The airline industry earlier this week was beaming, as a new survey gave it its highest customer service numbers in 4 years. But with the economy still struggling to make a comeback, airports may need to readjust their plans as demand and dollars are dipping. KJZZ’s Tony Ganzer reports. Continue reading “Down Economies and Airports”
Earlier this year KJZZ brought you a report on an airline pilot training school in Goodyear, where students with Germany’s airline Lufthansa earn their wings,
(Luft_Promo) Schreiber: “That’s a big step for me right now, just I’m very excited now, and I can’t wait to fly solo.”
After 8 months in the Valley, students head back to Germany to complete their training and move closer to becoming airline pilots. KJZZ’s Tony Ganzer caught up with some of the students who have returned Europe, and brings this report from Bremen.
As with any industry the business of air travel has had some difficulties in recent times. But two different players in the industry are hoping partnerships will keep the money rolling in, despite unwanted turbulence. KJZZ’s Tony Ganzer reports from Frankfurt, Germany.
Phoenix is home to a number of notable aviation industry stalwarts, including the headquarters for airline U-S Airways, and one of the nation’s busiest airports with Phoenix Sky Harbor . And in Southwest Phoenix , German pilots are finding their wings. From Phoenix station KJZZ Tony Ganzer takes a look at the European pilots in training, and what their methods could mean for airlines in the U-S. Continue reading “Germans Take Flight”
Management and representatives from US Airways pilots’ unions are meeting this morning in Washington D-C. It’s been two years since America West and US Airways merged and…still…the outcome of the meeting is anyone’s guess. KJZZ’s Tony Ganzer reports that it’s not clear if the two sides will be able to reach a contract agreement.
Kirby: “It’s been a challenging year, a lot of good things have happened, we’ve had our fair share of challenges. We’ve found merging two airlines is complex and difficult.”
TG: It’s now been two years since, on paper, US Airways and America West merged in 2005, though seamless is not a word to describe how things in practice have gone.