PLANES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLANES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Deer are pests for airports, a threat to pilots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452395-68/deer-airport-airports-collisions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452395-68/deer-airport-airports-collisions.html.csp">Deer are pests for airports, a threat to pilots</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T20:20:15.365-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Oh, deer! Unwary motorists aren’t the only ones who need to beware of the four-legged bane of gardeners, especially at this time of the year. Pilots are also having deer encounters that rarely end well, especially for the deer. Soaring deer populations are nuisances for airports and threats to pilots and planes, according to aviation and wildlife experts. Whether driven by hunger or just crazy for love, deer will do seemingly anything to get onto airport grounds and runways, includ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452395@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:20:15 MDT Regional airlines not sharing in majors’ success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398498-79/airlines-regional-pilots-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398498-79/airlines-regional-pilots-says.html.csp">Regional airlines not sharing in majors’ success</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • For passengers traveling between smaller cities and large hub airports, the ticket may say Delta, American or United, but they’re likely flying on a regional airline whose planes are painted in the major carrier’s colors. This arrangement helps the big airlines pack their planes more cheaply and contributes to recent record profits. It isn’t as wonderful for the regional airlines, however. Their profits are shrinking, costs are rising, and they’re having trouble finding enough pilots to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583984982014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398498@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:58:02 MDT Southwest changing the look of its airplanes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58389288-79/southwest-planes-airlines-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58389288-79/southwest-planes-airlines-dallas.html.csp">Southwest changing the look of its airplanes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T13:11:01.453-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Southwest Airlines is putting a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle age and faces many changes. The airline introduced its new livery Monday to a rally of several hundred employees in a hangar at its headquarters next to Dallas Love Field. Blue is still the dominant color, but the planes will also have red, yellow and blue swooshes on the tail and wing tips and “Southwest” in big letters along the side of the fuselage. “It’s a bold look; it’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583892882014-09-08T13:11:01.453-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T13:11:01.453-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389288@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:11:01 MDT Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp">Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHILIP MARCELO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Federal authorities should consider further restrictions for electronic cigarettes on planes, airport officials said after one of the devices apparently started a small fire that forced passengers to briefly evacuate a plane last weekend. Ed Freni, director of aviation at the Massachusetts Port Authority, which operates Boston’s Logan International Airport, said the device was packed in a passenger’s checked luggage and burned a small hole in the bag. He said it could have been far more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583018062014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301806@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:17:02 MDT Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281301-68/plane-iran-iranian-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281301-68/plane-iran-iranian-crash.html.csp">Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and ADAM SCHRECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T11:30:04.911-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tehran, Iran • A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of a cash-strapped aviation sector left hobbled by international sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani offered his condolences to victims’ families and quickly ordered an investigation into the crash. Similar planes operated by Iranian carriers will be grounded until the probe is complete, he directed. The plane was based on a relativel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813012014-08-10T11:30:04.911-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T11:30:04.911-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281301@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:30:04 MDT