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February 8, 1989
Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner said he will seek strong measures to combat air terrorism but nothing that will put U.S. carriers at a disadvantage in world travel markets. Skinner said at a news conference that he will attend a meeting of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal next week to look for ways to prevent attacks on civilian aviation. Skinner also announced that Federal Aviation Administrator T.
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February 8, 1989
Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner said he will seek strong measures to combat air terrorism but nothing that will put U.S. carriers at a disadvantage in world travel markets. Skinner said at a news conference that he will attend a meeting of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal next week to look for ways to prevent attacks on civilian aviation. Skinner also announced that Federal Aviation Administrator T.
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NEWS
September 16, 1987 | Associated Press
Federal Aviation Administration chief T. Allan McArtor criticized airline executives Tuesday for worrying too much about profits and losses and not enough about good service, safety and security issues. But, in a speech summarizing his agency's planned actions to blunt "today's crisis in aviation," he said the FAA also is considering a plan to allow airlines to assume a greater role in inspecting their own maintenance and operational activities.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1988 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
Federal Aviation Administration chief T. Allan McArtor sought to modify federal safety regulations covering air shows last year, according to knowledgeable sources, triggering a dispute among FAA officials over whether he was attempting to erode safety margins. McArtor wanted changes in regulations that, among other things, forbid stunt flying over spectators at low altitudes.
NEWS
September 22, 1987 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
Federal Aviation Administration chief T. Allan McArtor said Monday that he has ordered a special safety inspection of the nation's aircraft manufacturing industry. The review, which is to begin next month, will target about 40 of the 1,300 U.S. firms that manufacture airplanes and airplane parts. McArtor insisted that the effort was not prompted by a particular safety problem or manufacturer. Rather, he said, "there is a need for a fresh look at the civil aircraft manufacturing environment."
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July 28, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
T. Allan McArtor, acknowledging public anxiety about air travel safety and airline service, took over Monday as head of the Federal Aviation Administration and warned carriers they must operate safely or be banned from the nation's airspace. McArtor, who had been a senior vice president of Federal Express, said also that he would help the FAA improve its image with the flying public. He added: "Telling a better story cannot be enough.
NEWS
June 6, 1987 | Associated Press
The Federal Aviation Administration Friday imposed regulations requiring airlines to limit carry-on baggage and make certain that items are properly stored before a jetliner leaves the boarding gate. The agency said that "too much baggage is being taken aboard some flights (and) being stowed improperly, creating unsafe conditions," because airlines have become "lax in their compliance" with existing baggage requirements.
NEWS
November 6, 1987 | JESS BRAVIN, Times Staff Writer
The biggest obstacle facing aviation is the noise restrictions that hamper expansion of existing airports and the building of new ones, the head of the Federal Aviation Adminstration said Thursday. Acknowledging the chronic flight delays and record numbers of near-collisions that have plagued the nation's air transport system recently, FAA Administrator T.
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August 24, 1987 | JOSH GETLIN, Times Staff Writer
Voicing concern over the "routine professionalism" of commercial flight crews, T. Allan McArtor, the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration, said Sunday that the nation's airlines need to promote more vigilance about cockpit safety procedures.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1988 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
Federal Aviation Administration chief T. Allan McArtor sought to modify federal safety regulations covering air shows last year, according to knowledgeable sources, triggering a dispute among FAA officials over whether he was attempting to erode safety margins. McArtor wanted changes in regulations that, among other things, forbid stunt flying over spectators at low altitudes.
NEWS
November 6, 1987 | JESS BRAVIN, Times Staff Writer
The biggest obstacle facing aviation is the noise restrictions that hamper expansion of existing airports and the building of new ones, the head of the Federal Aviation Adminstration said Thursday. Acknowledging the chronic flight delays and record numbers of near-collisions that have plagued the nation's air transport system recently, FAA Administrator T.
NEWS
September 22, 1987 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
Federal Aviation Administration chief T. Allan McArtor said Monday that he has ordered a special safety inspection of the nation's aircraft manufacturing industry. The review, which is to begin next month, will target about 40 of the 1,300 U.S. firms that manufacture airplanes and airplane parts. McArtor insisted that the effort was not prompted by a particular safety problem or manufacturer. Rather, he said, "there is a need for a fresh look at the civil aircraft manufacturing environment."
NEWS
September 16, 1987 | Associated Press
Federal Aviation Administration chief T. Allan McArtor criticized airline executives Tuesday for worrying too much about profits and losses and not enough about good service, safety and security issues. But, in a speech summarizing his agency's planned actions to blunt "today's crisis in aviation," he said the FAA also is considering a plan to allow airlines to assume a greater role in inspecting their own maintenance and operational activities.
NEWS
August 24, 1987 | JOSH GETLIN, Times Staff Writer
Voicing concern over the "routine professionalism" of commercial flight crews, T. Allan McArtor, the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration, said Sunday that the nation's airlines need to promote more vigilance about cockpit safety procedures.
NEWS
August 13, 1987 | GEORGE RAMOS and BOB BAKER, Times Staff Writers
In a move that dramatically curtails the freedom of private pilots, the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday issued an emergency order expanding the controlled airspace around Los Angeles International Airport. The order, announced in Washington by new FAA chief T. Allan McArtor, came in the wake of a reported near-collision between an American Airlines jetliner and a private plane over Santa Monica Tuesday.
NEWS
July 28, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
T. Allan McArtor, acknowledging public anxiety about air travel safety and airline service, took over Monday as head of the Federal Aviation Administration and warned carriers they must operate safely or be banned from the nation's airspace. McArtor, who had been a senior vice president of Federal Express, said also that he would help the FAA improve its image with the flying public. He added: "Telling a better story cannot be enough.
NEWS
August 13, 1987 | GEORGE RAMOS and BOB BAKER, Times Staff Writers
In a move that dramatically curtails the freedom of private pilots, the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday issued an emergency order expanding the controlled airspace around Los Angeles International Airport. The order, announced in Washington by new FAA chief T. Allan McArtor, came in the wake of a reported near-collision between an American Airlines jetliner and a private plane over Santa Monica Tuesday.
NEWS
July 29, 1987 | Associated Press
T. Allan McArtor's congressman missed this week's swearing-in of the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration because the lawmaker's flight to Washington was 90 minutes late. Rep. Don Sundquist (R-Tenn.) said Tuesday that his flight from Memphis to Washington on Monday afternoon became a nearly 3 1/2-hour ordeal. Normally, he said, it would have taken him two hours to arrive in the capital.
NEWS
June 6, 1987 | Associated Press
The Federal Aviation Administration Friday imposed regulations requiring airlines to limit carry-on baggage and make certain that items are properly stored before a jetliner leaves the boarding gate. The agency said that "too much baggage is being taken aboard some flights (and) being stowed improperly, creating unsafe conditions," because airlines have become "lax in their compliance" with existing baggage requirements.
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