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Start of production for the new Macan

Series production of the new Macan has begun at the Leipzig site, with the first customer vehicle successfully making its way through the body shop, the paint shop and along the assembly line. Parts of the factory were adapted specifically for the model. The vehicle in the exterior colour Mamba Green Metallic goes to a… Read More ›

Boeing, Bamboo Airways Announce Commitment for 20 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bamboo Airways today announced a commitment for 20 787-9 Dreamliners in deal that would be worth $5.6B at current list prices, when finalized. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office, witnessed by Vuong Dinh Hue, deputy prime minister of Vietnam, and Nazak Nikakhtar, Assistant… Read More ›

Last look at ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite

Carrying novel laser technology to measure winds around the globe, ESA’s Aeolus satellite will soon be shipped to French Guiana for liftoff. This is the first time that UV laser technology will be used for such spaceborne measurements. Before it is packed up, media representatives are invited to see this extraordinary satellite in the cleanroom… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific says ‘thank you’ to nurses in Hong Kong

The Cathay Pacific Group is thankful for the contribution nurses make in our home city of Hong Kong – and to show our appreciation this International Nurses’ Day, we are providing these healthcare professionals with a special experience when they travel with us. Between 12 May and 30 November 2018, eligible nurses practising in Hong Kong… Read More ›

Boeing to Acquire Leading Aerospace Parts Distributor KLX Inc. to Enhance Services Business Growth

Boeing will acquire KLX Inc. for $4.25 billion Positions Boeing to compete and win in $2.6 trillion, 10-year services market KLX Inc. will be part of Boeing Global Services and fully integrated with Aviall Creates premier provider of parts and productivity services, offering customers value through broader range of offerings Anticipated annual cost savings of… 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 ›

Austrian Airlines Further Develops Its Branding

  Adaptations to the branding to fulfil demands of the digital world • Logo more easily and clearly recognizable on mobile devices and smart watches thanks to small adjustments • Adjustments in the digital domain will be gradually transferred to the entire brand environment, also on aircraft. • First visible sign: the new Boeing 777… Read More ›

Dassault’s Falcon 8X to Highlight ABACE 2018

First aircraft now flying with Chinese operator April 13, 2018 (Shanghai, China): This year, Dassault Aviation will showcase the Falcon 8X — the newest business jet in the ultra-long range class – at the 2018 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The exhibit, which opens on April 17 at the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business… Read More ›

Expect the Unexpected

This all-new Lexus vehicle aims to radically transform the driving experience for luxury consumers all over the world. Witness its global debut in Beijing on April 25, 2018 #ExperienceAmazing     Related articles 2019 Lexus ES leaked #Lexus0To60, Episode Three: “Celebs Are Quick Studies In Racing When A Free Lexus Is Involved “ Tit-for-Tat: China… Read More ›

The Aerospace Corporation Awarded $2.85 Million Grant From NASA To Study Atmosphere

The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) has received a grant for $2.85 million from NASA to investigate dynamic changes in the Earth’s atmosphere and ionosphere. The centerpiece of the study is an instrumented six-unit CubeSat mission called the Daily Atmospheric Ionospheric Limb Imager (DAILI), that will be designed, built, and flown by Aerospace. DAILI is scheduled to… Read More ›

Personal Transport Systems

Every science fiction writer of the 1950’s seemed to incorporate some kind of personal flying machine. The prospect seemed glittering. People of apparently ordinary means could load up, take off and travel in uncrowded skies to visit relatives. Today we have the same ambitions but a greater realism about the challenges that will present themselves…. Read More ›

New Inflight Menu

New Drinks & Healthy Snacks Now Available Onboard Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (29 Mar) launched a range of new premium products as part of its improved inflight menu, including Heineken 0.0 (a non-alcoholic beer), Hendricks Gin, Grey Goose Vodka, and healthier snacks such as UFIT Protein Drinks, Dr Coy’s bars and an extended range… Read More ›

easyJet

easyJet is Europe’s leading airline offering a unique and winning combination of the best route network connecting Europe’s primary airports, with great value fares and friendly service. easyJet flies on more of Europe’s most popular routes than any other airline. easyJet carries over 81 million passengers annually, of which more than 13 million are travelling… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific operates first non-stop flight from Brussels to Hong Kong

New service meets increasing business and leisure demand and provides customers with greater options and flexibility. Cathay Pacific today operated its first ever flight from Brussels Airport to Hong Kong. The only non-stop service connecting the Belgian capital with the airline’s dynamic home city, Flight CX338 departed Brussels on time at 13.10 with a full… Read More ›

Falcon 8X First Appearance at Wings India

Dassault Aviation will showcase the ultra long-range Falcon 8X at this year’s edition of Wings India, India’s biggest civilian aviation exhibition. It will be the first appearance of the 6,450 nm/11,945 km trijet at this prestigious event, which opened past March 8 at Hyderabad Begumpet Airport. The inaugural Falcon 8X presentation comes just as Dassault… Read More ›

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security and digitalisation is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as Germany’s space agency, DLR has been given responsibility… Read More ›

Embraer E190-E2 Granted Certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

In a ceremony held at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer received Type Certificate for the E190-E2, the first member of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial aircraft, from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC), the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency)…. Read More ›

Gulfstream product support grows as Gulfstream Asia-pacific fleet expands

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. continues to add resources for operators in the Asia-Pacific region, home to the company’s largest and fastest-growing international fleet. “Our Asia-Pacific fleet grew by 25 aircraft in 2016 and is now well over 300,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Product Support, who is in Shanghai for the April 11-13 Asian Business Aviation… Read More ›

MTU Yuchai Power established

MTU Yuchai Power Co. Ltd. is now in place – a joint venture between MTU Friedrichshafen and the Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Ltd. (GYMCL) whose mission it is to build large MTU-brand diesel engines in China. Recently instituted, MTU Yuchai Power Co. Ltd. has now been officially entered in the Chinese trade register. MTU Friedrichshafen,… Read More ›

TECH56 Swept Fan Blade Completes Full-Scale Testing

The swept wide chord fan blade being developed as part of CFM Project TECH56 has completed full-scale performance, cross wind, and acoustics testing on a modified CFM56-7 engine, as well as bird ingestion rig tests, with outstanding results.CFM Project TECH56 is a three-year technology acquisition program undertaken by CFM International (CFM) to serve as the… Read More ›

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