Industry News

This is the page for news of our Corporate & Sustaining (C&S) Members. For more information on our various C&S Members, please visit the List of C&S Members for links to their websites.

July 27, 2015

August Corporate News Bites

These are shorter stories about some of AsMA's Corporate & Sustaining Members.

July 27, 2015

Mayo Clinic Uncovers Key Differences in ALS Patients

Researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus have identified key differences between patients with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and those with the most common genetic form of ALS, a mutation in the C9orf72 gene.

July 27, 2015

Air Canada's Foundation Raises Money for Children

Air Canada’s Foundation’s annual golf tournament netted over $1,000,000 in support of organizations focused on the health and wellbeing of children in Canada.

July 27, 2015

SAA Official Airline of the Trek4Mandela Expedition

South African Airways (SAA) is proud to have been the official carrier for the Trek4Mandela Expedition, where an intrepid group of mountain climbers trekked up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds in support of improving the lives of young girls across Africa.

July 27, 2015

ALPA President Testifies Before Congress

In testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Transportation Security in July, Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), underscored the union’s support for the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) as a key element in a multi-layered, risk-based approach to aviation security that also includes advancing the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program and secondary cockpit barriers on passenger airliners.

July 27, 2015

AOPA Requests FAA to Restore Sim Time

In formal comments filed with the FAA in July, AOPA asked the agency to expedite publication of a final rule that would once again allow pilots to count more hours in an approved aviation training device (ATD) toward an instrument rating.

June 25, 2015

July Corporate News Bites

These are shorter stories about some of our Corporate and Sustaining Members.

June 25, 2015

SAA Receives More Awards

South African Airways (SAA) received more awards at the World Travel Awards™ in late June, where it was named Africa’s Leading Airline for 21 years in row.

June 25, 2015

Mayo Clinic Named a Yellow Ribbon Company

In mid-June, Mayo Clinic was named a Yellow Ribbon Company — the first health organization in Minnesota to receive this recognition.

June 25, 2015

ETC Wins ADMS Contract

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (ETC’s) Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, has been awarded a contract to deliver an Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS™) to the Rochester Fire Department.

June 25, 2015

NIOSH Offers Musicians Guidance for Hearing Protection

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published new guidance to help musicians and those who work in the music industry protect their hearing.

June 25, 2015

Baxter Releases Sustainability Report

Baxter International Inc. recently issued its 16th annual Sustainability Report detailing the company’s progress creating social, environmental, and economic value by addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.

June 25, 2015

ALPA Continues to Work on Increasing Laser Awareness

For years, ALPA has been on the front lines to increase public awareness of the serious safety hazard posed by laser attacks on aircraft cockpits.

June 25, 2015

AOPA's Pilot Education Supported by NTSB

The head of the National Transportation Safety Board told Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker that he supports AOPA’s development of a new course to educate pilots on medical health and well-being.