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Jet Aviation completes acquisition of Hawker Pacific

Jet Aviation announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at US$250 million. Rob Smith, president of Jet Aviation, said: “We are now in a position to further… Read More ›

Victor, leading on-demand Jet Charter marketplace, closes $20m Series B investment.

Leading private jet charter business Victor secures $20m in Series B investment round led by BP Ventures – the investment arm of global energy company BP. Victor set to expand global footprint and develop B2B offering – helping realize vision of becoming an essential ‘full spectrum’ service platform for general aviation sector. Latest fundraising round… Read More ›

Malaysia Airlines launches Travel Hackathon in a bid to encourage innovation

The first airline in Malaysia to organize public hacking event Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) today announced that it will be opening applications for Malaysians to take part in its first travel Hackathon event with a grand prize of RM20,000.  The national carrier will be the first airline in the country to embark on this innovative… Read More ›

Ryanair’s Mobile App Ranked No.1 In Europe

RECORD DOWNLOADS, USAGE & APP RATINGS Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Jan) revealed that its improved mobile app has received over 17m downloads, making it the number one airline app in Europe on both iOS and Android, as it reported record app usage from customers. Visits from the app increased by 70% in the… Read More ›

Lufthansa Mobile now offers prepaid SIM cards

One SIM card for the whole world: Lufthansa Mobile enables low cost telephone calls and data with full cost control in over 180 countries. Lufthansa Mobile now meets the so-called “always on” customer demand for those travelling, and at low cost. The prepaid tariff is a welcome opportunity for both holidaymakers and business travellers who… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins tops inaugural “JUST 100” list in the Aerospace & Defense industry

Published by JUST Capital and Forbes New rankings recognize companies performing best on American public’s priorities List is online now and will be featured on cover of Forbes Magazine’s Dec. 20 Impact & Philanthropy issue The JUST 100 list highlights top companies within 32 major industries, ranging from autos to internet to food and beverage;… Read More ›

H135 receives EASA certification for Helionix avionics suite

  H135 joins Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix family The new cockpit system reduces workload for pilots and further enhances safety   The light-twin helicopter H135 received the type certificate by the European Aviation Safety Agency for its new Helionix cockpit. The avionics system designed by Airbus Helicopters offers operators increased mission flexibility and safety. Helionix is… Read More ›

Bombardier Begins Deliveries of New Global Aircraft Equipped with Ka-band High-speed Internet Connectivity

Bombardier is first business aircraft manufacturer to offer the fastest worldwide* Ka-band high-speed internet, powered by Honeywell Aerospace and Inmarsat technology Global aircraft are the leading choice for business travel providing ultra-high-speed internet access, consistent performance and seamless coverage across the globe Available on both new and in-service Global aircraft Bombardier announced today that it… Read More ›

NASA Brings Earth Science ‘Big Data’ to the Cloud with Amazon Web Services.

NASA and Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) of Seattle, Wash., are making a large collection of NASA climate and Earth science satellite data available to research and educational users through the AWS cloud. The system enhances research and educational opportunities for the U.S. geoscience community by promoting community-driven research, innovation and collaboration. “NASA continues to… Read More ›

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