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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 ›

Leonardo: first Royal Navy AW101 Merlin Mk4 makes its maiden flight

  The UK Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) expressed appreciation for the milestone  First of 25 Royal Navy AW101 Merlin helicopter upgrades completed as part of the UK MoD Merlin Life Sustainment Programme (MSLP) contract awarded in January 2014 Delivery of the 25 aircraft will take place between 2017 and 2020 The AW101 Merlin Mk4… Read More ›

It’s All About the Herc: Hercules Operators Council Held in Atlanta, Oct. 17-20

More than 1,000 C-130 Hercules operators, suppliers and industry partners gathered in Atlanta, Oct. 17-20, for the 28th Hercules Operators Council (HOC) hosted by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). This year’s event theme was “Saluting Hercules Service Centers — Maintaining the Partnership.” During the HOC, attendees focused on the 18 Lockheed Martin-certified C-130 service centers that… Read More ›

Ooh Rah: U.S. Marine Corps Receives 50th KC-130J Super Hercules Aerial Refueler.

The U.S. Marine Corps accepted delivery of its 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) facility here on Aug. 18. This KC-130J is assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California. The Marine Corps has the distinction of operating the largest KC-130J fleet in the world. As a member of… Read More ›

Beechcraft secures order from Wheels Up for next installment of King Air 350i aircraft.

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) that Wheels Up has exercised its option to purchase the next 35 King Air 350i turboprops from its initial order placed in 2013. The additional aircraft will help expand the membership-based… Read More ›

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