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May 25, 2016

June 2016 Corporate News Bites

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

May 25, 2016

Air Canada Chooses Airport for Aviation Biofuel Project

Air Canada announced Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI) will be held at Montréal-Trudeau Airport.

May 25, 2016

ALPA Joined by Frontier Pilots

Pilots at Denver-based Frontier Airlines will be the latest group to join the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, the world’s largest pilots’ union.

May 25, 2016

AOPA Presents at Safety Seminar

Lessons learned from investigating loss-of-control accidents involving general aviation aircraft and new ideas to reduce the often-fatal mishaps were in focus at a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) seminar held in partnership with AOPA and the FAA in Ashburn, VA, in May.

May 25, 2016

Baxter Announces Results on Study of Infusion Pumps

Baxter International recently announced the results of a retrospective analysis of data from Sigma Spectrum Infusion System pumps that found 90% of programming events with intravenous (IV) “high-alert” drugs are titrations—dose or rate changes made after the infusion has started.

May 25, 2016

Mayo Clinic Adds Unity Health to Their Network

Unity Health and Mayo Clinic announced that Unity Health has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a network of health care providers committed to better serving patients and their families through collaboration.

May 25, 2016

NIOSH Researcher Honored for Innovative Work

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) congratulates researcher Hongwei Hsiao, Ph.D., for being a finalist for the 2016 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) in the Career Achievement category for significant accomplishments throughout a lifetime of achievement in public service.

May 25, 2016

SAA Launches Codeshare Agreemment with Avianca Brasil

South African Airways (SAA) announced that it has implemented a codeshare agreement with its Brazilian Star Alliance partner, Avianca Brasil, offering customers further destinations into Brazil.

May 25, 2016

United Celebrates 30 Years at Dulles

In May 1986, United Airlines commenced hub operations at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), with 58 departures serving 24 destinations.

April 18, 2016

May 2016 Corporate News Bites

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

April 18, 2016

Air Canada Cargo Introduces Dedicated Freighter Service

Air Canada and Cargojet Airways Ltd., a subsidiary of Cargojet Inc. (Cargojet), announced they are finalizing a commercial arrangement that will result in Air Canada Cargo introducing dedicated freighter services from Canada to Latin America and Europe with Boeing 767-300ER freighter aircraft operated by Cargojet.

April 18, 2016

United Builds on 90 Years of Aviation Firsts

When a Swallow aircraft took off from Pasco, Washington, on an airmail route bound for Boise, Idaho, on April 6, 1926, it marked the beginning of 90 years of aviation firsts for United Airlines.

April 18, 2016

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Benefits in Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplants

A new study from physicians at Mayo Clinic in Rochester found there may be long-term benefits to simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation versus kidney transplantation alone.

April 18, 2016

Baxter Partnership Launches Mobile Health App

Baxter International Inc. and the Baxter International Foundation, the company’s philanthropic arm, recently collaborated with World Vision India to develop a mobile health application.

April 18, 2016

SAA Wins Award for In-Flight Magazine

Sawubona, the in-flight magazine of South African Airways (SAA), the leading airline on the African continent, scooped the award for Africa’s leading in-flight magazine for the second year in a row.

April 18, 2016

AOPA to Award Reimagined Cessna to Startup Flying Club

AOPA will give away a reimagined Cessna 150 to a flying club that is just starting out on its mission of making flying fun and affordable for its members.