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Lockheed Martin Delivers 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy

Delivery Completes Modernization Program Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport modernized under the U.S. Air Force’s Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) on Aug. 2 at the company’s Marietta, Georgia, facility. The delivery completes the RERP upgrade, which extends the service life of the C-5 fleet out until the… Read More ›

Saluting a Star: Lockheed Martin Celebrates the C-5 Galaxy’s 50th Anniversary

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company celebrated the 50th anniversary of theMARIETTA strategic transport on June 26 at the company’s Marietta, Georgia, facility. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal served as the principal speaker for the event, which was attended by Lockheed Martin employees, elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Air Force. The C-5 Galaxy strategic transport has… 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 ›

Jetstar links Brisbane and Australia’s Red Centre

Jetstar has today announced new flights from Brisbane to Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport) will take off later this year, marking the first ever direct flights between the two destinations. The low fares airline will operate three flights per week on the new route from 3 August 2018, with 56,000 seats available on the route annually…. 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 ›

Embraer Services & Support completes first upgrade of Phenom 300 business jet with two-person divan

Embraer Services & Support has completed the first upgrade of a Phenom 300 light business jet with a two-person divan, increasing cabin passenger capacity to 11 occupants, the highest in its class. The announcement was made today at the Embraer Executive Operators Conference, in Austin Texas, a joint event hosted by Embraer Services & Support… Read More ›

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2018: showcasing A330neo and A320 Airspace cabins, A380 and A350 cabin enablers and cross-programme innovations

Airbus showcases its new cabin innovations at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany – the world’s largest event dedicated to the aircraft interiors industry, in-flight entertainment, connectivity and passenger services. The stand this year (Hall B5, Stand 5A20) is Airbus’ largest ever at AIX – around 550m². Here, the domains of Airbus’ commercial… Read More ›

The new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé and Cabriolet: Extensive update for the two-door performance models

combined fuel consumption: 9.8–9.2 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 223-212 g/km* Affalterbach. Soon after Saloon and Estate, the C 43 4MATIC Coupé and Cabriolet (combined fuel consumption: 9.8-9.2 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 223-212 g/km) are set to receive their own extensive update. Shared visual features are the twin-louvre AMG radiator grille, muscular front apron and… Read More ›

NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). NewGen ISS was adopted by the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf) in November 2017. It represents the most extensive and ambitious modernization of the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) since it… Read More ›

GE Aviation Expanding Two North Carolina Plants To Meet Growing Demand for Jet Engines

Just five years after breaking ground, GE Aviation is investing an additional $105M in its Asheville, NC, production facility to meet growing demand for the revolutionary ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components produced at the plant. As part of the investment, GE Aviation will create 131 new jobs at the Asheville facility, a significantly increasing its… Read More ›

Frontier airlines adds new service in ten cities around the country.

Starting this spring, Frontier Airlines will launch 10 new routes adding new service in 10 cities across the country. Cities receiving the new service include Austin, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Minneapolis; Cleveland; New York; San Antonio; San Diego and Washington. Frontier is offering special introductory fares as low as $29* on these new… Read More ›

American Employee Group Hosts First African-American Female Pilot at C.R. Smith Museum

American Airlines is celebrating Black History Month with numerous events and initiatives throughout February, including showcasing African-American aviation pioneers. On Saturday, February 18, the African American Diversity Network Employee Business Resource Group (AADN) will host Hidden Figures in Aviation, Celebrating 111 Years of Blacks in Aviation at the American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum in Fort… Read More ›

Norwegian.com voted best low-cost airline website at the World Travel Awards

Norwegian’s year of record growth and awards has continued with the airline’s website Norwegian.com now voted the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Website at the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, with Norwegian already voted “Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2016” earlier this year. The latest award… Read More ›

Robinson Delivers Two R44 Cadets to Texas

On October 17th, Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Cadet helicopters (S/Ns 30006 and 30007) to SKY Helicopters, an FAA part 141 flight school, and Robinson’s dealer in Garland, Texas. According to SKY’s President Ken Pyatt, the affordability of the Cadet along with the optional glass technology, HeliSAS Autopilot and air conditioning make it a… Read More ›

CAA statement on Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2 Airworthiness Directive.

The UK CAA’s existing restriction, prohibiting all commercial flying of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2, remains in place. Following the release today by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of proposals to allow the return to service of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2, the UK Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that its… Read More ›

BELL 505 JET RANGER X UNVEILED IN POLAND.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, in collaboration with JB Investments, last week introduced for the first time in Poland, the new multi mission Bell 505 Jet Ranger X™ aircraft mockup at the XXIII MSPO International Defense Industry Exhibition in Warsaw. A reception was held at JB Investments’ private airbase near Warsaw to… Read More ›

US Airways Begins Daily Non-Stop Service From Philadelphia To San Antonio And Austin, Texas.

    Airline also adds more flights between Charlotte, N.C. and New York‘s John F. Kennedy International Airport; Philadelphia and Dallas/Fort Worth.   Today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) begins new daily, non-stop service from the airline’s international gateway of Philadelphia International Airport to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and San Antonio International Airport. Customers in two of the largest… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER DELIVERS FIRST 407GX.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today it has delivered its first Bell 407GX to a long-time Bell 407 customer, AVEMEX, S.A. de C.V., located in Toluca, Mexico. AVEMEX has been operating Bell 407 helicopters for nine years. “The delivery of the first Bell 407GX is the culmination of the promise that… Read More ›

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