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  Airline call sign - Definition, explanation
Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number.
The country shown alongside an airline's call sign is that wherein most of its aircraft are believed to be registered, which may not always be the same as the country in which the firm is officially incorporated or registered.
There are many other airlines in business whose radio call signs are more obviously derived from the trading name.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/a/ai/airline_call_sign.php   (0 words)

  Wikipedia search result
Airlines lease or own their aircraft with which to supply these services and may form partnerships or alliances with other airlines for mutual benefit.
The airline’s first flight was made on March 15, 1941 with a single Beech Model 18 NPC-54 aircraft, which started its daily services between Manila (from Nielson Field) and Baguio, later to expand with larger aircraft such as the DC-3 and Vickers Viscount.
Many airlines in the Allied countries were flush from lease contracts to the military, and foresaw a future explosive demand for civil air transport, for both passengers and cargo.
feedbus.com /wikis/wikipedia.php?title=Airline   (4948 words)

 Airline missteps prompt call for new DOT powers and fines for service breakdowns - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
In the wake of repeated airline service meltdowns recently, Rep. James Oberstar, D-Minn., said in an interview last week that a code of conduct that airlines voluntarily agreed to seven years ago should be updated.
The 1999 voluntary code, for example, required airlines to tell passengers the lowest available fare, notify them promptly of delays and meet their essential needs during long delays on planes.
The airlines agreed to that code after thousands of passengers on Northwest Airlines planes were stuck during a 1999 snowstorm in Detroit, prompting calls for new laws.
www.usatoday.com /travel/flights/2007-03-25-airline-missteps-regulation_N.htm   (534 words)

 Hawaiian Airline Flight Schedule
This book will interest innumerable readers from manufacturers, airlines and suppliers to travel agents, marketers and salespeople; from airport managers to caterers, designers, engineers and architects; and not least the millions of passengers who travel each year in these special and typically modern surroundings.
Airline call sign - Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number.
It is the largest airline based in the State of Hawai'i and is commonly referred to by the acronym "HAL".
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 Fodors.com > Features > Smart Travel Tips > Today Show's Travel Detective Shares Best Tips > Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Airline fare wars are most often started by the weakest competitor over the weekend.
Remember, when an airline tells you there are no seats available for a particular flight, what they are really telling you is that there are no seats available at the fare you want to pay.
With fewer airlines and growing consolidation among carriers, there is decreasing incentive for the airlines to have such programs.
www.fodors.com /features/nfdisplay1.cfm?name=stt/010430_stt_airline.cfm   (985 words)

 What Airline Mergers Mean for You - Kiplinger.com
Now that airlines are over their post-9/11 struggles, they are looking for mergers to perpetuate a welcome run of profitability.
This year, airline earnings are expected to be more than double last year's, thanks to full planes, fare hikes and lower fuel prices.
But you probably care less about what insiders call "capacity reduction" than whether you'll have to pay more to get where you're going, whether you'll be cramped and hungry on the way, and whether your baggage will be there to meet you when you arrive.
www.kiplinger.com /magazine/archives/2007/03/airlines.html   (469 words)

 Los Angeles ARTCC on VATSIM - Editorial Content
If you wish to fly a non airline flight, your call sign should be your aircraft registration including the N such as N123AB.
Call signs for civilian (non-airline) call signs are stated with each individual digit stated.
If you are using a civilian call sign you may abbreviate it to the last 3 digits as long as the controller does it first.
www.laartcc.org /article_page/25   (1413 words)

 Commercial Airline Travel Strategies - Associated Content
Most airline passengers know that airlines allow you to visit their website 24-hours before flight time, check in to the flight and print up an official boarding pass right from their computer printer.
The airline may advise you to buy a new ticket on your own, for which they’ll pay you back, but the process can be a lengthy.
Most airlines offering bereavement fares require the name of the deceased or ill family member and contact information for the funeral home or attending physician in order to prove that your claim is legitimate.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/8606/commercial_airline_travel_strategies.html   (1888 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Business -- AMR's fourth-quarter loss triples, to $387 million
Airline executives were cautious to grim in describing their outlook.
For Southwest Airlines Co., 2004 was its second smallest profit in eight years, a sign of just how difficult business conditions were for the fuel-intensive industry.
Northwest Airlines Corp., which had its worst performance ever in 2004, may have to seek more than the $950 million in annual labor cuts that it is already demanding from workers, said chief executive Doug Steenland.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/business/20050119-1331-earns-airlines.html   (818 words)

