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Cathay Pacific and Qantas codeshare to bring Australia and Asia closer

Agreement applies to 25 routes across Asia-Pacific and will see frequent flyers of both airlines earn more points Friday, 21 September 2018 — Cathay Pacific and Qantas customers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement that leverages the strengths of each carrier’s regional networks and provides more options for customers travelling between Asia… Read More ›

Leonardo and the Australian Ministry of Defence sign agreement to establish local helicopter transmission repair and overhaul facility

  Operations are expected to start in mid-2020 in Melbourne to support Australian MRH Taipan (NH90), foreign NH90s and civil helicopter main gear boxes This latest step by Leonardo reflects a strong commitment to positioning the customer at the centre of any activity undertaken by the Company Leonardo has been operating in Australia for more… Read More ›

Apple adds Earth Day donations to trade-in and recycling program

New Robot, Daisy, Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials Ahead of Earth Day, Apple today announced that for every device received at Apple stores and apple.com through the Apple GiveBack program from now through April 30, the company will make a donation to the non-profit Conservation International. As part of its ongoing recycling effort, the… Read More ›

ForeFlight Mobile to Feature Jeppesen Visual Flight Rules Data, Expands Presence in Europe

Data-driven Visual Flight Rules (VFR) charting information will be dynamically rendered on ForeFlight Mobile maps, enhancing situational awareness and flight safety Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced with ForeFlight — an innovative provider of mobile and web aviation applications — that interactive Jeppesen European visual flight rules information will be available within… 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 ›

Latitude to make ABACE debut following aircraft’s first deliveries into China

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced its best-selling midsize business jet – the Citation Latitude – will make its show debut at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) in Shanghai from April 17 -19. “Show attendees are sure to be impressed when they experience first-hand the best-selling Citation Latitude,”… Read More ›

NASA to Discuss Deep Space Exploration Progress at Johnson Space Center

Media are invited to see how engineers and scientists are helping make NASA’s deep space human exploration plans a reality at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Thursday, April 26. A briefing with NASA at 10 a.m. EDT (9 a.m. CDT) will provide an update on efforts to build the Orion spacecraft for… Read More ›

SAS traffic figures – March 2018

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 4.5% while the capacity (ASK) decreased 0.3%. • The load factor increased by 3.4 p.u. versus last year to 73.1%. • Scheduled number of passengers amounted to 2.4 million in March. • The preliminary currency adjusted yield decreased 3% while the PASK increased 2% in March 2018 vs. last year…. 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 ›

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 ›

American Airlines Celebrity Ski Raises $1 Million for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

American Airlines raised more than $1 million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the 33rd Annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski weekend. Guests were joined by more than 20 celebrities – including Lenny Clarke, Louis van Amstel and Andre Reed – on the snowy slopes of Beaver Creek, Colorado. Funds will go directly to support the… Read More ›

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Customer Services Wins 2018 Gold Stevie® Award

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s Customer Services team was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the category: Customer Service Department of the Year – Airlines, Distribution & Transportation, at the 12th Annual Stevie Awards Gala in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Offering the best experience to our customers is the very foundation of our FlightAdvantage program,” said Todd… Read More ›

i-VISION

Immersive Semantics-based Virtual Environments for the Design and Validation of Human-centred Aircraft Cockpits Aerospace industries aim at reducing product development times and cost but face a major obstacle, the need to build several physical prototypes for verifying various factors during design. Human factors considerations in the design process of aeronautic products play a crucial role… Read More ›

Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President

Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President. The decision was taken unanimously by the Shareholder’s Meeting (where ASI is the majority shareholder with 47% of the capital) after Claudio Rovai’s decision to resign for personal reasons. ASI’s President, Roberto Battiston thanked Rovai for his work, during his mandate, to revamp CIRA with the new National Aerospace Research Program (PRORA). “Claudio… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Wins $80 Million Contract to Build Missile Defense Targets

  Alabama-based industry team will develop and build modified ballistic re-entry vehicles to test America‘s missile defense system The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $80.6 million fixed-price contract for modified ballistic re-entry vehicles and separation modules for missile defense tests. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will develop and produce unarmed… Read More ›

iTEC partners and EUROCONTROL to jointly develop interoperability capabilities essential for a Single European Sky

EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, through its Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), and the Founding Members of the iTEC Collaboration, some of Europe’s largest ANSP’s, today (Wednesday 7March) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop components that will enable interoperability between their respective Air Traffic Management systems… Read More ›

Austrian Airlines Increases Number of Flights to Tel Aviv

• Up to four additional weekly flights from Vienna to Tel Aviv in the summer flight schedule 2018 • Up to eleven additional flights per week in the winter flight schedule 2018/19 • Evaluation of further increase in capacities Austrian Airlines will fly 18 times each week from Vienna to Tel Aviv starting with the… Read More ›

Spirit AeroSystems CEO Wins Aviation Leadership Award

Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO Tom Gentile has been selected as the 2018 Aviation Week Grand Laureate Award winner for Commercial Aerospace Leadership. he panel of judges recently recognized Gentile for “leading the turnaround of the aerospace industry’s leading aerostructures provider and securing a long-term master contract with Boeing.”  The award was presented last night… Read More ›

Kuwait Aviation Show

The importance of the Arabian Gulf has been increasing steadily over the last two decades. Strategically located between the West and the East, the GCC aviation industry has shown impressive and consistent growth rates while outperforming most other regional markets around the globe. Supported by the constant increase in global aviation markets along with the… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters and UK Ministry of Defence sign Follow-on Support Arrangement for RAF Puma Mk2.

Airbus Helicopters and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a Follow-on Support Arrangement contract to provide support to the Royal Air Force Puma 2 fleet over the planned service life of the aircraft. The contract, worth an initial £100 million, is the first of two pricing periods which will see Airbus Helicopters provide… Read More ›

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