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Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
9/14/2014 7:38:16 PM
Weihai, Shangdong, China & Wuxi, Jiangsu, China – September 13, 2014 Guangwei Group (China) and Adesso Advanced Materials (China) today signed a formal strategic partnership agreement in Weihai, Shangdong Province, China and launched the world first recyclable fishing rod made with Adesso’s Recycloset® resin technology. The two parties aim at collaborations on …
Cebu Pacific sends off first flight to Australia
9/11/2014 11:35:56 AM
The Philippines’ ​leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) launched its first Manila-Sydney non-stop flight last September 9, 2014, marking the start of its long-haul service in Australia. The airline is the only low-cost carrier operating the route. CEB operates four weekly flights between Manila and Sydney, every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The …
Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme launch "Get Airports Ready for Disaster" workshop in Jordan
9/9/2014 12:48:59 PM
Deutsche Post DHL and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a "Get Airports Ready for Disaster" (GARD) workshop at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman/Jordan. Running for five days the workshop prepares airport personnel. From 7th - 11th September, airport personnel gets prepared for the logistics of emergencies, including handling high volumes of …
SITA optimizes ground handling at Bahrain International Airport
SITA optimizes ground handling at Bahrain International Airport
9/9/2014 11:10:37 AM
Bahrain Airport Services Co. (BAS) has selected air transport IT specialist, SITA, to automate staff rostering and allocation at Bahrain International Airport in a new five-year deal. SITA’s resource management system will help the ground handler achieve its objective by increasing the efficiency and productivity of its airport staff. Salman Saleh Al-Mahmeed, Acting Chief …
Delta Air Lines employees to build Habitat for Humanity homes in six cities
Delta Air Lines employees to build Habitat for Humanity homes in six cities
9/9/2014 10:15:00 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) employees from across the country will build or renovate affordable single family homes with Habitat for Humanity. This year’s fall builds will take place in six cities, including Delta’s hubs in Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City and Seattle as well as in Los Angeles, a key international gateway for the airline. More than 2,300 …
Cebu Pacific to fly to Riyadh starting October 1
9/8/2014 9:47:38 AM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) will launch thrice weekly non-stop flights to Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, starting October 1, 2014. It will be the only low-cost carrier flying between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh service is scheduled to depart Manila at 5:05pm every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving in …
World’s Busiest Airport Upgrades to Saab’s Latest Collaborative Decision Making & Efficiency Tool Suite
9/8/2014 9:27:02 AM
Defense and security company Saab has received a contract renewal from the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation to expand its Aerobahn airport surface management platform in use at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This will bring a number of new and advanced products and tools to the ATL airport operations community that will further enhance the …
Finnair reaches negotiation result with pilots
9/8/2014 9:23:12 AM
Finnair and the Finnish Air Line Pilots’ Association (SLL) have reached a result in the negotiations related to Finnair’s savings program. The agreement brings Finnair 17 million euros in permanent annual savings. Approximately 11 million euros will materialize gradually over the 2-year CLA period. Approximately 3 million euros will materialize in the coming few years …
Lufthansa successfully secured long-term financing
9/5/2014 11:17:08 AM
In order to raise additional long-term financing for general corporate purposes and to take advantage of the currently favourable capital market conditions Deutsche Lufthansa AG issued a 1.125% EUR 500m five-year bond.  The bond, which is due 12 September 2019, had a re-offer price of 99.556% to give a spread over mid swaps of 75 basis points. Lufthansa is rated BBB- (stable …
Rockwell Collins expands Pro Line Fusion® upgrade to include Pro Line II-equipped King Air 350 aircraft
9/3/2014 11:33:35 AM
Intuitive, icon-based, touchscreen primary flight displays—exclusively available from Rockwell Collins—provide easy, eyes-forward operation Features larger primary flight displays and higher resolution synthetic vision than any other King Air 350 glass cockpit retrofit on the market today Upgrade is lowest cost, least invasive available and leverages original …
