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Even the Dirty Work has to be Done Promptly at an Airport

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While being an airline pilot or flight attendant still has glamorous aspects in that you get to travel the world, there are other jobs at the airport that are much less desirable. This includes maintenance and basic safety protocol. However, these jobs are just as important as the captain of an aircraft. If lavatory spills

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Causes for Falls at the Airport

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Unfamiliar terrain, distractions, ever-changing signs, and uneven jetways present dangers to even the most careful airport travelers. However tripping or slipping in the terminal, in the jetway, or on the airport operations area (AOA”) does not necessarily mean the airport authority or airline is responsible for the injuries sustained. For an injured airline traveler to

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Airline Ramp Serviceman Dies in Fall from Belt Loader

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Below is an interesting article posted on the American Association for Justice website.  East coast airport injury lawyer Doug Landau of the Virginia law firm Abrams Landau, Ltd. agrees with the article’s premise that sometimes pursuing justice for innocent victims is an uphill battle for the plaintiff’s counsel.  Defendants and their counsel will try every

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Disaster Preparedness at Dulles Airport

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Lately the news has been full of reports of near-misses and minor collisions between airplanes at our nation’s airports.  Most recently, two taxiing planes clipped each other’s wings at Newark airport in New Jersey. That is why Herndon airport injury lawyer Doug Landau was encouraged to read about this summer’s safety drill conducted at Washington

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National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommends Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) prohibit use of electronics by airline crew

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After a pilot’s texting was found to contribute to a fatal helicopter crash in 2011, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a recommendation to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that it prohibit crew members aboard commuter and on-demand service flights from using portable electronic devices for non-operational uses while the aircraft are operating.  The

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Should Airline Crew be Allowed to Text During Flight?

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Airline passengers are accustomed to the announcement to power off all electronic devices during take-off and landing, and to set cell phones on “airplane mode” during the rest of the flight. How is it, then, that the pilot in a 2011 helicopter crash was found to have been texting during an ill-fated flight that killed

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Small Plane Crash in Herndon

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Imagine the neighbors’ shock when a small plane crashed into an apartment building in the wee hours of the morning in Herndon this summer ! The accident occurred as the pilot was making his way into Dulles for an emergency landing.  The plane was running low on fuel, and its engine cut off. The convenience

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