949 words)

 Air Ambulance - Air Medical Transport - ATS AeroMedical Transport
of Fixed-Wing Air Ambulance Transport Basic, Advanced and Specialized (Pediatric-Adult) Life Support Agency, we are capable of delivering care to the critically or non-critically ill or injured adult or pediatric patient.
ATS routinely provides the finest in transport medical equipment (including several specialized transport kits) and the most up-to-date standing orders "Protocols".
All private aircraft utilized by ATS are air conditioned / pressurized with a state-of-the art FAA approved stretcher, oxygen system, and inverter equipped to allow for a wide range of medical equipment.
atspec.com   (345 words)

 Centre for Air Transport and the Environment
The latter half of the Twentieth Century saw exponential growth in air travel driving the development of the Global Economy and the multicultural society.
The Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment is a multi-disciplinary research centre based at the Manchester Metropolitan University.
The Centre's mission is to facilitate the integrated social, economic and environmental sustainability of the aviation industry through critical research and analysis, and through knowledge transfer between the academic, industry, regulatory and NGO sectors.
www.cate.mmu.ac.uk   (220 words)

 University Health Care - AirMed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
AirMed was established in the early 1970's as the 8th air medical transport program in the nation.
In 30+ years of existence, AirMed has grown into an outstanding air medical transport service which currently utilizes a combination of four rotor- and two fixed-wing aircraft from six locations throughout the state to transport approximately 2500 patients per year.
This combination of air transport vehicles and their strategically-planned locations allows AirMed the flexibility to safely accomplish the multitude of patient transports required in our specific service area, including long-distance transports and ones into small rural airports, two-patient transports, and others involving high altitudes or flying over large bodies of water.
uuhsc.utah.edu /airmed   (378 words)

 Air Ambulance .Net Service Directory
Air ambulance companies worldwide provide an integral medical service as people either return for at home health care or are out seeking the best possible health care locations for their ailments.
From stranded hikers to lung cancer patients, individuals like yourself use air ambulance companies on a daily basis when they need care that can not be provided during standard travel.
Air ambulance companies bring patients “door to door” under guidance from professional travel nurses and physicians on fixed-wing aircraft equipped for medical transport of patients.
www.air-ambulance.net   (172 words)

 EUROCONTROL - European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
We serve the air transport industry, the economy and the passenger to ensure safe, secure and efficient use of European airspace.
We work with our partners in the air transport industry to provide a range of services: from air traffic controller training to managing air traffic flow; from regional control of airspace to development of innovative technologies and procedures; and the collection of air navigation charges, civil/military, etc.
Representing 31 European States, it is responsible for the safe and smooth flow of air traffic in the continent.
www.eurocontrol.int   (406 words)

 Air Transport
Identifies important challenges that confront European air transport if it is to continue playing a major role in EU development...
English Title The crisis in forecasting and the emergence of the "prospective" approach: with case studies in energy and air transport / Michel Godet ; translated by J. Pearse, Harry K. Lennon.
Air travelers are experiencing longer trip times and more inconveniences that, in turn, threaten to reduce demand for air travel.
faculty.washington.edu /~krumme/transport/air.html   (1460 words)

 UK Commission for Integrated Transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
1: The UK Government has launched a wide ranging consultation entitled "The Future Development of Air Transport in the United Kingdom", seeking views on the level of air transport demand that should be catered for over the next 30 years and including options for how this might be accommodated.
Although many stakeholders have cited the Air Passenger Duty as a suitable vehicle for incorporating these costs, the APD is not really suitable for this purpose.
First, its structure as well as the political motives for its introduction suggest that the APD is a compensation for the VAT exemption on tickets and the tax exemption on fuel rather than a means to internalise external costs.
www.cfit.gov.uk /research/aec/index.htm   (1306 words)

 WTO | 2005 Press Releases - Standards, “offshoring” and air transport focus of 2005 WTR - Press 411
The third in an annual series initiated by Director-General Supachai Panitchpakdi, the 2005 WTR also includes analytical essays on offshoring services (a particular aspect of outsourcing), air transport services and the use of quantitative economic analysis in dispute settlement.
In looking at trade in air transport services, the report traces the growing importance of air transport for international trade.
Air carriers have chosen between a hub-and-spoke model and a point-to-point approach to service provision.
www.wto.org /english/news_e/pres05_e/pr411_e.htm   (813 words)

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