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Bugatti makes the 100th Chiron

Fuel consumption, l/100km: 35.2 in urban areas / 15.2 in extra urban areas / 22.5 combined; combined CO2 emissions g/km: 516; efficiency 100th vehicle goes to a customer in the Middle East Chiron production is running at full speed Bugatti President Stephan Winkelmann: “The Chiron is a highly individualized masterpiece of automobile craftsmanship.”   Bugatti… Read More ›

Texas Teen Repeats to Become First 2x Winner of Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition

Texas team crowned top state Mathlete® squad For the first time in the competition’s 35-year history, a teen Mathlete® won the Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Championship for the second year in a row. Luke Robitaille, a 14-year-old homeschooled eighth grader from Euless, Texas, is the 2018 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Champion, following an intense, elite competition at… Read More ›

American Airlines Announces Changes to Emotional Support Animal Policy

American Airlines announced changes to its emotional support animal policy. In the latest episode of Tell Me Why, American’s vodcast series for team members that shares the “why” behind the decisions we make, Albert Rizzi, founder and chief executive officer of My Blind Spot, Inc., talks about working with Suzanne Boda, American’s Senior Vice President,… Read More ›

American to Introduce Routes to the Caribbean and Hawaii and Make Winter Schedule Changes to Atlantic and Pacific Routes

American Airlines customers will have new options to escape the cold with more seasonal and year-round flights to the Caribbean and Hawaii starting this winter. An overview of these new flights is as follows: From ORD: Daily winter seasonal service to HNL and four new routes to the Caribbean: AUA, GCM, NAS, PLS From MIA:… Read More ›

Norwegian double daily flights from Dublin to New York take off

Increase of 66,000 seats on popular Dublin to New York Stewart route Day trip shopping in New York now possible thanks to earlier departure from Dublin Commencing today Norwegian now offers a double daily service to New York Stewart International from Dublin providing passengers with greater choice and flexibility at an affordable price. With fares… Read More ›

Canada Certifies Increased Gross Weight for S-92 Helicopters

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today Canadian certification for the expanded gross weight capability option for new S-92® helicopters.   The option increases the maximum take-off weight from 26,500 to 27,700 pounds, allowing operators to carry an additional 1,200 pounds of payload. This capability was first certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration… Read More ›

RUAG first in Europe to complete 2020 FANS 1/A+ avionics compliance modification on Dassault Falcon

RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded a Dassault Falcon F2000 to comply with the FANS 1/A+ requirements of the aviation regulatory mandates for 2020. The first modification of this kind completed in Europe, the FANS 1/A+ avionics upgrade was achieved ahead of the compliance deadline. The integration of the avionics upgrade was carried out at RUAG… Read More ›

AIAA Foundation Daedalus 88 Scholarship To Promote Student Projects and Commemorate Historic Flight

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) today announces that President-Elect John Langford has made a generous donation of $250,000 to fund an annual $10,000 AIAA Foundation Daedalus 88 Undergraduate Scholarship. “John has set a high standard for others to follow in our community,” said Dan Dumbacher, AIAA executive director and AIAA Foundation president…. Read More ›

ABACE2018 Signals Blue Skies for Business Aviation, in Asia and Beyond

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org Shanghai, China, April 19, 2018 – As the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) concluded its third and final day, organizers said that on several levels the show underscored the promising future for business aviation in the Asian region. “This year’s ABACE, held under bright, clear skies and in new facilities,… Read More ›

Thales Alenia Space achieves a major milestone by introducing FabLabs in the technological innovation process

From Digital Transformation to New Space approach To permit innovation continuous growth in the heart of its strategy and in the straightway of its Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0, Thales Alenia Space is now implementing a FabLab approach to match the industrial disruption in space industry. A FabLab is a digital incubator, accessible to all… Read More ›

Boeing Delivers First 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

Launch customer GE Capital Aviation Services takes delivery of first-in-service 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) • Next-Generation 737 converted freighter is here Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the delivery of the first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF). The first customer is GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and the freighter will be operated by West Atlantic… Read More ›

Gulfstream G500 demonstrates readiness and reliability with eight new City-Pair records

Feat Confirms Aircraft’s High-Speed Performance Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s all-new G500 demonstrated both its maturity and reliability by establishing eight new city-pair speed records across continents. The G500 completed the flights as part of a customer-focused world tour. “We have the confidence to take the fully outfitted G500 test aircraft directly to customers around the world… Read More ›

Royal Jordanian awards exclusive component pool contract to Spairliners for its Embraer fleet

Spairliners will supply Royal Jordanian’s fleet from its component pool and logistic hub in Paris, France, as well as its central spare parts warehouse in Munich, Germany. The contracted services include streamlined supply chain management, pool access, repair management and tailored logistics services for Line Replaceable Units of Royal Jordanian’s E175 and E195 fleet.  Royal… Read More ›

NBAA Welcomes Introduction of Long-Term House FAA Reauthorization Bill

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes the introduction of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 4), House legislation authorizing funding and programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through 2023. “We welcome this bipartisan legislation,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “The fact that it’s a bipartisan bill increases its chances for… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Provides Commonwealth of Australia with Space Situational Awareness System

iSpace Enables Proactive Management of Space Events With space becoming an increasingly congested and contested domain, the Commonwealth of Australia has chosen Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) iSpace – intelligent Space – system to help with their Space Situational Awareness capability needs. Lockheed Martin is providing the Commonwealth of Australia with an iSpace Space Situational Awareness… Read More ›

Three new Embraers for KLM Cityhopper

KLM Cityhopper (KLC) will add three new Embraers to its fleet during the coming weeks. The first – an E175+, registration PH-EXW – touched down at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol yesterday evening. Saturday will see the arrival of another E175+ (PH-EXX), with the third new Embraer, an E190 (PH-EXY), arriving a week later, on 24 March…. Read More ›

ANA Collaborates with VR Creators to Present New VR Travel Experiences: Beyond Tokyo

ANA HOLDINGS INC(ANA HD) is proud to announce the launch of a new virtual reality travel experience, Beyond Tokyo, in honor of the annual “Hachiko” Day on April 8th. Beyond Tokyo is created by ANA HD in collaboration with US-Japan venture and corporate innovation firm World Innovation Lab (WiL), and The Soap Collective, a San… Read More ›

Norway’s Widerøe Receives World’s First Embraer E190-E2 Jet

Embraer and Widerøe, Scandinavia’s largest regional airline, celebrated the delivery of the manufacturer’s first production E190-E2 today at a ceremony at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos. The Norwegian airline will start flying the new aircraft on domestic routes later this month. The E190-E2 is the first of three new-generation aircraft seating from 80… Read More ›

PC-24 Super Versatile Jet to Authorized Pilatus Center Western Aircraft Delivered.

The Authorized Pilatus Sales and Service Center Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, took delivery of the first PC-24 Super Versatile Jet to the Pilatus dealer network. In a ceremony at Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd’s facility in Broomfield, Colorado, Western Aircraft, an Authorized Pilatus Sales and Service Center since 1996, took delivery of PC-24 serial… Read More ›

Pilatus Appoints Cutter Aviation as Authorized Sales and Service Center for Southwestern United States.

Cutter Aviation joins the award-winning Pilatus network to provide sales and service for the PC-12 and PC-24 Super Versatile Jet in the Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado region. As part of Pilatus Aircraft Ltd’s continuous efforts to remain the top-ranked service network in business aviation, the company announced that Cutter Aviation will… Read More ›

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