 Vegetarians in Paradise/ Airline Vegetarian Meals/Vegetarian Airline Food
Because customer services, especially food services, are constantly changing in the airline industry, we advise travelers to check in advance about the availability of special meals with their airline agent.
We recently traveled on Alaska Airlines and were pleasantly surprised with the attention given to freshness and attractive presentation of the vegan meal we were served in economy class.
Unlike M.S., who apparently knew this was called the "vegetarian-no dairy" meal, I was led to believe it was full-vegan by all three of their employees with whom I either ordered or confirmed that the meal would be vegan.
www.vegparadise.com /airline.html   (5045 words)

 Foreign call center column hits a nerve - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
It seems clear that American travelers will be interacting with foreign call centers for some time to come, though there are mixed opinions on whether this trend is accelerating or not.
If all foreign call centers were staffed with representatives who were given the proper training, tools and procedures, then off-shoring would not be such a hot-button issue for so many consumers.
This call and the numerous subsequent calls that I would place over the next 12 hours were routed to your call center in India.
www.usatoday.com /travel/columnist/mcgee/2007-08-01-call-center-responses_N.htm   (2222 words)

 Preventive Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
Airline maintenance and repair is a chief culprit in flight delays and cancellation.
Being able to predict and perform preventive maintenance reduces the occurrence of these costly events, which is critical for airlines to improve their customer service.
"Airlines need to recognize that this is a strategic initiative requiring a long term plan coupled with frequent, rapid implementations to generate benefits, and momentum quickly.
www.accenture.com /Global/Services/By_Industry/Airline/R_and_I/PreventiveOverhaul.htm   (723 words)

 US military planes criss-cross Europe using bogus call sign - Times Online
Not only is the call sign bogus — according to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) — so, it appears, are some of the aircraft details the Americans have filed with the air traffic control authorities.
The call sign Juliet Golf Oscar (JGO) followed by a flight number belongs, says the ICAO, to a now bankrupt Canadian low-cost airline called Jetsgo of Montreal.
A USAFE spokesman last week said American aircraft using the JGO call sign were performing “Joint Guard Operations” for the Nato/European peacekeeping mission in the Balkans.
www.timesonline.co.uk /article/0,,2089-2047074,00.html   (0 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Business -- U.S. Airways, Delta shares sag on weekend cancellations
The sick calls were not organized, union officials said, but affected thousands of passengers on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
All U.S. airlines, except Southwest Airlines, expect to lose money in the fourth quarter as they struggle with jet-fuel prices, which have risen 74 percent this year.
The six major U.S. airlines – American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta, Continental Airlines, Northwest and US Airways – are expected to lose another $5.5 billion this year.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/business/20041227-0718-airlines-usair.html   (475 words)

  Call sign at AllExperts
Call signs in aviation are derived from several different policies, depending on the type of flight operation being conducted, and depending on whether the caller is in an aircraft or at a ground facility.
Amateur radio call signs are in the international series and normally consist of a one- or two-character prefix, a number (which sometimes corresponds to a geographic area within the country), and a 1, 2, or 3 character suffix.
In the Italian call sign, IK1TZO, IK is the prefix, the number component is 1 and corresponds to the Piedmont, Aosta Valley and Liguria regions, and TZO is the suffix.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ca/call_sign.htm   (2672 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on airline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Many airlines in the Allied countries were flush from lease contracts to the military, and foresaw a future explosive demand for civil air transport, for both passengers and cargo.
Airline labor actions, for instance, are often halted by government intervention in order to protect the free flow of people, communications, and goods between different regions without compromising safety.
Most agreements permit airlines to fly from their home country to designated airports in the other country: some also extend the freedom to provide continuing service to a third country, or to another destination in the other country while carrying passengers from overseas.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/airline   (4666 words)

 CNN.com - Outsourcing comes to airlines - Dec 25, 2004
Still, outsourcing is affecting some aspects of the industry, as airlines look to cut costs and compete with low-budget carriers head on.
However, some in the airline industry are questioning the trend to outsource reservation call-centers overseas, arguing that service may suffer with agents unfamiliar with local geography and travelers' needs.
In October the airline threatened to close its 350-strong call center in Kassel unless staff agreed to new employment practices.
www.cnn.com /2004/TRAVEL/12/23/bt.outsource.airlines/index.html   (554 words)

 AirlineJOB.net - More on Airline Job, Flight Attendant Career and Pilot career travel benefits. Airline Employment.
Southwest Airlines is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and flies way beyond the southwest.
At that time, the major airline in my city was hiring Station Attendants (they do baggage handling, and they drive the tugs that push the aircraft out off the jetway) and Aircraft Cleaners.
The airlines are looking for people that are willing to deal with adverse situations and people that are flexible.
www.airlinejob.net /travel-benefits2.htm   (999 words)

 Airline call sign at AllExperts
Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number.
Some cargo airlines specialise in freight transport, an emphasis that may be reflected in the company's name.
The country shown alongside an airline's call sign is that wherein most of its aircraft are believed to be registered, which may not always be the same as the country in which the firm is officially incorporated or registered.
en.allexperts.com /e/a/ai/airline_call_sign.htm   (383 words)