Dassault Falcon Jet Breaks Ground on Little Rock Expansion
9/2/2014 3:31:58 PM
Dassault Falcon Jet broke ground today on a major expansion and upgrade of its Little Rock, Arkansas completion facility dedicated to two new models, the Falcon 5X very large body twin jet and ultra-long range Falcon 8X trijet. Introduced in October 2013 and May 2014 respectively, the new models will significantly expand the Falcon fleet and meet customer demand for additional …
Rolls-Royce tests composite fan systems for Advance and UltraFan™ at John C. Stennis Space Center
9/1/2014 11:04:42 AM
The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan system for the Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs has completed its most recent phase of testing at the company’s outdoor jet engine test facility at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The fan system undertook crosswind testing on a Trent 1000 ALPS (Advanced Low Pressure System technology) engine, ahead of …
European Heritage Days 2014: Safran Aerospace Museum opens its doors all weekend
9/1/2014 10:46:29 AM
The Safran Aerospace Museum opens its doors to the public the weekend of September 20 and 21, 2014 for the 31st European Heritage Days. Whether you’re an aviation or history buff, or just out with the family for a fun visit, the Safran Museum will introduce you to an unrivaled collection of historic aircraft engines and other aerospace artifacts, some over 100 years old. The …
JR/DutyFree Rings in Spring with a Bali Fling (#JRDutyFreePin2Win Pinterest Contest)
JR/DutyFree Rings in Spring with a Bali Fling (#JRDutyFreePin2Win Pinterest Contest)
8/31/2014 9:29:08 AM
September 1st brings more than the promise of warmer weather for Kiwis and Australians as JR/DutyFree  launched their two week Spring Fever promotions with a Pinterest and Facebook centric campaign asking fans and followers to Pin2Win with the hashtag #JRDutyFreePin2Win today on the JR/DutyFree Facebook Fan pages. Partnering with Premium All Inclusive holiday company Club …
Lufthansa Group resumes flights to Erbil
8/29/2014 9:26:30 AM
Based on the most recent assessments of the security situation in Iraq, the Lufthansa Group resumes flight operations to Erbil in northern Iraq. Austrian Airlines put its daily flight from Vienna back on the schedule yesterday. Flight OS829 departed at 10:15 a.m. Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt to Erbil twice a week. The first scheduled flight is LH696 on Saturday, August 30 …
CAB grants CEB additional entitlements to 5 int’l routes
8/28/2014 3:19:42 PM
The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), in a recently concluded board meeting, granted additional entitlements to the Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) for 5 international routes from Manila to Singapore, Myanmar, New Zealand and Macau; and from Cebu to Hong Kong. Cebu Pacific was granted seven flights weekly from Manila to New Zealand and 1,260 entitlements …
SITA technology transforms operations at Azerbaijan airport
8/28/2014 10:56:52 AM
Air transport IT specialist, SITA, will provide the IT infrastructure, passenger processing platform and airport operations systems for Heydar Aliev International Airport’s new Terminal 1 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The new technology will transform operations, both for the airport and for Azerbaijan Airlines, enhancing the passenger experience with new self-service options and …
Opening of The Fashion Gallery at Madrid Barajas
Opening of The Fashion Gallery at Madrid Barajas
8/28/2014 9:46:24 AM
On 16th July 2014, Aelia Retail España officially opens the doors to luxury at Spanish airports: an area of 1,050 sqm, 21 brands of top-of-the-range jewellery, watches, accessories and prêt-à-porter goods make for a unique shopping area that is elegant, sophisticated and exceptional at Terminal 1 of the Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport. The Fashion Gallery is a …
CEB launches Agent Xpress check-in service at busy Kalibo airport
8/25/2014 9:11:09 AM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) becomes the first airline in Southeast to deploy special roaming airport agents, who can check in passengers using a tablet while they are still queuing up. CEB launched the Agent Xpress service at Kalibo Airport on August 25, 2014, just in time for the influx of tourists returning from a long weekend in …
CEB cuts fares by 75%
8/21/2014 3:00:00 PM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) offers 75% off on fares to all its destinations, in a seat sale from August 21 to 24, 2014 or until seats last. This is for travel from September 15 to December 31, 2014. "The end of the year is usually peak travel season, so we encourage guests to take advantage of this 75% off system-wide seat sale. Flying to a …