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Jetstar partners with online travel platform Fliggy

Travellers will soon be able to book Jetstar flights directly on Alibaba Group’s online travel service platform, Fliggy, following the formation of a new partnership between the two companies, which will give Jetstar access to some of Alibaba Group’s 617 million mobile active users in China. With more than half of its users under 30,… 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 ›

Huawei High-Density Router NE40E-M1A Awarded Interop Tokyo Special Prize

At Interop Tokyo 2018, Japan’s largest ICT exhibition this year, Huawei NE40E-M1A won the Best of Show Award 2018 Special Prize in recognition of its series of innovative advantages, such as occupying just 1 U of space while boasting 2 Tbit/s of forwarding capacity, flexible and diverse port modes, programmability, scalability, and an energy-saving design…. Read More ›

ANA Unveils the Features of Airbus A380

The first Airbus A380 in Japan, flying to Honolulu, features a strategically designed cabin All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and only 5-Star airline, today announced the features of Japan’s first Airbus A380, launching in spring 2019. This aircraft will be introduced on ANA’s Tokyo – Honolulu service, and each cabin is specially designed to… Read More ›

F-35 Completes Most Comprehensive Flight Test Program in Aviation History

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase of the program. “Completing F-35 SDD flight test is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication from the joint government and industry team,” said Vice Adm. Mat Winter, F-35 Program Executive Officer.  “Since the first… Read More ›

American Airlines Welcomes New Onboard Chefs.

  As the world’s largest airline, we reach global destinations like no other. And to celebrate the many places we serve, we’re offering new premium cabin meals with locally-inspired cuisine on some of our long-haul international flights. We’re excited to introduce the creations from two new chefs: JUN KUROGI We know how important a traditional… Read More ›

World-renowned architect Kengo Kuma to supervise redesign of ANA’s domestic lounges

ANA, Japan‘s largest airline, has appointed famed architect Kengo Kuma http://kkaa.co.jp/ to oversee the design of its ANA SUITE LOUNGEs and ANA LOUNGEs for domestic flights at a number of airports in Japan. . The overall design concept of the new lounges is “Ichigo ichie”(Treasure every encounter as if it were once in a lifetime)… Read More ›

MTU

  About MTU MTU Friedrichshafen is the core business of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, a division of Rolls-Royce plc. Our headquarters are in Friedrichshafen, Germany and we employ over 10,000 people worldwide. With over 30 subsidiaries and more than 1,200 development, production, service and sales locations in 130 countries, we are at our customers’ disposal across… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters achieves delivery targets and maintains market leadership in 2016

    Deliveries up five percent to 418 units   388 gross orders Key military campaigns secured     Marignane, Airbus Helicopters delivered 418 rotorcraft in 2016, a five percent increase compared with 2015, against a challenging market backdrop. The company strengthened its lead on the civil and parapublic helicopter market while maintaining its position… Read More ›

Cobham search and rescue jet takes off for AMSA

Cobham launches first CL-604 jet aircraft to provide a search and rescue service over land and sea. The world’s most technologically advanced civil search-and-rescue aircraft was launched today by Cobham for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). The first of four specially-modified Bombardier Challenger CL-604 aircraft commences operations today on the first day of Cobham’s… Read More ›

Bell Helicopter and PGZ sign Letter of Intent on AH-1Z “Viper” Cooperation

Bell Helicopter, PGZ align to support “Viper” for Poland attack helicopter acquisition program Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), a Polish leader in defense technologies, recently signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) at the Bell Helicopter world headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. The two companies will cooperate in identifying… Read More ›

Bangkok Airways Organizes Coconut Trees Planting Activity in Koh Samui

Bangkok Airways recently organized a coconut trees planting activity in alignment with its on-going CSR campaign called  “Love Earth, Save Earth: Love Samui, Save the Coconut Trees”, which aims to encourage the people of Koh Samui to plant more coconut trees. The event was held on Saturday 19th November 2016 at Wat Chaeng Nok, Koh… Read More ›

Air New Zealand signs significant new components

Air New Zealand has signed a licensing agreement to overhaul and repair auxiliary power units (APUs) produced by Honeywell Aerospace at its Christchurch engineering and maintenance base. The eight year deal will see Air New Zealand as the only certified Honeywell maintenance shop for the APU 131-9A model in Oceania and will see the airline maintain and repair APUs,… Read More ›

Embraer Executive Jets to Promote its Complete Product Portfolio at EBACE 2015.

Embraer Executive Jets will present its award-winning executive jets portfolio at the 15th  European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE – http://www.ebace.aero), at Geneva’s Palexpo Exhibition Center, in Switzerland,  May 18-21. The Company will showcase its entire aircraft portfolio on static display; the entry-level Phenom 100E, the Phenom 300 light jet, the Legacy 450 mid-light,… Read More ›

Aerolíneas Ejecutivas Adds Six New Learjet 75 Aircraft to its Fleet for Operation in Mexico.

The recently-delivered aircraft strengthen ALE’s commitment and leadership in executive aviation The new Learjet 75 business jets are added to ALE’s MexJet fleet, which flies 15 thousand hours a year The Learjet 75 aircraft offers the ultimate combination of performance, design and legendary Learjet heritagv Aerolíneas Ejecutivas (ALE) introduced its new fleet of 6 Learjet… Read More ›

Singapore Airlines To Operate Seasonal Services To Sapporo.

Singapore Airlines will operate seasonal services to Sapporo during December 2014 and January 2015 to meet expected demand during the peak winter travel season. A total of 14 flights will be operated to the capital of Hokkaido, a vast island accounting for about a fifth of Japan’s total area. A renowned skiing and snow sports… Read More ›

HANEDA, THE NEW AIRPORT IN TOKYO SERVED BY AIR FRANCE.

As from 30 March 2014, Air France will be offering a new service to Tokyo-Haneda airport, in addition to its flights to Tokyo-Narita. In this way, Air France will offer two daily frequencies – one day flight and one night flight – to Tokyo-Haneda and one daily frequency to Tokyo-Narita, providing customers with a wider… Read More ›

ESA’S GOCE MISSION COMES TO AN END

After mapping variations in Earth’s gravity with unprecedented detail for four years, the GOCE satellite has run out of fuel and the end of mission has been declared. Since March 2009, the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer – GOCE – has been orbiting Earth at the lowest altitude of any research satellite. Its… Read More ›

Testing Continues on Next-Generation GE90 Engine; GE Aviation to Spend More than $200 Million This Year on Technology Maturation for GE9X.

Testing Continues on Next-Generation GE90 Engine; GE Aviation to Spend More than $200 Million This Year on Technology Maturation for GE9X EVENDALE, OH – GE Aviation is assembling the high pressure compressor (HPC) rig that will be tested this summer as part of the GE9X engine study for Boeing’s 777X aircraft. The high pressure compressor… Read More ›

Campaign to Place Your Messages on Epsilon Launch Vehicle.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch the first Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-1) in the 2013 summer launch season from the Uchinoura Space Center in Kimotsuki, Kagoshima Prefecture, with the spectrographic planet observation satellite (SPRINT-A) onboard. JAXA would like to hold a message campaign to welcome your messages on your expectations, hopes, dreams or… Read More ›

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