 More Info on airlines - - airline - - airliens
Airlines lease or own their aircraft with which to supply these services and may form partnerships or alliances with other airlines for reasons of mutual benefit.
Many international airline managers are lobbying their governments to permit greater consolidation, in order to achieve higher economies of scale and greater efficiencies.
A historically high level of government intervention in the airline industry can be seen as part of a wider political consensus on strategic forms of transport, such as highways and railways, both of which are also publicly run in most parts of the world.
www.usgovernetics.com /airlines.php   (4820 words)

 Call sign - Wikipedia Mirror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
For example, British Airways flight 75 would use the call sign Speedbird seven-five, since Speedbird is the registered call sign for British Airways.
Community television station Television Sydney uses TVS as its call sign, although being a New South Wales-based station it should have a call sign ending in "N".
Fixed call signs for the United States Air Force stations begin with A, such as AIR, used by USAF Headquarters.
www.wiki-mirror.be /index.php?title=Call_sign&printable=yes   (2425 words)

 Airline & Aviation Industry Resumes from The Write Resume
The airline industry is very unique in their hiring process.
Having hired airline industry personnel as Pilots and Flight Attendants for a major airline, Ms.
Her expertise in the airline industry spans 15 years, not only in hiring, but having worked all aspects of the corporate and frontline structure.
awriteresume.com /airline.htm   (719 words)

 Accelerated Aircraft Dispatcher Courses
Airline Flight Dispatcher Training Center offers a 5 day and Two Week Accelerated course to those individuals who have a very strong aviation background, and meet FAR Part 65 requirements.
Airline Assistant Dispatchers - If you are an Assistant Dispatcher for a scheduled airline, and you been working under the direct supervision of an FAA licensed Aircraft Dispatcher for at least 2 out of the last 3 years, then you qualify for our Accelerated Program automatically.
We require that you bring a letter from your airline dispatch office manager or supervisor (on company letterhead) that states that you have been performing the duties of Assistant Dispatcher for at least one year or more.
www.airlinedispatcher.com /archive/accel.htm   (1217 words)

 Wikinfo | Airline
An airline is a civilian organisation providing aviation services to fare-paying passengers and/or cargo.
Where an airline has established an engineering base at an airport then there may be considerable economic advantages in using that same airport as a preferred focus (or "hub") for its scheduled flights.
Each operator of a scheduled or charter flight uses a distinct airline call sign when communicating with airports or air traffic control centres.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=airline   (380 words)

 Your Travel Guide for Turkey
Although Istanbul is the main port for airline transport in Turkey, Izmir, Ankara, Antalya, Dalaman airports with direct international flights and Bodrum, Canakkale, Denizli, Kayseri, Nevsehir, Trabzon, Adana, Gaziantep, Samsun with domestic flights through Istanbul are all reachable with airplanes.
The Turkish Airlines is the main Airline Company that has access to many points in the world.
After the gate is ready to board, in some airports, people are called according their seat numbers (for example row 1 to 15 and then row 16 to 25 etc).
www.enjoyturkey.com /Transportation/Airline/airlinetransport.htm   (1247 words)

 Institute Of Flight Operations and Dispatch (iFOD)
Airline Flight Dispatcher Training Center is approved by the Texas Workforce Commission to provide U.S. Veteran's benefits for our FAA Aircraft Dispatcher License Certification program.
Airline Flight Dispatcher Training Center must receive your college transcripts (or transcripts from any other training institution that you may have attended).
Students attending Airline Flight Dispatcher Training Center are required to pay all Tuition/Exam Fees and Housing Costs directly to the school upon arrival.
www.airlinedispatcher.com /prospective/military.html   (1018 words)

 Airliners.net Aviation Polls: Airline Callsigns
I am intrigued by some of the callsigns I hear since they are rather creative not relying on the airline name as the callsign, but using something symbolic, so I decided to look some up.
This airline started out as Republic Express a/k/a Express Airlines I which later became NW Airlink.
I was involved in the original certification and obtained the callsign from the FAA from the defunct Dolphin Airlines which I also had a hand in starting back in 1981.
www.airliners.net /discussions/aviation_polls/read.main/131825   (637 words)

 Programs - Travel Partner Rewards for Wyndham ByRequest Members
Along with other great member benefits such as free domestic long distance, a personalized room and free high-speed Internet access, Wyndham ByRequest members receive frequent flyer mileage or Membership Rewards points on their choice of participating partners at any rate when staying at a Wyndham Hotel and Resort.
Sign up for your free membership today to begin enjoying benefits and miles immediately.
Your call will be charged at international direct-dial rates.
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