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January 2016

United Calls in Pilots for Extra Training

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The Wall Street Journal | By Andy Pasztor and Susan Carey

All 12,000 aviators will have an extra training day in response to incidents more than a year ago

By the end of April, each aviator at United, the nation’s No. 3 airline by traffic, will be required to attend a day of classroom instruction focusing on various safety issues and enhanced teamwork.

OCTC Aviation Program Adds to Regional Airport Numbers

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Airport takeoffs, landings up 19% | Keith Lawrence | Source: McClatchy

Takeoffs and landings at Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport were up 19 percent in 2015, Airport Manager Bob Whitmer said Monday.

They increased from 19,364 to 22,954 -- a difference of 3,590.

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