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Pilatus congratulates the Royal Australian Air Force on its 100th Anniversary

April 30, 2021

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The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) marked recently 100 years since its foundation. In those one hundred years, the RAAF has grown from humble beginnings into a highly capable, world-class Air Force, supporting operations and personnel at home and around the globe. Pilatus is proud to be part of this long history. Still to be […]

easyJet holidays announces four new routes for summer 2021

December 23, 2020

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Customers travelling from Manchester are now able to book holidays to Tunisia, Ibiza and Kos, while those who travelling from Luton will now have direct access to holidays in Zante. Manchester to Tunisia holidays will take off on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 3 May 2021. With a great selection of hotels available, visitors to the […]

Hawaiian Airlines’ First Corporate Kuleana Report Outlines Environmental, Social and Governance Achievements

December 16, 2020

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Carrier devoted to environmental and cultural protection, wellbeing of its communities 

 Hawaiian Airlines today published its inaugural Corporate Kuleana Report outlining progress advancing a host of environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. Among key accomplishments, the carrier: lowered carbon emissions even as it increased flight operations from 2018 to 2019; continued to engage travelers in cultural […]

KLM retains five-star APEX status

December 15, 2020

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The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has announced KLM’s classification, based on global passenger evaluations. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has retained its five-star classification based on customer evaluations gathered by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). Covering more than a million flights operated by just under 600 airlines, the APEX evaluation takes into account seat […]

Lockheed Martin Awarded F-16 Depot Sustainment Program

December 12, 2020

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The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $900 million contract to provide sustainment support and depot-overflow services for F-16 aircraft. The contract value is estimated over a total of 10 years and includes depot-level maintenance activities, predefined programmatic work, aircraft modification and unplanned drop-in maintenance. As the F-16 Fighting Falcon’s Original Equipment Manufacturer, Lockheed […]

Ryanair Orders 75 More Boeing 737 MAX Jets

December 7, 2020

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– Europe’s largest airline grows its firm 737 order book to 210 airplanes. – High-capacity 737-8 jet to support Ryanair’s recovery and future growth with better fuel efficiency and environmental performance.   Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair announced today that Europe’s largest airline is placing a firm order for 75 additional 737 MAX airplanes, increasing its order […]

OGMA an Embraer Group Company becomes new Pratt & Whitney Authorized Maintenance Center to support GTF engines

November 29, 2020

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• OGMA joins Pratt & Whitney’s Authorized Maintenance Center network, one of the world’s largest aircraft engine manufacturers • OGMA invests 74 million euros and starts to maintain GTF (Geared Turbofan) engines, used by the new generation of commercial aircraft, namely Airbus A320neo family, the Airbus A220, and the Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 • Project […]

EASA lays out its proposed conditions for return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX

November 29, 2020

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      The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published a Proposed Airworthiness Directive (PAD) concerning the Boeing 737 MAX for public consultation, signalling its intention to approve the aircraft to return to Europe’s skies within a matter of weeks. The Boeing 737 MAX was grounded by EASA on March 12, 2019, following two accidents with […]