10. January 2006 12:29
Although Independence Air's final flights landed last Thursday, a job fair at parent company Flyi Inc.'s headquarters in Dulles kept hopes aloft for former employees hoping to find a new job quickly.
Hundreds of suddenly jobless workers – from pilots to baggage handlers – came face to face with officials from the Virginia Employment Commission and dozens of employers last Friday.
The event was "completely organic" in the wake of the company's announcement Jan. 2 that it was closing, said Laura Thornton, Flyi's employee communications specialist. [More]
3. January 2006 11:52
LITTLETON, CO (January 3, 2006) – More and more aviation industry applicants are finding success through Avjobs.com, the leading job site serving commercial, corporate and general aviation, than with the big job boards. Avjobs.com proves to be the superior choice for applicants who want to be seen, contacted and hired by key industry employers. [More]
8. December 2005 11:36
Most airline passengers only get to see their bags being moved on the ramp but if you watch closely then you will see that this is only the smallest part of ramp work. Safely handling the needs of a multi-million dollar aircraft and its passengers takes professionalism and dedication. From extreme heat in the summer to the dangers of ice and snow on the ramp in winter, the job is never boring. Jet engines and spinning propellers are always around you, so you must keep alert to be safe. It takes a special kind of person to earn a living in this kind of environment. Here are a few ramp professionals from Toronto's Pearson and Hamilton's Munro Airports. [More]
19. September 2004 11:32
After five months without a job, Pizzelanti opened his own business, a pet crematory in Euless called All Paws Go To Heaven. He said it was a tough choice for someone who loves flying but needed financial stability for his wife and 9-year-old daughter.
That may soon become a common dilemma facing hundreds of Delta Air Lines workers who will be laid off in coming weeks as the airline eliminates its hub operations at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. [More]
1. September 2004 11:28
US Airways has high turnover, said spokesman David Castelveter. "Our employees are being recruited away to companies that can pay them more money," he said. [More]
13. July 2004 09:46
LITTLETON, CO (August 13, 2004) – Colorado based Avjobs, Inc. continues to uphold the lead among niche aviation employment websites. Avjobs.com is a mature site that is well recognized for its strong presence in the aviation and aerospace industry. The Web site draws aviation job seekers and employers from all phases of aviation and provides them with the necessary tools to achieve success. [More]