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Latest in-flight entertainment brings music to the ears of travellers

Today’s announcement will be music to the ears of British Airways customers, as the airline has added tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra to its in-flight entertainment system. A selection of music from 10 London Symphony Orchestra albums are now available on board, spanning the classical, opera and choral genres. The Orchestra performs tracks from… Read More ›

Boeing Delivers First 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

Launch customer GE Capital Aviation Services takes delivery of first-in-service 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) • Next-Generation 737 converted freighter is here Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the delivery of the first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF). The first customer is GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and the freighter will be operated by West Atlantic… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters comes out of Heli-Expo 2018 with more than 50 helicopter orders.

New orders and support contracts highlight the company’s commitment to customer satisfaction Airbus Helicopters, the leader in the civil and parapublic helicopter market, has wrapped up Heli Expo 2018 in Las Vegas with orders for over 50 of the company’s wide range of helicopters for customers worldwide. The most anticipated sales include the H160’s launch… Read More ›

FAA and CAAS Strengthen Long-Standing Bilateral Cooperation in Airworthiness

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), attending the Singapore Airshow this week, signed a revised Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement that will enhance the two countries long-standing cooperation in airworthiness. The enhanced Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness (BASA-IPA) provides for… Read More ›

Heliservicio Signs 20 Bell Helicopters for Innovative Customer Support Solution.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced Heliservicio as the launch customer in Latin America for its Customer Advantage Plan – signing its large fleet of 20 Bell 412EPs for the innovative support solution. Heliservicio is an oil and gas company in the Gulf of Mexico, based at Ciudad Del Carmen. Since its… Read More ›

Huntington Ingalls Industries Completes Acquisition of Camber Corp. And Forms New Technical Solutions Division

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Camber Corporation and formed a new operating division, HII Technical Solutions. The new division will be led by Andy Green, who will serve as an executive vice president of HII and president of HII Technical Solutions, reporting directly to HII… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins’ common use systems aim to streamline passenger experience in new international terminal at YYC

Long-term, strategic customer extends and expands relationship Extensive deployment of ARINC technology and support facilitates self-service solutions designed to improve the passenger experience YYC Calgary International Airport recently opened the doors of its new, $1.6 billion international terminal. The new facility doubles the size of the existing airport terminal and features Rockwell Collins’ common use… Read More ›

Delta gives customers first-ever map view of bag’s journey

Maps are an integral part of travel but for those taking to the sky with checked bags, being able to see a piece of luggage and its journey through the airport and from one plane to the next has been lacking. That’s changing for Delta customers who now have a map view of their bag’s last scanned… Read More ›

Airbus strengthens its services business with the acquisition of Navtech.

Airbus has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of the Navtech group of companies, a leading global provider of flight operations solutions. Closing of the acquisition is subject to customary regulatory approvals for such type of transactions.  Navtech serves more than 400 aircraft operators and aviation services customers worldwide with a… Read More ›

AeroVironment and Eurocopter to Evaluate Potential Joint Opportunities for Expanding their Product Portfolios, Markets and Capabilities.

AeroVironment, Inc., (NASDAQ: AVAV) the world’s highest volume manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and Eurocopter, the leading global helicopter manufacturer, today announced at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting that they have signed a cooperative agreement to explore opportunities for expanding their respective military and commercial product portfolios. “The combination of… Read More ›

Boeing Celebrates Delivery of 50th 747-8.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) celebrated the 50th delivery of a 747-8 today. Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the launch customer of the passenger version, took delivery of the milestone aircraft almost one year after the first revenue flight of the 747-8 Intercontinental. It is the airline’s seventh 747-8 and its 82nd 747. “Lufthansa is very proud to have… Read More ›

Jet Aviation St. Louis to deliver its 200th green aircraft completion by year’s end.

Jet Aviation St. Louis is on track to deliver its 200th green completion in December. Continuous improvement initiatives have increased the efficiency of the completions process and resulted in improved delivery times. With the 16 most recent aircraft delivering ahead of schedule, Jet Aviation St. Louis has developed proven systems for building highly customized aircraft… Read More ›

airBaltic Introduces Five Ticket Types to Personalise Travel.

    The Latvian national airline airBaltic has introduced five ticket types to offer more personalised and convenient travel for customers, based on individual needs.   Michael Grimme, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing of airBaltic: “airBaltic offers multiple a la carte products to travellers from flights, to meals onboard, advance seat reservation, checked-in baggage… Read More ›

Bombardier Committed to Continuing Safety Education in Latin America with Bigger and Better Safety Standdown.

    Bombardier Aerospace announced today that an expanded Safety Standdown Latin America will return to Brazil in conjunction with the ninth annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE). The highly acclaimed two-day seminar will take place August 13-14, at the Grand Hyatt São Paulo Hotel.   In its third year in Latin… Read More ›

UNESCO backs Airbus initiative to engineer tomorrow’s world.

UNESCO is supporting Airbus’ Fly Your Ideas challenge, a student contest which aims to inspire a new generation of engineers. An in depth report by UNESCO about future engineering capacity highlights an engineering skills gap that threatens industry and growth. Aviation is no exception. There are not enough aviation engineers currently graduating to meet industry… Read More ›

Unique Airbus international recruitment event in Toulouse- France.

Airbus, the world’s leading aircraft manufacturer, is launching a new recruitment initiative in Toulouse, France, on Saturday 30th June 2012 to look for top caliber Engineers, Technicians and Managers to support all Airbus aircraft programs. Positions are available in France, Germany, Spain and the UK for talented professionals with experience in the following areas: structure… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce increases corporate aircraft engine services portfolio.

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today announced it will more than double the size of its global network of authorised service centres during 2012. By the end of the year the network will have grown from 9 to 19 corporate aircraft service centres providing customers with specialist support services and technical expertise. The latest… Read More ›

Dassault’s New Falcon 2000S expected to beat Initial Performance Targets.

Though barely one year into flight testing, Dassault’s newest aircraft, the twin-engine Falcon 2000S, is already demonstrating performance figures substantially higher than the capabilities announced when the program was launched on the eve of last year’s show. To date, the test aircraft has accumulated more than 300 flight hours in over 130 flights and opened… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce awarded $30m contract by Shell in Philippines.

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a $30 million order from Shell to supply two industrial RB211 gas turbines to boost gas output from the Malampaya deepwater natural gas project in the Philippines. Shell has used Rolls-Royce technology as the mechanical driver for the project’s gas compression trains since start-up in 2001. The additional two… Read More ›

EMBRAER SELLS FIVE MORE E195 JETS TO LUFTHANSA

São José dos Campos, September 29, 2011 – Embraer and Deutsche Lufthansa AG signed a contract, today, for the purchase of five additional EMBRAER 195 (E195) jets. The aircraft will be operated by Verona-based Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa’s regional partner in Italy. The value of the acquisition, at list price, is USD 226 million. Deliveries are… Read More ›

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