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Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

...about Federal Aviation Administration oversight of the Alaska air tour industry.The executive director of the Medallion Foundation, a group focused on aviation safety, says strides have been made in recent years.Last week's crash remains...
Airline CEO says safety changes are underway

...more passengers and has spent millions on improvements, he said. Hageland is seeking a five-star rating in the Medallion Foundation safety program, which exceeds FAA regulations, he said, and safety is the top priority.
Flying mishaps in Alaska at their lowest in 20 years

...he said. Three years ago, the Alaska Air Carriers Association sponsored the establishment of the voluntary Medallion Foundation program to raise operational standards among carriers. "This trend in safety is encouraging, association executive...
Parnell talks state tourism, business at chamber event

...The governor also answered questions from the chamber audience.Parnell was asked about federal funding of the Medallion Foundation program on aviation safety for Alaskan pilots, and whether recent budget cuts would kill the program."Medallion...
FAA hopes to cut hunting, fishing fly-in accidents

...offered Aug. 1 at Palmer Municipal Airport by the Medallion Foundation, the Alaska chapter of the Ninety Nines, Artic's...said Dennis Ward, executive director of the Medallion Foundation. "I was one of those - I wanted to hunt and fish...
Alaska wildlife troopers join the Medallion Foundation

...committing to the high standards laid out by the Medallion Foundation. The Medallion Foundation is a non-profit organization promoting...aviation community. By participating in the Medallion Foundation's program, AWT hopes to prevent the loss...
Alaska aviation safety continues improvements no matter where I go, people say weather cameras are the best thing the FAA ever did," Lewis said.The Medallion Foundation also is helping improve safety. Organizations or pilots can improve operations to earn stars, and ultimately...
Have a Safe trip

...aviation-safety nonprofit Medallion Foundation, "which was unheard of...cities around the state by the Medallion Foundation in partnership with the Federal...simulator software at the Medallion Foundation. Though a lot of that imagery...
FAA stats show falling rate of plane crashes in Alaska

...players, even passengers, could help the agency reach that 20 percent goal. Among the newest efforts is the Medallion Foundation, an FAA-funded voluntary program established last year that focuses on establishing standards that are higher...
Wings of Alaska earns safety award

JUNEAU - The Medallion Foundation recognized Juneau-based airline Wings of Alaska with a Medallion...vice president of flight operations. The mission of the Medallion Foundation is to reduce aviation accidents in Alaska by fostering a new...


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