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Copa Airlines selects SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service reservations system and broad technology portfolio to enhance retailing offerings
1/28/2015 10:27:12 AM
Copa Airlines , one of the leading network carriers in Latin America, and a Star Alliance member, has selected Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) as the airline’s leading technology provider. Copa will leverage the breadth of Sabre’s leading technology portfolio, including the SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service (CSS) reservations system, and airline retailing solutions, …
CEB offers 100,000 piso seats after 100 millionth passenger milestone
1/28/2015 10:06:28 AM
Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) marks its 100 millionth passenger milestone by making more than 100,000 seats available for the base fare of only PHP1 (piso). "With this special seat sale, guests can take advantage of the lowest fares we’ve offered to our destinations, especially after the removal of fuel surcharges on all our flights," said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution …
oneworld is the best airline alliance for on-time flights
1/27/2015 9:26:18 AM
one world® is the best alliance for on-time flights, according to FlightStats, Inc., the leading airline industry data services and solutions technology company, which today presented one world with its Airline Alliance On-Time Performance Service Award for 2014.  It is the second time running that one world has been confirmed by FlightStats as the most punctual global …
Visual Intelligence® and Cardinal Systems Agreement Combines High-quality Image Collection with Efficient Data-rich Processing
1/26/2015 12:00:00 PM
Visual Intelligence and Cardinal Systems are pleased to announce a strategic agreement that will combine high-quality and affordable aerial image collection with the processing and delivery of intelligent data for large-scale and UAV imaging applications. The two companies have industry-leading solutions for image collection and processing that when combined, will enable …
Sabre and Expedia Announce Expedia’s Acquisition of Travelocity
1/26/2015 9:06:35 AM
Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) today announced that Expedia, Inc. has acquired Travelocity from Sabre Corporation for $280 million in cash. The acquisition follows the 2013 strategic marketing agreement between Expedia, Inc. and Travelocity under which Expedia has powered the technology platforms for Travelocity’s US and Canadian websites …
Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Ready for Demonstration Flights
Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Ready for Demonstration Flights
1/23/2015 11:18:11 AM
The Boeing [NYSE: BA] Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) program is ready for customer demonstration flights, having completed the baseline ground and flight testing of the aircraft mission systems. Flights for prospective customers around the world are scheduled to begin in the coming months. The mission system testing followed last year’s airworthiness and certification …
Siemens to supply new baggage handling system at Los Angeles International Airport
1/19/2015 3:36:14 PM
Southwest Airlines® has chosen Siemens to install a new baggage handling system in Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The project covers layout, engineering, assembly, commissioning and integration of a completely new outbound baggage screening system and a new inbound baggage handling system. The extension and conversion work will be performed during …
TransDigm First Quarter Earnings Report and Conference Call Set for Tuesday, January 27, 2015
1/16/2015 8:55:29 AM
TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) today said it will report fiscal 2015 first quarter earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. A conference call will follow at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time. To join the call, dial (866) 510-0707 and enter the passcode 78675153. International callers should dial (617) 597-5376 and use the same passcode. A live audio …
Airbus launches A321neo with true transatlantic capability
Airbus launches A321neo with true transatlantic capability
1/13/2015 9:15:00 AM
Airbus has officially launched the A321neo with 97 tonnes Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW) having secured the first commitment from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The Los Angeles based lessor signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 30 more A321neo, upsizing its commitments at the 2014 Farnborough Airshow from 60 to 90 and becoming the launch customer for Airbus’ increased …
Inaugural flight of Air France’s new La Première designer suites
1/13/2015 9:08:36 AM
On 12 January 2015, Air France inaugurated its new La Première cabin on board flight AF254 to Singapore and Jakarta, on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. On this occasion, Frédéric Gagey, Chairman and CEO of Air France declared: “ With our new La Première suites, we intend to offer the best on the market and this is what we are highlighting today. By choosing to fly …
Oral Arguments in Key Supreme Court Whistleblower Case on Tuesday
1/12/2015 12:52:53 PM
The Supreme Court will hold oral arguments on Tuesday, January 13, 2014 in an important case brought under the False Claims Act. In October, the National Whistleblower Center filed an amicus brief in  Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter supporting the whistleblower. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) has used this case to continue …
Getting Lean driving customer satisfaction and improved competitiveness
Getting Lean driving customer satisfaction and improved competitiveness
1/9/2015 12:32:31 PM
The production of ailerons for the Airbus A320 has paved the way for the successful introduction of the Lean initiative at Saab Aerostructures. The results to date have been outstanding when it comes to delivery precision, production rates and improvement of work. Saab signed the contract with Airbus to produce ailerons for the A320 in 1999. At Saab, it was noted that the …
Qualtek Board Appoints Chris Fagnant VP of Business Development
Qualtek Board Appoints Chris Fagnant VP of Business Development
1/8/2015 9:00:00 AM
Qualtek Manufacturing Board of Directors promoted Christopher Fagnant to Vice President of Business Development during its December meeting. Fagnant’s new role will expand Qualtek’s vertically integrated metal manufacturing work with aerospace and medical device developers and extend its presence among renewable energy generation and storage and apparel hardware …
Lufthansa Group aircraft fly from Oslo on biokerosene
1/5/2015 1:24:55 PM
From next year the Lufthansa Group will be fuelling their aircraft at Oslo airport with a biokerosene mixture. The Group recently became the first airline group to sign this kind of contract with the Norwegian oil company Statoil Aviation. The Company is thus pushing forward along the path of research, testing and use of alternative fuels that it started on over four years …
Bombardier and GE Capital Aviation Services Sign Firm Purchase Agreement with Options for up to 15 Q400 NextGen Aircraft
Bombardier and GE Capital Aviation Services Sign Firm Purchase Agreement with Options for up to 15 Q400 NextGen Aircraft
12/31/2014 1:02:49 PM
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (“GECAS”) has signed a firm purchase agreement for five Q400 NextGen aircraft and has also taken options on an additional 10 Q400 NextGen aircraft . Based on the list price of the Q400 NextGen aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $160 million US. The value could …
EHANG Announces $10 Million Series A Round Led by GGV Capital to Take Personal Drones Mainstream
EHANG Announces $10 Million Series A Round Led by GGV Capital to Take Personal Drones Mainstream
12/30/2014 8:00:00 AM
Today EHANG , makers of the world’s most intuitive personal drone, is announcing the company has closed $10 million in Series A funding led by GGV Capital . Angel investors in the round are Xiaoping Xu and Nick Yang , two of China’s most successful entrepreneurs. PreAngel , a fund focused on early stage startups, is also contributing to the round. EHANG will use this new …

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